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ON THE EAVES OF THE WORLD.
London 1926, Arnold. Blue cloth, very clean, 311+328p., 2vol set, index, botanical appendix, 64 b.w. photos, map.R A R E Tibetan alpine adventure to collect botanical specimens and travel near the Kansu [Gansu] border. A primary source devoted to early investigation of the area to find flora useful in the British climate. The author was a botanist, who took part in an expedition to explore thoroughly in the interests of horticulture and forestry the whole of Kansu-Tibet border from South to North. His traveling companion was William Purdom, and the whole trip is recorded here. * An excellent primary resource for botanical notes, the trek and of the country & its people. * COLLATION: Volume 1: 33 b.w. photos, 311p., folding map. Volume 2: 29 b.w. photos, 328p., itinerary appendix, . botanical index & general index. * BIBLIOGRAPHY: Yakushi F17. * .
      [Bookseller: Rare Oriental Book Company, ABAA, ILAB -]
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