Midst Himalayan Mists.

Minney (R.J.)

Midst Himalayan Mists.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 24 photographic plates (including map frontispiece), title with inscription 'E.J. Reynolds, 11/11/30' at upper margin, stamp of A.J. Hunt, 23 Plumstead Road, S.E.18, half-title with red Chinese stamp at upper corner, title with slight spotting, pp. [viii], 80, 8vo, publisher's ruled cloth, cover lettered in gilt with pasted-on photographic pictorial label, edges rubbed, cover with slight bubbling, letter stamp at lower page edges, upper hinge cracked but holding, good

Publication Details: Calcutta: Butterworth, 1920

Notes: Rubeigh James Minney, journalist, critic, editor, author, Labour party candidate and film producer, is perhaps best known for his biography, 'Carve Her Name with Pride' (1956) and his play, 'Clive of India' (19330), both of which became highly successful films. His early career, however, was more adventurous: following a brief period of study at King's College, London, he left in 1914 to join the Indian Army, and as special reporter to the Duke of Connaught, travelled extensively through India, journeying to Tibet on horseback (described here) and flying across the continent in a pre-fabricate...more

Bibliography: (Yakushi (1994) M409)

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Price: £1,500

Subject: Travel & Topography

Published Date: 1920

Stock Number: 61547

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