With Mounted Infantry In Tibet [1906]

$200

By Brevet-Major W.J. Ottley

First-hand account of this controversial expeditionary force

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Description

  • Detailed account of 1904 British Invasion of Tibet [also known as the Younghusband Expedition] by 23rd & 32nd Sikh Pioneers and the 8th Gurkha Rifles
  • First Edition [Smith, Elder & Co, 1906]; 275pp; 5 pgs advertisements; red boards; rough-cut page block; ffep clipped; slight dampstaining affecting bottom corners of first few leaves; otherwise very good
  • 48 full-page photographic plates (b&w) plus plan of fortified camp at Gyantse