Samarkand: A Guide Book
by UMNYAKOV, I; ALESKEROV, Y
- Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
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Moscow: Progress Publishers. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. A tourist guidebook to the ancient central Asian city of Samarkand, now located in the nation of Uzbekistan. This English-language 1972 "first printing" published in Moscow when Samarkand was still part of the USSR. With information about the city's history, and with detailed descriptions of its various historic buildings and monuments, including many mosques. With dozens of photos in color and black & white, and with a a folded map laid in. Translated by Kathleen Cook. --- In full ivory cloth-covered boards with decorations in olive to front cover; titling in gilt to cover and spine and sewn-in white ribbon bookmark. Dust jacket with color photos to front and back panels. --- With prior owner's embossed seal to front endpaper, else a tightly-bound, sound copy. Jacket also in excellent condition.; 12mo - 7 to 7-1/2 in. tall; 188 pages .
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