Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa. Edited, with Notes, and Introduction, and Lives of Mr. Bogle and Mr. Manning. Clements R. Markham, Thomas Manning, George Bogle.
Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa. Edited, with Notes, and Introduction, and Lives of Mr. Bogle and Mr. Manning
Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa. Edited, with Notes, and Introduction, and Lives of Mr. Bogle and Mr. Manning
Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa. Edited, with Notes, and Introduction, and Lives of Mr. Bogle and Mr. Manning
Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa. Edited, with Notes, and Introduction, and Lives of Mr. Bogle and Mr. Manning
Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa. Edited, with Notes, and Introduction, and Lives of Mr. Bogle and Mr. Manning
Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa. Edited, with Notes, and Introduction, and Lives of Mr. Bogle and Mr. Manning

Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa. Edited, with Notes, and Introduction, and Lives of Mr. Bogle and Mr. Manning

London: Trubner, 1876. First printing. Hardcover. 8vo, 9 x 6 inches, publisher's dark mauve cloth, gilt stamped on spine, very good, light wear and soil to covers, light offsetting & soil to endpapers, contents very good, last text page with some tanning; four folding maps, two in color, folding facsimile of a letter from Warren Hastings to Bogle, numerous other illustrations and plates, errata slip bound in. 354 pp. Bogle was a Scottish adventurer who died in 1781; he was the first to establish diplomatic relations with Tibet and also tried to achieve some diplomatic success with the Chinese Qing Dynasty but that proved too much for him. Thomas Manning (d. 1840) is considered the first lay Chinese studies scholar in Europe and was the first Englishman to enter Lhasa, the holy city of Tibet. Very Good. Item #H22949

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