Author:Barrett, Robert Lemoyne & Barrett, Katherine Lee

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The Himalayan Letters of Gypsy Davy and Lady Ba Written On Pilgrimage To The High Quiet Places Among The Simple People Of An Old Folk Tale

By: Barrett, Robert Lemoyne & Barrett, Katherine Lee

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.,: 1927

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009175

Condition: Very Good


The text is a series of letters detailing a journey through the Himalayan region in Asia and relating some of the folktales told by local villagers with Four folding maps, with textual decorations. Includes an appendix on the "Caravan Vocabulary" of Urdu words the couple employed on their journey. Among the other interesting oral histories and tidbits related by the author, there is a tale recounted from the perspective of villagers in the Himalayas about British explorer and military man Francis Younghusband who famously crossed the treacherous mountain range and uncharted... View more info