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THE HIMALAYAN LETTERS OF GYPSY DAVY AND LADY BA WRITTEN ON A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HIGH QUIET PLACES AMONG THE SIMPLE PEOPLE OF AN OLD FOLK TALE Gypsy Davy and Lady Ba (Le Moyne Barrett and Katherine Ruth Barrett)1994 2nd ed Hardcover DJ As New
By Davy, Gypsy and Lady Ba (Le Moyne Barrett, Katherine Ruth Barrett)
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Delhi, 1994, 2nd edition. 280 pp, b/w illustrations, foldout b/w maps. Hardcover, Dust Jacket, As New.

Travels on the Baltoro Glacier in 1923-24. The work is presented in a series of letters. It includes R. Barrett's journey to Leh from Srinagar during 1923-24. A curious book steeped in the music and lore of the Himalayas, told in letters on a trek from Leh to Srinagar in 1923-24. The maps, accomplished by the cartographer to the Royal Geographical Society, show glaciers as dragons and other Tibetan monsters and Buddhist symbols. First edition published in 1927.


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