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The New Conquest of Central Asia: A Narrative of the Explorations of the Central Asiatic Expeditions in Mongolia and China, 1921-1930.

Andrews, Roy Chapman

Published by New York: American Museum of Natural History, . First edition., 1932
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Pp. l, 678, color frontispiece plate, 128 photo-plates, 12 text-figures, 3 large color folding maps at end. Publisher's original orange cloth, lettered in black on the spine and front cover and with decorations printed in black, original printed orange dust jacket with black lettering and decorations, lg 4to. This is Natural History of Central Asia, volume 1. This volume presents the results of American Museum of Natural History expeditions to Mongolia and China in the years 1922-1930 - truly a landmark of exploration in the 20th Century. Contains separate chapters by Walter Granger, Clifford H. Pope and Nels C. Nelson and summary statements by 13 other members of the expeditions. Printed name of Henry N. Wade, Los Angeles, California, June 18, 1933 who was the original owner; no other ownership marks. This work is seldom found in the original dust jacket. Light edge wear to cloth at the head and foot of the spine, crack to the paper of the front inner hinge professionally repaired, the dust jacket is a bit spotted and sunned on the spine and show light edge wear; overall a near fine copy in a very good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 6609

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Title: The New Conquest of Central Asia: A ...

Publisher: New York: American Museum of Natural History, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1932

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