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Plant Hunter in Tibet Plant Hunter in Tibet
Kingdom Ward, Frank
Wisdom Price 11.38 (save 33%)
New edition. This account of renowned explorer and plant-hunter Frank Kingdom-Ward's 1933 expedition to the southeastern corner of Tibet was as significant for his geographic...
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Stranger in Nepal and Tibet Stranger in Nepal and Tibet
Berry, Scott
Wisdom Price 9.00 (save 28%)
New edition. In 1900 a young Japanese monk named Kawaguchi Ekai donned a disguise and crossed Tibet - brave, enterprising, devoted, he...
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Foreign Devils on the Silk Road Foreign Devils on the Silk Road
Hopkirk, Peter
Wisdom Price 13.49 (save 10%)
The Silk Road, which linked imperial Rome and distant China, was once the greatest thoroughfare on earth....
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Lady and the Monk Lady and the Monk
Iyer, Pico
Wisdom Price 10.79 (save 10%)
New edition. A moving and intensely revealing portrayal of life in Japan and a travel classic.
Monks who cherish Mickey Mouse and collect motorbikes, hardened businessmen...
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Seven Years in Tibet Seven Years in Tibet
Harrer, Heinrich
Wisdom Price 7.19 (save 20%)
The best-selling true story of the Austrian mountaineer who escaped from British internment in India to Tibet during World War Two, and became a teacher of the Dalai Lama. Heinrich...
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Snow Leopard Snow Leopard
Mathiessen, Peter
Wisdom Price 7.19 (save 20%)
In 1978 Peter Mathiessen undertook a Himalayan journey in search of the beautiful and elusive snow leopard and returned with one of literature's most celebrated accounts of the bonds between man and...
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Asian Journal of Thomas Merton Asian Journal of Thomas Merton
Merton, Thomas
Wisdom Price 9.59 (save 20%)
Thomas Merton's trip to Asia in 1968 is a remarkable account by a Christian contemplative of spiritual life in the East. He met many prominent people including the...
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Danziger's Adventures Danziger's Adventures
Danziger, Nick
Wisdom Price 8.09 (save 10%)
Nick Danziger's account of his hair-raising adventures during an eighteen-month journey 'beyond forbidden frontiers' in Asia makes a vivid and unforgettable impact. Travelling in...
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Danziger's Travels Danziger's Travels
Danziger, Nick
Wisdom Price 11.04 (save 15%)
A graphic account of the author's hair-raising illegal journeys across Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Tibet and Bhutan in the early 1980s.
Travelling in...
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Great Game Great Game
Hopkirk, Peter
Wisdom Price 7.99 (save 20%)
For nearly a century the two most powerful nations then on earth - Victorian Britain and Tsarist Russia - fought a secret war in the lonely passes and deserts of Central Asia....
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Frank Kingdom-Ward's Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges Frank Kingdom-Ward's Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges
Kingdom Ward, Frank and edited by Kenneth Cox
Wisdom Price 31.50 (save 10%)
New edition. A visually stunning book which illustrates the renowned botanist's account of his...
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Tibetan Journey Tibetan Journey
Patterson, George N
Wisdom Price 5.99
George Patterson was a missionary based in Kham, and this is a day-by-day record of his journey to India in 1950, following the Chinese communist...
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Intimate Glimpses of Mysterious Tibet and Neighbouring Countries Intimate Glimpses of Mysterious Tibet and Neighbouring Countries
Knight, George
Wisdom Price 7.95
By one of the leaders of the British expedition to Tibet in...
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Diary of a Journey Across Tibet Diary of a Journey Across Tibet
Bower, Hamilton
Wisdom Price 15.00
Enjoyable and very instructive account of a journey made in 1894 across the then unexplored northern part of Tibet, from Ladakh to Tachienzlu in...
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Three Years in Tibet Three Years in Tibet
Kawaguchi, Ekai
Wisdom Price 29.99
Indian edition. The Japanese Zen monk Kawaguchi travelled in disguise throughout Tibet, Sikkim and Nepal, including Mustang and Dolpo, and this record of his experiences is one of the...
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Travels of a Consular Officer in Eastern Tibet Travels of a Consular Officer in Eastern Tibet
Teichman, Eric
Wisdom Price 13.49 (save 10%)
One of the few books to cover Eastern Tibet, or Kham, Sir Eric Teichman was sent as a mediator in the frontier dispute between Tibet...
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Round Kangchenjunga Round Kangchenjunga
Freshfield, Douglas W
Wisdom Price 22.99
Rare work on the awesome and sacred Himalayan mountain. First published in...
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In Search of the Mahatmas of Tibet In Search of the Mahatmas of Tibet
Schary, E G
Wisdom Price 3.20 (save 60%)
Records the American author's three seperate journey's in Tibet including his lone trek across Tibet from Zanskar to Gyantse in 1918. The book traces his...
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City of Lingering Splendour City of Lingering Splendour
Blofeld, John
Wisdom Price 13.31 (save 26%)
When he was in his early twenties the Western Buddhist scholar and writer John Blofeld spent three years in Peking during...
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Land of the Lamas Land of the Lamas
Rockhill, William Woodville
Wisdom Price 16.00
Notes of a journey through China, Mongolia and Tibet. Reprint of the 1891...
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