New York: The American Museum of Natural History, 1932.
First edition. The Natural History of Central Asia vol. I, Chester A. Reed, Editor. With chapters by Walter Granger … Clifford H. Pope … Nels C. Nelson … with 128 plates and 12 illustrations in the text and 3 maps at end. lx, 678 pp. 1 vols. 4to. As New. Publisher’s orange cloth stamped in black. Mint copy in a fine dust jacket Yakushi A 223. Item #318061
Sharp copy of a lavishly produced volume which stands as one of the landmarks of twentieth-century exploration. Andrews (1884-1960) was a figure larger than life who served as the model for Indiana Jones.
The standard biography is by Charles Gallenkamp, Dragon Hunter. Roy Chapman Andrews and the Central Asiatic Expeditions (Viking, 2001).
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