To a Mountain in Tibet :: Colin Thubron

To a Mountain in Tibet :: Colin Thubron soon to be presented for sale on the outstanding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Chatto & Windus, 2011, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Signed by the author, without dedication, on the title page without provenance but with the splendid, local to me, Topping & Company wrap-around. Includes: Maps (1);

From the cover: Mount Kailas is the most sacred of the worlds mountains holy to one fifth of humanity. Isolated beyond the central Himalayas, it is claimed by myth to be the source of the universe created from cosmic waters and the mind of Brahma.

Its summit has never been scaled, but for centuries the mountain has been ritually circled by Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. Colin Thubron joins these pilgrims, after an arduous trek from Nepal, through the high passes of Tibet, to the m…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly darker under the promotional wrap-round. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 227 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5¾”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I charm you with my array of books shown in my Travel China catalogue?


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