Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia by James Silk Buckingham
This two-volume 1829 work, reissued here from the 1830 reprint, describes Buckingham's journey from Baghdad to the Persian Gulf.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Series:||Cambridge Library Collection - Travel and Exploration|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.26(d)|
Table of Contents1. Stay at Shiraz, and visit to the principal places of that city; 2. From Shiraz, by Kotel Dokhter, to Kauzeroon; 3. Visit to the ruins of Shapoor, and journey from thence to Bushire; 4. Stay at Bushire - its town, port, commerce, and inhabitants; 5. Bussorah - the chief port of the Persian Gulf. Its population, commerce, and resources; 6. History of the Joassamee pirates, and their attacks on British ships; 7. Voyage from Bushire down the Persian Gulf - ruins of Ormuz; 8. Visit to Ras-el-Khyma - negotiation with the pirates - bombardment of the town; 9. Harbour and town of Muscat, and voyage from thence to Bombay; Index.