1926 A Tibetan on Tibet: Being the Travels and Observations of Mr. Paul Sherap (Dorje Zodba) of Tachienlu; With an Introductory Chapter on Buddhism and a Concluding Chapter on the Devil Dance
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First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
The scarce first edition. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Complete with a photograph frontispiece and a folding map An interesting work regarding the culture and traditions of Tibet, detailing the travels and personal observations of Mr. Paul Sherap (Dorje Zodba), a Tibetan. Topics featured include religious customs, marriage customs, burial traditions and birth practices. With an introductory chapter on Buddhism and a concluding chapter on the Devil Dance by G. A. Combe. The half title page is present.
In the publisher's original full cloth binding. Externally, very smart with light shelf wear to the edges. Fading to the spine. The odd small light mark to the boards. The odd handling mark to the paste-downs and free endpapers. Bookseller's label to the front paste-down. Mark to the front free endpaper. Internally, the frontispiece is loose but otherwise firmly bound. Spotting towards the front and rear of the book with the odd spot throughout. Pages lightly age-toned.
Very Good Indeed
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