An historical account of the British trade over the Caspian Sea : with a journal of travels from London through Russia into Persia; and back again through Russia, Germany and Holland. To which are added, the revolutions of Persia during the present century, with the particular history of the great usurper Nadir Kouli. In Four Volumes. ... . By Jonas Hanway, merchant.

By: Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786
Publisher: London : sold by Mr. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, Mr. Nourse, Mr. Millar, Mr. Vaillant, and Mr. Patterson, in the Strand, Mr. Waugh, in Lombard-Street, and Mr. Willock, in Cornhill, MDCCLIII. [1753].Description: 4v. : ill., fold. maps, plates ; 26cm.Other title: Hanway's travelsSubject(s): Great Britain -- Commerce -- History | Iran -- Description and travelvEarly works to 1800 | Iran -- History | Russia -- Description and travelvEarly works to 1800Ownership: From the library of Henry Christy, 1810-1865
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Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare E.1.A.9 [V.1] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00001682
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Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare E.1.A.10 [V.2] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00001683
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Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare E.1.A.11 [V.3] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00001684
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Africa Oceania and the Americas Rare E.1.A.12 [V.4] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 00001685

Volumes 3 and 4 have half-titles 'An historical account of the British trade over the Caspian Sea; with the revolutions of Persia. Vol. III-[IV]' and title pages 'The revolutions of Persia: containing the reign of Shah Sultan Hussein, with the invasion of the Afghans and the reigns of Sultan Mir Maghmud and his successor Sultan Ashreff. To which is prefixed, A chronological abridgement of the Persian monarchy from its first foundation. Vol. I' and 'The revolutions of Persia: containing the history of the celebrated usurper Nadir Kouli, from his birth in 1687, 'till his death in 1747. To which are added, some particulars of the unfortunate reign of his successor Adil Shah. Vol. II'.

From the library of Henry Christy, 1810-1865. UkLoBM