De Paris Au Tonkin a Travers Le Tibet Inconnu Ouvrage Contenant Une Carte En Couleurs at Cent Huit Illustrations Gravees D'apres Les Photographies Prises Par Le Prince Henri D'orleans
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Half-Leather.Marbled boards and endpapers, t.e.g. Five raised bands, slight rubbing. Bookplate of Thomas Herbert Lewin on front pastedown. Thomas Herbert Lewin (1839-1916) was one of the last men to go to India from England as an ensign under the pre-Mutiny rules of 'John Company' and actually caught the tail end of the fighting in 1857. He made a name for himself as a linguist and ethnologist, with a talent for 'going native', like Kipling's Strickland.
Author Bonvalot, Gabriel
Publisher Librairie Hachette
Condition Very Good