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Ruins of Desert Cathay. Personal narrative of explorations in Central Asia and westernmost China.
London Macmillan and Co 1912 - First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxxviii, 546; xxi, 517pp., 2 pages ads end of each volume, 3 maps, 13 panoramas, and 343 photographic illustrations, scattered light foxing, original brown cloth gilt, light wear, a very good set. Popular account of Stein's second exploration to Central Asia between 1906 and 1909. From Khotan he surveyed eastwards to Loulan, and in 1907 he reached Tunhwang, where he visited and surveyed the Cave of a Thousand Buddhas. Yakushi S716. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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