By A. H. Francke
London   S. W. Partridge & Co
7.5" by 5" [4], v-xiv, 19, [3], 32pp
A very scarce first edition of Francke's history of Western Tibet, a detailed study of the country, illustrated throughout.
By A. H. Francke

1907 A History of Western Tibet One of the Unknown Empires

London   S. W. Partridge & Co
7.5" by 5" [4], v-xiv, 19, [3], 32pp
A very scarce first edition of Francke's history of Western Tibet, a detailed study of the country, illustrated throughout.
£475.00
: 0.5kgs / : 738P29

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Very Scarce

The first edition of this work.

A very scarce work.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, four maps, and twenty-two plates.

Collated, complete.

A detailed history of Western Tibet, from the ancient times up to the end of the nineteenth century.

Written by August Hermann Francke, a German Tibetologist.

Thirty-four pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.

Prior owners ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper.

Undated, dated from Jisc from a copy held at the University of Oxford Libraries.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. A few minor marks to the boards and spine. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Spots to the fore edge. Prior owners ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with some spots.

Very Good Indeed

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