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Across the Roof of the World. A Record of Sport and Travel through Kashmir, Gilgit, Hunza, the Pamirs, Chinese Turkistan, Mongolia and Siberia.
London 1911 - Photogravure frontispiece, 130 photographic illustrations, large folding map in colour. Library marks on endpapers only. Pictorial cloth gilt, top edges gilt. pp. xvi, 437. A very good tight copy. NOTE: Yakushi: Catalogue of the Himalayan Literature, Tokyo 1984, #E55: 'Etherton's journey of 1909 made northward from Srinigar across the Pamirs, the well-known route via Gilgit and Hunza over the Mintaka Pass into Tagdumbash Pamir, to Chinese Turkistan and Kashgar, and thence by Kuldja across the steppes beyond to a final junction with the Russian Trans-Siberian railway'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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