From China to Hkamti Long

Kingdon-Ward, Frank

Published by Edward Arnold, 1924
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1st ed. London 1924. 8vo. 317 pages with 20 b/w photos and map. Cloth. Slight rubbing to cover and occasional foxing to outside edges of text block. Missing the bank front endpaper. Otherwise very good. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: From China to Hkamti Long
Publisher: Edward Arnold
Publication Date: 1924
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good-
Edition: 1st Edition.

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Kingdon-Ward Frank
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Book Description Edward Arnold & Co, Londra 924. Ril sovracoperta acetato, pp 15x22,7 pp 317, 20 tavole e una carta ripiegata a coloti con l'itinerario dell'autore. Uno dei primi viaggi di ricerca del celebre botanico, su incarico della Royal Geo.Society per verificare i cambi climatici e collezionare piante rare. Un lungo percorso tra lo Yang tse Kiang e l'Irawaddy.Ex libris Cliver Jones Raro. Bookseller Inventory # 26731

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KINGDON WARD, Captain Frank
Published by London, Edward Arnold & Co., 1924, (1924)
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Book Description London, Edward Arnold & Co., 1924, 1924. in-8vo, 317 p. with 20 illustrations mainly on plates (+ 1 p. white) + 1 leaf: publicity + 1 folding map, (with general index & plant index), small legacy stamp ?Guggisberg? on first fly, orig.-clothbound. One of the scarcest of the author's books, and one of the few of his works never reprinted. The author, one of the most famous plant hunters and explorers of the twentieth century, travelled in 1922 and 1923 westward from the Yangtze, across the strip where the great rivers of South-east Asia escape from Tibet and through the jungles at the headwaters of the Irrawaddy River of Burma. Besides describing the geography and the peoples of the area, he describes the natural history, and especially the plants.Please notify before visiting to see a book. Prices are excl. VAT/TVA (only Switzerland) & postage. YAKUSHI K74. Bookseller Inventory # 96205

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Kingdon Ward, Frank
Published by London, Edward Arnold, . First edition (1924)
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Book Description London, Edward Arnold, . First edition, 1924. Pp. 317, (16, ads), 20 black-and-white photo-plates, one folding map at rear. In 1922-1923 this well known plant hunter traveled "westward from the Yangtze, across the narrow strip of the earth's crust where the great rivers of South-east Asia escape from Tibet and through the jungles which hide the headwaters of the mighty Irrawaddy, Burma's great river" (from preface). As this work was never reprinted it has become a very scarce Kingdon Ward title. Spine with just a hint of sunning, slight shelf wear to cloth, a clean, very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 2540

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Kingdon-Ward, Frank
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Book Description Edward Arnold & Co., London, 1924. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Kingdon-Ward, Frank. FROM CHINA TO HKAMTI LONG. London, 1924, Edward Arnold & Co., First U.K. Edition. 317 pp, plus 1 page adverts, 1 folding map, frontispiece and 21 other B&W photographs. Most scarce of all of Kingdon-Ward¿s famous plant-hunting books, it was never reprinted and extremely hard to find. His pioneering work discovering plants, especially in Burma and along Himalayan frontiers is highly respected and used as institutional references. Early botanical explorations. Rare. Shelf wear, spotted boards, foxing, no DJ, VG-. NZ$600. Bookseller Inventory # 000232

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Kingdon Ward, Frank.
Published by 1st. Ed. Pub. Edward Arnold. 1924 (1924)
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Book Description 1st. Ed. Pub. Edward Arnold. 1924, 1924. Hardcover. pp.317 with b/w. photo. plates and fold-out map. 8vo. Scattered foxing to fore-edge of text block. Contents in thor. vg. condition with very minimal foxing. Original black cloth binding in thor. vg. condition also. Bookseller Inventory # 51870

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Kingdon-Ward, Frank
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Book Description Edward Arnold & Co, London, 1924. First edition, 8vo, pp. 317 plus leaf of ads; folding map showing the author's route, frontispiece and 19 photographic illustrations on 15 plates; adhesion mark at base of spine, spine ever so slightly faded, else a very good, sound copy in original charcoal cloth lettered in orange on upper cover and spine. "The author's second attempt to march overland to India from Likiang, on the borders of Yunnan in 1921 and 1922.". Bookseller Inventory # 26326

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Kingdon-Ward, Frank
Published by 1st. Ed. Pub. Edward Arnold. 1924 (1924)
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Book Description 1st. Ed. Pub. Edward Arnold. 1924, 1924. Hardcover. pp. 317 with photographic frontis., a further 19 photographs (across 16 pages), fold-out map and 16 page publishers catalogue. 8vo. With the signature of Frank Kingdon-Ward on a separate piece of card, loosely inserted. Lightly bumped on corners, otherwise original cloth binding in fine condition. Very minor amount of foxing, o/w. contents in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 34931

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Kingdon- Ward, Frank
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Book Description Edward Arnold, London, 1924. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustwrapper. 1st Edition. pp 317, a 16 page publisher's catalogue plus a folding map and 16 pages of plates from photographs. Also a little wear to head of spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 022954

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