Mediaeval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources. Fragments towards the knowledge of the Geography and History of Central and Western Asia from the 13th to the 17th Century.

By: Bretschneider, E.

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


No signatures. No tears or fraying to cloth. Spine of volume two very faded.; Reprint edition. No date (c. 1910-20). Two volumes (complete). Volume I: xii, 334 pages + folding colour map. Volume II: x, 352 pages + folding map. Both volumes: Green cloth boards with circular gilt emblem of "Trubner's Oriental Series" on front board. Dimensions: 8 3/4" x 5 3/8". The author makes use of Chinese and Russian sources to present this scholarly account in English of mediaeval travels into Central Asia. "It seems to me that Peking is the only place where such investigations can be successfully carried out, for the greater part of the ancient Chinese books required for reference can hardly be found in any European library or in other parts of China." - from the author's preface, dated 1887. ; Trubner's Oriental Series; 8vo

Title: Mediaeval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources. Fragments towards the knowledge of the Geography and History of Central and Western Asia from the 13th to the 17th Century.

Author Name: Bretschneider, E.

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Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.:

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 5394