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BARBER, NOEL
From the Land of Lost Content: The Dalai Lama's Fight for Tibet
Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company. 1970. Hardcover. Book, First American Edition (London 1969) 235pp, 4 maps, historical appendix, bibliography, index. Brown cloth gilt, explanatory blurb on text taped in front endpapers, photo newsclip of author with caption taped on back blanks, otherwise clean, tight and very good. A detailed account of the Tibetan revolt of 1959 based mainly on interviews with participants. Noel Barber (1909-1988) was a British writer and foreign correspondent for the Daily Mail and wrote more than thirty books, most non-fiction but including six novels. Pinfold 196; Yakushi B45. Very Good.
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Book number: 003374
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Keywords: Tibet China Invasion 1959 Dalai Lama History

 
BELL, WILLIAM DIXON
The Secret of Tibet
Chicago, Goldsmith Publishing Company. 1938. Hardcover. Book, (1938). 251pp. Pictorial grey cloth, lightly rubbed, pages rather browned, previous owner name, otherwise clean and tight. An adventure geared for children. Good.
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Book number: 002366
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Keywords: Tibet China Juvenile Literature Fiction Adventure

 
BIRD, ISABELLA L.
Among the Tibetans
Mineola, New York, Dover Publications Inc. 2004. (ISBN: 0486434354) Soft cover. Ill.: Edward Whymper. Book, (2004). Reprint (1894). 159pp, frontis illustration and 21 others (from woodcuts?), selected list of Dover titles. 8vo/22cm. Paper, as new. Another in the list of fine Dover reprints. Isabella Lucy Bird (1831-1904) was an intrepid traveller, adventuress and writer of the late 19th century. This book is about a trip from Srinagar to Ladakh and on via Karakoram in 1889 . It was published by the Religious Tract Society of New York in 1894 and is a standard classic.Yakushi B169 lists her as Isabella Lucy Bishop in recognition of her brief marriage to Edinburgh doctor John Bishop. As New.
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Book number: 005124
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Keywords: 0486434354 Edward Whympertibet (China) Tibetans Travel and Description Himalayas

 
CAMMANN, SCHUYLER
Trade Through the Himalayas: The Early British Attempts to Open Tibet
Princeton, Princeton University Press. 1951. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. X, 186pp, 3 photo illustrations, 2 maps (1 double-paged), 3 illustrations from photographs, bibliography, index. 8vo/22cm. Grey cloth, shelf wear only in slightly edgeworn dj with small chip and closed tear at head of spine, previous owner name on ffep, otherwise internally clean, tight and very good. British relations with Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan in the period 1767-1794 including the story of the early British missions to Tibet. Schuyler Van Rensselaer Camman was Professor of Chinese at the University of Pennsylvania. This is his Ph.D. thesis at Johns Hopkins extensively revised. Marshall 220; Pinfold 155; Yakushi C17. Very Good.
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Book number: 003107
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Keywords: Tibet (China) Trade British East India Company Himalayas Commerce History

 
COLEMAN, GRAHAM, EDITOR; COMPILED BY THE ORIENT FOUNDATION
A Handbook of Tibetan Culture. Preface by H.H. The Dalai Lama
Boston, Shambhala. 1993. (ISBN: 1570620024) Soft cover. Book, First Shambhala Edition. 432pp, maps, text illustrations, Introduction to the Five Major Cultural Traditions of Tibet: Bon, Nyingma, Kagyu, Sakya, Gelug; ethnic map; International Resources Directory; Biographies of Contemporary Lamas and Scholars;Glossary of Key Tibetan, Buddhist and Sanskrit Terms; appendices, indexes to resources, biographies and illustrations. 8vo/22cm. Paper, light edgewear, internally fine. Fine.
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Book number: 004335
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CUTTING, SUYDAM
The Fire Ox and Other Years
Charles Scribner's Sons NY 1940. 1940. Hardcover. Book, First edition. Blue cloth gilt, light wear, light foxing of endpapers, narrative blurb section of dj laid in, o/w VG. 6 color plates,114 b/w plates. Small 4to/24.5cm. xviii, 393pp. Wealthy author Charles Suydam Cutting (1889-1972) New York financier and explorer, was also a skilled photographer, a national tennis champion and a friend of the Thirteenth Dalai Lama. He accompanied Kermit and Theodore Roosevelt on their Central Asian expedition of 1928-29, The book gives highlights of his major trips from 1925 to 1939 including three to Tibet at least one as an emissary of President Roosevelt. He contributed many artifacts to the famous Tibetan collection at the Newark Museum. He was also the proprietor of the Hamilton Farms Kennel and introducer of the Lhasa Apso breed of dog to America about 1933. Marshall 2563, Pinfold 87, Yakushi.C177. VG.
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Book number: 004707
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Keywords: Tibet, Lhasa Apso Breed Theodore Roosevelt, Dalai Lama (3rd),Turkestan, Assam, Foreign Women, Nepal Jubilee, Celebes & the Anoa, Upper Burma, Travel & Description,: Asia,Africa,Pacific

