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$650 set - FOUR IMPORTANT KARAKORAM/CENTRAL ASIAN BOOKS by Colonel Reginald Shomberg (1888-1958), published by Martin Hopkinson, London, in mid 1930s. All Ex libris John Nankervis

FOUR IMPORTANT KARAKORAM/CENTRAL ASIAN BOOKS by Colonel Reginald Shomberg (1888-1958), published by Martin Hopkinson, London, in 1930s. All very hard to find - All Ex libris John Nankervis

Set of four on offer $650

1. Between the Oxus and the Indus, 1935, The history, culture and exploration of the Gilgit-Hunza region, now in Pakistan Karakoram - original blue cloth (worn) , gilt titles, B&W plates, no jacket. Large VG+ fold-out B&W map of the country between the Oxus and the Indus.

2. Unknown Karakoram, 1936 - an exploration of the Hunza, Braldu, Shingshal region...an important piece of writing, original blue cloth ( worn), gilt titles, B&W plates, no jacket, Superb VG+ large fold-out colour map in rear pocket of the Shingshal Mustagh ( Hispar - Shaksgam) region.

3. Peaks and Plains of Central Asia - 1933 - a series of journeys in the Pamirs - Kasghar region, original blue cloth ( worn/stained) , gilt titles, colour plates by botanist George Sherrif, no jacket, fold-out B&W map in rear of Sinkiang Turkestan Central Asia.

4. Kafirs and Glaciers - Travels in Chitral, Reginald Schomberg, Hopkinson, London, 1938 1st UK edition, B&W and colour plates, large fold-out map of Chitral, original blue cloth, worn, gilt titles,

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FOUR IMPORTANT KARAKORAM/CENTRAL ASIAN  BOOKS by Colonel Reginald Shomberg (1888-1958), published by Martin Hopkinson, London, in 1930s. All very hard to find -  All Ex libris John Nankervis<br />
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Set of four on offer $650<br />
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1. Between the Oxus and the Indus, 1935, The history, culture and exploration of the Gilgit-Hunza region, now in Pakistan Karakoram - original blue cloth (worn) , gilt titles, B&W plates, no jacket. Large VG+ fold-out B&W map of the country between the Oxus and the Indus.<br />
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2. Unknown Karakoram, 1936 - an exploration of the Hunza, Braldu, Shingshal region...an important piece of writing,  original blue cloth ( worn), gilt titles, B&W plates, no jacket, Superb VG+ large fold-out colour map in rear pocket of the Shingshal Mustagh ( Hispar - Shaksgam) region. <br />
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3. Peaks and Plains of Central Asia - 1933 - a series of journeys in the Pamirs - Kasghar region, original blue cloth ( worn/stained) , gilt titles, colour plates by botanist George Sherrif, no jacket, fold-out B&W map in rear of Sinkiang Turkestan Central Asia.<br />
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4. Kafirs and Glaciers - Travels in Chitral, Reginald Schomberg, Hopkinson, London, 1938 1st UK edition, B&W and colour plates, large fold-out map of Chitral, original blue cloth, worn, gilt titles,