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Byron, The Road to Oxiana 1937  

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The Road to Oxiana

Byron, Robert


Macmillan & Co.



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.

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Sunning and staining to leaning spine, rubbing to corners, spine ends and edges; hinges cracked; about very good.

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