Gabriel BONVALOT / CONSTANT DE DEKEN / SVEN... - Lot 445 - Morel de Westgaver

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Gabriel BONVALOT / CONSTANT DE DEKEN / SVEN... - Lot 445 - Morel de Westgaver
Gabriel BONVALOT / CONSTANT DE DEKEN / SVEN HEDIN / MARIE DE UJFALVY-BOURDON - Lot of 6 travel reports in Central Asia. Various formats, bound. - Gabriel BONVALOT - From the Caucasus to India through the Pamir. Book decorated with 250 drawings and sketches by Albert Pépin with a map of the journey. Paris, E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie, 1889. Large in-8, 280 x 195 mm, publisher's red percaline boards, gilt edges (boards faded and rubbed, ink stain on spine). xii, 458, [1], [1 bl.] pp. Second journey in Central Asia of the French explorer and orientalist Gabriel Bonvalot (1853-1933), from Marseille to the Pamir plateau, through Iran, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan, with return by sea. Numerous illustrations of which about forty full page. Complete with the folding map in color of the travelers' route. Some foxing. - Gabriel BONVALOT - From Paris to Tonkin through the unknown Tibet. Book containing a color map and one hundred and eight illustrations engraved from photographs taken by Prince Henri d'Orléans. Paris, Hachette, 1892. Large in-8, red half-chagrin with corners, five-ribbed spine, gilt head (some scratches on the spine). [4], 510, [2] pp. Frontispiece depicting the Author and Prince Henri d'Orléans, a folding map in color showing the itinerary of the trip drawn by E. Giffault (tear restored on verso), 21 full-page plates, numerous figures in the text. - Constant DE DEKEN - Through Asia. Work enriched with engravings after the photographs of Prince Henri d'Orléans. Antwerp, Clément Thibaut, 1898. In-8, burgundy muted percaline, smooth spine, gilt title, cover not preserved (spine partially unstuck). Portrait of the author in frontispiece, 30 plates and 1 large folding map. Sven HEDIN - Three years of struggle in the deserts of Asia. Translated from Swedish and summarized by Charles Rabot. Paris, Hachette, 1899. In-8, 250 x 160 mm, red half-chagrin with corners, five-ribbed spine, gilt head (worn binding, spine partly unstuck). [6], 279, [1] pp. Portait of the author in frontispiece, vignette to the title, 1 loose map, 80 illustrations in the text and 38 full-page plates including 1 map. 2 loose leaves in the center of the volume. - Sven HEDIN - Unknown Asia: in the sands of Asia. Translated from the Swedish by Charles Rabot. Paris, Félix Juven, s.d. [1909]. Large in-8, 270 x 80 mm, price-clipped boards (top cover torn off and missing, some scratches). [4], iv, 393, [3] pp. Portrait of the author in frontispiece, 1 small map in the text, 2 maps and 38 full-page plates. Margin of p. 178 stained. - Marie de UJFALVY-BOURDON - From Paris to Samarkand, Ferghanah, Kulja and Western Siberia. Travel impressions of a Parisian woman. Work containing 273 woodcuts and five maps. Paris, Hachette, 1880. Large in-4, 345 x 255 mm, bound in contemporary red half-chagrin, five-ribbed spine (small rubs along the spines). Portrait of the author on the frontispiece, 273 woodcut illustrations in and out of the text, and five maps, one of which in color. Some foxing. TOGETHER 6 VOLUMES, WORKING COPIES.
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