1960 · London
From diplomatic historian Alastair Lamb, a look at Britain and Chinese Central Asia over 140 years, from Britain's first contact with Tibet in the late 18th century to Francis Younghusband's early 20th-century mission through Lhasa. Lamb, a professor of history, has written extensively on the history of Asia, particularly the Sino-Indian border dispute.
The volume includes four in-text maps and one full-page sketch map of Tibet.
Provenance: From the library of American collector Albert A. Howard. Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering to spine; extremities bumped, very faint and minor scuffs to boards. Edges and endpapers foxed. A very nice copy. (Inventory #: 38142)