The Yangtze Valley and Beyond, 2 volumes

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Yangtze Valley and Beyond: an Account of Journeys in China, Chiefly in the Province of Sze Chuan and Among the Man-tze of the Somo Territory. Boards are stained, minor water damage, some underlining. Spines are edge worn, bindings are tight. In January 1896 when she was 64 years old, the indomitable Isabella Bird (1831-1904) set off to explore the Yangtze River and the lonely mountain region of North West China, journeying alone, by riverboat and basket chair, she went as far as the Tibetan border, staying in inns and mission stations, observing landscape, people and their customs, experiencing hostile officials, the terror of a lynch mob and snowstorms. Some wear, creasing and chipping to wraps. 410+365 pages, approx 115 b/w photo illus, + foldout-map.

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Condition: New
Shipping Weight: 2.8lbs
Published: 1900

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