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CENTRAL ASIA AND TIBET Towards the Holy City of Lassa (volumes 1 & 2) by  Sven Hedin - First American Edition - 1903 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller (SKU: 17607)

CENTRAL ASIA AND TIBET Towards the Holy City of Lassa (volumes 1 & 2)

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CENTRAL ASIA AND TIBET Towards the Holy City of Lassa (volumes 1 & 2)

by Hedin, Sven

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: Charles Scribners Sons. Very Good. 1903. First American Edition. Hardcover. TIBET . Clean maroon cloth, gilt decorations and titles. Top edge gilt. Hinges & Interior of text are tight, clean and intact . Deckle page edges. [xvii (2) : 608pp & xiv: (1) : 664pp]. With 420 Illustrations from drawings and photographs including eight full page colored illustrations from paintings and five maps, mostly by the Author. Both volumes have portrait frontispieces. Slight fading to spine; lightly rubbed spine ends & front corner. Tibet, Asia. ; Color Plates, Photographs ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 1270 pages .

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Bookseller
Nick Bikoff, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
17607
Title
CENTRAL ASIA AND TIBET Towards the Holy City of Lassa (volumes 1 & 2)
Author
Hedin, Sven
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribners Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1903
Keywords
TIBET, Asia, Tibet

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Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

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About Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

Nick Bikoff and his wife Fran have been buying and selling quality books and ephemera since 1989 when they attended the "Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar" at the University of Denver. They offer a broad based selection of used, rare, and out-of-print stock ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

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spine
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