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Stock# 60984

Antique Map of Tibet from the Royal Geographical Society

Finely detailed map of Tibet and environs, published by the Royal Geographical Society.

Includes a short article, entitled Note on the R.G.S. Map of Tibet by General J.T. Walker . . . Late Surveyor-General of India. The article describes the compilation of the map by the Royal Geographical Society from the journal of various travellers which are described in the text, including Trans-Himalayan operations of Native Explorers attached to the Indian Survey, including Pundits Nain Singh and Krishna.  A significant portion of the text discusses the contributions of Nain Singh.

Condition Description
Folding map with several loose sheets of text describing the map.