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Travels to Llasa & Tibet in 1880's  

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Journey to Lhasa and Central Tibet

Das, Sarat Chandra


John Murray



x, [4], 285 pp, Illustrations & a few plates from photographs; 5 folding maps & plans, 4 of them in color; 2 single-page plans. (8vo) 21.5x14 cm (8½x5½"), green cloth stamped in gilt. First Edition. 

Sarat Chandra Das was an Indian scholar of Tibetan culture and language noted for his two journeys to Tibet in 1879 and in 1881–1882. This book deals mostly with his second journey, when he made surveys east and west of Tashilunpo, of the Yarlung Valley and Lake Yamdo Tse. Bookplate of McGill University, pocket at rear endpapers,, presentation plate from the Royal Geographical Society with RGS complementary engraved note tipped in, eradicated spine number, withdrawn rubberstamps to front & rear endpapers, rubberstamps on edges of text block.

Lot Amendments

Wear to spine ends and corners, contents shaken, on map with neat repairs at a few folds; good to very good, scarce.

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