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FILIPPI, Filippo de.

The Italian Expedition to the Himalaya, Karakoram

and Eastern Turkestan (1913-1914).

Stock Code
101186
London, Edward Arnold, 1932
£2,250


Chapters by leading mountaineers G. Dainelli and J.A. Spranger are also included and provide a remarkable overview of this area.

This comprehensive volume covers the author's great scientific expedition to the Eastern Karokoram and Chinese Turkestan. De Filippi's expedition started in Bombay in August of 1913, and carried out extensive geological, geophysical, ethnographic and biological researches on the Central Asian plateau. The war intervening, the results of the expedition's researches were published between 1922 and 1935 in Italian.

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Description

First English edition. 4to (25 x 20 cm), 2 coloured plates including frontispiece, 15 panoramas on 3 folding leaves, (6 contained in rear pocket), 4 coloured maps including 2 folding contained in rear pocket, numerous photographic illustrations throughout, lightly browned, few places slightly foxing; bound in publisher's red cloth, gilt lettered; slightly rubbed; pp xvi, 528; overall a very good copy.

Bibliography

Neate F25, Yakushi F55 b.

Stock ID:101186

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