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From Paris To Pekin Over Siberian Snows A Narrative Of A Journey By Sledge Over The Snows Of European Russia And Siberia, By Caravan Through Mongo

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ISBN: 9781444684667
Publisher: Cook Press
Publication Date: 2009-12-09
Number of pages: 466
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“From Paris To Peking Over Siberian Snows” is a detailed chronicle of the author's epic journey from Paris to Peking by sledge, caravan, and mule in the late nineteenth century. A fascinating narrative of an adventurous trip to The Orient, this volume will be of considerable interest to lovers of travel writing, and it is not to be missed by those with an interest in nineteenth-century China. Contents include: “From Paris to St. Petersburg”, “St Petersburg to Moscow”, “Moscow―Nijni-Novgorod”, “From Ninji-Novgorod to Kazan”, “Kazan―Journey to Perm”, “Perm―The Road to Catherineburg”, “Our Party on the Road to Tumen”, “A Perilous Night Adventure on the Steppe of Omsk”, “The Cold on the Way to Tomsk”, “The Government of Yenisseisk and Krasnoiarsk”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete the original text and artwork.

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