DOBSON, George Russia's Railway Advance into Central Asia, Notes of a Journey from St. Petersburg to Samarkand. London, W.H. Allen, 1890.
8vo. Original dark green pictorial cloth gilt; pp. xxii, , errata slip, 439; three folding maps, plates after photographs; title-page a little spotted due to offsetting from frontispiece, otherwise a rather attractive copy.
Uncommon first edition. A highly illustrated first-hand account of the railway journey undertaken in the spring of 1888.