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Across Mongolians Plains: A Naturalist's Account of China's "Great Northwest".

Andrews, Roy Chapman

Published by New York: D. Appleton, . First edition., 1921
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Pp. xxiv, 276, (2, ads), 40 black-and-white photo-plates (includes one map) 8vo. Publisher's original dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, and with gilt scene showing camel caravan on the front cover, 8vo. This volume documents the "Second Asiatic Expedition" to Mongolia and northern China (especially Shanxi) in 1918-1920. This work contains separate chapters on the great ram of Shanxi, the Mongolian "Argali," the horse-deer of Shanxi, on the Wapiti, Roebuck and Goral, on wild pigs, and on the hunting parks of the eastern tombs. This work has become quick scarce in this first edition. Signature of Robert Kuhn, January 1922 is on the front endpaper. Light edge wear, spine is a touch canted; a very bright and clean copy in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5541

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Title: Across Mongolians Plains: A Naturalist's ...

Publisher: New York: D. Appleton, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1921

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