FRASER, James Baillie.

Journal of a tour

£2,500

Journal of a tour
through part of the Snowy Range of the Himala Mountains, and to the sources of the Rivers Jumna and Ganges.
Rodwell and Martin, London, 1820.

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Description

Containing a history of Nepal and an account of the war between Britain and Nepal in 1814, and the author’s journey to the Sutlej and Jumna Rivers and to Gangotree, which he was the first European to reach.

Description

First edition. Large paper copy (34 x 27 cm. approx.), 4to., xx, 548pp., large folding map, modern half calf gilt preserving original marbled boards and end-papers, morocco lettering piece, an excellent copy.

Provenance: 1. George Tudor (armorial bookplate); 2. Stig Wilton (bookplate).

Bibliography

Yakushi F191a.

 

Stock ID: 89336