 
DINGLE, EDWIN JOHN
Borderlands of Eternity Embracing "Across China on Foot" and, "My Life in Tibet". Prelude by Louis M. Grafe
Los Angeles, Edwin J. Dingle. 1949. Hardcover. Book, 4th Printing (1939). [viii], 402, 194pp, 58 monochrome illustrations from author's photographs. 8vo/22cm. Red cloth silver, light rubbing at extremities, typed address tab of previous owner on ffep, otherwise internally fine. The two sections complete in one volume with a lengthy hagiographic Prelude by Louis M. Grafe of the Mentalphysics Institute. Story of an English adventurer who became a religious mystic after visiting China and Tibet about 1909. He published the narrative of his trip across China in 1911 and wrote the part on Tibet in 1939. After several years in Asia, he took up residence in America and founded the Institute of Mentalphysics which became a popular cult until the seventies based in Southern California. Edwin John Dingle (1881-1972) was born in England and died in California. Yakushi D124 (only the Tibet part). Fine.
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EKVALL, ROBERT B.
Tibetan Skylines
New York, Travel Book Club. 1952. Hardcover. Book, [xv], 240pp, endpaper map, 8 b/w photographic plates. 8vo/22cm. Brown decorated cloth gilt, old barely visible dampstain head of some later pages, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Split and chipped dj laid in. A rare insider's view of life on the Tibetan borderlands between 1930-1935 and 1939-1941 by someone who combined the eye of an anthropologist with the background of a missionary who spoke both Tibetan and Chinese. Robert B. Ekvall (1898-1983) born of missionary parents on the Tibet-Chinese border originally served as a missionary with the Christian and Missionary Alliance in northeastern Tibet. Interned by the Japanese in 1941, he later served with the US Army and after WW II became a professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago. He wrote books, articles and poems about Tibet and China including one novel, Tents Against the Sky. Pinfold 90; Yakushi E27. Very Good.
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Book number: 004878
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Keywords: Tibet China Travel and Description History Social Life & Customs Anthropology Lamasery at Taktsang Lhamo Buddhism Devil Dances

 
COONEY, ELEANOR AND DANIEL ALTIERI
Shangri La: The Return to the World of Lost Horizon
New York, William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1996. (ISBN: 0688128726) Hardcover. Ill.: Design by Laura Hammond Hough. Book, First Edition. x, 324pp. Yellow cloth gilt in dj. As new. 8vo/22cm. Suspense, danger, intrigue, passion and love in a remote part of Tibet named after Hilton James' paradisical place but threatened by a mean Chinese general during the 1966 Cultural Revolution. Will he win against Tom Conway, the courageous Western guardian who his daughter is in love with?. As New.
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Book number: 005137
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Keywords: 0688128726 Design By Laura Hammond Houghfiction Novel Tibet Romance Adventure Intrigue 1966

