TSEWANG PEMBA. Young Days in Tibet. London, Jonathan Cape, .
8vo. Original boards with dust-wrapper (not price-clipped); pp. 184, minimal abrasures to edges of wrappers, otherwise very good.
Uncommon first edition, first printing of a book written by the first Tibetan doctor to practice Western medicine. Dr. Tsewang Yishey Pemba (1932-2011) founded a hospital in Bhutan is believed to be the first Tibetan to write qa book in English, the present title. In 1966 he wrote a book of fiction in English.