The Opening of Tibet
The Opening of Tibet


The Opening of Tibet

LANDON, Perceval

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Title continues: "An Account of Lhasa and the Country and People of Central Tibet and of the Progress of the Mission sent there by the English Government in the Year 1903-4." Perceval Landon (1868-1927) was an English writer and journalist, now best remembered for his classic ghost story "Thurnley Abbey." In 1903–1904, he was special correspondent of the London Times on a British military expedition to Lhasa, Tibet - hence this book. The impressed swastika on the front cover is an eastern symbol for life, the four swirling arms representing the four directions of the universe.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Co
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1905
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xv, 484, [1] p. 27 cm. Tipped-in colour frontispiece and 51 b&w plates. Green cloth hardcover with blank impressing. Spine ends repaired. Wrinkling to spine cloth. Wear to corners. Hinges repaired internally. Ink signature on front free endpaper.

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