1907 · Calcutta
by Burrard, S. G., Colonel, & H. H. Hayden
Calcutta: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1907. First edition, 4 volumes, 4to, separate signature of preliminary leaves laid into the last volume, and with a corresponding "Note to the Binder " tipped to the verso of the front wrapper; frontispiece chart, 2 gravure plates, 50 other plates and charts (4 folding, many printed in color, including one showing the course of the Brahmaputra River, and a large folding geological map printed in color at the back of the last volume); original printed wrappers rebacked neatly in what surely is non-archival tape but with no adverse effects; a few insignificant waterstains; a good, sound set, or better. Part I is subtitled The High Peaks of Asia; part II, The Principal Mountain Ranges of Asia; part III, The Rivers of Himalaya and Tibet; and part IV, The Geology of the Himalaya. Yakushi B637 noting that Hayden was killed in the Alps in 1923.
(Inventory #: 35945)