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Chepmell, Claude Herries 1864-

Overview
Works: 8 works in 21 publications in 2 languages and 221 library holdings
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: DS710, 451.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Claude Herries Chepmell
Through Shên-kan : the account of the Clark Expedition in north China, 1908-9 by Robert Sterling Clark( Book )

13 editions published between 1912 and 2012 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through Shen-Kan is the account of a 1908-09 expedition to the Shensi and Kansu provinces of northern China. The expedition was funded by Robert Sterling Clark, one of the heirs to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune. Clark was joined by the naturalist and writer, Arthur de Carle Sowerby, with whom he co-wrote the book. Published in 1912, the book recounts their journey, along with observations on geography, zoology, astronomy, geology, meteorology, and culture
Chuan yue Shan Gan : 1908-1909 nian Kelake kao cha dui hua bei xing ji by Robert Sterling Clark( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through Shên-kan. The account of the Clark expedition in North China, 1908-9 ... Edited by Major C.H. Chepmell. [With plates and maps.] by Robert Sterling Clark( Book )

2 editions published in 1912 in Undetermined and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Materials related to through Shên-kan by Robert Sterling Clark( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1908, thirty-one-year-old American adventurer Robert Sterling Clark organized a scientific expedition to northern China for the purpose of creating a detailed geographical survey of the area, recording daily meteorological observations, photographing the people, places, and landscapes, and collecting samples of the flora and fauna. Clark was fascinated with the Chinese nation and its people, but like many Westerners of his day he felt that he had only glimpsed the surface of this rich and ancient culture. Trained as a civil engineer, Clark brought a curiosity and method to the planning of his expedition, assembling a talented professional team that included a surveyor, a doctor and meteorologist, an artist, and the famed British naturalist Arthur de Carle Sowerby, as well as some thirty additional support staff. Departing from the city of Taiyuan in Shanxi province, the Clark expedition traversed ?Shên-kan? (the provinces of Shaanxi and Gansu), reaching as far westward as Lanzhou before returning to Taiyuan. In all, the team covered nearly 2000 miles (3200 km), primarily on horse and mule
Through Shên-Kan ... by Robet Sterling and Arthur de C. Sowerby by Robert Sterling Clark( Book )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Through Shên-Kan, the account of the Clark expedition in North China (1908-9), by Robert Sterling Clark and Arthur de C. Sowerby, by Arthur de Carle Sowerby( Book )

1 edition published in 1912 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chuan yue Shan Gan : Kelake shuai dui kao cha hua bei zhi lü, 1908 nian-1909 nian by Robert Sterling Clark( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Through Shen-Kan is the account of a 1908-09 expedition to the Shensi and Kansu provinces of northern China. The expedition was funded by Robert Sterling Clark, one of the heirs to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune. Clark was joined by the naturalist and writer, Arthur de Carle Sowerby, with whom he co-wrote the book. Published in 1912, the book recounts their journey, along with observations on geography, zoology, astronomy, geology, meteorology, and culture
A construction of the regular polygon on 34 sides by C. H Chepmell( Book )

1 edition published in 1913 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Chepmell, Claude Herries

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