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												Samarkand: A Guide Book by  Y  I; ALESKEROV
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1972
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 84711)

Samarkand: A Guide Book

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Samarkand: A Guide Book

by UMNYAKOV, I; ALESKEROV, Y

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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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Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
84711
Title
Samarkand: A Guide Book
Author
UMNYAKOV, I; ALESKEROV, Y
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Progress Publishers
Place of Publication
Moscow
Date Published
1972

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