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Journey of Carey and Dalgleish in Chinese Turkestan & Northern Tibet (Mr. Dalgleish's Itinerary):
and General Prejevalsky on the Orography of Northern Tibet. With Introductory Remarks by Mr. E. Delmar Morgan. London John Murray 1890
pp.86, illustration, large folding map, original wrappers. Royal Geographical Society Supplementary Papers, Vol.III, Part I. A very good copy in original wrappers, head of spine snagged.
Three Years in Tibet.
With the original Japanese illustrations. Madras The Theosophist Office; Benares and London: Theosophical Publishing Society 1909
First edition pp.xv, 719, 11 plates, 1 folding, 63 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in 20th century half calf, cloth boards. Original pictorial wrappers bound in.
Association copy of first edition
Where Three Empires Meet.
A Narrative of recent Travel in Kashmir, Western Tibet, Gilgit, and the adjoining Countries. London 1893
First edition pp.xvi, 495, 27 plates, 27 text illustrations, folding map, 24 pages publisher's advertisements. A good copy in rather worn original cloth, with pencil signature "Lennard" on title. The contents are generally in good condition but there is some scattered light foxing. End-papers are original. Corners are bumped. Gilt ornament complete but rubbed.
Handsome copy of second edition
Where Three Empires Meet.
A Narrative of recent Travel in Kashmir, Western Tibet, Gilgit, and the adjoining Countries. London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1893
Second edition pp.xvi, 495, 27 plates, 27 text illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, gilt, by Mudie. Armorial bookplate. A few light spots to prelims. A little rubbing to spine edge.
1839: Early study of the Tibetan Buddhist canon
Analysis of the Sher-Chin. II. (Sher-P'hyin)
Being the second division of the Tibetan Work, entitled the Kah-Gyur. Calcutta 
First edition 4to, pp.(393)-585, errata leaf. An extract from Asiatick Researches, Volume 20, Part II. Bound in contemporary or slightly later half morocco, spine and corners rubbed, spine splitting. Internally a very good copy with some light spotting. With the bookplate of Thomas Herbert Lewin, of Lushai expedition fame.
Relation d'un Voyage au Thibet en 1852 et d'un Voyage chez les Abors en 1853.
Suivi de Quelques Documents sur la Meme Mission par MM. Renou et Latry. Paris Auguste Vaton 1854
First edition pp.viii, 224, folding plate. A very good copy bound in recent half morocco, some light spotting throughout. Original front wrapper bound in.
1876: 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. Contemporary cloth. Bookplate and stamps of Bibliotheca Oblatorum S. Caroli, Bayswater.
Not in Yakushi. We locate 1 copy only, at Cambridge.
Professor Boxer's copy
Representacion Hecha por El. R. Procurador General de Religiosos Menores Capuchinos, a La Sagrada Congregacion de Propaganda Fide, Sobre el Estado Actual de la Mission del Thibet.la Mission del Tibet
Traducida del Toscano por El Doctor D. Antonio Maria Herrero. Madrid En la Imprenta del Reyno. 1744
pp.[iv], 119. A very good copy bound in later half morocco, some upper margins repaired, chop on title. Professor Charles Boxer's copy, with his signature, and notes on fly-leaves.
Cordier BS 2906; Palau VI, p.253
I Missionari Italiani nel Tibet e nel Nepal.
I - IV: I Cappuccini Marchigiani. (1707-1769); Volumes V - VII: Ippolito Desideri S.I. (1715-1721) Rome La Libreria dello Stato 1952-1956
First edition, seven volumes, 4to, in total 2,266 pages, 7 plates, 12 maps. Text in Italian. Il Nuovo Ramusio II. Each volume limited to 900 numbered copies only. A very good set in original wrappers.
The Great Plateau.
Being an Account of Exploration in Central Tibet, 1903, and of the Gartok Expedition, 1904-1905. London: Edward Arnold 1905
First edition pp.xii, 324, 32 plates, 2 folding colour maps. A very good copy in original cloth. Bookplate of Royal United Service Institution (with disposed stamp) on front end-paper, small stamp on free end-paper & remains of paper label on spine. Without internal or other markings.
Yakushi R98; Marshall 903
The Land of the Lamas. Notes of a Journey through China Mongolia and Tibet.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co. 1891
First English edition pp.viii, 399, 61 illustrations, 2 maps. A very good copy in original cloth of the scarce London edition. Leather title label on spine. Minor shelf wear to foot of spine and corners. Inner hinges strained.
Western Tibet and the British Borderland.
The Sacred Country of Hindus and Buddhists. With an Account of the Government, Religion and Customs of the People. With a Chapter by T.G. Longstaff describing an attempt to climb Gurla Mandhata. London Edward Arnold 1906
First edition Tall 8vo, pp. xv, [i, blank], 376; frontispiece, 5 maps (2 folding); numerous illustrations, some full-page. An exceptionally fine copy in the original blue cloth.
Cordier BS 2927; Morrison I, p. 674; Yakushi S203
1806: an embassy to the Teshoo Lama in Tibet
An Account of an Embassy to the Court of the Teshoo Lama, in Tibet;
containing a Narrative of a Journey through Bootan, and part of Tibet. London printed by W. Bulmer and Co., and sold by Messrs G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty. 1806
Second edition 4to, pp.xxviii, 473, 13 engraved plates, map. A very good tall copy (31.5 x 24 cm) with large margins, rebound in half calf, marbled boards.
The Teshoo Lama in Tibet
An account of an embassy to the Court of the Teshoo Lama, in Tibet;
containing a narrative of a journey through Bootan, and part of Tibet. London printed by W. Bulmer and Co., and sold by Messrs G. and W. Nicol 1800
First edition 4to (31 x 25 cm), pp.xxviii, 473, 13 engraved plates, folding map. A large marginned copy attractively rebound in half calf, marbled boards. Folding map torn in margin (Repaired). Scattered light staining, mostly to margins.
Buddizm v Tibete i Mongolii [Buddhism in Tibet and Mongolia]
[A Lecture read on 31 September 1919]. St. Petersburg Department of Museums and preservation of Art and Antiquities. 1919
First edition Small 8vo, pp. 52. A good copy bound in later maroon half cloth and marbled boards. Signature of A.M. Piatigorskii on title and endpaper.