The Chinese Lama Temple. Potala of Tehol. Exhibition of Historical and Ethnographical Collections Made by Dr. Costa Montell, Member of Dr. Sven Hedin's Expeditions and Donated by Vincent Benidix

By: Montell, Gosta Preface by Sven Hedin

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A Century of Progress exposition.' Catalogue of the contents of the Golden Pavilion, a replica in Chicago of Potala, the Golden Pavilion.


Stapled decorated wraps. White of wraps has toned with some hand-soling, stain on the rear. Beautiful four-color calligraphy on front blank endpage. 64 pages; 9.25 inches tall; 24 cm; illustrations; Frontispiece photo of collections donor: Vincent Bendix. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean.


This striking booklet was published to celebrate the acquisition and display at the 1933 Chicago World Fair of a Lama temple and is meant to be an instructive guidebook of Lamaism for all the visitors of the Golden Pavilion of Chicago. Dr. Montell has written a short description of the steady development, rites, and beliefs of this religion of the Lamas.

Title: The Chinese Lama Temple. Potala of Tehol. Exhibition of Historical and Ethnographical Collections Made by Dr. Costa Montell, Member of Dr. Sven Hedin's Expeditions and Donated by Vincent Benidix

Author Name: Montell, Gosta Preface by Sven Hedin

Categories: HISTORY, TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, MATERIAL & POPULAR CULTURE, EPHEMERA,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Chicago, Lakeside Press: 1932

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011984

Keywords: 1933 Chicago World Fair, Lama temple; Sven Hedin; Buddhist; Ephemera travel related,