Everywhere; The Memoirs of an Explorer. A. Henry Savage-Landor.

Everywhere; The Memoirs of an Explorer

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1924. First edition. Hardcover. 2 vol. 8vo. [6], vii-viii, [4], 1-387, [1]; [4], v-vi, [4], 3-437, [3] pp. Black cloth with gold lettering on the front boards and spines, a green decoration embossed on the front boards; top edges gilt. Price of $10.00 on each jacket's front flap. Volume one illustrated with a frontispiece and 17 plates; volume two with a frontispiece and 14 plates. Oxford DNB, T. C. Farmbrough, revised, "Landor, (Arnold) Henry Savage (1867–1924)". The grandson of Walter Savage Landor, Henry Savage Landor was a painter and travel-writer. His most famous work is "In the Forbidden Land", in which he recounts his capture and torture after entering Tibet. He spent time with the Ainu people of Japan, and traveled to other countries in Asia like Korea and India. Landor climbed Mount Lumpa in Nepal and joined the Boxer uprising in 1900 for a brief time. Between 1903 and 1911 he traveled in the Middle East and in central Africa, and explored the Mato Grosso of Brazil. The author was elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 1892, and a member of the Royal Institution in 1897. Very Good / Very Good. Item #000011630

Each volume with offsetting to its gutters and minor wear to the boards' edges; jackets are minorly chipped and rubbed, but the jacket of the second volume has a notable chip to its spine panel.

Price: $350.00

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