Tibetan Venture. In the Country of the Ngolo-Setas. Second Guibaut-Liotard Expedition
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Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1987. Maps, illustrations, xiii + 206pp, indices, page edges foxed and browned, a good paperback copy. Oxford Paperback Series. The tragic story of the Second Guibaut-Liotard expedition which set out to advance anthropological knowledge of the remote tribesmen of Eastern Tibet, to discover and map the source of the Tong, and to demarcate the basins of the Blue and Yellow Rivers. The journey cost Liotard his life and Guibaut's account not only provides an accurate account of the expedition but also portrays the sense of impending catastrophe in the days leading up to the ambush in which Liotard was killed. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 160129). Reprint.