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HEDIN, SVEN: - Konung Oscars beskickning till Schahen af Persien r 1890. Stockholm 1891.

Pp. xvi, 479. With front portrait of King Oscar II, 39 full page plates and many textual illustrations. Publisher's decorated cloth, stamped in gilt, g.e., lightly rubbed, stamp on endpaper. Old ownership signature on title. Sven Hedin made the design of the binding himself, clearly inspired by Persian carpets. First edition of Hedin's narrative of his second journey to Persia in 1890 when he participated in a diplomatic mission to the Shah of Persia. Hess p.19.
EUR 280.00 [Appr.: US$ 319.95 | £UK 251.5 | JP 36002] Book number 100261

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