London: T Fisher Unwin, 1912.
First edition, second impression. Frontispiece, 32 plates of photographs by the author and another, fold-out map of trip, xi, 371pp. 1 vols. 8vo. A primary source from the first Westerner in eastern Mongolia in a fine binding. Three-quarter bound in brown calf, pink marbled boards; gilt tooling and red label onlay on spine, turn-ins. Bookplate: Foster. Some foxing to the textblock edges. Fine. Item #318705
John Hedley, F.R.G.S., was a missionary from Northern England, and this book records his experiences in eastern Mongolia near the Great Wall of China. It includes a number of photographs from his time there and is an extraordinary primary source from the eyes of the first Westerner in that area.
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