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A travelogue, written in the form of a diary, of the author during his stay in Kashmir and Ladak between 21st May and 31st October 1860. It is written in the style of most narratives and describes the topography, the people and their customs, their religion, the temples etc. The book has 3 appendices that notice the temples of Kashmir, the Mystic sentence of Tibet and gives a short sketch of the history of Kashmir. The book has lovely 45 colour and black and white illustrations. This book is a reprint of the 1863 edition. Printed Pages: 401. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 67443
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About the Author: WILLIAM HENRY KNIGHT was a Captain in England's Forty-Eighth Regiment. This is his only known work.
Titel: Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Thibet
Verlag: Asian Educational Services
Buchbeschreibung Vintage Books,Gurgaon/India, 1992. Travels in Cashmere and Tibet. Originally: Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Thibet. Facsimile reprint of the original 1863 edition. Col. Frontispiz, some col. full size plates. Green cloth HC, with illustr. DJ. New. 385 S. The author, an officer in the British forces in India, travelled with a fellow officer for six months through Cashmere and Tibet. Their route took them from Srinagar, through Zoji la and Hemis to Ladakh. One of the first accounts of Ladakh by a European, lighthearted and interesting, an army officer escaping the heat of the plauins by "a tramp through the mountains." Yakushi K104. Artikel-Nr. 8149T
Buchbeschreibung Hansebooks Apr 2017, 2017. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Thibet is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1863.Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medicine, and other genres. As a publisher we focus on the preservation of historical literature. Many works of historical writers and scientists are available today as antiques only. Hansebooks newly publishes these books and contributes to the preservation of literature which has become rare and historical knowledge for the future. 440 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9783337015237