Description: Sand-buried ruins of Khotan. Personal Narrative of a Journey of archaeological & geographical exploration in Chinese Turkestan.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1903, half-title, photogravure frontispiece, photographic illustrations in the text, folding coloured map, original pictorial russet cloth, top edge gilt, [Yakushi (1994) S713a],
slight spotting, text block cracking at places, short tears to maps, hinges starting, lightly rubbed
Ruins of Desert Cathay. Personal narrative of explorations in Central Asia and Westernmost China.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1912, 2 volumes, half-titles, 3 folding coloured maps, 8 coloured plates (each with a printed tissue guard), 212 plates (6 folding panoramas), 2pp. advertisements at end of each volume, original russet cloth, each with gilt medallion on upper cover, top edges gilt, [Ghani p.694; Yakushi (1994) S716], [Hill, signatures dated 24.06.39; Angus & Robertson, ink stamps; Dymock's, Sydney, bookseller's tickets],
folding map in volume 1 with crude tape repairs, a few scattered tears or spotting, slightly rubbed
On ancient Central-Asian Tracks. Brief narrative of three expeditions in innermost Asia and North-Western China.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1933, half-title, folding coloured map, plates, 2pp. advertisements at end, original russet cloth, gilt medallion on upper cover, top edge gilt, [Yakushi (1994) S723a],
scattered spotting and slight rubbing of cloth
FIRST EDITIONS, 8vo, (4)
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