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STEIN, Sir (Marc) Aurel.

Sand-Buried Ruins of Khotan. Personal Narrative of a Journey of Archaeological and Geographical Exploration in Chinese Turkestan.

Fisher Unwin, London , 1904 Stock Code: 103018
£1,250.00
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"Cheaper Edition", one year after the first, and comprising first edition sheets with a cancel title. "A general narrative of his first exploration to Central Asia of 1900-1901. Crossing the Karakoram and the Pamirs he entered Chinese Turkestan, and explored archaeologically the sand-buried ruins of Khotan and its neighbourings sic" (Yakushi)

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Description

Octavo. Original ochre cloth, title gilt to the spine, and to the front board in yellow with pictorial design in black and yellow.

Illustrations

Photogravure frontispiece and numerous illustrations to the text, folding coloured map at the rear.

Condition

A little rubbed and slightly spotted, free endpapers lightly browned, light foxing to the fore-edge and to first few leaves, but overall very good.

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