Through Deserts and Oases of Central Asia.

Author: Sykes, Miss Ella F.R.G.S. and Brigadier-General Sir Percy K.C.I.E.
Year: 1920
Edition: First edition
Publisher: London; MacMillan and Co.
Category: Asia East & Central
Price: € 250.-

Original publishers cloth,  8vo., pp. xii, 1, (1), 340.

Spine darkened, corners lightly bumped, half title, title page and last page slightly browned.

Overall a nice copy of this book, complete with 46 illustrations (photographs), including the frontispiece, and 2 maps, one a full page sketchmap, the other a loose colour folding map which is kept in a pocket at the rearboard. Erratum slip after page xii.

Yakushi: "Miss Sykes and her brother left for Kashgar in March 1915, crossing the Tien Shan by the Terek Pass. The people of the Kashgar and the Pamirs are well described."

Yakushi (1994) S833.

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