By Edmund Candler
London   Edward Arnold
9" by 6" xvi, 304, 16pp.
A smart second impression of this insightful travelogue from the author's expedition through Tibet.
By Edmund Candler

1905 The Unveiling of Lhasa

London   Edward Arnold
9" by 6" xvi, 304, 16pp.
A smart second impression of this insightful travelogue from the author's expedition through Tibet.
£70.00
: 1kgs / : 907T10

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First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

First edition, second impression. Illustrated with a colour frontispiece, fifty-two images across thirty-four plates, and a folding map to the rear. Collated complete. A fascinating travelogue of an English journalist who accompanied the expeditionary force led by Sir Francis Younghusband into Tibet in 1903-4. Giving an overview of the scenery, culture and political unrest in the region, including the authors first-hand account of the storm of the Gyantse Dzong. Written by Edmund Candler, an English journalist, novelist and educator notable for his literary depictions of colonial India.

Condition

In the original green cloth binding. Externally, sound with rubbing and light bumping to the extremities. Light fading to the spine and marks to the boards. Front hinge tender. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright with the odd spot or handling mark. Minor age toning to the extremities. Contemporary ink inscription to the front endpaper.

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