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.
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.
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.

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.

New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1905. First American edition. "Perceval Landon (1869–1927) was an English writer, traveller and journalist, now best remembered for his classic and much reprinted ghost story 'Thurnley Abbey'... (I)n 1899–1900 he was War Correspondent of The Times during the South African War... This South African experience launched a career of world travel, journalism, and other writing, so that he described himself in Who's Who as 'special correspondent, dramatist, and author... His best known non-fiction work is 'The Opening of Tibet' (1905), which he wrote after joining the British expedition to Tibet in 1903–1904;...In this book, Landon was one of the first Europeans to describe the holy city of Lhasa in detail." (Wikipedia)
Large 8vo, 484pp, green cloth covers with gilt title on spine, beautiful b&w illustrations, color frontis. Rubbed edges, very clean internally. Item #27058

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