A ride to Khiva: travels and adventures in Central Asia (Google eBook)

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Cassell, Petter & Galpin, 1895 - History - 403 pages
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User Review  - John - Goodreads

Pretty good. Burnaby is a pretty good writer, but the stuff that happened in this one was not as interesting as the stuff in On Horseback Through Asia Minor. Read full review

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User Review  - ORFisHome - LibraryThing

Very intriguing to read travel writing from the 19th century. The adventure of it was enticing! Dry British humor, too... Read full review

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