BOULGER, Demetrius Charles.
BOULGER, Demetrius Charles. The Life of Yakoob Beg;
London : 1878First edition of this uncommon life of this "remarkable Muslim adventurer" (Hopkirk, The Great Game, p. 322) from Piskent, Kokand - now Uzbekistan - who became ruler of Kashgaria. He signed treaties of amity and commerce with both Russia and Britain, but crucially failed to get them to support him against the Chinese. He died in 1877, after his army... Learn More£575.00
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