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Through Jade Gate & Central Asia (1950)

SG$52.00

Through Jade Gate & Central Asia (1950)

SG$52.00

Title: Through Jade Gate & Central Asia: An Account of Journeys in Kansu, Turkestan and the Gobi Desert
Author: Mildred Cable and Francesca French
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1950
Condition: Hardcover, cloth, clean, bright, in good condition. Sticker mark to ffep. With a foldout map. 315pp. 7″ by 5″.

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Compelling account of a hazardous journey undertaken by three women missionaries across the largely untracked wastes of North-Western China and Central Asia in the 1920s.

“What they saw and learned is of profound interest and of no small importance alike to the geographer, the philologist, and the student of the human race. They have noted natural phenomena with accuracy, and have read with sympathetic insight the traits of peoples still primitive.” says the introduction.