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Haven't read this book, but I want to comment on everything I have. Got this book from my grandmother, it's written in a German Fraktur font and is quite difficult to read for me (not being used to Fraktur). It seems quite interesting, though, a travel diary of someone who went(?) to the Tianshan mountains from Germany(?). Maybe I'll read it someday.
Sven Hedin was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, travel writer, and illustrator of his own works. During four expeditions to Central Asia, he discovered the Transhimalaya (once named the Hedin Range in his honor) and the sources of the Brahmaputra, Indus and Sutlej Rivers, Lake Lop Nur, and the remains of cities, grave sites and the Great Wall of China in the deserts of ...moreMore about Sven Hedin...