BEYOND BOKHARA. The Life of William Moorcroft, Asian Explorer & Pioneer Veterinary Surgeon 1767-1825.
London. Century,1985., Ex Library. Part of old label, a bar code, part of old ticket pocket and a small library stamp on f.e.p. Small library stamp on reverse of title page, another on b.e.p. 417 pages including notes & list of sources. 18 b.& w. photographs, 24 line drawings, 3 maps. 9½" x 6¼". Biography of William Moorcroft, surgeon & explorer. He became the first qualified vet to set up practice in England, and in 1808 accepted the post of superintendent of the East India Company's Bengal stud. Without permission he crossed the Himalayas by a route unknown to Europeans, to western Tibet. Another journey, of 2000 miles took him 6 years. 1985
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Keywords: Bokhara Moorcroft East India Company Bengal Veterinary Society