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A journey through the tremendous discoveries and unforgettable adventures of the Central Asiatic Expeditions of 1922-1930 describes how a fossil-hunting team, led by Roy Chapman Andrews, braved raging sandstorms, murderous bandits, political intrigue, civil war, and conflicts between the United States and China as it searched for evidence of dinosaurs and other extinct creatures in the Gobi Desert.
Roy Chapman Andrews (January 26, 1884 - March 11, 1960) was an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist who became the director of the American Museum of Natural History. He is primarily known for leading a series of expeditions through the politically disturbed China of the early 20th century into the Gobi Desert and Mongolia. The expeditions made important discoveries and brought the first-known fossil dinosaur eggs to the museum. His popular writings about his adventures made him famous.
First Edition, First Printing. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. ---- 8vo; 9.25 inches tall; 344 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with photographs. Map endpages.
Title: Dragon Hunter: Roy Chapman Andrews and the Central Asiatic Expeditions
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Publisher: New York, Viking: 2000
ISBN Number: 0670890936
ISBN Number 13: 9780670890934
Binding: Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
Book Condition: New
Jacket Condition: New
Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾
lb: 3.00 lb
Seller ID: 009856