Tibetan Trek

By: Kaulback, Ronald

Price: NZ$236.25

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Book Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

First printing. (2 preliminary leaves) , (i) -(x) , (11) -300 pages + frontis + 15 plates + 2 in-text maps. Black cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. With a short introduction by Frank Kingdon-Ward. Contents: A Young Man's Fancy; Wet Blankets; The Promised Land; Bees in the Bonnet; New Ground; Alarums and Excursions; Perilous Paths; Curious Cattle; The Parting of the Ways; Melodious Sounds; Small Beer; The Importunate Female; Zoological Spa; Renegade Vegetarians; Divers Pains; Not Lost; Return of the Prodigal; Index. Illustrations: The Author; Tashi, A Mishmi, and B. C. In the Lohit Valley; The Rope Bridge at Shigatang; The Old Toper; Prayer Flags and the Temple, Shigatang; Kingdon Ward in High Street, Ata; Looking West from Chutong; Glacier Camp with Two Hanging Glaciers Beyond; The Last Sight of Kingdon Ward and Chumbi. From the Ata Kang La; The Incarnation and his Tutor; The Temple Orchestra, Getchi Gomba; The Chief Performer at the Modung Party; The Di Chu Valley; Pinzho at the Hot Springs; The Nam Tamai; Mule Bridge, Pangnamdim. Some rubbing and minor staining to spine and boards. 1/4" chip to cloth at rear joint. Some fading to head and tail of spine. Some spotting to page edges. Occasional foxing throughout. Owner's signature on title page. 3/4" tears at head and tail of dustwrapper spine. 1/4" missing at tail of dustwrapper spine. 1/4" chips at head of dustwrapper spine. Some staining to verso of dustwrapper. Dustwrapper protected in archival mylar cover. [References: Marshall 2773]. Kaulback accompanied Kingdon-Ward on a plant hunting expedition to Tibet in 1933, before parting company and continuing on with a third companion, B. C.; 8vo

Title: Tibetan Trek

Author Name: Kaulback, Ronald

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket

Seller ID: 002274

Keywords: Tibet