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Kent, A.S. Old Tartar Trails. Shanghai North-China Daily News and Herald 1919
First edition pp.153, frontis, 26 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. Minor wear to head and foot of spine.

The author entered Mongolia from Kyakhta and proceeded to Urga. He describes his stay, the dress, yurts and customs of the Khalkha Mongols, and relations between the sexes. Kent also witnessed the Feast of Maitreya and a Mongol wedding. From Urga he headed for Uliassutai via Karakorum, the ancient capital of Mongolia, and on to Kobdo by pony-post. An interesting and informed account, enlivened by the photographs taken by the author. An appendix lists trade statistics and principal trade routes.