Hopkirk, Peter: THE GREAT GAME. On Secret Service in High Asia. London, 2010. Colour frontispiece, xxvi, 510 pp. 24 pp. colour plates hors texte. Double page maps to front and endpapers/ 24x16 cm. Decorative cloth. Slipcase.
In the lonely passes and blazing deserts of Central Asia an epic struggle took place during the last century between the agents of Victorian Britain and Tsarist Russia. It became known as the Great Game. An excellent read. Very pleasing Folio Society edition in mint condition.
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 484 in printed List 199.
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