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Western Himalaya and Tibet

a narrative of a journey through the mountains of northern India, during the years 1847-8

by Thomson, Thomas

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Published by Reeve and co. in London .
Written in English

  • Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel,
  • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Thomas Thomson.
    LC ClassificationsDS485.H6 T4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 501 p. :
    Number of Pages501
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23359230M
    LC Control Number05007545

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