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THE HEART OF A CONTINENT - Francis Younghusband, 1st edn., 1896, John Murray, London, 400 page hardback in original green cloth with gilt decorations & titles, corners bumped/worn, 10cm split in spine but otherwise binding still solid, 18 B&W plates plus 3 fold out maps, large fold-out map in rear pocket in facsimile, Classic narrative of travels in Manchuria, across the Gobi desert, through the Himalayas, the Pamirs & Chitral 1884-1894. truly inspirational piece of exploratory travel by a young military captain in British Army - despite its faults, scarce as 1st edn., $NZ750

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THE HEART OF A CONTINENT - Francis Younghusband, 1st edn., 1896, John Murray, London, 400 page hardback in original green cloth with gilt decorations & titles, corners bumped/worn, 10cm split in spine but otherwise binding still solid, 18 B&W plates plus 3 fold out maps, large fold-out map in rear pocket in facsimile, Classic narrative of travels in Manchuria, across the Gobi desert, through the Himalayas, the Pamirs & Chitral 1884-1894. truly inspirational piece of exploratory travel by a young military captain in British Army - despite its faults, scarce as 1st edn., $NZ750