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‎MCGOVERN (Montgomery)‎

Reference : 2572

‎Mon Voyage Secret à Lhassa‎

‎Paris, Librairie Plon, 1926. 1 volume in-12, VIII-294 pp., reliure moderne plein cuir noir, couvertures illustrées conservées, orné de 32 gravures hors texte et d'une carte, inscriptions au crayon sur les feuillets, bon état général.‎

Librairie Ancienne Indosiam - Hong Kong

Phone number : 852 28542853


‎MCGOVERN (William Montgomery)‎

Reference : 8912

‎To Lhasa in Disguise‎

‎New York and London, The Century Co., 1924. 1 volume in-8, 462 pp., blue cloth hardback with gold illustration, flat spine, a personal note on the end page, loose frontispiece of McGovern, a Chinese stamp on the title page, enriched by several black and white photographs hors texte, good condition.‎

‎Contents: Chapter I: Tibet and the Tibetans - Chapter II: The First Attempt: The Journey to Gyangtse - Chapter III: Preparation for the New Attempt: The Journey thriugh Sikkim - Chapter IV: Trapped in the Passes - Chapter V: First Days in Tibet - Chapter VI: We Join a Tibetan Caravan - Chapter VII: Shigatse and Beyond - Chapter VIII: Through the Rong Gorge - Chapter IX: On the Last Lap-- But Suspected - Chapter X: The Last Fifty Miles - Chapter XI: The Goal Achieved-- We Arrive in Lhasa - Chapter XII: Life in the Forbidden City - Chapter XIII: A Prisoner of State - Chapter XIV: Last Days in Lhasa and the Return to India.‎

Librairie Ancienne Indosiam - Hong Kong

Phone number : 852 28542853


‎MCGOVERN (W. MONTGOMERY), Traduction par MARCEL (Victor)‎

Reference : 8645

‎Mon Voyage secret à Lhassa‎

‎Paris, Plon, 1929. 1 volume in-12, 294 pp., reliure moderne toile rouge, dos lisse, un tampon chinois sur la page de titre, enrichi de 32 illustrations hors texte et d'une carte dépliante in fine, très bon état.‎

‎Table des Matières: Avant-propos - La première tentative - Préparatifs pour la nouvelle tentative - De la jungle au glacier - Bloqués dans les cols - Sur le toit du monde - La vie dans les provinces - Sur la route de Shigatsé - La voie sacrée - Shigatsé - Sur les rives du Brahmapoutre - Dans la gueule du loup - La dernière étape - Lhassa ! - Le grand homme du Thibet. Devant mes juges - Mon entrevue secrète avec le Dalaï-lama - Comment <la Ville interdite> se modernise.‎

Librairie Ancienne Indosiam - Hong Kong

Phone number : 852 28542853



Reference : 3840

‎Among the Head-hunters of Formosa by Janet B. Montgomery McGovern, B.L.‎

‎London, T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. (1922), reprinted by Ch'eng-wen Publishing Co., Taipei, 1972. 1 volume in-12, 220 pp., light green cloth hardcover with illustrations, very good condition.‎

‎Written for the general public, the authoress, an anthropologist, records her observations after living among the aborigines of Formosa for two years, 1916-1918. Divided in two parts, the first is a sympathetic and highly personal account of her first encounter with Formosa and its native inhabitants. The second part is a straight forward description of the manners and customs of aboriginal tribes which she observed. Topics included are: racial stock, social organization, religious beliefs and practice, marriages, illness and death, arts and crafts, tattooing and other forms of mutilations, and transportation. Numerous illustrations. Index.‎

Librairie Ancienne Indosiam - Hong Kong

Phone number : 852 28542853

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