 
GOLDSTEIN, MELVYN C.;BEALL, CYNTHIA M.
Nomads of Western Tibet the Survival of a Way of Life
Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A. Univ of California Pr. 1990. (ISBN: 0520072103) Soft cover. Book, First Printing. 192pp,, maps, profusely illustrated in color from photographs, Preface, Notes, Glossary, Index, Acknowledgments. 4to/28.5cm. Paper. As New. Story of two anthropogists' 16-month study tour with the nomads of western Tibet and the Changtang plain. Melvyn Goldstein is Chair of the Anthropology Department and Director of the Center for the Study of Tibet at Case Western University. Martha Beill is Professor of Anthropology at the same university and a leadext expert on the physical anthropology of Himalayan and Tibetan peoples. Pinfold 272. Fine.
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Book number: 005181
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Keywords: 0520072103 Tibet China Nomads Social & Economic Government Policy Conditions Travel and Description Anthropology

 
HARRER, HEINRICH
Seven Years in Tibet. Translated by Richard Graves. With Reviews
New York, E.P.Dutton. 1953. Hardcover. Book, (1953). First/BOMC edition. 314pp, Introduction by Peter Fleming, Preface, 2 maps, 46 monochrome illustrations from photographs. Pictorial cloth backed gilt, near fine in very lightly rubbed spine ends, internally clean tight and very good. NF/VG. Five clippings laid in: "Born in Tibet: A Lasting Friendship." 3 page article by Betty Rogers from Tricycle: The Buddhist Review of Fall 1991; Obituary,"Heinrich Harrer 93, Explorer of Tibiet, Dies" by Douglas Martin from New York TImes, Jan. 10, 2006; film review of Seven Years in Tibet. " Superstar in Search of Peace", by Martyn Palmer from, The Times, Nov 20, 1997; film review by Jack Garner, "Disturbing history lesson beautifully portrayed in 'Seven Years in Tibet'" in The Saratogian, Oct 10, 1997; and a thoughtful but undated book review from an unnamed English paper, by Geoffrey Taylor ,entitled, "On a clear day you might just see the Dalai Lama's shadow." Very interesting commentaries on this swashbuckling but controversiial figure who befriended the Dalai Lama when he was 14. Very Good.
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Book number: 005132
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Keywords: Dalai Lama, Lhasa, Peter Fleming, Adventure, Tibet Mountaineers Reviews Geoffrey Taylor Jack Garner, Martyn Palmer Douglas Martin Betty Rogers Film of

 
HOFFMANN, HELMUT
The Religions of Tibet. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald
London, George Allen & Unwin Limited. 1961. Hardcover. Book, First British Edition. (Translated from Die Religionen Tibets, 1956). 199pp, 15 illustrations from b/w photographs, bibliography, index. Brown cloth silver, shelf wear only, in protected lightly rubbed dj, internally fine. NF/VG. This book emphasizes the Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India, its arrival in Tibet and the religious struggles of the 8th and 9th centuries. Helmut Hoffmann (1912- ) was Professor of Indology at the Technical University of Munich and a noted authority on Tibet. Pinfold 301; Yakushi H216b. Fine.
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Book number: 003111
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Catalogue: Tibet--Religion
Keywords: Tibet Religion Bon Buddhism Lamaist Sects History Tantric Deities Tsong-Kha-Pa Reformation Dalai Lama

 
HOPKIRK, PETER
Trespassers On the Roof of the World: The Secret Exploration of Tibet
Los Angeles, Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc. 1990. (ISBN: 0874775760) Soft cover. Book, Reprint (1982). viii, 274pp, 3 maps, numerous monochrome illustrations from photographs, bibliography, index. 8vo/21cm. Paper. Very good+. A very readable account of the opening up of Tibet, mainly by Europeans, and the race to be first to Lhasa. Peter Hopkirk (1930- ) is a British journalist, formerly chief reporter for The Times, who has specialized in writing books on Central Asia and Tibet since about 1980. Pinfold 48; Yakushi H239. Very Good.
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Book number: 003495
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Keywords: 0874775760 Tibet Exploration Discovery Explorers Central Asia Travel Description Lhasa History Spies Younghusband

