1909 Sport & Travel in Both Tibets
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
This scarce first edition of 'Sport & Travel in Both Tibets' was written from Lady Jenkins' diary entries from her four month trip to Tibet, and is accompanied by her own sketches from the trip. Lady Catherine Minna Jenkins was an experienced hunter who lived in Bombay with her husband, Sir Lawrence Hugh Jenkins, who was a judge. In 1906 she went to Tibet for four months to hunt, where she hunted mountain sheep, gazelle, and antelope. She was unique during her time for being one of the only Edwardian women who set out on solidarity hunting expeditions. With twenty-five coloured plates and one folding map. Collated, complete.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Light rubbing to the joints. Minor rubbing to the head and tail of the spine, and to the extremities. Light shelfwear to the boards. A couple of small marks to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean throughout with just the odd spot.
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