Lot 233

Asia.- Younghusband (Captain Frank E.)

The Heart of a Continent: a Narrative of Travels in Manchuria, across the Gobi Desert, through the Himalayas, the Pamirs, and Chitral, 1884-1894, frontispiece, 4 folding maps, one loose in pocket at end, plates, original cloth, ends of spine little rubbed, Murray, 1896; O’Donovan (Edmond) The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian during the Years 1879-80-81, 2 vol., frontispieces, large folding map, loose in pocket at end, torn at folds, plates, school library labels and card-holder on paste-downs, original cloth, rubbed and marked, white numbers on spines, Smith Elder, 1882; Lesdain (Count de) From Pekin to Sikkim through the Ordos, the Gobi Desert, and Tibet, frontispiece, folding map, plates, stamps on title, verso, and back of plates, later calf-backed marbled boards, new endpapers, Murray, 1908, FIRST EDITIONS, 8vo (4)

Estimate: £200-£300