Light scattered foxing along fore edge, some minor rubbing to spine else a clean, tight, near fine copy. vii, 294 pp. Illus. with 15 b/w drawings and engravings. Illustrated Library of Travel. First published in 1874 and reprinted in 1881, this edition was revised by Stevens to incorporate new materials especially on Tibet from Gabriel Bonvalot, the French explorer, from his "De Paris au Tonking a travers le Tibet inconnu" published in English a year earlier. Covers Central Asia, Marco Polo, Vigne's Journey to Cashmere, the ruins of Martund, Srinagur, Journey to Iskardo and the upper Indus, Ladakh. Shaw's explorations, the Karakash River, Yarkand, Kashgar, Karakorum Pass, conquest of Khiva, across Tibet. Yakushi T12. Kuloy-Imaeda 10015.
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