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After Wild Sheep in the Altai and Mongolia

By: Demidoff, Elim

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Abercrombie & Fitch: 1966

Seller ID: 22004

Condition: Fine


Reprint of 1900 classic. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 324. Light brown cloth over orange quarter cloth, with silhouette of a bighorn ram stamped in black. No jacket as issued. Includes foldout color map of the Altai Mountains and Russian-Chinese border with the expedition route marked, index of plant names from the mountains, index, black and white photos and illustrations throughout. Demidoff, who was an Italian prince married to a Russian countess and speculated to be the richest man in the world, undertook the expedition in order to acquire spectacular trophies (photos of which are included in this ... View more info