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."