Lot 280 of 312:
Byron, The Road to Oxiana 1937  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$420
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
The Road to Oxiana
Author:
Byron, Robert
Place:
London
Publisher:
Macmillan & Co.
Date:
1937
Description:

ix, [1], 341, [1] + 2 ad pp. With 5 maps and 16 plates from monochrome photographs, including frontispiece. (8vo), original blue cloth, gilt stamped spine. First Edition.

Byron's celebrated account of his 1933-34 Middle Eastern journey. Accompanied part of the way by Christopher Sykes, he traveled to Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Persia and Afghanistan. Byron, who died young in the Second World War, was one of the Brideshead set immortalized by Evelyn Waugh, and was also the foremost travel writer of his age.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Sunning and staining to leaning spine, rubbing to corners, spine ends and edges; hinges cracked; about very good.
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Item number:
303641a
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