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Printed pages: 326 alongwith 29 illustrations, 1 map and chart. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 034336
Inhaltsangabe: This is the travelogue of a great gamer journey across Tibet from Leh in Ladakh to Shangai in China. The journey was under taken during the years of 1891-1892. Being a long journey through diverse terrain and cultures, this book is rich in description. As with narratives of this kind, the author faithfully recounts all that he saw and experienced. The people, their customs and habits, their culture and history, the topography and terrain, daily temperature readings, all are packed into this racy and interesting book. Hamilton Bower was a captain in the 17th Bengal Cavalry when he undertook this voyage ostensibly on a geographical expedition, travels of these kinds were often ones of reconnaissance and intelligence reports were prepared by them. Further more Bower was also the officer commissioned to track down the murderer of Andrew Dalgelsh. The book has 50 illustrations. His name is also attached to a document in Sanskrit about medicine: "The Bower Document".
Titel: Diary of a Journey Across Tibet
Verlag: Asian Educational Services
Einband: Hard Cover
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: New
Buchbeschreibung Kathmandu, Ratna Pustak Bhandar, 1976. 8° Leinen mit Schutzumschlag. Wohl ungelesen. Sehr guter Zustand. XX, 309 pp. With 30 illustrations and maps. Englisch 900g. Artikel-Nr. 201312