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Through Asia by  Sven Hedin - Hardcover - 1899 - from Aquila Books (SKU: 102719)

Through Asia

Through Asia by  Sven Hedin - Hardcover - 1899 - from Aquila Books (SKU: 102719)

Through Asia

by Hedin, Sven

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  • hardcover
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New York and London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1899. Hardcover. very good. 1st American Edition. xviii,649;xii,[651]-1255pp. Two volumes Octavo in original gilt lettered blue-green cloth, gilt top edge others uncut, with photogravure frontispieces, plates (some colour) and illustrations from sketches and photographs by the author and two folding colour maps. With two rare prospectus laid in. very good A popular account of three and a half years exploration in the deserts of Takla Makan and the Lob-nor region, Tsaidam and Southern Tibet from 1893 to 1897. 1899

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Bookseller
Aquila Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
102719
Title
Through Asia
Author
Hedin, Sven
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - very good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper & Brothers, Publishers
Place of Publication
New York and London
Date published
1899
Keywords
Central Asia|Geography|Natural History|Travel and Exploration
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About Aquila Books

Aquila Books specializes in books dealing with Polar Exploration, Western Canadiana, Mountaineering, the Canadian Pacific Railway, Early Voyages as well as many other areas. We also deal in antique maps and prints, historic photos, autograph letters, postcards, antique scientific instruments and antique bookcases. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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