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THE FLIGHT OF "BIG HORSE" The Trail of War in Central Asia

By: Hedin, Sven

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Company: 1936

Order Number: 1121

Condition: Very Good


Slight spotting to boards. Endpapers browned. Previous owner's name to first blank page and with newspaper articles tipped-in to first few pages. Blindstamped to front free endpaper, the title page, and the verso of the frontispiece; Tipped-in newspaper articles about the author. Enlisted to mark out motor routes between central China and the remote province of Sinkiang, author Hedin finds himself in the midst of an effort to oust General Ma (the 'Big Horse' of the title) who himself was recruited to oust a previous general, Chin. Caught between the two Chinese factions and the White Russian C... View more info

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THE WANDERING LAKE

By: Hedin, Sven

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15981

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light wear to extremities. Spine a bit browned and boards slightly stained. ; With 32 illustrations, 76 sketches, and 10 maps; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 291 pages View more info

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DIE SEIDENSTRASSE

By: Hedin, Sven

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7019

Condition: Very Good+


Edges a bit browned. Extremely light foxing to first few pages; Ex-lib from German Military Library with minimal markings: Small stamp on title page and rear fold-out map reading "Abteilungs-Bücherei [swastika] Schw. Art. Abt. 43 Landshut". Profusely illustrated ; 8vo; 264 pages View more info