Reisen in Tibet und am oberen Lauf des Gelben Flusses in den Jahren 1879 bis 1880. Aus dem Russischen frei in das Deutsche übertragen und mit Anmerkungen versehen von Stein=Nordheim. Mit zahlreicher Illustrationen und einer Karte in Farbendruck.

Jena, Herman Costenoble, 1884. Cont. marbled boards. Gilt back and gilt titlelabel in leather. Light wear to coverpaper at edges. XIV,281,(1) pp., many large textillustrations, 16 tinted lithographed plates and 1 large folded map in colour. Scattered brownspots.

Scarce first German edition of his account of his third Asia-expedition. Przhevalskii set out on his third journey in central Asia from Lake Zaysan in Kazakhstan, and continued through Khami to the upper reaches of the Huang Ho. He covered some 7,660 kilometers and came within 270 kilometers of his goal, Lhasa in Tibet, but he was forbidden to enter the area. The work contains imoportent first descriptions of the flora and fauna of many of the areas through which he travelled.

Order-nr.: 34435

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