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Trotter, Henry
ACCOUNT OF THE SURVEY OPERATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE MISSION TO YARKAND AND KASHGAR IN 1873-74. CALCUTTA: FOREIGN DEPARTMENT PRESS, 1875
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1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
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Trotter, Henry
ACCOUNT OF THE SURVEY OPERATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE MISSION TO YARKAND AND KASHGAR IN 1873-74. CALCUTTA: FOREIGN DEPARTMENT PRESS, 1875
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 GBP
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Trotter, Henry
ACCOUNT OF THE SURVEY OPERATIONS IN CONNECTION WITH THE MISSION TO YARKAND AND KASHGAR IN 1873-74. CALCUTTA: FOREIGN DEPARTMENT PRESS, 1875
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, 4to (272 x 212mm.), folding map in pocket at front, 3 plans, 2 plates of meteorological diagrams, original cloth, occasional slight spotting, front-free endpaper coming loose
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Provenance

J.R. Walsh, ownership inscription; Peter Hopkirk (1930–2014), book-label, manuscript note and Post-It note referencing his book The Great Game (1990), sale in these rooms, 13 October 1998, lot 401; Mikhail Baskhanov, book label

Literature

Yakushi (1994) T224

Catalogue Note

THE HOPKIRK COPY. RARE: we have traced only one other copy at auction. Captain Henry Trotter accompanied Sir Douglas Forsyth on this important mission to Kashgar, to make exploratory contacts with the powerful Muslim ruler Yakub Beg.

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