Western Tibet and the British Borderland.

Sherring (Charles A.)

Western Tibet and the British Borderland.

The sacred country of Hindus and Buddhists with an account of the government, religion and customs of its peoples... With a chapter by T.G. Longstaff... describing an attempt to climb Gurla Mandhata.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 2 large coloured folding maps, 2 further monochrome maps and one chart, photogravure frontispiece of Mount Kailash, numerous photographic illustrations, occasional spotting at fore-margin, short tear to first map at gutter margin, frontispiece tissue-guard creased, pp. xv, 376, 8vo, original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front board with pictorial gilt stamp, endpapers toned, backstrip faded, a couple of faint stains on rear board and a few puncture marks on front board, rubbed at board corners and backstrip edges, slightly shaken, good

Publication Details: Edward Arnold, 1906

Notes: '...the book is, in its measure, a real literary work, from the simplicity and dignity with which he relates his actual experience... he is a man of wide sympathies and keen interests; conscious of the romance of legends and myths and of the quaint customes "which appeal to the poetry in all men's veins"' (Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, vol. 39, Issue 2).

Bibliography: (Yakushi (1994) S421: Neate S53)

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Price: £850

Subject: Travel & Topography

Published Date: 1906

Stock Number: 59484

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