 
HAYDEN, HENRY HUBERT AND CESAR COSSON
Sport and Travel in the Highlands of Tibet
London, Richard Cobden-Sanderson. 1927. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. xvi, 262pp, frontis portrait and 87 photo illustrations, new colored folding map in rear pocket, Introduction by Sir Francis Younghusband, Preliminary Arrangements for the Journey, Darjeeling to Gyantse, Gyantse to Lhasa, Lhasa in the Early Spring, The Region of the Great Lakes--Lhasa to Shen-Tsa, The Region of the Great Lakes--Naktsang, The Region of the Great Lakes--Namru, Thakpo, Return to India, Epilogue, index. 8vo/21.5cm. Black cloth gilt, light rubbing except tail of spine which well rubbed, front hinge paper cracked, lacks ffep, half title foxed, otherwise internally clean, tight and very good. Description of the journey made by Hayden in 1922 as the result of the request by the Tibetan Government that a geologist be sent to advise them on the development of their mineral resources (Marshall 2458). In addition to his guide friend Cesar Cosson, he was accompanied by Gujjar Singh, a surveyor from the Survey of India, who succeeded in producing a detailed map of 36,000 miles,on the scale of 4 miles to the inch, a reduced copy of which at the scale of approximately 16 miles to the inch (or 1:1,000,000), accompanies the book. Sir Henry Hubert Hayden (1869-1923) had been Director of the Geological Survey of India and had previously accompanied Sir Francis Younghusband on the abortive armed Mission to Lhasa in 1903-04. Younghusband in his Introduction gives high praise to Hayden for his efforts then, "in bringing the Tibetans around to a more favourable attitude towards us." Cesar Cosson ( -d.1923) was a Swiss guide who had accompanied Hayden on other climbing ventures. Both were killed the next year in an avalanche on the Finsteraarhorn, in Switzerland. See also Pinfold 92 and Yakushi (1984 edtion) H81. Very Good.
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Book number: 002151
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Keywords: Tibet Travel and Description Hunting Sport Swiss Guide Cesar Cosson Geology Reconnaissance

 
LOCKHART, ROBERT BRUCE
"Tibet in the New Chinese Empire." In, United Asia, July-Aug 1966, Pp 176-178
Bombay, United Asia Publications. 1966. Soft cover. Book, 3pp. Entire issue of United Asia, Vol 18/4. Includes articles on Sanskrit in Indonesia, Rise of the Soviet Union by a former ambassador, a poem by Bedhab Banarasi and a symposium on The Indian Political Perspective featuring Badhok Malraj, BJS President and S.G. Sardesai, Secretary of the Indian Communist Party. Sir Robert Hamilton Bruce Lockhart (1887-1970) was one of the more colorful British diplomat-cum-intelligence agents of the twentieth century especially in connection with the Russian Revolution of 1917.. Good.
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Book number: 002497
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Keywords: Tibet China Chinese Empire Bedhab Banarasi Indian Political Symposium Horow

 
MARAINI, FOSCO. INTRODUCTION BY BERNARD BERENSON
Secret Tibet. Translated from the Italian by Eric Mosbacher
New York, The Viking Press. 1952. Hardcover. Book, First American Edition (Bari: 1950). xiv, 306pp, 2 endpaper maps, more than seventy black & white illustrations from photographs by the author, reading list, index. Tall 8vo/24cm. Cloth, shelf wear only in slightly edgeworn dj, internally fine. A good description by a multi-talented writer and photographer who travelled with the distinguished Tibetologist Guiseppe Tucci on two of his expeditions in the nineteen thirties and forties. Fosco Maraini (1912-2004) was an Italian ethnologist, photographer, film maker, writer and professor. His writings on the disappearing cultures of Tibet and the Ainu people of Hokkaido are considered particularly important. Neate M48; Pinfold 98 and Yakushi M79. Fine.
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Book number: 003279
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Keywords: Tibet Travel and Description Religion Buddhism Lamaism Dalai Lama History

