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Through Asia

by HEDIN, Sven;

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London, Methuen & Co., 1899, Second London edition, same year as first New York edition. . original green pictorial cloth, gilt title lettering on spines and covers, top edges gilted, small label removed from spine, bookplate removed from endpaper, some minor wear, very good sound and solid copy, interiors clean. . 8vo [24.5 x 17 cm]; 2 volumes, xx, 663; xii, [iv], [667]-1,278 pp, frontis in each volume (photogravure), hundreds of illustrations including many plates, some in color, from photos and drwgs, maps including 2 large folding colored, index. . A narrative of the author's expeditions through Central Asia 1893-1897 with much on the peoples, archaeology, conditions, by the foremost Asian explorer of his time. Author travelled from Kirghiz, Lake Aral to Tashkent, Margelan, Syr-Daria, Isfairan Valley, Alai, Russian Pamirs, Murghab, Kashgar, Tenghi-tar, Tagharma, Kirghiz, Kashgar, Merket, Kargalik, Khotan, etc including Tibet, Mongolia, climbing mountains, enduring the hardships of deserts, and making numerous scientific and archaeological discoveries. A picture of this book is available on request by email.

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Bookseller
Horizon Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
J11121
Title
Through Asia
Author
HEDIN, Sven;
Format/binding
Original green pictorial cloth, gilt title lettering on spines and covers, top edges gilted, small label removed from spine, boo
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London, Methuen & Co., 1899, Second London edition, same year as first New York edition.
Bookseller catalogs
Travel - Asia;
Size
8vo [24.5 x 17 cm]; 2 volumes, xx, 663; xii, [iv], [667]-1,278 pp, frontis in each volume (photogravure), hundreds of illustrations including many plates, some in color, from photos and drwgs, maps including 2 large folding colored, index.
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