A Thousand Miles on an Elephant in the Shan States.
Edinburgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1890
First edition pp.xxxvi, 484, 95 illustrations, 8 folding maps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf. Spine lightly rubbed.
Cordier 629; Herbert 48
A detailed account of the author's exploratory surveys in the Shan States and Siam in 1876 while investigating the possibilities of a railway connecting India with Burma, Siam and China.