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Wonders of the Himalaya – Francis Younghusband (1924) (1st ed)

SG$90.00

Wonders of the Himalaya – Francis Younghusband (1924) (1st ed)

SG$90.00

Title: Wonders of the Himalaya

Author: Francis Younghusband

Publisher: John Murray, 1924. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, cloth. No dust jacket. Very good. Fading mark to spine, slight foxing, inscription to ffep. Frontispiece and one map. Text clean, binding tight. 210pp., app 8″ by 5″.

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Wonders of The Himalaya’ is a work that details the authors adventures while travelling in the Himalayas. Francis Younghusband was born in 1863 at Munree, British India, the son of Major-General John W. Younghusband and Clara Jane Shaw. Younghusband travelled extensively throughout Asia, exploring the Changbai Mountains and areas of Manchuria. He also navigated an uncharted route from Kashgar to India through the Mustagh Pass, which earned him the honour of being elected as the youngest member of the Royal Geographical Society. He wrote widely on the subject of his travels, producing works such as: ‘South Africa of To-day’ (1899), ‘India and Tibet’ (1910), and ‘Kashmir’ (1911). He also wrote several works of a mystical nature.