STEIN, Mark Aurel.


Ruins of Desert Cathay.
Personal narrative of explorations in Central Asia and westernmost China.
London, Macmillan and Co, 1912.

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First edition profusely illustrated
Popular account of Stein’s second exploration to Central Asia between 1906 and 1909. From Khotan he surveyed eastwards to Loulan, and in 1907 he reached Tunhwang, where he visited and surveyed the Cave of a Thousand Buddhas.


First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxxviii, 546; xxi, 517pp., 2 pages ads end of each volume, 3 maps, 13 panoramas, and 343 photographic illustrations, scattered light foxing, original brown cloth gilt, light wear, a very good set.


Yakushi S716.


Stock ID: 89807