I have here for sale a book entitled PEKING TO LHASA it is the narrative of journeys in the CHINESE EMPIRE made by Brigadier-General George Pereira, compiled by Sir Francis Younghusband from his notes and diaries. This rare FIRST EDITION was published by CONSTABLE AND COMPANY LTD, London. With over 30 photographic plates - all present (including frontispiece but lacking tissue guard) and one fold out map of the Chinese Empire (unfortunately lacking the map of Tangar to Lhasa). Library bound - quarter leather over red boards. Gilt title lettering to the spine.
Spine edges rubbed, board corners and spine ends are bumped. Tanning to the page edges, some staining to the front margins of some of the pages. Map heavily creased and loose. This is an ex-library copy and has the usual bookplates and stamps.
This book is in fair condition, it remains tightly bound 293pp 22cm x 15 cm. If you have any questions with regard to this item, please contact me I will do my best to answer your query. My main posting days are Monday and Thursday. If you require your book urgently please contact me and I will do my best.The item "1929 PEKING LHASA CHINESE EMPIRE PEREIRA YOUNGHUSBAND china map plts1ST ED" is in sale since Monday, July 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Books, Comics & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectable". The seller is "berties-antiquebooks" and is located in Northwich. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.