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  1. On Alexander's Track to the Indus.

    On Alexander's Track to the Indus.

    Personal Narrative of Explorations on the North-West Frontier of India. Carried Out Under the Orders of H. M. Indian Government.
    First edition, first impression. "Alexander the Great held an abiding fascination for Stein. He made several tours, including one in 1926 through Swat to try to identify the precise location of various events during Alexander's eastern campaign" (ODNB). "In 1926 he took a short journey to the north of Peshawar, and in 1927-28, prompted by John Marshall's discovery of the ancient civilization of the Indus valley, he made two journeys through Baluchistan in search of links with the prehistoric civilization of Sumeria" (Howgego). Learn More
    £675

    Date of Publication: 1929

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 109732

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