A Journey from London to Persepolis: Including Wanderings in Daghestan, Georgia, Armenia, Kurdistan, Mesopotamia, and Persia; with Numerous Coloured Illustrations, Volume 2
Hurst and Blackett, 1865 - 345 pages
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