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Karl Eugen von Ujfalvy - Aus Dem Westlichen Himalaya - 1884

Karl Eugen von Ujfalvy - Aus Dem Westlichen Himalaya - 1884

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Karl Eugen von Ujfalvy - Aus Dem Westlichen Himalaya - 1884
Cartography, Geography, History, Literature, Regional interest, Travels - Quantity: 1 - Hand coloured illustrations

1884 - Aus dem westlichen Himalaya. Erlebnisse und Forschungen von Karl Eugen von Ujfalvy.

Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus, 1884. 8vo (21.9 x 13.8 cm). Engraved frontispiece (tissue-guarded). xxiv, 330 pp.; 181 text engravings; four large, multi-folded tables; five maps, of which four double-folded and (multi)-coloured. Original red cloth, richly decorated in gilt and black; gilt title, bands and vignettes on the spine; intricate borders, title and large vignette with an elephant on the front board. Floral endpapers. Lightly marbled edges.

A well-written account by the Hungarian explorer, ethnographer, linguist and mountaineer Károly Eugenius Ujfalvi de Mezökövesd, or - in German - Karl Eugen von Ujfalvy (1842-1904). This is a "[n]arrative of the exploration in the Karakoram and the Baltoro glacier in 1881; Skardo, Shigar, Askole, Bashia, Zoji La, and Srinagar" (Yakushi)

good condition, see photo
one detached map.
812gr
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Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Cartography, Geography, History, Literature, Regional interest, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
Karl Eugen von Ujfalvy
Book Title
Aus Dem Westlichen Himalaya
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1884
Edition
1st Edition
Language
Dutch
Original language
Yes
Extras
Hand coloured illustrations
Number of pages
330
Dimensions
22×14 cm
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