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Tibet & Nepal: Painted & Described by A. Henry Savage Landor

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Schätzpreis: 200 $ - 300 $
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Los-Nr. 403, Aufrufe: 20

Title: Tibet & Nepal: Painted & Described by A. Henry Savage Landor Author: Savage-Landor, A. Henry Place: London Publisher: A. & C. Black Date: [1905] Description: x, 233 pp. Illustrated in color by the author and with folding map at rear. (8vo) original blue cloth lettered and decorated in blue, black and gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition. "The adventures described in 'Tibet and Nepal' met with some skepticism when the book was published, especially as regards the greatest height by the author, and it would be a very naïve reader who would take at face value the illustration of 'An Awkward Moment' facing page 22 [depicting the author and his horse narrowly avoiding a tumble down a steep cliff]: not so much awkward as fatal..." (Inman, pp.40-1). Inman 81. Lot Amendments Condition: Light wear, endpapers browned, bookplate; very good. Item number: 237621

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Auktionshaus: PBA Galleries
Titel: Sale 510: Rare Americana - Travel & Exploration - Asian-American History - Maps & Views
Auktionsdatum: 11.07.2013
Adresse: PBA Galleries
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