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Vanished Kingdoms A Woman Explorer in Tibet, China & Mongolia 1921-1925

Cabot, Mabel H.

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ISBN 10: 1931788081 / ISBN 13: 9781931788083
Editorial: Aperture, New York, NY, 2003
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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(full book description) Aperture, New York, NY, 2003. 1st Edition Fine/VG, Hard Cover, w/Dust Jacket. Size=11.5"x9.5, 190pgs. COLOR & B/W Photos, Maps. 3" DJ tear top fore-edge near spine, o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Price unclipped. DJ in a clear plastic protective cover. Preface by Dr. Rubie Watson. ISBN 1931788081 20% OFF our regular catalogue price. SELLING WORLDWIDE since 1987. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. N° de ref. de la librería CONROY207030I

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Título: Vanished Kingdoms A Woman Explorer in Tibet,...

Editorial: Aperture, New York, NY

Año de publicación: 2003

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: COLOR & B/W Photos, Maps

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Very Good

Edición: First Edition.

Tipo de libro: Book

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Book by Cabot Mabel H Watson Rubie S

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A Testament to yhe Great Spirit and Success of a Remarkable Woman Explorer In the early 1920s, the last great age of world explorers, a remarkable young woman, Janet Elliott Wulsin, set out with her husband, Frederick Wulsin, for the far reaches of China, Tibet, and Outer Mongolia to study the people, flora, and fauna of the region. Janet’s strenuous, eventful exploration is detailed by a text enriched with excerpts from her candid personal letters. The journey proved to be a test of the Wulsins’ endurance and of their relationship. While in Asia, the Wulsins took many extraordinary photographs, which form the heart of this richly produced publication. They documented tribespeople and sublime desert landscapes, and, perhaps most remarkably, were allowed to photograph the interior of several of the great Tibetan Buddhist lamaseries, many of which have since been destroyed. Several dozen rare, hand-painted lantern slides survived and are reproduced here in splendid color. The photographs from the Wulsin expedition are now in the collection of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, in collaboration with which this volume is being produced.

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