Travel & Geography / Adventure Exploration & Travel / Mountains and a Monastery by Peter Holmes Peter Holmes Geoffrey Bles 1958: first edition red cloth hardcover in decorative dust jacket: approximately 6 by  9 inches tall: 191 pages including index: black and white photographic illustrations and fold- out maps. Synopsis: The author's account of  pre-1958 travels when accompanied by his wife, Judy, he traversed  the mountainous desert province of Spiti on the borders of Tibet. He recounts details of  village life and the  prevailing influences exerted by the monasteries on the people ; an account of a 12-year-old boy who had avoided the usual incarceration at the age of eight; and hair raising adventures in the Himalayas where the travelers successfully scaled previously un-climbed mountains. The text is supported by black and white photographs and  maps of Ratang Gorge and Spiti, Lahul and Kulu. Condition: ex-library book with sticker to front end paper:dust jacket tired, damaged and repaired:  cover and contents clean: overall acceptable and collectable used books
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  • Book Title: Mountains and a Monastery
  • Author: Peter Holmes
  • ISBN: MWO05757573
  • Publisher: Geoffrey Bles
  • Year Published: 1958
  • Our Normal Price: £13.20 GBP ($17.56 USD)
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  • Description: Geoffrey Bles 1958: first edition red cloth hardcover in decorative dust jacket: approximately 6 by 9 inches tall: 191 pages including index: black and white photographic illustrations and fold- out maps. Synopsis: The author's account of pre-1958 travels when accompanied by his wife, Judy, he traversed the mountainous desert province of Spiti on the borders of Tibet. He recounts details of village life and the prevailing influences exerted by the monasteries on the people ; an account of a 12-year-old boy who had avoided the usual incarceration at the age of eight; and hair raising adventures in the Himalayas where the travelers successfully scaled previously un-climbed mountains. The text is supported by black and white photographs and maps of Ratang Gorge and Spiti, Lahul and Kulu. Condition: ex-library book with sticker to front end paper:dust jacket tired, damaged and repaired: cover and contents clean: overall acceptable and collectable
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  • Dustcover: Yes
  • Binding: Hardback
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