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High Snow

By: "Ganpat" (M. L. A. Gompertz)

Price: NZ$43.50

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: (1963)

Seller ID: 21405

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Some foxing. Spine faded. 14mm tears to lower ends of joints. ; No date [1927]. viii, 304 pages + [8] 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 the... View more info

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Magic Ladakh An Intimate Picture Of A Land Of Topsy-Turvy Customs & Great Natural Beauty

By: Ganpat (Major M. L. A. Gompertz)

Price: NZ$435.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7803

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Owner's signature. Some rubbing to ends of spine. Some marking to spine. Spotting to page edges. Heavy spotting to preliminary and final few leaves. Some spotting throughout. ; 291 pages + frontis + plates + one folding map. Blue cloth boards with gilt illustration. Page dimensions: 214mm x 135mm. Selected contents: The Road From Civilisation; The People; Buddhism; Ladakhi Religion; The Lamas; The Monasteries; Village Life; Leh; History; Hemis; The Central Asian Trade Route; Nubra & The Saser Pass; To The Pangkong Lake; The Road Home. ; 8vo View more info