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Western Tibet and the British Borderland.
The Sacred Country of Hindus and Buddhists. With an Account of the Government, Religion and Customs of the People. With a Chapter by T.G. Longstaff describing an attempt to climb Gurla Mandhata. London Edward Arnold 1906
First edition Tall 8vo, pp. xv, [i, blank], 376; frontispiece, 5 maps (2 folding); numerous illustrations, some full-page. An exceptionally fine copy in the original blue cloth.
Cordier BS 2927; Morrison I, p. 674; Yakushi S203
Tibetan Painted Scrolls.
An artistic and symbolic illustration of 172 Tibetan paintings preceeded by a survey of the historical, artistic, literary and religious development of Tibetan culture. With an article of P. Pelliot on a Mongol edict, the translation of historical documents and an appendix on prebuddhistic ideas of Tibet. Kyoto Rinsen Book Co. 1980
Reprint, two volumes, pp.xv, 327, viii, (329)-798, large folding chart, dust wrappers; 26 colour and 231 monochrome transparencies preserved in plastic case. A very good set in original box.
1806: an embassy to the Teshoo Lama in Tibet
An Account of an Embassy to the Court of the Teshoo Lama, in Tibet;
containing a Narrative of a Journey through Bootan, and part of Tibet. London printed by W. Bulmer and Co., and sold by Messrs G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty. 1806
Second edition 4to, pp.xxviii, 473, 13 engraved plates, map. A very good tall copy (31.5 x 24 cm) with large margins, rebound in half calf, marbled boards.
Buddizm v Tibete i Mongolii [Buddhism in Tibet and Mongolia]
[A Lecture read on 31 September 1919]. St. Petersburg Department of Museums and preservation of Art and Antiquities. 1919
First edition Small 8vo, pp. 52. A good copy bound in later maroon half cloth and marbled boards. Signature of A.M. Piatigorskii on title and endpaper.