Through the Heart of Asia, Over the Pamir to India (2 Volumes). Gabriel BONVALOT, C. B. Pitman.

Through the Heart of Asia, Over the Pamir to India (2 Volumes).

London: Chapman and Hall, 1889. First Edition. Hardcovers. Two volumes (complete). Small quartos. xxii+ 282pp & x + 256pp. [ color fold-out map at rear ]. Handsome early 20th century half leather with marbled boards, gilt titling and decoration to spine, all edges gilt, fresh endpapers, title page vignette, 250 black and white text illustrations by Albert Pepin, index. The classic account by Pierre Gabriel Édouard Bonvalot (1853-1933), of his travels through the Caucusus, Persia, Afghanistan and Turkestan, into what is modern-day Pakistan. Light rubbing and wear to corners, boards lightly chafed at fore-edge, discreet stamp of American Musuem of Natural History on verso of title page of Vol. I, no other markings, text bright and unmarked. Overall a bright, lovely VG+ set. Item #31974

Price: $500.00

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