Cavaliers of Kham The Secret War of Tibet
1972 First Edition.
Publisher - Heinemann, London.
Cover is hard bound in brown cloth. Corners lightly bumped, otherwise good condition.
Dust Jacket is present. Not price clipped. Light shelf wear.
End Papers are intact, white.
Preliminaries – Table of Contents; List of Illustrations.
Main Text Body - 258 Pages. Fine and clean.
End Matters – Bibliography; Index.
Edges are even and unworn.
Spine is tight with no gutter damage. Gilt lettering.
Page Structure is sound with no missing pages.
This book tells the astonishing story of how out of the nameless wilds of Tibet from nearly 20 years, a bitter guerrilla war has been fought by a race of nomadic warriors - the Khambas. Explorer, anthropologist, and writer, Michel Peissel is a Frenchman who writes in English, speaks Tibetan, and has dedicated his life to investigating the remotest regions of Greater Tibet, with many of his discoveries making news headlines. He has led 26 expeditions of Tibet and made 20 documentary films over the last 40 years. In 1964, he "discovered" the minute kingdom of Mustang, and in 1994 he led an expedition to find the source of the Mekong River.
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