My Life As An Explorer

Hedin, Sven

Published by Garden City Publishing Company (1925), New York, 1925
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Title: My Life As An Explorer

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Company (1925), New York

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Illustrated by Hedin, Sven

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

Edition: First Edition.


No signatures. Some fading to ends of spine and corners of boards. Some staining to page edges. Adhesive tape repairs to reverse of dust wrapper. Moderate loss of paper along margins of dust wrapper. 2 3/4" tear at bottom of front fold of dust wrapper. 1" x 1 1/2" chip at head of front panel of dust wrapper. 1/2" x 1/2" chip at head of front panel of dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover. ; 544 pages. Buff cloth boards. llustrated. Page Dimensions: 241mm x 162mm. "With thirty-four volumes of the accounts of his exploration and discoveries to draw from, Dr. Hedin in this great autobiography has compressed between two covers the most thrilling experiences of a lifetime of adventure." - from the dust wrapper blurb. Selected contents: Across The Elburz Range To Teheran; On Horseback Through Persia; Through Mesopotamia To Bagdad; Constantinople; An Ambassador To The Shah Of Persia; Through Khorasan, The Land Of The Sun; Meshhed, The City Of Martyrs; Bokhara And Samarkand; With The Emir Of Bokhara; With The Kirghiz; My Struggle With The 'Father Of The Ice Mountains'; The Caravan Meets With Disaster; Robinson Crusoe; Second Expedition To The Pamirs; I Discover 2000-Year-Old Cities In The Desert; My First Entry Into Tibet; In The Land Of Tangut Robbers; On To Peking; Our Life On The Largest River In The Very heart Of Asia."; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 7032

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Store Description: We are a home based business located in Dunedin, in the South Island of New Zealand. We have over 6000 rare and out-of-print books in stock. Some of our specialties: ¿Tibet and Central Asia ¿Travel and Exploration ¿Aotearoa / New Zealand History ¿Military ¿Maori Language, History and Culture ¿Maori Bibles and Prayer Books ¿Literature ¿Hone Tuwhare ¿Janet Frame ¿Gold Mining in New Zealand