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Western Himalaya and Tibet: A narrative of a journey through the mountains of Northern India during the years 1847-48, Thomas Thomson

Author Name    Thomas Thomson

Title   Western Himalaya and Tibet: A narrative of a journey through the mountains of Northern India during the years 1847-48

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Reprint

Size   14 Cms x 22 Cms

Publisher   New Delhi, India Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 2000

ISBN    8121509742 / 9788121509749

Seller ID   031055

Very little literature is available on western Himalayas and Ladakh and this book is a narrative of travels undertaken by the author on foot covering a very large part of the Himalayas and Tibet, starting from Simla and ending at Jammu. The author travelled the length and breadth of the Shivalik hills, going deep into Tibet and crossing over to Ladakh, Gilgit and Kashmir. The book is a treat on the description of the area covered by the author, its natural beauty, the shrubs and plants which are found in abundance, besides the geographical and geological details, and the history and ethnography of different races which inhabit this vast area. Being valuable the book will be a welcome addition to the very scanty material available on western Tibet and Ladakh. Printed Pages: 515 with 2 maps.

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Price = 18.95 USD


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