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AVEDON, John F. In exile from the land of snows. The first full account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet since the Chinese conquest. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1984. Half cloth, with dust-jacket. With illustrations. XII,383 pp. [Boeknr.: 31349 ]

€ 20,00

BISHOP, George. Travels in Imperial China. The explorations and discoveries of Père David. (London, Cassell, 1990). 4to. Boards, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations (20 in colours). 192 pp. Armand David (1826-1900) made three trips of exploration through China, Mongolia and Tibet. [Boeknr.: 31895 ]

€ 35,00

BONVALOT, Gabriel. En Asie Centrale. Du Kohistan a la Caspienne. Paris, E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie, 1885.Contemporary half morocco, spine gilt. With folding map and 12 plates. (4),300 pp. Volume I was published in 1884: De Moscou en Bactriane. - This second volume contains the author's first exploration in the foothills of the Pamirs (Tashkent, Samarkand and the river Oxus) in 1880-82. Gabriel Bonvalot (1853-1933), explorateur professionnel, spécialiste de l'Asie centrale, est un des rares Français à avoir traversé le Pamir et le Tibet au XIXe siècle. - With library stamps on title page, otherwise fine.Yakushi B218; Broc, Dictionnaire illustré des explorateurs et grands voyageurs français du XIXe siècle, pp.43-48. [Boeknr.: 32462 ]

€ 95,00

FILCHNER, Wilhelm. Bismillah. Vom Huang-ho zum Indus. 7. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1941.Original decorated cloth. With folding map and 114 photographic illustrations. 347 pp. First published in 1938. - General account of the author's third journey in 1934-38, through Central Asia: Lanchou, Koko Nor, Tsaidam, Cherchen, Khotan-Kashgar, thence crossing the Karakorum Pass, the Depsang Plains, and the Saser Pass, they reached Leh in Ladakh.Yakushi F49a; Aschoff 496. [Boeknr.: 23803 ]

€ 35,00

FOSTER, Barbara & Michael. Forbidden journey. The life of Alexandra David-Neel. San Francisco, Harper & Row, (1987). Half cloth, with dust-jacket. With plates. X363 pp. A biography of the explorer of Tibet: Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969). [Boeknr.: 31905 ]

€ 25,00

GERNER, Manfred. Architectures de l'Himalaya. Lausanne, André Delcourt, 1988. 4to. Pictorial boards. With numerous photographic illustrations (several in colours). 160 pp. - A fine copy. [Boeknr.: 34725 ]

€ 25,00

HEDIN, Sven. Transhimalaja. Entdeckungen und Abenteuer in Tibet. 7. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1922. 3 volumes. Original boards. With 10 maps and 397 illustrations. XVIII,405; X,406; X,390 pp. First published in Stockholm in 1909-1912. - Account of the exploration in Tibet and Central Asia, 1906-08. 'Der Reichtum an geographischer, historischer und ethnologischer, aber auch kultureller Information bleibt auch heute noch in ihrer gesamtheitlichen Darstellung einmalig und unübertroffen' (Aschoff 812). - (Vol. III stained).Hess p.24; Yakushi H103. [Boeknr.: 25029 ]

€ 125,00

HEDIN, Sven. Transhimalaja. Entdeckungen und Abenteuer in Tibet. 8. Auflage. Leipzig, F.A. Brockhaus, 1923.3 volumes. Original pictorial cloth. With 10 maps and 397 illustrations. XVIII,405; X,406; X,390 pp. First published in Stockholm in 1909-1912. - Account of the exploration in Tibet and Central Asia, 1906-08. 'Der Reichtum an geographischer, historischer und ethnologischer, aber auch kultureller Information bleibt auch heute noch in ihrer gesamtheitlichen Darstellung einmalig und unübertroffen' (Aschoff 812). - A fine set.Hess p.24; Yakushi H103. [Boeknr.: 31850 ]

€ 225,00

HEDIN, Sven. Transhimalaya. Upptäcker och äfventyr i Tibet. Stockholm, Albert Bonnier, 1909 - 1912.3 volumes. Original pictorial cloth. With 15 maps and 569 illustrations and plates (several in colours). (14),665,(2); (4),593,(2); (6),591 pp. First edition of Trans-Himalaya. - Account of the exploration in Tibet and Central Asia, 1906-08. 'Der Reichtum an geographischer, historischer und ethnologischer, aber auch kultureller Information bleibt auch heute noch in ihrer gesamtheitlichen Darstellung einmalig und unübertroffen' (Aschoff 812). - A fine set.Hess p.23; Yakushi H103a. [Boeknr.: 32841 ]

