In the High Himalayas

Sport And Travel In The Rhotang And Baralacha With Some Notes On The Natural History Of That Area

WHISTLER, Hugh

IN THE RARE DUSTWRAPPER

WHISTLER, Hugh In the High Himalayas Sport And Travel In The Rhotang And Baralacha With Some Notes On The Natural History Of That Area

H. F. & G. Witherby, 1924.

First edition. 8vo. Publisher's green cloth, lettered gilt, in the rare dustwrapper. Photographic frontispiece, thirty further photographic illustrations across fifteen plates, and a full page map of Lahul and Spiti. A near fine copy of the book, with a little fading to the spine, in a very good example of the rare dustwrapper, with some fading to the panels, toning to the spine which a 1cm diameter repaired chip to its centre.

An account of the noted ornithologist's exploration of the Western Himalayan provinces of Kulu, Lahul and Spiti, during his service for the Indian Imperial Police. Copies in the dustwrapper are most uncommon, with no other examples, including the Brooke-Hitching copy, recorded in commerce.

PROVENANCE: The publisher's file copy, with their bookplate to the front pastedown.

Stock ID: 39490

£1,500.00

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