Through Asia. Two Volumes.

By: Hedin, Sven

Price: NZ$652.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Ex-library "Nelson College Library". Library stamps and markings. Also later owner's bookplate. Both volumes: 1/4" loss of cloth along most of head and tail of spine. Gutters split at hinges. Volume I: A few leaves opened roughly. Very large tears to folding map at rear. The map is detached and included loosely. The largest tear is 9", across the lower corner of the map. Numerous creases to folding map. Volume II: 1" open tears to cloth at head of both joints. No tears in folding map.; Two Volumes. Volume I: xx, 663, [1] pages + photogravure portrait frontis + numerous plates + in-text illustrations + colour folding map at rear. Volume II: xii, [ii], (667)-1278 pages + portrait frontis + numerous plates + in-text illustrations + colour folding map at rear. Original green cloth boards, with gilt illustration of camels and men digging. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 235 x 163mm. Contents of Volume I: Introduction; A Winter Journey over the Pamirs; The Mus-Tagh-Ata and its Glaciers; Across the Takla-Makan Desert;. Contents of Volume II: A Summer Trip to the Southern Pamirs; Across the Desert of Gobi to Lop-Nor; Through Northern Tibet and Tsaidam; From Tsaidam to Peking. ; Ex-Library; 8vo

Title: Through Asia. Two Volumes.

Author Name: Hedin, Sven

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 5829