By: Huc, Evariste ReÌgis
London, T. Nelson: 1872
Seller ID: 61114
Condition: Good with no dust jacket
Brown leather cover with newly restored leather spine with gold print. Contents complete with browning to pages due to age. Color plates and black and white engraving throughout. Very colorful. Évariste Régis Huc, or Abbé Huc, (1813–1860) was a French missionary traveller, famous for his accounts of China, Tartary and Tibet. Since the travels of the Englishman, Thomas Manning, in Tibet (1811–1812), no European had visited Lhasa. Huc stimulated European interest in Central Asia and blazed a trail for Asian studies. Huc devoted himself to the study of the dialects and customs of the "... View More...