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Author Name    SEVERIN,Timothy

Title   Oriental Adventure : Explorers of the East

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good- in Very Good- dust wrapper

Edition   First US Edition

Publisher   Boston Little, Brown & Company 1976

ISBN Number    0316781754 / 9780316781756

Seller ID   2768

240 pages; Brown cloth binding has bumped and worn (not to boards) spine ends and corners. A bit of residue from dust wrapper on spine tail (corresponding small dampstain on dw). A few smudges on page edges; interior pages clean and bright, no binding problems. No remainder mark. Unclipped dust wrapper is lightly rubbed and edgeworn with a few creases and tiny chips.; Illustrated with maps, drawings, photographs in b&w and colour. This survey 'unfolds the six--hundred-year drama of the exploration of the East by the travelers, scholars, and diplomats of Europe' such as: Marco Polo, Yermak, Jesuit priests, Thomas Coryat, the officers of the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India, Marc Aurel Stein, and Sven Hedin.

Discovery Exploration Asia Marco Polo British Author Sven Hedin China Tibet

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