A Journey from Leh in Ladakh to Lhasa & return to India via Assam

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Trotter, Captain H., R.E.: Account of the Pundit’s Journey in Great Tibet from Leh in Ladkh to Lhasa, and of his Return to India via Assam. Royal Geogeaphical Society, from the 1877 Journal. Read May 14th, 1877. John Murray [London] 1st edition 8vo.

Large folding map on a scale of about 1 inch to 50 miles [measuring approx 27 x 20¼ ins], pp86-136. Professionally removed from the Journal in late 20th century and bound in card boards with printed title to upper board, very clean throughout, a closed inner edge tear to map not reaching printed area. Pundit explorers usually travelled incognito to gather sensitive information, sometimes disguising themselves.  mar4/5

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