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India and the Awakening East

By Roosevelt, Eleanor

New York: Harper, 1953. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. HB VG in slightly rubbed and spine-sunned dj.,16 pages photo ills. 8vo, xvii, 236pp. 'An honest and thoughtful account of an important journey.' (Santha Rama Rau) by one of the 20th century's great ladies..


Travels in Tartary. Volume I Only

By Huc, Evariste-Regis (Pere Huc); W. Hazlitt, Translator; H. D'Ardenne de Tizac, Editor

Alfred A. Knopf: New York and London, 1927. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Blue Jade series. Volume I of the 1851 Hazlitt translation edited by H. d'Ardenne de Tizac. ix, 229 + [iv] ad pp, map, many woodcut illustrations from the 1851 edition. 8vo/21cm. Olive cloth, light wear, in mylar protector, internally fine. VG+. The first volume of the classic account of the trip of Pere Huc (1813-1860) and his Lazarist confrere Joseph Gabet (1808-1853) from Peking to Lhasa re-edited from the English translation of William Hazlitt (1811-1893) in 1927 by Jean Henri d'Ardenne de Tizac (1877-1932), Director of the Cernuschi Museum of Chinese art in Paris..