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Overland to India,

Author: Sven Anders Hedin
Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., 1910.
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Hedin, Sven Anders, 1865-1952.
Overland to India.
London, Macmillan and Co., 1910
(OCoLC)579791448
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sven Anders Hedin
OCLC Number: 2082706
Description: 2 v. ill. 24 cm.
Contents: V.1. Batum during a strike --
Anarchy on the Colchis coast --
Trebizond --
A drive of 800 miles --
The ancient caravan road to Tabriz --
Highland which are drained to three seas --
Through desolated Armenia --
Where three empires meet --
Between Ararat and Alagoz to Echmiadzin --
To Nakichevan [i.e., Nakhchivan], the grave of Noah --
The road to Julfa and Azerbeijan [i.e., Azerbaijan] --
Marand ; Tabriz ; An imperial palace --
To the Sefid-Rud, the largest river of northern Persia --
Through the province of Khamse --
In the capital of the Kajars --
The start from Teheran [i.e., Tehran] --
The last villages --
Kerim, Khan, the last village on the edge of the desert --
A snowstorm in the desert --
Desert mist --
By devious paths --
Stopped by the Great Salt Desert --
Along the western margin of the Kevir --
Without guides --
The paths of the Sandy Desert --
The village of Chupunun --
The road to Jandak --
Preparations for a journey through the Kevir --
Waiting in vain --
Through the desert by night --
Another night in the Kevir --
Turut --
Southwards through the Kevir --
An oasis on the coast of Kevir V.2. On the border between the Sandy Desert and the Kevir --
Caravan life --
The oasis of Tebbes --
A passion-play in Moharrem --
The date palms of Tebbes --
Marco Polo --
A desert lake --
The Baharad Desert --
The desert of Alexander and Nadir's throne --
From Naibend to Ser-i-cha --
The road to Neh --
Travels in the Kevir --
Persian depressions --
Alexander's march through southern Baluchistan --
Post-glacial climatic changes in Persia --
The distribution of the sand deserts of Persia --
We part with our camels --
To the shore of the Hamun --
A lake voyage --
The plague --
The Hilmend --
On the frontier between Persia and Afghanistan --
An excursion into Afghan territory --
The road through Baluchistan --
To the end of the journey.
Responsibility: by Sven Hedin. With 308 illustrations from photographs, water-colour sketches, and drawings by the author and 2 maps.

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