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Through Asia by  Sven Hedin - First Edition - 1898 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio123)

Through Asia

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Through Asia

by Hedin, Sven

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Methuen & Co. London. 1898. First UK edition. 2 Volumes. Royal Octavo. xx, 663, [1]pp; xii, [2], 667-1278. Each volume complete with tissue guarded photogravure frontispieces, folding maps to rear, and nearly 300 illustrations from photographs and drawings by the author. Original green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt vignette, rules and lettering to upper boards. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Renewed endpapers. Occasional light foxing. Light toning to maps, with slight fraying to edge of map to Vol. I. Slightly rubbed and bumped to corners and head and tail of spine.

Sven Hedin (1865-1952) Swedish explorer, geographer, photographer, artist. His outstanding mapping, photographs and illustrations can only be truly appreciated in the early editions of this work.

"A plain account of my journeys through Asia during the years 1893 to 1897."

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Through Asia
Hedin, Sven
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Travel and Exploration; The Middle East, India and Asia; Fine Bindings;

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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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