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In Korean Wilds and Villages

£39.99

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In Korean Wilds and Villages, by Sten Bergman. Travel Book Club, 1938. 232 pp. Complete with original dust jacket, very slightly torn at the base of the spine, but otherwise in astonishingly good condition, its colours as fresh as on its first publication. Attractive white leather and green cloth binding underneath the dust jacket. A wealth of black and white photographic illustrations. Fold-out map attached to inner back cover. First edition.

This delightful account of the author's travels in late 1930s Korea (a country as yet unspoilt and undivided by war) is lively, informative and entertaining in equal measures. Dr. Sten Bergman was then a famous Swedish explorer, sportsman and scientist. His style, even in translation, is fresh and unpretentious. A rare opportunity to make the acquaintance of traditional Korean culture before the ravages of war brought it all to an end.

A real treat for the serious collector of old travel books.

£39.99

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Author(s):
Sten Bergman
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Travel Book Club
Title:
In Korean Wilds and Villages

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In Korean Wilds and Villages, by Sten Bergman. Travel Book Club, 1938. 232 pp. Complete with original dust jacket, very slightly torn at the base of the spine, but otherwise in astonishingly good condition, its colours as fresh as on its first publication. Attractive white leather and green cloth binding underneath the dust jacket. A wealth of black and white photographic illustrations. Fold-out map attached to inner back cover. First edition.

This delightful account of the author's travels in late 1930s Korea (a country as yet unspoilt and undivided by war) is lively, informative and entertaining in equal measures. Dr. Sten Bergman was then a famous Swedish explorer, sportsman and scientist. His style, even in translation, is fresh and unpretentious. A rare opportunity to make the acquaintance of traditional Korean culture before the ravages of war brought it all to an end.

A real treat for the serious collector of old travel books.

£39.99

Author(s):
Sten Bergman
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Travel Book Club
Title:
In Korean Wilds and Villages

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