 
MARAINI, FOSCO. INTRODUCTION BY BERNARD BERENSON. TRANSLATED FROM THE ITALIAN BY ERIC MOSBACHER
Secret Tibet. Translated from the Italian by Eric Mosbacher
London, Hutchison & Co. 1956. Hardcover. Book, First Edition (2nd printing 1952) ). 251pp, frontis portrait, 1 map, sixty double colour platess from photographs by the author, some useful books, photographic tables,, index. 4to/25cm. brown decorated cloth gilt, shelf wear only in protected slightly edgeworn dj, rear panel foxed, 2 stamps of Delhi dealer Munshi Ram Manohar Lal on ffep and title page, otherwise internally fine. A good description by a multi-talented writer and photographer who travelled with the distinguished Tibetologist Guiseppe Tucci on two of his expeditions in the nineteen thirties and forties. Fosco Maraini (1912-2004) was an Italian ethnologist, photographer, film maker, writer and professor. His writings on the disappearing cultures of Tibet and the Ainu people of Hokkaido are considered particularly important. Neate M48; Pinfold 98 and Yakushi M79. This printing somewhat scarce. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 005237
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Keywords: Tibet Travel and Description Religion Buddhism Lamaism Dalai Lama History Bernard Berenson

 
DAVID-NEEL, ALEXANDRA
Magic and Mystery in Tibet. Introduction by Aaron Sussman
New Hyde Park, NY, University Books. 1965. Hardcover. Book, Fourth Printing (1956) of New Edition with Preface by Author (1931). xv, 320pp, Author's 1965 Preface, Introduction by Sussman. Tall 8vo/24cm. Green cloth gilt, light edgewear, in protected, edgeworn and slightly chipped dj, prior owner name on ffep, otherwise clean, tight and very good. Stories about Tibet and some of the unusual events experienced by the first woman traveller to reach Lhasa. Alexandra David-Neel (1868-1969) was a French traveller, mystic and practicing Buddhist who wrote a number of books about her experiences in and around Tibet. She was a controversial person partly because of her enigmatic portraits of herself. The Briitish Indian Government kept a confidential file on her. Lawrence Durrell called her, "The most astonishing person in the world." Pinfold 88; Yakushi (1984 editon) D46c. Very Good.
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Book number: 003491
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Catalogue: Tibet--Religion
Keywords: Travel Travel and Description Religion Buddhism Lamaism Psychi Phenomena Mystical Theories Aaron Sussman

 
NORBU, THUBTEN JIGME AS TOLD TO HEINRICH HARRER
Tibet Is My Country: The Autobiography of Thubten Jigme Norbu, Brother of the Dalai Lama. Translated from the German by Edward Fitzgerald
New York, E.P. Dutton & Co, Inc. 1962. Hardcover. Book, Third Printing (1961). First published in Germany in 1960 as Tibet Verlorene Heimat. 264pp, frontis portrait, 14 full page and 4 double-page illustrations--all in color. 8vo/21.5cm. Red cloth gilt, light rubbing, in lightly rubbed dj, name tag of previous owner, otherwise internally fine. The story of the Dalai Lama's oldest brother (born 1922- ), his move to Lhasa when his brother was recognized as the Dalai Lama and his time as Abbot of the Kumbum monastery. Heinrich Harrer (1912- ) was the famous author of 7 Years in Tibet. Pinfold 219. Fine.
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Book number: 002672
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Keywords: Tibet (China) Social Life and Custom Dalai Lama's Family Biography Tibetan Buddhist Monks and Monasteries Kumbum Travel and Description Central Asia

 
NORBU, JAMYANG. EDITOR
Warriors of Tibet: The Story of Aten and the Khampas Fight for the Freedom of Their Country
London, Wisdom Publications. 1986. (ISBN: 0861710509) Soft cover. Book, Second Edition (1979). 8vo/21.5cm. Semi-stiff pictorial wrappers, internally fine. NF. The story of Aten, a Khampa warrior from Nyarong, who through the pen of the editor describes his life in Tibet before the Chinese came and the effects of their occupation on his family and his people; also his role in the guerrilla resistance. Pinfold 218. Fine.
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Book number: 002610
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Keywords: 0861710509 Tibet Struggle Against China Khampa Role Individual Story Aten of Nyarong Guerrilla Resistance History Khams Pa

