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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Stein, Marc Aurel 
'INNERMOST ASIA, DETAILED REPORT OF EXPLORATIONS IN CENTRAL ASIA, KAN-SU AND EASTERN IRAN'. OXFORD: CLARENDON PRESS, 1928
Estimate
2,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
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105

PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Stein, Marc Aurel 
'INNERMOST ASIA, DETAILED REPORT OF EXPLORATIONS IN CENTRAL ASIA, KAN-SU AND EASTERN IRAN'. OXFORD: CLARENDON PRESS, 1928
Estimate
2,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Stein, Marc Aurel 
'INNERMOST ASIA, DETAILED REPORT OF EXPLORATIONS IN CENTRAL ASIA, KAN-SU AND EASTERN IRAN'. OXFORD: CLARENDON PRESS, 1928
4 volumes (including box of maps), 4to (13 x 9 5/8 in.; 330 x 243mm). 700 plates, 16 colored, 47 folding maps; library stamps, one or two closed marginal tears. Original brown cloth covered boards, boards ruled in blind, upper boards gilt lettered with gilt central medallion, rounded spines, gilt-lettered; corners bumped, minor rubbing, some fraying. 
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Literature

Diba 93; Yakushi (1994) S720; not in Wilson or Ghani

Catalogue Note

First edition. 'Innermost Asia' is a comprehensive and scientific report of Stein's third expedition (1913-1916), which took him to Kashgar, Khotan, across the Pei-shan, the Turfan depression and the Pamirs to Samarkand before turning south through eastern Persia to Baluchistan.

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