Vigne’s Travels in Kashmir & Ladakh. A complete but odd volume 2 of the 1842 1st edition.


Vigne, G. T.: Travels in Kashmir, Ladak, Iskardo, the countries adjoining the mountain-course of the Indus, and the Himalaya, north of the Panjab… Henry Colburn [London] 1842 1st edition 8vo.  VOLUME TWO ONLY.

Frontispiece portrait [Ahmer Shah, the Gylfo or Raja of Iskardo]  6 other plates, x, 462pp, [i Appendix], 16pp list of Colburn’s publications. Original publisher’s green cloth gilt and blind stamped, spine badly damaged with loss, corners bumped, internally a sound copy with orignal endpapers and undamaged hinges, some water staining to top margins of plates [but not to the frontis], no previous ownership markings other than a modernish bookplate to front pastedown. The large foilding map was in the first volume of this work. Now a scarce work which often lacks plates. apr18/1

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