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  1. The Second Danish Pamir-Expedition.

    The Second Danish Pamir-Expedition.

    Old and New Architecture in Khiva, Bokhara and Turkestan. Published at the Expense of the Church Ministry and Carlsberg Fund.
    First edition. An important architectural study from the two Danish Pamir Expeditions. Olufsen commanded both of these trips into Central Asia, 1896-9, during which the team visited Bokhara as a guest of the Emir; carried out exhaustive scientific surveys throughout the Pamirs; made the first anthropological study of the Siaposh and the mountain Tajiks; and "scaled peaks as high as 8000 metres and living with the Kyrgyz nomads" (Howgego). Learn More
    £2,750

    Date of Publication: 1904

    Published: Copenhagen

    Stock Code: 103825

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  2. The Emir of Bokhara and his Country.
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    The Emir of Bokhara and his Country.

    Journeys and Studies in Bokhara (With a Chapter on my Voyage on the Amu Darya to Khiva.)
    First edition. This copy inscribed by the author on the title page. Highly detailed and well-illustrated study of the region by the Secretary of the Royal Danish Geographical Society, drawing on the material accumulated during his command of the First and Second Danish Pamir Expeditions, 1896-97, 1898-99, from which he brought back more than 700 artefacts of ethnographic and scientific significance now at the Danish National Museum in Copenhagen. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1911

    Published: Copenhagen

    Stock Code: 104298

    Signed: Yes

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