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Lieut Colonel TORRENS
1862 Travels in Ladak Tartary and Kashmir TORRENS 1st Ed Map 12 Colour Plates
London: 1862. If viewing on a mobile device please view the "Item Description" under "About this Item" to see all images and descriptionLouis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title Travels in Ladak, Tartary and Kashmir [First Edition Complete with Folding Map Two Folding Panoramas and 10 Colour Plates] ____________ First Edition ~ Half Leather Binding __________ Author Lieut.-Colonel TORRENS, ______________________ Year of Publication 1862 __________________________ Publisher London: Saunders, Otley and Co. _______________________ For full description see below - after all photographs __________________________________________ Description: London: Saunders, Otley and Co., 1862, First edition. Pagination: iv, [i, errata slip, often lacking], 367 pp, with folding map frontispiece of [Tracing the Course of] 'The Hindostan and Thibet Road from Kalka in the Plains to Shipkee on the Borders of China'. 2 Large folding panoramas and 10 coloured plates with many illustrations in the text. The author describes his travels of well over 1,000 miles from Simla, to Le, capital of Ladak, to Sreenuggur, the capital of Kashmir and then south easterly via Chumba and Kangra, returning to Simla, over several months. Torrens also seems to have provided the many excellent illustrations, from his drawings, sketches, paintings, including panoramas of Kashmir Valley from Soleiman's Seat to Nichat Bach and of Le, From the Palace to the Valley of the Indus. An interesting and insightful account including much on the peoples, views, customs, etc. Approximately 9 inches tall. C … [Click Below for Full Description]
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