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The River of Golden Sand 2 Volume Set (Paperback)

William John Gill

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Paperback. William Gill (1843-1883) was an explorer and commissioned officer in the Royal Engineers. After inheriting a fortune from a distant relative in 1871, Gill decided to remain in the Army and.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 1039 pages. 0.120. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108019569

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William Gill 1843 1883 was an explorer and commissioned officer in the Royal Engineers After inheriting a fortune from a distant relative in 1871 Gill decided to remain in the Army and use his inheritance to finance explorations of remote countries satisfying his love of travel and gathering intelligence for the British government He was awarded a gold medal by the Royal Geographical Society in 1879 for his scientific observations on his expeditions This two volume work first published in 1880 is Gill s account of his expedition from Chengdu China through Sichuan along the eastern edge of Tibet via Litang to Bhamo in Burma a region little explored by westerners before him Gill describes in vivid detail the cultures societies and settlements of the region and their political and economic systems William Gill 1843 1883 was an explorer and commissioned officer in the Royal Engineers After inheriting a fortune from a distant relative in 1871 Gill decided to remain in the Army and use his inheritance to finance explorations of remote countries satisfying his love of travel and gathering intelligence for the British government He was awarded a gold medal by the Royal Geographical Society in 1879 for his scientific observations on his expeditions This two volume work first published in 1880 is Gill s account of his expedition from Chengdu China through Sichuan along the eastern edge of Tibet via Litang to Bhamo in Burma a region little explored by westerners before him Gill describes in vivid detail the cultures societies and settlements of the region and their political and economic systems William Gill 18431883 was an explorer and commissioned officer in the Royal Engineers After inheriting a fortune from a distant relative in 1871 Gill decided to remain in the Army and use his inheritance to finance explorations of remote countries satisfying his love of travel and gathering intelligence for the British government He was award

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