 
NORMANTON, SIMON
Tibet the Lost Civilisation
New York, Viking-Penguin Group. 1989. (ISBN: 0670825115) Hardcover. Book, First American Edition. (1988: London). 192pp, Grey cloth gilt, shelf wear only, damp stain lower corner back board including dj (text not affected), internally fine. 4to/27.5 cm. Profusely illustrated introduction to Tibet's history distinguished by many early color photographs. The text as well as the photographs are compiled largely from the works of explorers and officials who visited Lhasa in the first half of the twentieth century such as Hugh Richardson, Heinrich Harrer, Shen Tsung-Lien, F.S. Chapman, James Guthrie, Basil Gould, Charles Bell and Edmund Candler. The author is an independent film maker and writer who spent a number of years making films for the BBC. Pinfold 11. Fine.
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Book number: 002628
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Keywords: 0670825115 Tibet History Pictorial Central Asia Lhasa Travel and Exploration Description

 
OLSON, ELEANOR
Tibetan Life and Culture
Santa Fe, Museum of International Folk Art. 1960. Soft cover. Book, 29 + [ii]pp, 15 plates, Tibet and the Tibetans, Language, Costume, Textiles, Jewelry, Food and Food Utensil, Religion, Religious Arts, Books, Woodblock Printing, Images and Paintings, Music and Drama. Oblong 12mo/17.5 x 21cm. Decorated wrappers, slightly soiled, internally fine. Eleanor Olson was long-time Curator of Oriental Art at The Newark Museum and is generally credited with being a major figure in organizing their distinguished Tibetan collection. Fine.
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Book number: 002123
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Keywords: Tibet Tibetan Life and Culture Art-China-Tibet (China) Civilization

 
PATTERSON, GEORGE N.
Journey with Loshay
New York, W.W. Norton. 1954. Hardcover. Book, First Editon. viii, 248pp, endpaper map, 8 pages of b/w photo illustrations. 8vo/22cm. Green and black cloth gilt, light wear at spine ends, in protected slightly edgeworn dj, internally fine. VG/Good+. Story of an adventurous trip out of Tibet to Assam, India with Loshay, a Khampa tribesman, just in front of the Chinese advance in 1952. George Neilson Patterson (1920- ), later known as 'Patterson of Tibet' was an adventurous Scotsman who served 3 years as a medical missionary in eastern Tibet and later became a noted authority and author on it. Yakushi P31. Fine.
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Book number: 002612
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Keywords: Tibet China Missionary Life Travel and Description Kham Province Adventure Khamba People

 
REYNOLDS, VALRAE
From A Lost World: Tibetan Costumes and Textiles. In Orientations, Vol 12, No3 (March 1981), Pp 6-22
Hong Kong, Pacific Magazines Ltd. 1981. Soft cover. Book, Entire magazine. 74pp. 4to/29cm. Light soil wear and wrinkles, internally fine. This article contains 14 black and white illustrations, all from photographs, and 9 full color illustrations. Va;lrae Reynolds was the long time Curator of the Oriental Collection of the Newark Museum.Other articles include Tibet Today by Warren Duncan; Chinese Transiitional Ceramics by Richard Kilburn; P;ra Jittakaro by Barbarine Rich; Malaysian Awnings by Nacy Nash; Fijian Artefacts by Robert F. Kay and London Sale Room Report by Judith Moorhouse. Very Good.
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Book number: 005044
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Keywords: Tibet Textiles Costumes Central Asia Fijian Artefacts Malaysian Awnings Pra Jittakaro Chinese Transitional Ceramics London Sale Room Report

 
RIPLEY, S.DILLON
Tibet: The High and Fragile Land Behind the Ranges. In Smithsonian, January 1981 (Volume 11, Number 10, Pp 96-105)
Washington D.C. Smithsonian Associates. 1981. Soft cover. Ill.: Photographs by Mary Livingston Ripley. Book, Whole issue of 140 pages including nine other articles, book reviews, event calendar and commentary. 4to/29.5cm. Pictorial card stock covers, light rubbing and soil, back panel creased, internally fine. The author's article includes 11 color illustrations from photographs (some full page). Observations on a two week field trip to Lhasa and southern Tibet in the Spring of 1980 with his wife. S. Dillon Ripley ( 1913-2001) distinguished American ornithologist was then Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, a position he held from 1964 to 1984. Fine.
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Book number: 004284
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Keywords: Photographs By Mary Livingston Ripleytibet Ornithology Travel & Description Geology Natural History

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