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The golden road to Samarkand

Wilfrid Blunt

The golden road to Samarkand

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • Asia, Central
    • Subjects:
    • Asia, Central -- History.,
    • Asia, Central -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilfrid Blunt.
      SeriesA Studio book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS786 .B56 1973b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5308313M
      ISBN 100670344389
      LC Control Number72091829
      OCLC/WorldCa691197

      Blunt, Wilfrid GOLDEN ROAD TO SAMARKAND 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover London Hamish Hamilton Very Good in a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive.   The title poem of “The Golden Journey to Samarkand” caught all the yearning for far-away adventure that so often comes to a people living on a grey island on the edge of the world. Flecker took a fabled city on the ancient Silk Road to the East and made it into a talisman for the wondrous and the exotic.


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