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CENTRAL ASIA AND TIBET TOWARDS THE HOLY CITY OF LASSA.
- London 1903, Hurst. Blue cloth, very good, head & tail of spine worn,covers soiled,bit dusty & faded,8 color, 387 b.w. photos 5 color fold-out maps, 608+664p., 2 vol. set, 17 x 25 cm. FIRST EDITION EXCEPTIONALLY RARE An important primary source. Covering the discovery trek beginning in Stockholm to Kashgar, floating down the lonely Tarim, through the desert, across the Takla-Makan desert, a land of perpetual twilight, Lop-Nor and its sister lakes, a reedy desert wilderness, Northern Tibet, mountains, lakes, quagmires at high altitudes. * Across the Gobi, mountain defiles and waterless desert, ruined towns of Lou-Lan, a vanished country, survey of the Lop desert, a wandering lake across Tibet from North to South, travelling amongst clouds, a Dash for Lhassa a forbidden land of the Holy Books, across Tibet to Ladak, highland lakes, to India Kashgar and home. * An exciting primary source, true adventure great reading ! * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Yakushi H 100b. *
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