Book Description

First edition. 8vo. pp. [ix], 114, [2, pubs. list]; port. of Kingdon Ward, two large foldings maps; very good in the original limp card wrappers, slightly soiled. Signed by the authors “Dr. Michael Ward to remember his visit to Heidelberg - Febr. 26-March 1, 1985 Ulrich & Heidi Schweinfurth”, subsequently signed by George Taylor (who provides the book’s preface). Ownership inscription and bookplate of Michael Ward.
Dealer Notes
Yakushi S239. A biographical study of the plant hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward, with a bibliography of his books and articles. George Taylor who provided the Preface, and has signed this copy, himself travelled in the region. Michael Ward, previous owner of the book, was a member of the 1951 and 1953 Everest expeditions.
Author Schweinfurth, Ulrich & Heidrun Schweinfurth-Marby.
Date 1975
Binding Original limp card wrappers
Publisher Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner
Condition See description
Pages pp. [ix], 114, [2, pubs. list]

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