The Indian Alps and how we crossed


The Indian Alps and how we crossed
them being a narrative of two years residence in the eastern Himalaya and two months tour into the interior by a lady pioneer.
Longmans, London, 1876.

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A journey along the Singaleelah range reaching the Chunjerma Pass traversed by Joseph Hooker. The author was the first English woman to travel so far into the Eastern Himalaya. A mountaineering classic.


First edition. 4to., xvi, 612pp., chromolithograph frontispiece, folding map, 9 chromolithographs, engraved vignettes, plates a little spotted, offsetting to text, original red pictorial cloth gilt, rebacked preserving spine, a little rubbed and worn.


Neate M74; Robinson p.53; Yakushi M126.


Stock ID: 84377