James Hurley, Books: Tibet-description and Travel
found: 6 books

 
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

 
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
USD 34.21 [Appr.: EURO 29 | £UK 25.5 | JP¥ 3856]
Keywords: 0520072103 Tibet China Nomads Social & Economic Government Policy Conditions Travel and Description Anthropology

 
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

 
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
USD 29.33 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 22 | JP¥ 3306]
Keywords: Tibet Textiles Costumes Central Asia Fijian Artefacts Malaysian Awnings Pra Jittakaro Chinese Transitional Ceramics London Sale Room Report

 
TOPPING, AUDREY
The Splendors of Tibet. With Foreword by Seymour Topping
New York, SINO Publishing Company. 1980. Hardcover. Ill.: Text and Photographs By the Author. Book, First Edition. 185, [iv] pp, map, lavishly illustrated from photographs (many in color), index. 4to/28.5cm. Blue cloth gilt, shelf wear only, in very lightly edgeworn dj with two short closed edge splits, few notations pages 42-49, otherwise internally fine. Results of a 1979 visit to Tibet by the author and her New York Times veteran far eastern correspondent Seymour Topping on assignment. A fair-minded assessment in its attempt to find a middle way between the propaganda put out by the Chinese authorities and the refugee community. The author's photographs include a rare set of pictures of the controversial series of clay sculptures representing the former feudal oppression of the serfs. Audrey Ronning Topping is a photojournalist specializing in China with five books to her credit. Daughter of a former Canadian ambassador to China and granddaughter of Lutheran missionaries there, she was educated there. Seymour Topping (1921- ) was Managing Editor of the New York Times at the time of writing. Fine.
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Book number: 003237
USD 16.62 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1873]
Keywords: Text and Photographs By the Authortibet Description and Travel History Jokhan Potala Lhasa Serfs

 
WILKINSON, JULIA
Tibet
Hong Kong & Secausus, NJ, The Guidebook Company, Ltd. & Chartwell Books Inc. 1988. Hardcover. Ill.: Photos by Magnus Bartlett, J.M. Jardine, Leong Ka Tai, How Man Wong, R. Lancaster, et al. Book, First Edition. 79pp, map, more than eighty color photographs (many double-paged). 4to/29cm. Blue cloth, light wear in protected dj, internally fine. NF/NF. A spectacular presentation of Tibet. its people and treasure by an international team of photographers with text and captions by the Hong Kong based writer Julia Wilkinson. Fine.
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Book number: 003256
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Keywords: Photos By Magnus Bartlett, J.M. Jardine, Leong Ka Tai, How Man Wong, R. Lancaster, Et Altibet Travel and Description Pictorial Works

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