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Through Asia.
Methuen, London., 1899. Second U.K. edition, published a year after the first. (Translated by J.T. Bealby). Royal octavo. Two volumes: pp xx, 1-663; xiv, 667-1278. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings, the majority of which are by the author; two folding maps. Period bindings of half green morocco with raised bands, gilt decoration to spines, pebbled cloth sides, edges and endpapers marbled. The classic account of Hedin's first expedition, 1893-97, his travels though the Pamir Mountains, the Tarim Basin in Xinjiang region, the Taklamakan Desert, Lake Kara Koshun and Lake Bosten and northern Tibet. A bit of foxing to prelims. Some light rubbing to edges of covers. A near fine set. Attractive bindings.
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