This Business of Exploring.: Andrews, Roy Chapman This Business of Exploring.: Andrews, Roy Chapman This Business of Exploring.: Andrews, Roy Chapman This Business of Exploring.: Andrews, Roy Chapman

This Business of Exploring.

Andrews, Roy Chapman

Published by New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . First edition., 1935
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 15, 2005

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 90.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Pp. xix, 288; 31 full-page black-and-white photos, endpaper maps. Publisher's original gray textured cloth, lettered in red over black on the spine and front cover, color pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo. Documents the Central Asiatic Expeditions of 1928, 1929 and 1930 led by Roy Chapman Andrews. The volume also describes the chaos in China in 1926 and 1927 and how it delayed field work until 1928. A fascinating account of the problems of organizing an expedition in a foreign land. Inscription from Paul H. Nesbeth on the from blank endpaper. A near fine copy in a chipped but mostly complete dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 6057

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: This Business of Exploring.

Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1935

Store Description

Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com or by calling (319) 354-9088.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

All prices are net. We accept Visa, MasterCard, personal checks, or wire transfers for orders placed by phone or email. Payment must be in U.S. dollars. We encourage customers to contact us to verify availability, condition, and specific shipping instructions. We do not offer books for sale in the state of Iowa.
Natural History Books
Noriko and Russell Ciochon
1025 Keokuk Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Email: noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com
Phone: (319) 354-9088
Fax: (319) 354-0844


Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. All books shipped for delivery outside of the USA will be sent via airmail. Please contact us for specific charges. There is no sea mail from the US to any location; therefore the minimum cost of international shipping is $35. The final cost can vary depending on weight; the average cost for a single volume to Europe, Asia, Africa, and South America is $45.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express