In Tibet and Chinese Turkestan

By: Deasy, H. H. P. (Captain) [Henry Hugh Peter]

Price: NZ$337.50

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Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket


Disbound. Lacking frontispiece and 1 other illustration (pp. 97-8). Lacking front free endpaper. Gutter split at front hinge. Spine glue has perished, with many of the gatherings loose and detached from the spine. Folding map has some a couple of large tears to inner panels, with paper tape repairs on reverse side. Pencil check marks to the list of illustrations. ; Second impression. Lacking the frontispiece and 1 illustration leaf (the missing illustration leaf is pages 97-98). Lacking front free endpaper. [6 (first leaf blank)], vii-xvi, 1-96, 99-420 pages + 7 plates + 1 folding map. 73 other illustrations within the pagination, some full page. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Illustration in black of a yak and two men ascending a path on the front board. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 220 x 144mm. "I had long entertained the desire to travel in some unknown country, and in the spring of 1896, when circumstances were favourable, the wish was transformed into a settled purpose. The vast extent of the territory marked ' unexplored' on the map of Tibet, then recently published, at once attracted me, and it was to this inhospitable and almost inaccessible land that I resolved to proceed. " - from Chapter I. [Bibliographical references (for the first edition): Marshall (Britain and Tibet) 874; Hopkirk (Sotheby's catalogue Oct 1998 LN8563) 85; Yakushi D70; Pinfold (Tibet) 60.]; 8vo

Title: In Tibet and Chinese Turkestan

Author Name: Deasy, H. H. P. (Captain) [Henry Hugh Peter]

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1901

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Poor with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20594

Keywords: Tibet Turkestan Deasy