The People of Tibet

By: Bell, Charles (Sir)

Price: NZ$150.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


An ex-library copy "Harris Free Public Reference Library". Library stamps and markings. Rear hinge broken, with split to gutter between pages 318 and 319. Lacking the frontispiece (facsimile of the frontispiece loosely included). ; xix, [1], 319, [1] pages + 74 illustrations + 3 maps (2 folding). Lacking the frontispiece (facsimile copy of the frontispiece loosely included). Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt seal illustrations on front and rear boards. Page dimensions: 223 x 142mm. "In an earlier volume I have written about the history, and especially about the modern political position, of Tibet. The present book is an attempt to speak about the life of the people in their own homes" - from the Preface. Contents: Geographical; Historical; Shepherds and Herdsmen; The Peasants; The Nobility; The Traders; A Mercantile Nation; Beggars; Robbers; The Women; The Position of Women; Women's Work and Recreation; Marriage; The Children; Children and Others; Food; Drinking and Smoking; Ceremonial and Etiquette; Amusements; The New Year Games at Lhasa; The Last Rites; Appendixes; Bibliography. ; 8vo

Title: The People of Tibet

Author Name: Bell, Charles (Sir)

Categories: test2, Category Available, Tibet,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1928

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 17259

Keywords: Tibet