Bretschneider (1833-1901) was a Baltic German sinologist who first published this study in 1888. The book includes his English translation of three important Chinese works about the history and geography of central Asia: "Travel to The West" by Ye-l Ch'u-Ts'ai (Genghis Khan's chief adviser), "Travels to the West" by Taoist monk Kiu Ch'ang Ch'un, and "The Peregrinations of Ye-Lu Hi Liang."
Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.
Edition: Reprint Edition
Date Published: 1910
Place Published: London
Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 2 vols.: vol. 1: ix, 334; 2: x, 352 p. Trubner's Oriental Series. Vol. 1 has colour map of Middle Asia. Vol. 2 has a reproduction of a Chinese medieval map of central and western Asia. Tan hardcover. Some shelf wear and softening of spine ends. Vol. 2 has large mark across rear board. Small bookseller's labels on front pastedowns have left marks on opposite endpapers. A few uncut pages.