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1915: Tibetan grammar commissioned by the Government of India
An introduction to the grammar of the Tibetan language
with the texts of Situhi Sum-rtags, Dag-je sal-wai mé-long and Situhi shal-lün. Darjeeling printed at the Darjeeling Branch Press 1915
First edition. 4to, 28 x 22 cm; pp.[iv], 2, , 2, , xxvii, [1, blank], 62, , 50, vi, 2, 88, 5, [1, blank], 2, 27, [1, blank], 2, 35, [1, blank]; 7 plates. Tibetan text. Contemporary cloth, title gilt to upper board; corners a little worn; front free endpaper removed; a few leaves spotted; but a very good copy. Bookplate of Peter Hopkirk to front pastedown; largely illegible stamp, dated 1917, to title-page.
being a narrative of a years expedition on horseback and on foot through Kashmir, Western Tibet, Chinese Tartary, and Russian Central Asia. London John Murray 1894
Second edition, two volumes, pp.xx, 360; x, 340, numerous illustrations, folding chart, 3 folding maps. Spines faded, but otherwise a very good unopened set in the original pictorial cloth, silver gilt. Scattered light foxing.
Rgya Tch'er Rol Pa,
ou Developpment des Jeux, contenant l'Histoire du Bouddha Cakya-Mouni. Traduit sur la version Tibetaine du Bkahhgyour, et revu sur l'original Sanscrit (Lalitavistara). Deuxieme Partie - Traduction Francaise. Paris A L'Imprimerie Nationale 1848
First edition 4to, pp.lxv, 425, 6 plates. A very good copy bound in half calf, neatly rebacked preserving original spine. Withdrawn from the Athenaeum Library with small blind stamp on title, cancellation on verso, gilt motif on front board and spine.
A Lower Ladakhi Version of the Kesar Saga.
Tibetan Text; English Abstract of Contents; Notes and Vocabularies; and Appendices. Calcutta 1905-41
First edition Two parts in one, pp.ii, xxxii, 321 ;(323)-493. Bibliotheca Indica 168, issue number 1543. A very good largely unopened copy in original wrappers.
First detailed study of Tibetan language
Alphabetum Tibetanum missionum apostolicarum commodo editum.
Rome Typis Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide 1759 [but 1763]
First edition. 4to, 31 x 23 cm; pp.208; illustrations to text; printed Tibetan characters to text. Modern half calf; untrimmed and unopened; a crisp copy with wide margins. Propaganda Fide stamp to margin of p. 80, defaced stamps to title-page and p. 208.
Der Weg nach Sambhala
(Sambalai lam yig) des dritten Gross-Lama von bKra sis lhun po bLo bzan dPal Idan Ye ses aus dem tibetischen Original ubersetzt und mit dem Texte herausgegeben. Munich Koniglich Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 1915
First edition 4to, pp.118, 4 plates, text illustrations. Abhandlungen der Koniglich Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften XXIX. Band, 3. A very good copy in rather dusty original wrappers.
London: Methuen & Co. 1898
First edition Two volumes, pp.xx, 663, xii, 667-1278, 11 plates, 3 in colour, 249 illustrations, two folding maps. A very good set in original cloth, top edges gilt. Foxing to prelims and scattered few pages of Volume I, edges of both volumes lightly foxed. Tear to page xii of Volume I, not affecting text. Minor wear to head and tail of spine of Volume II. Hinges strained. Bookplate of William Edwards on front endpaper of Volume I.
Puteshestvie cherez Mongoliiu v Tibet, k stolitse Tale-lamy
[A Journey across Mongolia to Tibet, and the Capital of the Dalai-Lama. Translated from the French] Moscow K.S. Henry, 1866
First edition in Russian Octavo, pp.[ii], vi, 322, [ii]. Period style half calf and marbled boards, spine ruled in gilt in compartments with dark green lettering piece. Rather spotted as usual, a few ink stains. Red Chinese chop on title. A very good copy. Russian newspaper clipping (1880's) about Russian travel to Mongolia and Baikal bound in after the Table of contents.
A History of Tibetan Painting.
The Great Tibetan Painters and Their Traditions. Wien Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 1996
First edition 4to, pp.456, 210 illustrations, many in colour, folding map. Beitrage zur Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens, Nr.15. A very good copy in original boards.
Journey of Carey and Dalgleish in Chinese Turkestan & Northern Tibet (Mr. Dalgleish's Itinerary):
and General Prejevalsky on the Orography of Northern Tibet. With Introductory Remarks by Mr. E. Delmar Morgan. London John Murray 1890
pp.86, illustration, large folding map, original wrappers. Royal Geographical Society Supplementary Papers, Vol.III, Part I. A very good copy in original wrappers, head of spine snagged.
Three Years in Tibet.
With the original Japanese illustrations. Madras The Theosophist Office; Benares and London: Theosophical Publishing Society 1909
First edition pp.xv, 719, 11 plates, 1 folding, 63 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in 20th century half calf, cloth boards. Original pictorial wrappers bound in.
Association copy of first edition
Where Three Empires Meet.
A Narrative of recent Travel in Kashmir, Western Tibet, Gilgit, and the adjoining Countries. London 1893
First edition pp.xvi, 495, 27 plates, 27 text illustrations, folding map, 24 pages publisher's advertisements. A good copy in rather worn original cloth, with pencil signature "Lennard" on title. The contents are generally in good condition but there is some scattered light foxing. End-papers are original. Corners are bumped. Gilt ornament complete but rubbed.