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Life and travel in Tartary, Thibet, and China  Being a narrative of the Abbé Huc's travels in the Far East, Huc, Evariste Régis
1 Huc, Evariste Régis Life and travel in Tartary, Thibet, and China Being a narrative of the Abbé Huc's travels in the Far East
London T. Nelson 1872 First Edition (?); First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown leather cover with newly restored leather spine with gold print. Contents complete with browning to pages due to age. Color plates and black and white engraving throughout. Very colorful. variste Rgis Huc, or Abb Huc, (18131860) was a French missionary traveller, famous for his accounts of China, Tartary and Tibet. Since the travels of the Englishman, Thomas Manning, in Tibet (18111812), no European had visited Lhasa. Huc stimulated European interest in Central Asia and blazed a trail for Asian studies. Huc devoted himself to the study of the dialects and customs of the "Tatars," for whom he translated several religious texts. Scarce if not rare in this condition.. ; 120 pages 
Price: 69.97 USD
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