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Hedin, Sven. Rio Rancho
First American Edition. Vol I ; xxviii, 436 pp with 7 maps after text and 8 pp of ads after maps Vol II: xvii, 439 pp with large folding map in rear pocket..Together containing " 388 illustrations from photographs, water-color sketches,( reproduced in B&W) and drawings by the author." Texts are clean, tight and unmarked., not all pages have been cut. Folding map is undamaged but slightly wrinkled from folding. Bound in maroon cloth with gold-stamped titles along spines and a drawing of Hedin in Tibetan dress stamped in gold on the front boards.Top page edges in bright gilt. Boards are clean and intact with light bumping to extremities. A popular edition of Hedin's exploration in Tibet and Central Asia in 1906-1908. Hedin traversed the Chang-tang in Tibet then through Srinagar and Leh he reached Shigatse. From there he went back to Lake Manasarowar along the Tsangpo and descended the Indus circling back through Leh and ending in Simla.
Genre: Travel and Exploration
Carothers, Jim and Friends. Rio Rancho
ix, 726 pp with B&W photo illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Jim Carothers' signature on first free page. Red cloth boards are clean, lightly bumped at extremities. From the library of Carter Broyles, nuclear physicist and contributor. A series of interviews and conversations with the scientists who designed and tested the bombs. Signede with dedication by author.
Genre: American History