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SEAVER, George.. FRANCIS YOUNGHUSBAND: Explorer & Mystic..
MAGNIFICIENT BIOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT CENTRAL ASIAN EXPLORER The only biography of Younghusband until Patrick French's of 1994. Younghusband's daughter had guarded her father's pap- ers well & had refused all but Seaver access. After her dea- th they were lodged in the India Office Library. Younghusb- and's two major achievements were the penetration of the continent of Asia from East to West by an unknown route, immediately followed by his crossing of the Himalayas by an unknown pass.The other his expedition through Tibet to Lhasa and the successful conclusion of his diplomatic mission there. Based on the Younghusband's own records the excellent resourse has been compiles. Covers his antecedents & upbri- nging, Clifton & Sandhurst, Meerut and Rawal Pindi, call of the hills, military staff appointments. Manchurian journey, across the Gobi desert to Yarkand, across the Himalayas by the Mustagh Pass. Hunza and the pamirs, Kashgar, missions to Chitral & Tibet, resident in Kashmir. His philosophy and the experience of pain. Empire and future of India, Royal Geogr- aphical Society and Everest expeditions. His last years and last adventure. Scans can be sent by email. Images displayed may not be the actual copy in stock for sale at any given time; if you want to see the exact image of the book or edition in stock, please request this by email and an image will be returned to you by attachment. * * * BUY WITH * * * * SHIPPING: WE SHIP WORLD WIDE * * * * * The shipping costs displayed for our books on ZVAB are ONLY AN ESTIMATE !!! * ACTUAL costs are based book weight, destination and value. * We will inform you of shipping costs and options once you select the book. **FOREIGN: We usually ship by registered/insured airmail to customers abroad. **DOMESTIC: We ship to USA customers by UPS/FEDEX or U.S. MAIL, appropriate insurance/registry and signature required will appply. ***** Please inquire if you have any questions regarding shipping or payments .
London , Murray. Buff cloth, 391p, frontispiece, 13 bw photos, 5 maps, dust jacket, very good, 14 x 22 cm. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION
French, Patrick: Younghusband. The Las Great Imperial Adventure. ' The outstanding debut of a brilliant biographer ' London, Harper Collins 1994 ISBN: 0002157330
39 24 x 16 cm - Gebunden mit Schutzumschlag, in gutem Zustand. Mit Abbildungen im Text.
French, Patrick. Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.
Hardcover Condition:Book fine, Dust jacket fine.