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 #: BK1761A-2742
LHASA: AN ACCOUNT OF THE COUNTRY AND PEOPLE OF CENTRAL TIBET (Volumes 1 and 2) Perceval Landon 2000 As New Paperback
By Landon, Perceval
Price: $9.99

List Price: $99.00
You Save $89.01 (90%)



Add to wish list


Detailed Product Description

India, Pilgrims Publishing, 2000, revised reprint edition. 2 Volumes: 414 and 426 pp, 133 and 120 illustrations, 7 maps. New paperback set.

Preface to the new edition by C.N. Burchett. The original book was written in 1905.

Colonel Younghusband, the British officer in the Indian army, led the military operation into Tibet that Britain planned partly because of the fear of Chinese and Russian intervention in Tibet, and partly to open Tibet to British and Indian trade.

Tibet up to then had been a country closed to outside influences. Landon, a journalist with the London Times newspaper, joined the invasion to report on the events and was the first to file a report on the conditions in Tibet and Lhasa in particular, where few outsiders had been up to then.

The author describes the expedition, and life and conditions in Tibet, their religion, history, the Portola, etc. The appendices include the Natural History by Walton, the government of Tibet by O'Connor, the members of the expeditionary force, folk-lore of Tibet, etc. "Younghusband was perhaps the last of the major players in the Great Game," (MacGreggor, Tibet a Chronicle of Exploration) and went on to do some significant exploration in other parts of the world. 


Other Items You Might Like

  • Similar Items Available
  • Items From This Author
  • Items From This Category
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
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
THE MADMAN OF MOUNT EVEREST Ann Livesay 2000 Paperback Fine
By: Livesay, Ann
Price $1.99 ~ Regular $15.00, You Save $13.01 (87%)
- Item # OP7162-584
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
JOSHUA TREE BOULDERING 2000 2nd ed New Paperback SIGNED by Mari Gingery
By: Gingery, Mari
Price $1.95 ~ Regular $25.00, You Save $23.05 (92%)
- Item # GB561-956
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TRANSHIMALAYA: DISCOVERIES AND ADVENTURES IN TIBET (Two Volumes] Sven Hedin 1968 Hardcover No DJ Fine
By: Hedin, Sven
Price $150.00
- Item # OP540A-113
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
A WISE ADVENTURE NEW ZEALAND IN ANTARCTICA 1920 - 1960 Templeton 2000 1st ed Paperback
By: Templeton, Malcolm
Price $20.00
- Item # PL285
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
SPORT AND TRAVEL IN THE HIGHLANDS OF TIBET Sir Henry Hayden and Cesar Cosson 1927 1st ed Hardcover DJ Fine
By: Hayden, Sir Henry and Cesar Cosson with Introduction by Sir Francis Younghusband
Price $600.00
- Item # OP1561-113
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
40 HIKES IN TENNESSEE'S SOUTH CUMBERLAND Russ Manning 2000 3rd ed New Paperback
By: Manning, Russ
Price $0.95 ~ Regular $12.95, You Save $12.00 (93%)
- Item # GB2315-956
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
TRANSHIMALAYA: OPDAGELSER OG AEVENTYR I TIBET [TRANSHIMALAYA: DISCOVERIES AND ADVENTURES IN TIBET] (Two Vols. One Book) Sven Hedin 1912 Hardcover Near Fine
By: Hedin, Sven
Price $250.00
- Item # OP540C-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
TOURNAMENT OF SHADOWS: THE RACE FOR EMPIRE IN CENTRAL ASIA Karl Meyer and Shareen Brysac 1999 1st ed New Hardcover DJ 3 Copies Available
By: Meyer, Karl and Shareen Brysac
Price $4.99 ~ Regular $32.50, You Save $27.51 (85%)
- Item # BK1046-8513
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE LONG WALK: THE TRUE STORY OF A TREK TO FREEDOM Slavomir Rawicz 2006 New paperback
By: Rawicz, Slavomir
Price $7.95 ~ Regular $14.95, You Save $7.00 (47%)
- Item # BK1237-111
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST: KANGSHUNG FACE. 1989 1st UK edition DJ SIGNED by Stephen Venables
By: Venables, Stephen
Price $49.95 ~ Regular $150.00, You Save $100.05 (67%)
- Item # OP434-1220
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
HIMALAYAN JOURNAL, COMPLETE SET 1929-1998 [VOLUMES 1-54].
By: Himalayan Club India.
Price $999.99 ~ Regular $2000.00, You Save $1000.01 (50%)
- Item # JR1888-3801
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE STORY OF THE HILLS: A BOOK ABOUT MOUNTAINS FOR GENERAL READERS H.N. Hutchinson 1896 3rd ptg Hardcover Fine
By: Hutchinson, H.N. (Henry Neville)
Price $25.00
- Item # OP2859-285
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
NAMJAG-BARWA MOUNTAINEERING MAP. 1:50,000. NAMCHA BARWA MAP
Price $29.95
- Item # MP77
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
THE CALL OF THE ICE: CLIMBING 8000 METER PEAKS IN WINTER Simone Moro 2014 1st ed
By: Moro, Simone
Price $19.95
- Item # BK9035
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart
EVEREST 1933. Hugh Ruttledge 1934 1st UK Edition With Scarce chipped Dust Jacket
By: Ruttledge, Hugh.
Price $150.00 ~ Regular $450.00, You Save $300.00 (67%)
- Item # OP363A
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
OVER THE EDGE: The True Story of Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia Greg Child 2003 New Paperback Multiple copies available
By: Child, Greg
Price $2.99 ~ Regular $16.95, You Save $13.96 (82%)
- Item # BK2374-789
View Details
Add To Cart
Adding...
Added! Click To View Cart