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ON THE EAVES OF THE WORLD.
- London 1926, Arnold. Blue cloth, very clean, 311+328p., 2volset, index, botanical appendix, 64 b.w. photos, map.R A R ETibetan alpine adventure to collect botanical specimens andtravel near the Kansu [Gansu] border. A primary sourcedevoted toearly investigation of the area to find flora useful in theBritish climate. The author was a botanist, who took part inan expedition to explore thoroughly in the interests ofhorticulture and forestry the whole of Kansu-Tibet borderfrom South to North. His traveling companion was WilliamPurdom, and the whole trip is recorded here.*An excellent primary resource for botanical notes, the trekand 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.*. *** Color scans of this and most other items are postedto our website. Book description text protected byCopyright.
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