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The Heart of A Continent
94 94, 1904 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A travel work on the author's expeditions across Eastern and Central Asia. Lieutenant Colonel Sir Francis Edward Younghusband, (31 May 1863 31 July 1942, Dorset) was a British Army officer, explorer, and spiritual writer. He is remembered chiefly for his travels in the Far East and Central Asia; especially the 1904 British expedition to Tibet, which he led, during which a massacre of Tibetans occurred, and for his writings on Asia and foreign policy. Younghusband held positions including British commissioner to Tibet and President of the Royal Geographical Society. With many plates and a folding coloured map to the rear. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally, very smart, with just some light shelfwear and fading to the rear board. Internally, firmly bound. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Pages are bright and mainly clean, with just the occasional spot. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..
      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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