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In The Forbidden Land

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Publisher's description: "Henry Savage Landor was not a man to be deterred from adventure. A seasoned explrer of the Far East who had already published books on Korea and on Japan's aboriginals - the hairy Ainu - he determined in 1897 to pullaside the veil that shrouded Tibet. His plan was to reach the source of the Brahmaputra and to collect specimens of fauna and flora, but his prime purpose was to study the people of Tibet, their customs and character. In The Forbidden Land is the record of his incredible journey."

"This leather bound volume - lavishly illustrated and complete with fold-out map of Landor's route - has been photographically reproduced from the first edition and thus preserves the historical authenticity of the work including typographical errors and printing irregularities."

From the Time-Life Books “Classics of Exploration” series. Fine/Near Mint condition overall. Brown leather boards with gilt titling and red decoration with same to the spine which has six raised bands. The page edges are gilt all around and are particularly vivid, with only very slight signs of wear. Attractively marbled endpapers. Also a yellow ribbon pagemarker. The text is securely stitched and the binding remains tight. The pages are clean, bright and unmarked in any way. Only the slightest evidence of previous ownership and appears almost unused.

Item details

Added value:
Deluxe, leather-bound edition; First edition facsimile; Extensive maps
Author(s):
Landor, Henry Savage
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1985
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0705415090
Number of pages:
263
Publisher:
Time-Life Books

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Publisher's description: "Henry Savage Landor was not a man to be deterred from adventure. A seasoned explrer of the Far East who had already published books on Korea and on Japan's aboriginals - the hairy Ainu - he determined in 1897 to pullaside the veil that shrouded Tibet. His plan was to reach the source of the Brahmaputra and to collect specimens of fauna and flora, but his prime purpose was to study the people of Tibet, their customs and character. In The Forbidden Land is the record of his incredible journey."

"This leather bound volume - lavishly illustrated and complete with fold-out map of Landor's route - has been photographically reproduced from the first edition and thus preserves the historical authenticity of the work including typographical errors and printing irregularities."

From the Time-Life Books “Classics of Exploration” series. Fine/Near Mint condition overall. Brown leather boards with gilt titling and red decoration with same to the spine which has six raised bands. The page edges are gilt all around and are particularly vivid, with only very slight signs of wear. Attractively marbled endpapers. Also a yellow ribbon pagemarker. The text is securely stitched and the binding remains tight. The pages are clean, bright and unmarked in any way. Only the slightest evidence of previous ownership and appears almost unused.

Added value:
Deluxe, leather-bound edition; First edition facsimile; Extensive maps
Author(s):
Landor, Henry Savage
Condition:
Fine
Edition:
1985
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0705415090
Number of pages:
263
Publisher:
Time-Life Books

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