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Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket
Some foxing. Spine faded. 14mm tears to lower ends of joints. ; No date . viii, 304 pages +  pages advertisements for "A Selection From Hodder and Stoughton's List of 2/- Net Novels". Red boards with blind-stamped pattern on front board. Black lettering and decoration on spine. Page dimensions: 176 x 110mm. A novel, set in Ladakh. "Here is the book now finished - written mostly at the end of the day's marches in the Ladakh valleys, under the high passes." - from the author's printed dedication to Nan Wiseman. "Were they not the first people on the ground, and therefore, by the rule of the Ladakh road, entitled and expected to offer hospitality? One wonders sometimes if the rule was not originally invented by the Moravian missionaries, to whom hospitality is as the breath of their nostrils." - page 180.