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CONCISE FLOWERS OF THE HIMALAYA
Written by Oleg Polunin; Adam Stainton. Illustrated by Ann Farrer.
Stock no. 1819251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Based on the same authors' definitive Flowers of the Himalaya, published in 1984, this concise version covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. 283 pages. ISBN: 0195618327. Large bookshop rubber stamp to front endpaper, name in ink to same. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at corners.
Black cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0233972811. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.
The first full account of the Dalai Lama and Tibet since the Chinese conquest. Light grey cloth spine with black title, dark grey paper boards. Maps to endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718124081. Pale foxing to outer page edges. A little edge-creasing to wrapper, a few tiny nicks.
CAVALIERS OF KHAM THE SECRET WAR IN TIBET
Written by Michel Peissel.
Stock no. 2115147
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 043458231X. Light bump to top and tail of spine. Pale foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with fading to spine.
Large format. Maroon boards, white title to spine. Browning to page edges. Colour photos. Text in GERMAN. ISBN: 3858333603. Wrapper is edge-creased with some light wear.
Large oblong format. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos throughout. Text in GERMAN. ISBN: 3802521773. 2" tear with piece of loss to top edge of front panel of wrapper; nicks to a few corners.
Large oblong format. Grey boards, white title to spine. Colour photos throughout. Text in French. ISBN: 2851084569. Corners bumped, boards clean. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper is faded to spine and is grubby where a label has been removed to rear panel.
THE MOUNT KAILASH TREK: A TREKKER'S AND VISITOR'S GUIDE
Written by Sian Pritchard-Jones; Bob Gibbons.
Stock no. 1809687
Published by Cicerone Press. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.
Tibet's Sacred Mountain and Western Tibet. A trek around the sacred peak in 3 to 4 days, following the pilgrims' route. Includes a visit to the lost kingdom of Guge. Plastic covers, colour photos and maps. Small format. ISBN: 9781852845148. Tiny piece of plastic covering loss to lower front edge. Contents fine.
TOUCHING UPON THE HIMALAYA EXCURSIONS AND ENQUIRIES
Written by Bill Aitken. Illustrated by Geeta Kapadia.
Stock no. 1809664
Published by Indus Publishing Company. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.
A collection of articles of Bill Aitken originally published in the Himalayan Journal, covering subjects and areas about the Himalaya. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 8173871698. Lower edge of text block slightly grubby else contents fine.
A comprehensive guide to the plants of the Himalayas based on extensive field research carried out in 1983 and 1985 by a University of Tokyo botanical research project team. This is the first volume of five. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w plates, b/w text figures. x and 386 pages including index. ISBN: 060084272. Corners lightly bumped. Text block a little dusty. Contents fine.