HARRER, Heinrich. Translated from the German by Richard Graves. With an Introduction by Peter Fleming. London, Rupert Hart-Davis, 1953.
8vo. Original boards with illustrated dust-wrapper, not price-clipped; pp. xiii, 288; colour frontispiece, numerous black and white illustrations from photographs, one double-page sketch map; wrapper with closed tears and marginal flaws, light marking to boards, otherwise a very clean and fresh copy.
First edition. The experienced mountaineer's thrilling account of his escape from internment at Dehra-Dun and of his subsequent journey to Lhasa, including his life as tutor to the Dalai Lama.