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Sven Hedin explores Trans-Himalaya  

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Trans-Himalaya: Discoveries and Adventures in Tibet

Hedin, Sven

New York & London


1909 & 1913


3 volumes. xxiii, [1], 436 + [4] ad; xvii, [1], 439 + [4] ad; xv, [1], 426 + [2] ad pp. Illustrated from photographs, watercolor sketches & drawings by the author, & with 14 maps, 4 folding. 22x14 cm (8¾x5½"), gilt-lettered & pictorially stamped red cloth, top edges gilt. Vols. I & II are first American editions; Vol. III is the first edition.

The first two volumes were published in 1909, both in Britain and the United States; the third volume was published in 1913, in both countries. Hence the occasional amalgamated edition, as with the present set.

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American editions in quite nice, fresh condition, with a little extremity rubbing, spine foot of Vo1 l. II with 1" tear; Vol. III spine faded, ends and corners worn, a few small stains to covers; overall very good.

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