Tibetan Word Book.
With a foreword by Sir Aurel Stein. Calcutta Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press 1943
First edition, 4to, pp.xiii, 447, [1, blank]. A near fine copy in original cloth, dust-jacket. From the library of Peter Hopkirk.
A remarkable collaboration by the two great Tibetologists of their day, much praised by Sir Aurel Stein in his foreword written just a few months before his death. With a complicated production history involving three countries. Published by Oxford University Press, Indian Branch, the body text was printed by the Survey of India, Calcutta, the preliminaries were printed at Gangtok by the Sikkim Durbar Press, and the endpapers and dust wrapper are on hand made paper manufactured in Bhutan for the Tibetan market.