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...A summary description of the Leper Mission to the East and the multiple stations established there, some of which the author had visited, to help locals with leprosy. Intended to bring to readers' attention the plight of these people, what...
...Publication produced as a result of the author's travels in Iran at the behest of the l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique; number 59 in the second series of the Institut's 'Memoires'. As its title suggests, it presents...
...A publication consequent to a scientific and artistic expedition to Mesopotamia to explore antiquities, undertaken by the authors at the commission of the French government....
...A travel journal comprising reprints of letters by A. L. Castellan describing his journey to the Ottoman territories in 1796-99. Castellan joined a French auxiliary mission to Istanbul as a painter. His first volume (first published...
...English translation of "Bismillah!: Vom Huang-ho zum Indus" (Leipzig: F.U. Brockhaus, 1938). Wilhelm Filchner, scientist and explorer, at the age of 21 participated in his first expedition (1900), which led him to Russia. In 1903–05 made...
...The catalogue for the Stopford papers: an archive of some 400 items, consisting of the official papers, letters and briefings sent to Admiral Sir Robert Stopford between 1837 and 1844....
...Miscellaneous documents relating to the Royal navy ships, officers and British troops transported to Syria. There are several letters from Commodore Charles Napier to John Loudon, secretary to Admiral Sir Robert Stopford. There is also...
...First and only known edition of this description of the Spanish naval mission to the Ottoman Empire in 1784–5. José Moreno, who did not accompany the mission, collected his material from a concise account and a treatise on the military...
...Antoine Clot's work is a survey of modern Egypt and Egyptian life and manners with a great deal of documentation. Essentially, it is a work of propaganda and an apologia for Mehmet Ali of Egypt, whom Clot greatly admired. Some...