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Book Description

Sub-title "Observations on a Journey from Chinese Tibet to the Indian Caucasus, Through the Upper Valleys of the Himálaya." Second edition. Original green cloth somewhat spotted; front cover bowed; head and tail of spine a bit frayed and worn (no loss). Spine gilt titling and decoration still bright. Tinted frontispiece (“The Valley of Glaciers”) and folding map in rear pocket, a little browned at folds but no splits or tears as is so often the case. Unidentified 1881 gift inscription on verso of fep.
Dealer Notes
"Abode of Snow" is a literal translation of the Sanscrit compound "Himálaya" ... cf. Preface
Author Andrew Wilson
Date 1876
Binding Publisher's original cloth
Publisher Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons
Condition A very good copy
Pages 436 + 4 pp. publisher's ads

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