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In 1973 Mathiessen journeyed wioth George Schaller, a field biologist, to Crystal Mountain in the Himalayas, to study the wiild blue sheep of the ...Show synopsisIn 1973 Mathiessen journeyed wioth George Schaller, a field biologist, to Crystal Mountain in the Himalayas, to study the wiild blue sheep of the region called bharal. They also hoped to see the rare snow leopard, an almost mythical creature which Schaller once glimpsed on a previous visit. Matthiessen is a student of Zen Buddhism and for him this was as much an inner journey as a field trip. He succeeds well in blending the spiritual with the earthly and thisbook i an evocative accoutn of a remote and timeless place and its people.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects...Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. 312 p. Maps, index.
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Description:NF/VG+ D.J. HAS SLIGHT WEAR AT CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS WITH A...NF/VG+ D.J. HAS SLIGHT WEAR AT CORNERS AND SPINE-ENDS WITH A FEW SHORT EDGE TEARS ON THE REAR PANEL (TWO WITH ASSOCIATED CREASES). A VERY NICE COPY.
Description:nf. Sm 4to, 348 pp. 1st Edition Library, a beautiful, clean copy...nf. Sm 4to, 348 pp. 1st Edition Library, a beautiful, clean copy, gilt edges, silk ribbon, some minor shelfware, binding tight,
Description:Fine. No Dust Jacket. The true first printing preceding the...Fine. No Dust Jacket. The true first printing preceding the Viking Press edition. Close to fine in light brown leather covers, with gilt edges & a satin marker ribbon, without dj. as issued. (Spine slightly discolored. Hint of foxing at top edge)
Description:Fine. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall, 348 pages with index....Fine. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall, 348 pages with index. Illustrated with maps. Gold moire endpapers and gold ribbon marker bound in. All edges gilt. Brown leather covered boards with full panel gilt decoration on front and back panels and gilt lettering and decoration on the spine. A heavy book that may require extra shipping charges.
Description:Good. 0670653748 Hardcover. Moderate wear, discoloration and a...Good. 0670653748 Hardcover. Moderate wear, discoloration and a few small tears on the dust jacket. Minor wear and discoloration on cover. Text is clean and binding is tight. Gently read! We ship daily! The Free Source Book & Media Exchange (FSME) is owned and operated by the Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library (RVML), which is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization.
The journey Peter Matthiessen embarks on into the depths of his soul is wonderfully shadowed by the elusive snow leopard. As Peter reflects on his past, family and his life in general he seeks a teacher in the far reaches of Nepal.To his amused realization several teachers and teachings were offered ...
This book may be read on many different levels. A study of Nepal and its people, wildlife and climate; interactions among many people of varying races, culture and belief systems; the glories and trials of trekking at the top of the world;and an opportunity to delve into Buddhism. It also is the ...
The Snow Leopard by Peter Mattheissen is a quirky book written by one of the best writers alive. It?s part adventure, part natural history, part anthropology, part memoir and part mediation on Eastern religion. An American Buddhist travels to a very remote part of Tibet, partnered with another scientist ...
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