Travels in Imperial China: The Intrepid Explorations and Discoveries of Pere Armand David

Travels in Imperial China: The Intrepid Explorations and Discoveries of Pere Armand David

by George Bishop
     
 

From "...the person who brought the giant panda to the world's attention, Bishop's spirited retelling of the Basque priest's intrepid journeys certainly provides enlightenment....David was a fearless traveler at a time when remote places were fraught with constant danger and the threat of illness....thankfully he logged the details of his treks in diaries.... Bishop… See more details below

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From "...the person who brought the giant panda to the world's attention, Bishop's spirited retelling of the Basque priest's intrepid journeys certainly provides enlightenment....David was a fearless traveler at a time when remote places were fraught with constant danger and the threat of illness....thankfully he logged the details of his treks in diaries.... Bishop consulted those journals as well as additional resources to fabricate a reconstruction of David's thrilling adventures.... Illustrations include numerous archival images and a color portfolio showing flora and fauna discovered by David."—Booklist. 192 pages, 20 color illus., 7 1/4 X 9 3/4.

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ISBN-13:
9780304348022
Publisher:
Cassell P L C
Publication date:
08/01/1996
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
7.43(w) x 9.64(h) x 0.59(d)

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