Title: The Abode of Snow, observations on a journey from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus, through the upper valleys of the Himalaya.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all ...Read MoreTitle: The Abode of Snow, observations on a journey from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus, through the upper valleys of the Himalaya.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals, newspapers, sound recordings, patents, maps, stamps, prints and much more. Its collections include around 14 million books, along with substantial additional collections of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 300 BC.The HISTORY OF TRAVEL collection includes books from the British Library digitised by Microsoft. This collection contains personal narratives, travel guides and documentary accounts by Victorian travelers, male and female. Also included are pamphlets, travel guides, and personal narratives of trips to and around the Americas, the Indies, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. ++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++ British Library Wilson, Andrew; 1875. 8 . ORW.1986.a.2317Read Less
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Some cover and edge wear, no writing, a few dog-eared pages, Ships with delivery confirmation. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 396 p. Exotic Travel. Audience: General/trade.
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Very Fine in None Issued jacket. Book. 12mo-over 6¾-7¾" tall. This is a Very Fine (Appears to have been Unread) copy of the Reprint Edition-Originally published in 1875. Maps. Intro. by Clark Worswick.
Paperback, xlvi+396pp, b/w frontis, 2 maps, a fine copy. Useful reprint of Wilson's 1875 account of his travels in the Himalaya. In sanskrit himálaya means 'abode of snow' and Wilson [ 1831-1881 ] travels from Simla to Peshwar through Zanskar & Kashmir climbing many peaks & with only his Indian butler & afghan cook as companions.
British Library, Historical Print Editions, Charleston SC
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