Western Tibet and the British Borderland. The Sacred Country of Hindus and Buddhists with an account of the government, religion and customs of its people.

Sherring, Charles A.

Book ID: 36455


Tall 8vo. xv, 376 pp., frontispiece, 5 maps (2 folding), numerous illustrations, some full-page, original blue cloth, lightly rubbed at spine extremities, title gilt on spine, gilt motif on upper cover, light soiling to margins of first few leaves, small stamp on title page, otherwise copy in very good condition, Edward Arnold, London, 1906.


The author was a member of the Indian civil service and deputy commissioner of Almora. His book includes a chapter by T. G. Longstaff describing an attempt to climb Gurla Mandhata. Longstaff provided many of the photographs used to illustrate the book. Cordier BS 2927; Morrison I, p. 674; Yakushi S203.

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