Captain William Knight’s diary of his tour in Kashmir and Tibet. 1863

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Knight, Captain [William Henry] 48th Regiment: Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Thibet. Richard Bentley [London] 1863 1st edition 8vo.

16 plates including 8 tinted lithos, 28 other illustrations in text [correct as listed], xvi, 385pp. Contmporary full leather gilt prize binding with badge of Edinburgh Institution gilt blocked to upper board, all edges marbled, a very sound, clean copy with prize label dated 1867 to front pastedown.    mar29/1

This copy lists 44 illustrations, a vaiant of the same editions calls for 45. It is presumed that the publisher ran out of the plate with a piece of a prayer wheel which would be the extra plate.

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