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MAILLART, ELLA K.: - Forbidden Journey. From Peking to Kashmir. London 1937.

. Pp. xvi, 312. With frontispiece (a few small tears at rear), three maps and 35 pages with multiple illustrations made from photographs. Publisher's red cloth, rubbed, endpapers toned. Old ownership signature. First English edition, later printing, published in the same year as the original French edition "Oasis interdites". Ella Maillart (1903-97) was born in Switzerland and loved to travel to find "the truth" within herself. n 1934 commissioned as a special correspondent for the French newspaper "Petit Parisien" she went to Manchuria. From there, together with the British explorer Peter Fleming, she made a tough journey home through the Gobi and Takla Makan deserts to the Hindu Kush ravines. Robinson p. 52. Yakushi (1984) M42b.
EUR 240.00 [Appr.: US$ 254.6 | £UK 205 | JPą 39368] Book number 121281

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