Bonvalot, Gabriel - ACROSS THIBET

Bonvalot, Gabriel - ACROSS THIBET

Cassell, New York, 1892, First American Edition. Scarce hardcover with elaborate gilt-lettered illustration on front cover, beveled edges, gilt lettering and portrait on slightly spotted spine. 417 pages, folding colour map of author's route, Frontispiece and 105 other illustrations. On his third expedition, (1889-90), Bonvalot became first European to traverse Asia north to east, travelling from Siberia to Tonkin. Vintage illustrations, Very Good.