Travels in Koordistan, Mesopotamia, etc Including an Account of Parts of Those Countries hitherto Unvisited by Europeans. With Sketches of the Character ... of the Koordish and Arab Tribes. Volume 2 by James Baillie Fraser

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Full-Leather. James Baillie Fraser (11 June – January ) was a Scottish travel writer and artist who illustrated and wrote about Asia Minor and India. Some of his watercolours made in the picturesque style represent early views of India and Persia.

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() and, inMesopotamia and Assyria. There can be little doubt that the writings of Rich and Fraser provided an enticement for another Briton to visit Mesopotamia – that man was Austen Henry Layard. Accounts of his travels appeared in and A Winter’s Journey (Tartar) from Constantinople to Tehran, with Travels through Various Parts of Persia (2 vols., London, ) and Travels in Koordistan, Mesopotamia, etc.

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