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'Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, including a journey from Bagdad by Mount Zagros, to Hamadan, the ancient Ecbatana, researches in Ispahan and the ruins of Persepolis, and journey from thence by Shiraz and Shapoor to the sea-shore. Description of Bussorah, Bushire, Bahrein, Ormuz, and Muscat, narrative of an expedition against the pirates of the Persian Gulf, with illustrations of the voyage of Nearchus, and passage by the Arabian Sea to Bombay.' [‎476] (507/582)

The record is made up of 1 volume (545 pages). It was created in 1829. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: Printed Collections.

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CHAPTER XXV.
visit to ras-el-khyma negotiation with the pirates
bombardment of the town.
Nov. 26. The morning opened clearly, and we had a mode
rate breeze off the land, from the south-west, with smooth water.
In the course of the night, we had passed the port of Sharjee, on
the Arabian coast, which is not an island, as laid down in
Niebuhr's chart, the only one in which it is inserted; but a small
town, on a sandy beach, containing from five to six hundred in
habitants. It is situated in lat. 25° 34' north, and lies eleven
leagues south-west of a small island, close to the shore, called
Jeziret-el-Hamra; and three leagues south-west of Sharjee is Aboo
Hayle. Both of these send boats to the pearl-fishery of Bahrein,
during the summer months ; and for their subsistence during the

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Travels in Assyria, Media, and Persia, including a journey from Bagdad by Mount Zagros, to Hamadan, the ancient Ecbatana, researches in Ispahan and the ruins of Persepolis, and journey from thence by Shiraz and Shapoor to the sea-shore. Description of Bussorah, Bushire, Bahrein, Ormuz, and Muscat, narrative of an expedition against the pirates of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , with illustrations of the voyage of Nearchus, and passage by the Arabian Sea to Bombay.

The book is written by James Silk Buckingham and contains illustrations and a map at the beginning, entitled "General map of Persia, with the routes pursued by Mr Buckingham in his travels from Bagdad across the mountains of Zagros, through Assyria, Media & Persia, incuding the chief positions of all the ancient cities & modern towns, from the banks of the Tigris to the shores of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. " and signed "Sidy. Hall, sculpt."

Buckingham is identified on title page as "author of Travels in Palestine and the countries east of the Jordan; Travels among the Arab tribes; and Travels in Mesopotamia; member of the Literary Societies of Bombay and Madras, and of the Asiatic Society of Bengal." Name of manufacturer from p. ii. Portrait of the author signed as follows: "Drawn and Etched by W.H. Brooke, A.R.H.A." and "Aquatinted by R. Havell Jnr." Dedication to Sir Charles Forbes on p. v. Vignette on p. 545. With publication announcement of the second edition of Buckingham's Travels in Mesopotamia on last unnumbered page.

Publication Details: London : Henry Colburn, New Burlington Street, 1829. Printed by S. and R. Bentley, Dorset Street, Fleet Street.

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1 volume (545 pages)
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There is a table of contents at the beginning (vii-xvi) and an index at the end of the volume (539-545).

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Dimensions: 283 mm x 220 mm.

Pagination: xvi, 545, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates (1 folded).

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