Travels in central Asia.

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Vámbéry, Ármin, 1832-1913., Asia, Central -- Description and tr

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Asia, Ce

SeriesRussia observed
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LC ClassificationsDK854 .V314 1970b
The Physical Object
Pagination493 p.
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Open LibraryOL5445502M
ISBN 100405030738
LC Control Number73115592

Vambery's Travels in Central Asia describes the author's celebrated journey through Central Asia inmotivated by linguistic research.

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