Sport and Travel in the Highlands of Tibet. With an Introduction
Sport and Travel in the Highlands of Tibet. With an Introduction

HAYDEN, Sir Henry & César COSSON. Sport and Travel in the Highlands of Tibet. With an Introduction by Sir Francis Younghusband.

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HAYDEN, Sir Henry & César COSSON. Sport and Travel in the Highlands of Tibet. With an Introduction by Sir Francis Younghusband. London, Richard Cobden-Sanderson, [1927].

8vo. Original black cloth, spine titled in gilt; pp. xvi, pp. 262, with photographic portrait frontispiece of the author, 85 other photographic plates throughout, and a large folding lithographed map in pocket at rear; light bubbkling to cloth, otherwise a very good copy.
First edition. Yakushi: 'Hayden, a member of the Younghusband Mission to Tibet in 1904 as a geologist, started from Darjeeling to Lhasa in 1922 with his friend Cosson. Then they explored Tibet; the first to the North-West, i.e. the Great Central Plateau, for two and a half months, and teh second to South-East into the Tsangpo and is Tributaries for one month.' Sport is encountered in the stalking of the elusive Tibetan antelope and gazelle.
Yakushi H81.

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