The Duab of Turkestan. A Physiographic Sketch and Account of some Travels.

Rickmers, Rickmer.

Book ID: 36457


4to. xv, 563 pp., [1], 207 illustration including a frontispiece, 1 large folding plate and 2 folding maps at rear, biblio, index, some of the photos are by Frau H. Sild, publisher’s cloth, faded and rubbed spine, otherwise copy clean inside and in very good condition, The University Press, Cambridge, 1913.


Rickmer Clasen Rickmers, (1807–1886, An English explorer, Rickmers provides an account of twenty years of exploration in Turkestan, in the area he named the Duab which is the region area between, the Oxus (Amu-Darya) and Jaxartes (Syr-Darya) rivers. The region lies east of the Caspian Sea and south of Lake Aral and includes the Pamir Range on the southeast, and is bounded by the Hindukush on the southwest.

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