To the Alps of Chinese Tibet, An Account of a Journey of Exploration up to and among the Snow-Clad Mountains of the Tibetan Frontier. J. W. Gregory, Gregory C. J.

To the Alps of Chinese Tibet, An Account of a Journey of Exploration up to and among the Snow-Clad Mountains of the Tibetan Frontier

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1924.

First American Edition. 8vo, 321 pp, with illustrations from photographs, folding map, index. Publisher's orange cloth illustrated in black. Mild dust soiling to the cloth, else clean and sound. Very good. Account of a four-month, 1500 mile journey by geologist and explorer John Walter Gregory (1864-1932) and his son through Burma to south-western China and Chinese Tibet. Includes observations on geology and geography, living conditions and culture, agriculture, the Chinese language, Chinese educational reform, and religious practice. Neate G64.

Item #18137

Price: $250.00

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