€ 225,00

HERMANNS, Matthias. Die Nomaden von Tibet. Die sozial-wirtschaftlichen Grundlagen der Hirtenkulturen in A mdo und von Innerasien Ursprung und Entwicklung der Viehzucht. Wien, Herold, (1949). Half cloth. With 4 folding maps and 56 photographic illustrations. XVI,325 pp. First edition. - 'Mit der Darstellung der sozialwirtschaftlichen Grundlagen der Hirtenkulturen in Amdo und Innerasien gehört das Buch in seiner Zuverlässigkeit zu den besten und unentbehrlichen Arbeiten der gesamten Tibetliteratur' (Aschoff 857).Yakushi H149. [Boeknr.: 24188 ]

€ 45,00

HOWARD BURY, Charles Kenneth, G. BRUCE. a.o. Naar den hoogsten top der aarde. De beklimming van den Mount Everest. Voor Nederland bewerkt door A. Tervooren. Amsterdam, Scheltens & Giltay, (1922). Original cloth, gilt lettering. With folding map and 69 photographic illustrations. 382,(2) pp. First Dutch edition of Mount Everest; the Reconnaissance. London 1922. - Official account of the first Everest expedition of 1921. They reached to the Northcol and discovered the route to the top.Yakushi H247d; Marshall 2634; Neate H120. [Boeknr.: 27832 ]

€ 45,00

HUC, Régis Evariste & Joseph GABET. Reisherinneringen uit Tartarije, Thibet en China. Verhaal der missie-reis in de jaren 1844, 1845 en 1846. Arnhem, Josué Witz, 1855-57.2 volumes. 19th century grey cloth. XIV,409; 295 pp. Rare Dutch edition; first published in Paris in 1850 Souvenires d'un voyage dans la Tartarie, le Thibet et la Chine. - Record of the famous journey made between 1839 and 1852 by the Lazarist missionaries Huc and Gabet travelling from Macao and Canton through Mongolia to Lhasa.Cf. Cordier, B. S., col. 2119; Yakushi H249; Marshall 1334; Aschhoff 920; Howgego II, p.291; not in Tiele nor Cat. NHSM. [Boeknr.: 31542 ]

€ 295,00

LAUFER, Berthold. Milaraspa. Tibetische Texte in Auswahl übertragen. Hagen, Folkwang, 1922. 4to. Pictorial Boards. With photographic plates. 79 pp. [Boeknr.: 23595 ]

€ 30,00

LEQUIN, Frank & Albert MEIJER. Samuel van de Putte, een Mandarijn uit Vlissingen (1690-1745). De onbedoelde publicatie van een restant. Middelburg, Stichting VOC Publicaties, 1989. Oblong 8vo. Wrappers. With many facsimiles. 104 pp. Samuel van der Putte was a Dutch adventurer, linguist and scientist who travelled widely through South East Asia, India, China and Tibet. [Boeknr.: 226 ]

€ 35,00

NORTON, Edward Felix, J.G. BRUCE, a.o. De strijd om den top. De jongste beklimming van den Mount-Everest. Voor Nederland bewerkt door Arthur Tervooren. Amsterdam, Scheltens & Giltay, (1926). Original cloth, gilt lettering. With folding map and plates (several in colours). 327 pp. First Dutch edition; first published in London in 1925: The fight for Everest: 1924. - The official account of the 3rd expedition to Mount Everest in 1924. Norton and Odell write the two attemps on the summit and the final tragedy, namely the first attempt by Norton and Somervell to 8,534 m., then the second by Mallory and Irvine who passed away eternally. - Nice copy.Yakushi N64d; Neate N31 (English ed.). [Boeknr.: 22234 ]

€ 65,00

WADDELL, Laurence Austine. The Buddhism of Tibet or Lamaism with its mystic cults, symbolism and mythology, and in its relation to Indian Buddishm. Repint. Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons, 1967. Pictorial cloth, with dust-jacket. With many illustrations. XLVIII,598 pp. First published in 1894. - Dr. Waddell entered the Indian Medical Services in 1880 and was Medical Officer of the Darjeeling District from 1885 to 1895. His visits to Darjeeling and his subsequent official connection with the district drewhim to the study Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism. [Boeknr.: 34720 ]

€ 45,00


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