Sport and Travel in the Highlands of Tibet

By: Hayden, Henry (Sir) & Cesar Cosson

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Xvi, 262 pages + frontispiece + 86 plates on 44 leaves + large colour folding map in pocket at rear. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Ex-library. Library date due label on rear endpaper. No other library stamps or markings. Some bruising to corners of boards. Some rubbing and fading to cloth covers. Gilt lettering on spine rubbed and faded. Edges of spine and boards rubbed. Gutters intact. 1/2" tear along the corners of the folds on the folding map. Contents: Introduction by Sir Francis Younghusband; Preface; Preliminary Arrangements for the Journey; Darjeeling to Gyantse; Gyantse to Lhasa; Lhasa in the Early Spring; The Region of the Great Lakes: Lhasa to Shen-Tsa; The Region of the Great Lakes: Naktsang; The Region of the Great Lakes: Namru; Thakpo; Return to India; Epilogue; Index. Illustrations: Sir Henry Hayden; Cesar Cosson; Members of the Expedition; Homburg Hats in Tibet; A Suspension Bridge in Sikkim; Changu Lake and Rest-House; The Chumbi Valley; Champutang; Gautsa; Gyantse Peasants; Frozen Falls at Dothak; Bam Tso and Chumolhari; Nangkartse Dzong; Yamdrok Tso; Lhasa from the Potala; Kyi Chu Valley at Lhasa in July; Ferry-Boats at Chaksam on the Tsangpo; The Junction of the Tsangpo and the Kyi Chu Rivers at Chushul; Old Beggar-Women at Lhasa; Yaks Ploughing; The Gate of Lhasa; A Square in Lhasa; Four Sha-pes; Dikyilinga; The Potala; The Audience on the Slopes of the Potala; The Pageant; The Pageant; The Pageant; The Pageant; The Pageant; Kusho Mondrong, The Tsarong Sha-pe, Cesar Cosson; The Dalai Lama's New Country House; Carved and Painted Facade; Hyang-Pa-Chen; Nyen-Chen-Thang-La Range from Hyang-Pa-Chen; The Goring Glacier; Approach to the Goring La from the North; Camp at Mara; Quiet Yaks; Crossing the Goring Glacier; A Temporary Nomad Encampment; Cosson's Bag to June 1922; Cosson with Burhel; Tibetan Gazelle (Goa) ; Tibetan Antelope; Wild Sheep (Burhel) ; Antelope; Cosson and his Wolf; The Dzongpon of Shen-Tsa; Tangra Tso; Kya-Ring Tso and the Shen-Tsa Snowy Peaks; Camp on the Paro Tsangpo; Breaking Camp on Nya-Pa; Ngang-Tsi Tso; Lake-Terraces of Tangra Tso; On the Shores of Kya-Ring Tso; Three to a Shovel; A Tibetan Dance; Crossing a Cliff; Natives of Namru; Kusho Nishimba and his Servants; A Summer Holiday; Floods at Lhasa; A Skin Boat: Embarking; Ponies Crossing the Kyi Chu; A Skin-Boat and the Boatman's Sheep; Women Storing the Harvest; An Audience of Lamas; The Audience at a Tibetan Play; Lhagyiri Dzong and Monastery; On the Road from Lhagyiri to the Photrang La; The Road below the Te-Khar La; Camp at Dingna; Kusho Mondrong's House at Won; The Tsangpo above Tse-Thang; In the Mountains above Lhapso; The Lhapso Valley; Snowy Range Beyond the Tsangpo; The Tsangpo below Lhapso; A Ruined Fortress near Chumdo-Khyang; Changing Transport in the Ya-Lung Valley; Samye; The North Gate of Samye; The Chief Temple at Samye; The Temple of the Reincarnation; Sir Henry Hayden's Grave. References: Marshall 2458 - "includes detailed comments on life in Lhasa in the early 1920's"; Pinfold 92; Yakushi H81. Hayden and Cosson's journey is notable for its visit to the less frequented northern plateau area of Tibet. They also made a second journey southeast of Lhasa to the Tsangpo River and its tributaries. ; Ex-Library; 8vo

Title: Sport and Travel in the Highlands of Tibet

Author Name: Hayden, Henry (Sir) & Cesar Cosson

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Richard Cobden-Sanderson: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002883

Keywords: Tibet