New York: Harper & Brothers, 1899. First American edition. Hardcover. The author Henry Savage Landor [1867 - 1924] was an explorer and artist. In 1896 he undertook a scientific expedition to Tibet, where he was captured and tortured. Originally owned and signed by Mrs. Elizabeth J. Winship.
2 vols. xvi, 307pp; xii, 250pp. Portrait. frontispiece, 8 color plates, 53 B&W plates, folding map. Bound in original bright gilt lettered green cloth with color illustration with some light white spots.Uncut foredges with top edge gilt. Very good condition. Item #26412