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1 Wood, John ( Captain). Journey To The Source Of The River Oxus With an Essay of the Valley of the Oxus, by Col. Henry Yule.
London John Murray 1872 Second Edition, Enlarged Cloth Good Octavo Maps 
Edited by his son, Alexander Wood. Frontispiece plus two folding maps. Yule was promoted to the first rank of geographers based on his new edition of Marco Polo's TRAVELS in 1871. Yule wrote an introduction which is a brilliant essay on the topography of the Upper Oxus regions, with, incidentally, an exposure - a remarkable piece of geographical intuition - of the curious literary frauds of the great Russian geographer Klaproth - Wikipedia." Yule was also President of the Hakluyt Society, and was frequently consulted on their publications. 8vo; xc, 280 pages, publishers ads, embossed purple cloth sunned, tips of spine frayed, worn. 006887 
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