First English account of a journey to Lhasa
Narrative of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa
(1811-12). Edited, with notes and life of Mr. Manning, by Clements R. Markham, C.B., F.R.S. [London] Printed by William Clowes and Sons 1876
First edition, 8vo, pp.vii, 82. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth. Bookplate and stamps of Bibliotheca Oblatorum S. Caroli, Bayswater.
COPAC shows 1 copy only, at Cambridge.
A scarce first issue, or possibly publisher's proof, of the first English account of a journey to Lhasa. This text is more often found as part of Markham's 'Narrative of a Mission of George Bogle to Tibet', published in the same year.