FRASER, James Baillie.

Journal of a tour


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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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.


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).


Yakushi F191a.


Stock ID: 89336