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[HEDIN, Sven]

Hyllningsskrift tillägnad Sven Hedin på hans 70-årsdag den 19 Febr. 1935.

I serie med Geografiska Annaler 1935 utgivna av Svenska Sällskapet för Antropologi och Geografi. XVI,

Published: Stockholm, Generalstabens Litografiska Anstalt, 1935

Stock code: 46390

Price: £300

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First edition. A superb copy of this well-produced festschrift for Hedin’s seventieth birthday. Archaeological, ethnographical, and geological essays on Asia in English, French, German and Swedish. Contributors include Bergman on the new discoveries at Lop-nor; Osvald Sirén on Su-Tung-p’o; A. W. Grabau on the Himalayas and the Origins of Man; and Teilhard de Chardin’s geological observations on Turfan.

Octavo, ( 252 168 mm), solidly and attractively bound in contemporary dark blue quarter pebble-grained morocco on slate grey linen boards, red morocco label to the spine. Numerous maps, plates, and plans, many of them folding. A very good copy.

Bibliography: Not in Yakushi.

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