318 pp. with 40 plates and images - Index - Cloth binding - first endpaper with a “prize awarded” label - good condition (only slightly foxed on the edges).
The table of contents states that there is a map of the route in the back of the book. This statement is made illegible and the original map is missing - a photocopy is enclosed separately.
Introduction, the object of the mission
From Hanoi to Sze-Chuan
The country of the Lolos
The heart of the Great Cold Mountains
The last of the independent territory
Lolos and Miao-Tze
The gate of Tibet. rock-sculptures
The Tibetan borderland
Crossing the Land of Grass
From Tibet into Mongolia. The Dalai-Lama
Arrival in Pekin
- Number of Books
- Author/ Illustrator
- Vicomte D'Ollone
- Book Title
- In Forbidden China * The D'Ollone Mission 1906-1909 * China-Tibet-Mongolia.
- Publication year oldest item
- Original language
- T. Fisher Unwin
- 20×15 cm