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Adventure Sport and Travel on the Tibetan Steppes

By: Fergusson, W. N.

Price: £280.00

Publisher: London, Constable and Company Limited 1911: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 28981

Condition: Very Good


343pp. 76 photographs. In the words of W. N. Fergusson, this book is mainly an account of two journeys taken through China and Tibet by the late Lieutenant Brooke. Mr. Brooke started on his first journey from Shanghai on August 1, 1906, and after crossing Tibet, returned to Shanghai in October 1907. He left Shanghai on his second journey in December, 1907, and travelled in Western Sechuan and Eastern Tibet until December 24, 1908, when he was murdered in the Independent Lolo Land. On the second of these two expeditions, Lt Brooke was accompanied by Mr C. H. Meares; and when that journey came t... View more info