Rare in the dust-jacket (1923)

Ward, F. Kingdon.

The Mystery Rivers of Tibet. A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia’s Mightiest Rivers gallop in harness through the narrow gateway of Tibet, its peoples, fauna, & flora.

Published: London: Seeley Service & Co. Limited

Date: 1923

First edition. 8vo. pp. 316, [12, publisher’s ads.]; photo. illusts., 3 sketch maps, one folding map at rear; minor spotting at front and rear, else very good in the original sandy cloth, in the original dust-jacket, which is chipped and frayed to extremities with loss to head of lower joint and large chip to lower margin of upper cover.

Yakushi K73.

Ward describes a 1913-4 plant-hunting expedition to the eastern borders of Tibet. The book is particularly uncommon in the dust-jacket.

Very good, d.j. slightly frayed

Hardback in dust-jacket


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