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The Gilgit Game The Explorers of the Western Himalayas, 1865-95

By: Keay, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19370

ISBN: 0719535697

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear. Previous owner's name and store stamp on FFEP, book review pasted in on back of FFEP. ; A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages; "The exploration and appropriation of the wilderness in the heart of the Western Himalayas has become known as the "Gilgit Game" in recognition of its importance as a crucial episode in the "Great Game"--the century-long rivalry between Russia and British India for control of Central Asia. Indeed, authors from Kiplin... View more info