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HEDIN, SVEN: - Eine Routenaufnahme durch Ostpersien. Three volumes. Stockholm, Generalstabens Lit. Anstalt, 1918 & 1927.

Atlas in folio and two text volumes in 4to, all in original printed wrappers. Pp. xii, 139; x, 548. With 11 coloured maps, mostly folded, 15 coloured folding panoramas, 66 plates made from photographs, another 43 folding plates and two plates with diagrams. The atlas folder contains 8 loose folding maps. As issued, entirely uncut. Volume one slightly shaken, small tear at foot of spine. First edition. During Sven Hedin's third expedition he travelled across Persia for some months at the end of 1905 and the beginning of 1906. The results of his cartographic work of Eastern Persia are to be found in this work. The text is richly illustrated with photographs, water colour panoramas, and maps. The maps in the folder were compiled from Hedin's sketches and summarized in eight sheets. The second volume includes " A Route Survey across Eastern Persia", a section on Persian place names giving their meaning in German. Hess pp. 51-2. Kish, To the Heart of Asia, pp. 79-80.
EUR 850.00 [Appr.: US$ 960.15 | £UK 744.75 | JPą 106068] Book number 99914

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