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1 Pallis, Marco Peaks and Lamas.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
428 pages, well illustrated, cloth, pencil notations on rear blank endpaper by former owner otherwise very good. "With one plate in colour, ninety-five photogravure illustrations, and three maps." From Wikipedia: "Marco Alexander Pallis (1895 – 5 June 1989) was a Greek-British author and mountaineer with close affiliations to the Traditionalist School. He wrote works on the religion and culture of Tibet. ~ Pallis published three books over a span of almost forty years. His first, Peaks and Lamas (1939) , mentioned previously, tells the story “of how access was gained, across the varying episodes of Himalayan travel, to a traditional world, still complete and vigorous, that of Buddhism in its Tibetan branch”. "; 9.40 X 6.40 X 1.60 inches 
Price: 25.00 USD
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