Three Thousand Four Hundred Miles through Turkestan and China. P. Pelliot, H., Getty.
Three Thousand Four Hundred Miles through Turkestan and China
Three Thousand Four Hundred Miles through Turkestan and China

Three Thousand Four Hundred Miles through Turkestan and China

Paris: Privately printed, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Itinerary of the Pelliot Mission. Three Years in Upper Asia. mimeographed, translated from Pelliot's article in L'Illustration. TEN Original photos inserted in text (presumably these were originals from the magazine illustration). Paul Pelliot made an important three year journey through Central Asia, Chinese Turkestan and Western China. Soon after his return he related details of his journey and that speech was printed in L'Illustration. Henry Getty translated that article and obtained original photos to insert. It seems like only a small number of copies could have been printed. Half leather over marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Other than some browning around the very edges of the sheets, this is in VG to vg+ condition and RARE. Very Good. Item #3986

Price: $3,750.00

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