Travels of an Alchemist - The Journey of the Taoist Ch'ang-Ch'un From China to the Hindukush at the Summons of Chingiz Khan


Originally published in 1935, this a translation of the original Chinese text. The book follows Ch'ang-Ch'un through the crowded Chinese plains, through Mongolia, Samarkand and Afghanistan. It is a fascianting travelogue and an intriguing insight in to medieval Taoism. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include: Sources Sun Hsi's Preface to the Hsi Yu Chi Translation of Hsi Yu Chi Appendix Index Map

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