Cartography, Geology, History, Photography, Travels - Quantity: 3
|Edition:||Multiple Books / Editions|
|Publication year oldest item:||1910|
|Author/ Illustrator:||Sven Hedin|
|Book Title:||Trans-Himalaya Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet|
|Number of Books:||3|
|Publisher:||MacMillan and Co.|
|Subject:||Cartography, Geology, History, Photography, Travels|
|Publication year youngest item:||1913|
Sven Hedin - Trans-Himalaya. Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet - London, MacMillan and Co., 1910/1913 - Three volumes - Volume I: VII-XXIII, 1-436, seven maps [4 pp. of advertisements], Volume II: V-XVII, 1-441 (including three fold-out maps) [2 pp. of advertisements], Volume III: V-XV, 1-426 (including one fold-out map) [2 pp. of advertisements in the first two volumes] - Bound in linen, gilt edges and gold print on the spines and front covers - Richly illustrated with many black and white photographs, watercolour sketches, drawings by the author and many (fold-out) maps.
Volume I: first edition (1909), second printing (1910).
Volume II: first edition (1909), second printing (1910).
Volume III: first edition (1913).
The three volumes are in excellent condition. Apart from some of the usual signs of use and some minor foxing, this complete set of more than 100 years old is a wonderful acquisition.
* Sven Anders Hedin (Stockholm, 19 February 1865 — yonder,, 26 November 1952) was a Swedish explorer who made several journeys to Central Asia and Tibet. Hedin travelled to Tibet in 1906-1908. He visited various holy places, like the Tibetan monastery of the Ninth Panchen Lama, Tashilhunpo, Lake Manasarovar and the mountain Kailash. He mapped the area at the north of the Tsangpo river. This journey made the last large blank spots on the map of Tibet disappear. Source: Wikipedia.
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