A Journey from Bengal to England, through the Northern Part of India, Kashmire, Afghanistan, and Persia, and into Russia by the Caspian-Sea … In Two Volumes. Russia, George Forster.
A Journey from Bengal to England, through the Northern Part of India, Kashmire, Afghanistan, and Persia, and into Russia by the Caspian-Sea … In Two Volumes

The First Englishman in Afghanistan

A Journey from Bengal to England, through the Northern Part of India, Kashmire, Afghanistan, and Persia, and into Russia by the Caspian-Sea … In Two Volumes.

London: Printed for R. Faulder and Son, 1808.

First 8vo edition. Folding map. Pp. xii, [3], 361; [iv], 333, [3, ads]. 2 vols. 8vo. The First Englishman in Afghanistan. Contemporary half calf and marbled boards. Some rubbing, minor offsetting from map onto title of vol. I. Armorial bookplate. Later owner signature in ink on front flyleaf of each volume. Some foxing. Very good. McLachlan & WHittaker 1528; Ghani p. 136 (for 1798 quarto ed.). Item #260459

Epistolary account of Forster’s overland journey from Bengal through Afghanistan, where he was probably the first Englishman to set foot, into Qajar Persia, across the Caspian and through the steppes of the Don into European Russia.

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