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Through Asia.  (Translated by J.T. Bealby) by  Sven (1865-1952) Hedin - First edition - 1898 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 316612)

Through Asia. (Translated by J.T. Bealby)

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Through Asia. (Translated by J.T. Bealby)

by Hedin, Sven (1865-1952)

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London: Methuen, 1898. First edition. 11 plates, 3 in colour, 248 illustrations, 3 maps, 2 folding. xx, 1-663; xiv, 667-127 pp. 2 vols. Large 8vo. Bound in three quarters brown calf, contrasting leather title labels and marbled boards. Minor foxing, else fine. First edition. 11 plates, 3 in colour, 248 illustrations, 3 maps, 2 folding. xx, 1-663; xiv, 667-127 pp. 2 vols. Large 8vo. Hedin's first expedition during 1893-1897 in the Pamirs, Tarim Basin, the Taklamakan Desert, Lake Kara Koshun, Lake Bosten and northern Tibet. Yakushi H97b

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
316612
Title
Through Asia. (Translated by J.T. Bealby)
Author
Hedin, Sven (1865-1952)
Format/binding
11 plates, 3 in colour, 248 illustrations, 3 maps, 2 folding. xx, 1-663; xiv, 667-127 pp. 2 vols. Large 8vo
Book condition
Used - Bound in three quarters brown calf, contrasting leather title labels and marbled boards. Minor foxing, else fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Methuen
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1898
Keywords
Asia | Tibet | British
Bookseller catalogs
History, Travel & Geography;

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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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