The Heart of a Continent: A Narrative of Travels in Manchuria, Across the Gobi Desert, Through the Himalayas, the Pamirs, and Hunza, 1884-1894
A narrative of travel in Manchuria across the Gobi desert through the Himalayas the Pamirs and Hanza (1884-1894) (Reprint 1904 edn.) 1993 edn.
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Start for TsitsiharThe Sungari againLuxury of milk and cream
Chinese TurkestanChiefly desertOasesA land of extremesA
THE MUSTAGH pass
to the PAMIRs1890
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