Trails to Inmost Asia, Five Years of Exploration with the Roerich Central Asian Expedition. aka George Nicolas de Roerich, Yuri Nikolaevich Rerikh, Dr. George ROERICH, Louis Marin, Nicholas Roerich related.
Trails to Inmost Asia, Five Years of Exploration with the Roerich Central Asian Expedition.

Trails to Inmost Asia, Five Years of Exploration with the Roerich Central Asian Expedition.

London: Yale University Press, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. xx + 504pp + fold out map at rear. Green cloth with dark green lettering on spine, b&w frontisportrait of Nicholas Roerich, b&w illustrations, index. Author George Nicolas de Roerich (1902 - 1960) was a Russian Tibetologist and the son of painter and explorer: Nicholas Roerich who accompanied his father on a five year expedition, starting in Srinigar and heading roughly north, through the Trans-Himalayan region, skirting the Takla Makan desert before reaching Omsk, some 1500 miles to the north, then heading east past Smolensk, and then south to upper Mongolia and then across Gobi desert and down through Tibet to finally finish in Darjeeling. This is the story of that journey, and the discoveries made. Illustrated with dozens of photographs and various black and white reproductions of paintings by Nicholas Roerich. Cloth a bit darkened at edges and spine, light bruising to spine ends and corners, page edges darkened, endpapers cracked at front inner hinge but holding firm, pages toned but clean and unmarked - else a tight, clean VG+ copy (no dust jacket). Item #66798

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