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NEPAL: THE KINGDOM IN THE HIMALAYAS Toni Hagen 1961 or 1980 1st or later ed Hardcover DJ/No DJ Very Good to Near Fine 2 Copies Available
By Hagen, Toni with a foreword by the Prime Minister of Nepal B.P. Koirala
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Switzerland or India,  1961 or 1980, 1st or later English editions. 1st edition has 222 pp, including maps and diagrams and 68 photos, both b/w and color; 1980 edition has 264 pp, color and b/w photos - Including folding color plates, maps, appendices, bibliography. In English. Large format hardcover. Some DJs are Near Fine; others are chipped but still Very Good. Books are Fine or Near Fine, with original cloth white hardcovers with gold embossed decoration and lettering on spine. One copy has no dust jacket. Very Good to Near Fine condition.

This is a heavy, large format book. Extra postage will be requested for Media Mail, Priority Mail or International Mail.

Neate calls this "The best general account of the country." A fabulous photo-survey of the mountain kingdom by the Swiss geologist commissioned by the UN Technical Assistance Administration to undertake the first geological survey of the entire country ever to be done of Nepal.

He covered (on foot) some 8,700 miles in Nepal, and with his camera has captured a comprehensive picture of the country's people, the landscape, and its built environment. A beautiful, authoritative book, masterfully printed.


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