Lot 356 of 627:
Hedin, Through Asia 1899  

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Through Asia

Hedin, Sven

New York and London

Harper & Brothers



2 volumes. xviii, 650; xii, 651-1255 pp. Illustrated from photographs, sketches, two folding maps, and two photogravure frontispieces. 24x15 cm (9¼x6") original green cloth decorated in gilt, red and green. First Edition.

Hedin was a Swedish explorer, and his travels led to a great many contributions, especially in the study of the Asian continent. This set formerly of the Lowell City Library, with stamps, pockets, etc. 

Lot Amendments

Wear and soiling to bindings with rubbing to extremities, corners worn and lightly bumped, both volumes leaning a bit; hinge of vol. 1 cracked at pp. 14-15, title page of vol.2 starting to detach, some spotting and a minor tape repair to maps; about very good.

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