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1 Waddell, L. Austine; translated into Hungarian by Dr Schwalm Amadé A Rejtelmes Lhassza és az 1903-1904. Évi angol katonai expedició története
Budapest Lampel R. Kk. 1910 First Edition Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Boards very worn at edges. Chips to margins of rear board. Hinges broken. Binding loose. Text block nearly detached from binding.; A Hungarian translation of L. Austine Waddell's "Lhasa and its Mysteries with a record of the expedition of 1903-1904", which was first published in English in 1905. vi, [2], 287, [1] pages + colour frontispiece (Potala Palace) + 40 plate leaves + 2 folding maps + in-text illustrations. Crimson cloth boards with paper chromolithograph illustration of a Buddha and the Potala Palace on front board. ; 8vo 
Price: 87.75 NZD
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2 Waddell, L. Austine Lhasa and its Mysteries with a Record of the Expedition of 1903-1904
London Methuen & Co. 1906 Third Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Xx, 530 pages + color frontis + 84 plates [one plate facing page 200 is missing - there should be 85 plates] + 33 in-text illustrations (one in color) + 7 maps (2 folding) [one map is missing - there should be 8 maps] + 2 pages press opinions. Ex-library. Rebound in quarter cloth and marbled boards. Library stamps on endpapers. Library number on copyright page. Foxing to title page. This "third and cheaper" edition has fewer illustrations. From Waddell's preface to the third edition: "The Natural History notes on the newly explored country recorded in the Appendices have been expanded in this edition to include an interesting list of the numerous wild flowers collected by me around Lhasa. // Politically, it is a striking sign of the tremendous upheaval made in Tibet by our Mission, that over a year after the withdrawal of our troops from that country, the Grand Lama of Tashilhumpo, one of the 'Living Buddha, ' and the recognised successor of the fugitive Dalai Lama of Lhasa, should have broken through all the traditional isolation of centuries, and, for the first time in the history of Tibet, has crosssed the Himalayas, braving the long journey of many weeks over dangerous passes, to offer homage at Calcutta to the son of the Emperor of India. "; Ex-Library 
Price: 101.25 NZD
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