Chessler Books
Rock Climbing - Mountaineering - Exploration
New - Used - Collectible - Signed
Chessler Books Accepts PAYPAL Chessler Books Accepts VISA Chessler Books Accepts MASTERCARD Chessler Books Accepts DISCOVER CARD Chessler Books Accepts AMERICAN EXPRESS
All Orders Shipped via United States Postal Service   Chessler Books Ships Via USPS
Author:
Title:
Keyword:
Item #:
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M Mc N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z
Item #: OP1563-285
TIBET THE MYSTERIOUS Thomas Holdich 1904 1st UK ed Hardcover No DJ Near Fine
By Holdich, Thomas
Price: $135.00


Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description
London, undated [1904], 1st edition. 356 pp, 38 b/w photos and maps, large fold-out color map, bibliography. Green hardcover with gilt illustration on front cover and gilt lettering on spine. Overall, a bright, clean copy of this important book. Former owner's inscription on the front end paper. Near Fine condition.
 
An important history of Tibet, from 1328 to the travels of Rawling in 1904. This is a fascinating work on the exploration of Tibet, illustrating the sequence of exploration of that great wilderness of stony and inhospitable altitudes which lie far beyond Lhasa.
After briefly outlining Tibet's historical and geographical evolution, Holdich records the exploration of Tibet from the Mogul invasion through to the 1903-04 British Expedition led by Younghusband. In an age of constant travel and exploration of different cultures, Holdich's century-old text provides a refreshing read. Describes the voyages of Bogle, Manning, Moorcroft, Huc. Gabet, Rockhill, Deasy, Stein among others.

Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
TIBET THE MYSTERIOUS Thomas Holdich 1983 Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Holdich, Thomas
Price $25.00
- Item # OP1563A-285
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TIBET THE MYSTERIOUS Thomas Holdich 1906 1st US ed Hardcover No DJ Very Good
By: Holdich, Thomas
Price $100.00
- Item # OP1563B-285
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE GREAT PLATEAU: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF EXPOLORATION IN CENTRAL TIBET, 1903, AND OF THE GARTOK EXPEDITION 1904-1905. Rawling 2008
By: Rawling, C. G.
Price $35.00 ~ Regular $85.00, You Save $50.00 (59%)
- Item # BK2316-11
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TRESPASSERS ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD: THE SECRET EXPLORATION OF TIBET Hopkirk 1983 1st US ed DJ Fine Multiple Copies Available
By: Hopkirk, Peter
Price $35.00
- Item # BK677A-2854
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WIEDERSEHN MIT TIBET [REUNION WITH TIBET] Heinrich Harrer 1983 Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Harrer, Heinrich
Price $9.99 ~ Regular $50.00, You Save $40.01 (80%)
- Item # OP5380-129
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TRESPASSERS ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD: THE SECRET EXPLORATION OF TIBET Peter Hopkirk 1982 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine 3 Copies Available
By: Hopkirk, Peter
Price $35.00 ~ Regular $85.00, You Save $50.00 (59%)
- Item # BK677C-2853
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
WESTERN HIMALAYAS AND TIBET: A NARRATIVE ON LADAKH AND MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN INDIA Thomas Thomson Hardcover
By: Thomson, Thomas
Price $24.95
- Item # BK1816
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
FRANCIS YOUNGHUSBAND AND THE GREAT GAME Verrier 1991 1st UK edition DJ
By: Verrier, Anthony
Price $75.00
- Item # OP1536
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ADVENTURES IN TIBET Sven Hedin 1985 2nd ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Hedin, Sven
Price $30.00
- Item # OP2332-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE OPENING OF TIBET: AN ACCOUNT OF LHASA AND THE COUNTRY AND PEOPLE OF CENTRAL TIBET AND OF THE PROGRESS OF THE MISSION SENT THERE BY THE ENGLISH GOVERNMENT IN THE YEAR 1903-4 Perceval Landon 1990 Hardcover DJ Fine 2 Copies Available
By: Landon, Perceval, Introduction by F. E. Younghusband
Price $9.95 ~ Regular $45.00, You Save $35.05 (78%)
- Item # BK958-2742
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TIBET THE MYSTERIOUS Thomas Holdich 1906 1st US ed Hardcover No DJ Very Good
By: Holdich, Thomas
Price $100.00
- Item # OP1563B-285
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TIBET THE MYSTERIOUS Thomas Holdich 1983 Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Holdich, Thomas
Price $25.00
- Item # OP1563A-285
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
"WE KNOCKED THE BASTARD OFF" GREAT NEW ZEALAND SPORTS QUOTES [Hillary on Everest] Joseph Romanos 1994 Small Paperback Near Fine
By: Romanos, Joseph
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.01 (83%)
- Item # OP80537-560
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LONGS PEAK: A ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHRONICLE Stephen Trimble 1984 SIGNED by 16 Colorado climbers: Ray Northcutt, Huntley Ingalls, Dale Johnson, Mark Wilford, Dave Rearicvk, Tom Hornbein, more
By: Trimble, Stephen
Price $125.00 ~ Regular $250.00, You Save $125.00 (50%)
- Item # OP1329-796
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
BOULDER CANYON ROCK CLIMBS Bob D'Antonio 2012 2nd ed Paperback Fine
By: D'Antonio, Bob
Price $3.99 ~ Regular $34.95, You Save $30.96 (89%)
- Item # GB2445A-213
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
CLIMBER'S GUIDE TO THE MIDWEST'S METAMORPHIC FORMS Marcus Floyd 1998 Paperback Fine
By: Floyd, Marcus
Price $19.95 ~ Regular $24.95, You Save $5.00 (20%)
- Item # GB769-867
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
MOUNTAIN MEMORIES Walter Percival 1962 1st ed Paperback Near Fine to Fine
By: Percival, Walter
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $30.00, You Save $25.01 (83%)
- Item # OP2806-560
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A.M.C KATAHDIN GUIDE: A GUIDE TO PATHS ON KATAHDIN AND IN THE ADJACENT REGION 1938 7th ed Paperback Fine
By: Appalachian Mountain Club
Price $75.00
- Item # OPG269A-867
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
LES CONQUETES DE MA JEUNESSE [CLIMBS OF MY YOUTH] Andre Roch 1942 1st ed Paperback Near Fine
By: Roch, André
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $40.00, You Save $35.01 (88%)
- Item # OP1379A-560
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NEPAL HIMALAYA H. W. Tilman 1952 1st UK edition Hardcover DJ Near Fine SIGNED by Charles S. Houston
By: Tilman, H. W.
Price $144.95 ~ Regular $350.00, You Save $205.05 (59%)
- Item # OP386YAB-334
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SPIRITS OF THE AIR 1994 1st ed Hardcover DJ Near Fine-Fine 2 Copies Available SIGNED by Kurt Diemberger
By: Diemberger, Kurt
Price $29.99 ~ Regular $75.00, You Save $45.01 (60%)
- Item # BK387-7652
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
ANNAPURNA CONQUEST OF THE FIRST 8000-METRE PEAK [26,493 feet] 1st UK ed DJ SIGNED BY MAURICE HERZOG
By: Herzog, Maurice
Price $250.00 ~ Regular $500.00, You Save $250.00 (50%)
- Item # OP106B-478
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart