The Silk Road
The Silk Road

INVENTORY #125523

The Silk Road

HEDIN, Sven; LYON, F. H. (trans.)

Regular price $200.00 Sale

An exciting road-building expedition filled with constant mishaps, serious accidents, automobile breakdowns and fixes, immense distance, divergent ethnic groups, and brigands. Through reading Hedin's account, a reader understands the immensity of China, its lack of unity, Russian influence in the East, and what it was like to be a real explorer.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: E. P. Dutton
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1938
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good +
  • Details:
    viii, 322 p. 25 cm. 31 b&w illustrations and a fold-out map. Grey cloth in mylar-covered pictorial dustjacket. Top edge red. Jacket has worn edges and price-clipped front flap. Book itself has dent in bottom of front board, small tear in front free endpaper, ink inscription on p. 1.

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