Wanderings of a Naturalist in India: The Western Himalayas, and Cashmere

By: Adams Andrew Leith

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This book is the substance of the authors some 6 years residence in India – from 1849 to 1854. This is a truly marvellous record of observations about every aspect of natural history, described with wit and a keen eye. There are notes on birds, fishes, animals, snakes, mountains, rocks, soil, trees, plants, fruits, streams, rivers, lakes, valleys, water drainage, earthquakes, weather, etc. The areas primarily described are the western Himalayas (present day Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh), Kashmir, and Ladakh; there are, however some notes on his journey from Poona to the Himalayas, via Sindh. This book was first published in 1867.Printed Pages: 348.

Title: Wanderings of a Naturalist in India: The Western Himalayas, and Cashmere

Author Name: Adams Andrew Leith

Categories: India, Philosophy,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2012

ISBN: 8120620534

ISBN 13: 9788120620537

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 102767

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