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Reisen in der Mongolei, im Gebiet der Tanguten und den Wüsten Nordtibets in den Jahren 1870 bis 1873.
Jena, Hermann Costenoble, 1877. 8vo (21.9 x 14.1 cm). xl, 538 pp. with one coloured lithographed folding map and tenengraved plates and several text-engravings. Contemporary half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with red, gilt-bordered label, title in gilt.= First German edition of this report on Prschewalskij's [or Przewalski's] first expedition to Mongolia and Tibet. He undertook three more expeditions in later years, which made him the great discoverer of the region. He was one of the first foreigners to set foot on and describe the Lop Nor desert, the Altyn-Tagh mountains, and other areas. Private ex-libris on the front pastedown, slight discolouring at the corner-edges of the first few leaves. An unusually fine and clean copy of this rare work. Henze IV, 437.
      [Bookseller: Antiquariaat Schierenberg]
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