Western Tibet

and The British Borderland. The Sacred Country of the Hindus and Buddhists. With An Account of the Government, Religion and Customs of its Peoples.

SHERRING, Charles A.

SHERRING, Charles A. Western Tibet and The British Borderland. The Sacred Country of the Hindus and Buddhists. With An Account of the Government, Religion and Customs of its Peoples.

Arnold, 1906.

First edition. Original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Photogravure frontispiece, two large fold out maps to the front and rear, with a further 174 photographic illustrations and three diagrams in the text. A near fine copy with a trace of wear to the spine ends and some offsetting from press-cuttings to the preliminary pages.

the most serious book on that region (Yakushi).
Includes a chapter by T.G. Longstaff on his and Sherring's attempt on Gurla Mandhata, which was ultimately foiled by an avalanche, but not before the pair had reached 7000 feet, then a world altitude record.

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