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TRANS-HIMALAYA: Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet. by  Sven HEDIN - First Edition - from Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB - AN ART AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY (SKU: 84122602)

TRANS-HIMALAYA: Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet.

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TRANS-HIMALAYA: Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet.

by HEDIN, Sven

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N.Y. & London 1910-13, Macmillan.Red cloth, spine head/tails worn, 3 vol. set complete, 436+441+436p., index, 543 b.w. 33 photos, 14 maps, head/tail of vol. 1,2 worn,vol. 3 very good mixed set New York vols. 1-2, London vol. 3. FIRST EDITIONS The documentary expedition of discovery to places yet mapped or explored by a westerner. The expedition consisted of some 37 Asian porters and followed ancient camel routes to the high country. This work begins with a departure from Sringar and progresses to Leh, then on to Tibet, over Karakorum and on into unknown country. He traveled through the forbidden lands, over the Trans-Himalaya, to the great banks of Brahmaputra, down the rushing Tsangpo by boat, visit with Tashi Lama, time with the Tibetans, Shigatse...Raga-Tsangpo, Linga Gompa, Nepal, voyage over stormy Holy lake, Tso-Mavang, the discovery of Indus source, on the Roof of the World, 30 days of storm, Bongba. * A fascinating primary source, adventure, exciting experiences, capture by bandits, 40 degrees below, deep snows, rushing rivers, and dry deserts. * Dr. Hedin's works are lucid and his amazing stamina, courage and high regard for scientific research has left us with a fantastic record. * The work is complete in 3 volumes; volume 1, 2 issued 1909, volume 3 in 1913. It was published in both New York and London at the same time. Finding the complete three volume set has become difficult. Often sets are composed of different place, the contents regardless remains identical. * REFERENCES: Marshall 2098 Yakushi HO3c * .

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84122602
Title
TRANS-HIMALAYA: Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet.
Author
HEDIN, Sven
Book condition
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Hardcover
Keywords
China: Social Science, Eclectic, All Subjects & Disciplines [no Art]; Himalaya: Reference Books On The Mountains, People & Ethnology; Chinese Mountaineering, Mountains, Sacred Mountains & Related; Foreigners In China: All Periods;
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An Art & Intellectual Property Co. Since 1967* * * * *SINCE 1967, THE PAST FIFTY-YEARS WE HAVE BEEN PURVEYORS OF FINE & RARE BOOKS ON ALL ASPECTS FAR EASTERN, ASIAN & SOUTHEAST ASIAN CULTURES, COUNTRIES & SUBJECTS.Specialties include but are not limited to: CHINA, KOREA, JAPAN, TAIWAN, SINGAPORE, VIETNAM, INDO-CHINE, CAMBODIA, LAOS, PHILIPPINES, SHANGHAI, HONG KONG, CANTON, MACAO AREAS. LAFCADIO HEARN: First Editions, Manuscripts, Collections, Obscure Items, Japanese Cirimen-bon [Crepe Paper Books], LIBRARIES PURCHASED, APPRASIAL FOR ANY REASON. MEMBERS OF THE ABAA & ILAB SINCE JUNE 1973

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