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Gill, William
THE RIVER OF GOLDEN SAND. THE NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH CHINA AND EASTERN TIBET TO BURMAH. LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, 1880
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Gill, William
THE RIVER OF GOLDEN SAND. THE NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH CHINA AND EASTERN TIBET TO BURMAH. LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, 1880
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Gill, William
THE RIVER OF GOLDEN SAND. THE NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH CHINA AND EASTERN TIBET TO BURMAH. LONDON: JOHN MURRAY, 1880
FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (222 x 135mm.), half-titles, 10 maps (including a large folding map in the pocket of volume 1), 2 engraved plates, 2pp. advertisements at end of volume 2, original blue cloth gilt, slipcase, scattered tears and spotting, text blocks cracking at places, large map partially browned, slight wear to extremities of bindings
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來源

H.E. Brown, signatures and armorial bookplates "quod bene maneat"

出版

Yakushi (1994) G117

相關資料

In 1879 Gill was awarded the gold medal of the Royal Geographical Society for his journey during which he followed the Yangtse upstream to Chung-Ching, becoming the first European to explore the Min mountains in the north of Szechuan. He then left Chengdu for eastern Tibet visiting Litang, Batang and Talifu, before descending the Irrawaddy.

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