News From Tartary: A Journey from Peking to Kashmir. Peter FLEMING.

News From Tartary: A Journey from Peking to Kashmir.

London: Queen Anne Press, 2010. [Travel] LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, being one of 150 copies. Octavo (22 x 15cm), pp.382. Finely bound in the publisher's gilt decorated cloth, to the design of the original first edition binding. With photographic plates and illustrated map endpapers. Absolutely fine/As new. Out of print for many years, this is a fine limited re-issue includes improved photographs, a new frontispiece, and a foreword from Fleming's daughter Kate Grimond. The book tells the story of a remarkable journey from Beijing to Kashmir across the mountains and wastes of Central Asia by Fleming and his intrepid Swiss companion, Ella Maillart. Describing a seven-month expedition by lorry, camel, pony and on foot, through little known, politically uncertain and arduous terrain, it is a masterpiece of travel writing. Item #55517

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