Stockholm, Elander, 1943. 4to (28.3 x 22.7 cm). xv, 215 pp.; 60 photographic plates. Contemporary full beige cloth with gilt leather labels on spine. Original buff, printed wrappers bound in.
This is Part II (of four) of the reports on this great expedition in Central Asia, covering China to the Russian border, Tibet and Mongolia. This part deals with the history of the expedition, which took place in difficult times, on the eve of the Sino-Japanese War, and includes a chronological narrative, as well as a full list of all participants. Exceptionally well-illustrated and in near mint condition. Yakushi, H122.