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Visits to high Tartary, Yarkand and Kashgar

Shaw, Robert

Visits to high Tartary, Yarkand and Kashgar

by Shaw, Robert

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Published by Vanguard Books in Lahore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China),
  • Asia, Central
    • Subjects:
    • Shaw, Robert, 1839-1879 -- Travel -- China -- Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu.,
    • Shaw, Robert, 1839-1879 -- Travel -- Asia, Central.,
    • Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China) -- Description and travel.,
    • Asia, Central -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert Shaw.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS793.S62 S46 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 486 p. :
      Number of Pages486
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL647688M
      ISBN 109694022789
      LC Control Number96930471

      Visits to High Tartary, Yarkand, and Kashghar (Formerly Chinese Tartary), and Return Journey Over the Karakoram Pass. By Robert Shaw. - London - John Murray. 9" by "; [xv] pp; [+ 16pp]. DETAILS. A scarce first edition of this travel book by Robert Shaw, British Commissioner in Ladak. With four litho plates and two folding maps. Sha, Robert. Ocherki verkhnei Tatarii, Iarkanda I Kashgara (prezhnei Kitaiskoi Tatarii). [Visits to High Tartary, Yârkand, and Kâshgar). St Petersburg, , 1st Russian ed., 8vo (22 x 16cm), viii, pp., pre-revolutionary private library stamps, scattered light foxing, modern half leather decorative binding, spine with raised bands and title patches, marbled endpapers.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Contents: Jade Carvers and Their Customers in Ming China; Satellite Scans of the Kun Lun Mountains; Visits to High Tartary, Yarkand, and Kashgar /69 by R. Shaw; Sand Buried Ruins of Khotan by M. Aurel Stein; Nephrite Deposits in the Kuen-Lun Mountains by K. I. Bogdanovic; Treasures of Peinan Culture Found in Taiwan Dig by Irene Yeung.

      Shaw was the first Englishman to visit Yarkand and Kashgar, and he related his adventures in his book Visits to High Tartary, Yarkand, and Kashgar. He described the splendid clothes he encountered and mentioned on several occasions receiving gifts of coats and other garments. The finest of these were presented by Yakub Beg, then ruler of Kashgar. 1. Book Display. 2. Front Cover. 3. Illustrated Title Page. 4. Title Page. 5. Illustrated Frontispiece. 6. Map of the Country, Islands, &c in the vicinity of Naples. 7. Don Luigi's Baggage Seized by Four Lazzaroni. 8. Plan of the Barracks, Theatres &c, of Pompeii. 9. View of the Temple of Isis in Pompeii. View of the Gate and High.


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