High Road to Hunza

MONS, Barbara. High Road to Hunza.

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MONS, Barbara. High Road to Hunza. London, Faber and Faber, 1958.

8vo. Publisher's grey cloth, spine lettered in gilt on red label; in the original pictorial dust wrapper (not price-clipped); pp. 157; with numerous leaves of plates, and two maps (in pagination); slight rubbing to extremities of spine; chipping to edges of wrapper; light offsetting to endpapers; pen inscription and bookplate to front fly-leaf; plates bright and clean, a very good copy in the wrapper, bookplate and gift inscription to front fly-leaf.
First edition. In 1956 Dr. and Mrs Mons set off to see the small settlement in a beautiful valley which lies at the north-west corner of Kashmir. This account, supplemented by pages of illustrations from photographs, line drawings, and maps, is an illustration of the way of life of the people of Hunza, away from the technology of the rest of the world.