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Book Number 5402 
Author Owen Lattimore 
Title Mongol Journeys 
Date c. 1941 
Publisher Doubleday, Doran and Co. 
Place of Publication New York 
Edition First Edition.  
Volume Information  
Cover Publisher’s orange cloth. Small illustration on top cover. Text and illustration on spine. Top edge dyed brown. Pasted and free endpapers in the form of a map of the East Asian region.  
Illustration Illustrated with frontispiece photo of the author’s guide throughout his travels and 16 photographs of various scenes from the journey.  
Size 8vo (229x154mm).  
Condition The book is in very good condition.  
Provenance  
Pagination  
Reference  
Translation Info  
Notes A book about Lattimore’s travels through Eastern Asia, in particular Mongolia. Owen Lattimore (1900 – 1989) was an American author, educator, and influential scholar of China and Central Asia, especially Mongolia. Although he did not have an advanced academic degree, in the 1930s he was editor of Pacific Affairs, a journal published by the Institute of Pacific Relations, and then taught at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, from 1938 to 1963. During World War II, he was an advisor to Chiang Kai-shek and the American government and contributed extensively to the public debate. 
Price (US$) 125  
Short Description Book Asia Far East China; Book Asia Far East General; Book Voyages General;  
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