Perceval Landon - Nepal - Volume 1 (of 2) - with 105 illustrations, foldable maps and charts - 1928

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Perceval Landon - Nepal - Volume 1 (of 2) - with 105 illustrations, foldable maps and charts - 1928
Cartographie, Histoire, Livres illustrés, Religion, Voyages et découvertes - Quantité : 1

Volume 1 (of 2). Original blue cloth binding 25.5 x 18 cm - with title / author on spine and front cover - xxiii, 358 pp. + 2 folding maps (48 × 40 cm and 63 × 21 cm) and 3 large folding genealogical overviews. Also 105 largely photographic illustrations including 5 in colour and 4 collotypes.

Condition: Spine discoloured, corners are slightly bent. Rear endpaper torn on the hinge. Otherwise good, clean and odourless. Paper is very white, without foxing.

'Perceval Landon (1869–1927) was an English writer, traveller and journalist. His best known non-fiction work is The opening of Tibet (1905), which he wrote after joining the British expedition to Tibet in 1903–1904. In 1903–1904 he was special correspondent of The Times on the British military expedition to Lhasa, Tibet; in 1905–1906 he was special correspondent of The Times for the Prince of Wales' visit to India; and after that he was in Persia, India, and Nepal, 1908.'

Contents: Preface, Note on spelling, Notes on maps of Nepal, The early dawn, Vrsa Deva to the Mallas, the Mallas, 1766-1816, Bhim Sen and Hodgson, Jang Bahadur, the Kot Massacre, Jang Bahadur's visit to England, Nana Sahib, the Valley, Appendices: Armorial bearings and flags, regalia, anthems and titles, Roll od succession to Prime ministership of Nepal, Law of roayla descent, Decorations, Weights and measures, Census returns, etc. Flora, Fauna, etc.

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Informations du lot
Object
Livre
Nombre de livres
1
Sujet
Cartographie, Histoire, Livres illustrés, Religion, Voyages et découvertes
Auteur/ Illustrateur
Perceval Landon
Titre du livre
Nepal - Volume 1 (of 2) - with 105 illustrations, foldable maps and charts
État
Bon état
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
1928
Édition
1ère édition
Langue
Anglais
Langue originale
Oui
Éditeur
London, Constable
Reliure
Couverture rigide
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