To the Snows of Tibet through China.
London: Longman's, Green, and Co., 1892. 8vo, xviii, 268 pp. Folding map and 29 plates after photographs and sketches. Original blue cloth, backstrip gilt-lettered, front cover gilt-stamped with images of ptarmigans. Cloth somewhat rubbed, gilt faded, some foxing, but a very good copy. First Edition. A fascinating though rather laconic account of a naturalist's expedition in remote areas of China and Tibet in quest of rare animals. Three appendices list the species of birds, reptiles, fishes, and lepidoptera that were collected; some of them were previously unrecorded. Wood, Vertebrate Zoology, p. 523. Yakushi P122.
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