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Author Name    Bailey, F.M., Lieutenant-Colonel. Introduction and Epilogue by Peter Hopkirk.

Title   MISSION TO TASHKENT.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Fine

Edition   Third Printing

Publisher   London Folio Society 2002

Seller ID   29069

269 pp, 9 1/2" H. Maroon cloth spine with gold lettering, paper-covered boards with reproductions of identification papers in Cyrillic. Maroon endpapers and slipcase. B&w photographs, maps. " 'An absolutely first-class man,' noted the Viceroy of India on the personal file of Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Bailey, the author of this remarkable narrative, before sending him through the passes into Bolshevik Central Asia on the hazardous mission which it describes." In 1918-19, Bailey became one of the last players in 'The Great Game' between Great Britain and Russia for influence in this strategic area. Slipcase has minor bump to top front edge, very light rubbing, tiny shallow dent on one side panel.

Great  Game,  Diplomacy,  Great  Britain,  Russia,  Afghan  War,  Afghanistan,  Agents  Provocateurs,  Secret  Service,  Spies,  Andijan,  Andreyev,  Aral  Sea,  Archangel,  Askhabad,  Askhabad  Front,  Austrains,  Awal  Nur,  Azizov,  Babushkin,  Birds,  Major  Stewart  Blacker,  Bokhara,  Amir  Of  Bokhara,  Bravin,  Captain  A.H.  Brun,  Butterflies,  Captain  Capdeville,  Caspian  Sea,  Cheka,  China,  Chinese,  Georgi  Chuka,  Chukor,  Couriers,  Czechs,  Damagatsky,  Danielove,  General  Dutov,  Eshan,  Ferghana,  Fruit,  Garibaldi,  Gegoloshweli,  Gelodo,  Habibullah,  Haider,  Hindus,  Miss  Houston,  Khan  Sahib  Iftekhar  Ahmad,  Irgash,  Revolutionaries,  Iskander,  Colonel  Ivanov,  January  Events,  Jews,  Kabul,  Kagan,  Kalbi  Mohammed,  Kashgar,  Alexander  Kerensky,  Khojakent,  Andre  Kekeshi,  Khush  Begi,  Kirghiz,  Kleberg,  Admiral  A.V.  Kolchak,  Kolesov,  Kornilov,  Vladimir  Illyich  Lenin,  Captain  Lipski,  Sir  George  MacArtney,  Mahendra  Pratap,  Manditch,  Markov,  Mateveev,  Merz,  Meshed,  Haider  Khoja  Mirbadalev,  Iskander  Mirbadalev,  Moscow,  Murghab  River,  Nikolskoe,  Noyev,  Ossipov,  Oxus  River,  Pamirs,  Pavlov,  Peshawar,  Petrov,  Press,  Prisoners  Of  War,  Railways,  Red  Army,  Regina  Hotel,  Samarkand,  Sarakhs,  Saxaul,  Simeonov,  Sledstvennaya  Komissia,  Inquiry  Commission,  Spying,  Stephanovitch,  Tibet,  Transcasia,  Roger  C.  Tredwell,  Troitskoe,  Tsirul,  Voskin,  Wells,  White  Guards,  Yakovliev,  Yusuf  Khana,  Colonel  Yusupov,  Lieutenant  Zimmermann,  Persia,  Bolsheviks,  Bolshevism,  Adventure,  Early  20th  Century,  Politics. 

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