In The Forbidden Land. An Account of a Journey into Tibet, Capture by the Tibetan Lamas and Soldiers, Imprisonment, Torture and Ultimate Release Brought About by Dr. Wilson and the Political Peshkar Karak Sing-Pal, 2 volumes.

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

Price: $125.00

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