Turner, Samuel: AN ACCOUNT OF AN EMBASSY TO THE COURT OF THE TESHOO LAMA, IN TIBET. Containing a Narrative of a Journey Through Bootan, and a Part of Tibet. Delhi, 1971. xxviii, 473 pp. 13 illustrations. 29x23 cm. Cloth. Dustjacket with wear.
The first published account of a journey to Tibet written by an Englishman, describing the 1783-85 diplomatic mission to congratulate the Lamaist regency on the reincarnation of the Grand Lama. The plates after drawings by S. Davis. Facsimile reprint published in Delhi.
Subjects: Rare Books
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 624 in printed List 195.
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