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.
- Nombre de livres
- 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
- Bon état
- Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
- 1ère édition
- Langue originale
- London, Constable
- Couverture rigide