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A Conquest of Tibet by  Sven Hedin - 1st - 1934 - from The Wild Muse (SKU: 008352)

A Conquest of Tibet

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A Conquest of Tibet

by Hedin, Sven

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About This Item

NY: National Travel Club, 1934. First edition. Precedes the trade edition issued by Doubleday. Translated from the Swedish by Julius Lincoln. Published NY: National Travel Club, 1934, first printing. 8vo., 400pp., illustrated with 250 pen and ink sketches by the author, photo endpapers, top edge tinted red. Author's adventues in The Forbidden Land. Black cloth with gilt titles and cover emblem. Mild rub to the spine titles, previous owner inscription on half title. 2 page National Travel Club promo sheet and single page letter to members laid in. Very good plus. . 1st. Hard. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo.

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Bookseller
The Wild Muse US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
008352
Title
A Conquest of Tibet
Author
Hedin, Sven
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
National Travel Club
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
1934
Bookseller catalogs
Far East; Travel and Exploration;
Size
8vo

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