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Across Thibet

Gabriel Bonvalot

Across Thibet

being a translation of "De Paris au Tonkingà travers le Thibet inconnu"

by Gabriel Bonvalot

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Published by Cassell in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia, Central -- Description and travel.,
  • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Imperfect copy, wanting folding map.

    Statementby Gabriel Bonvalot ; with illustrations from photographs taken by Prince Henry of Orleans ; translated by C. B. Pitman.
    ContributionsPitman, C. B., Orléans, Henri Philippe Marie, prince d", 1867-1901.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS/785 .B73
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 417 p., [26] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15232888M

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    New York: Cassell Publishing Company. First US edition. Octavo, pp. xiii, Publisher's brown cloth with a bevelled edge. Gilt titles and portrait of a Tibetan to the spine. A evocative rendering of a camel train adorns the front cover under a decorative title. Gilt top edge, other edges untrimmed. Fold out map housed in pouch on front pastedown, in good condition but starting to. Hi Early, Once Robert Mayer kindly pointed out to me, just as I’ll point out to you, that no-pi-ka appears in Sarat Chandra Das (et al.,), Tibetan-English Dictionary, at p. , with the definition “n. of a religious service; propitiatory rite.”He then quotes the Blue Annals as saying “no pi ka la sogs pa sgrub thabs mang po bsgyur, ‘he translated many works on propitiatory rites.


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Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. The preliminary preparations having been rapidly completed, we left Paris on the 6th of July, just when Paris was in the full fever of her Exhibition. Across Thibet by Gabriel Bonvalot, published in With Illustrations from Photographs Taken by Prince Henry of Orleans.

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across thibet. spare the reader an enumeration of the details and trouble entailed by these preliminaries of an exploring party. Let me, however, say - that the thorough organisation of a caravan for a journey which is to end Heaven knows when or where, is the most difficult part of an explorer's work.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. Across Thibet: being a translation of "De Paris v.2 (). Bonvalot, Gabriel, View full catalog record. Tibet (/ t ɪ ˈ b ɛ t / (); Tibetan: བོད་, Lhasa dialect: [/pʰøː˨˧˩/]; Chinese: 西藏; pinyin: Xīzàng; Sanskrit:तिब्बत) is a region in Asia covering much of the Tibetan Plateau spanning about million km 2 and over a quarter of China's territory.

It is the traditional homeland of the Tibetan people as well as some other ethnic groups such as Monpa, Tamang. Genre/Form: Travel literature Rare books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bonvalot, Gabriel, Across Thibet. London: Cassell, Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bonvalot, Gabriel, Across Thibet.

New York, Cassell Pub. [©] (OCoLC) Document Type. Full text of "Across Thibet: Being a Translation of "De Paris Au Tonkin à Travers Le Tibet " See other formats.

Tibet's other big draw is the elemental beauty of the highest plateau on earth. Geography here is on a humbling scale and every view is illuminated with spectacular mountain light. Your trip will take you past glittering turquoise lakes, across huge plains dotted with yaks and nomads’ tents, and over high passes draped with colourful prayer.

Equine Journal White Horse Galloping Across Field (Notebook, Diary, Blank Book) (Horse Photo Journals Notebooks Diaries). Tibet, historic region and autonomous region of China that is often called ‘the roof of the world.’ It occupies a vast area of plateaus and mountains in Central Asia, including Mount Everest.

The name Tibet is derived from the Mongolian Thubet, the Chinese Tufan, the Tai Thibet, and the Arabic Tubbat. They then had to spend the winter in Tibet. They finally reached Hanoi in late September Bonvalot's original plan was to cross Asia and reach Tonkin in French Indochina.

Froma RARE first edition, Across Thibet (Tibet) being a translation into English of De Paris au Tonking a Travers le Tibet Inconnu (From Paris to Tonkin and Across Unknown Tibet).Seller Rating: % positive.

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Inshortly after Mao Zedong's communist revolution, China invaded Tibet. Tibet pleaded for assistance from the United Nations, the British, and the newly independent Indians for assistance to no a Tibetan uprising was squelched by the Chinese and the leader of the theocratic Tibetan government, the Dalai Lama, fled to Dharamsala, India and created a : Matt Rosenberg.Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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