Hingston | A naturalist in Himalaya, 1920
Hingston | A naturalist in Himalaya, 1920
Hingston | A naturalist in Himalaya, 1920
Hingston | A naturalist in Himalaya, 1920
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Hingston | A naturalist in Himalaya, 1920

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

Hingston | A naturalist in Himalaya, 1920

Estimate: 500 - 700 GBP

Lot Details

Description

HINGSTON, RICHARD WILLIAM GEORGE

A Naturalist in the Himalaya. London: H.F. & G. Witherby, 1920


FIRST EDITION, 8vo (220 x 140mm.), half-title, map, 15 plates, original green cloth, blue slipcase, minor spotting to edges of text block


Hingston’s work details travels in the Hazara valley, now in Pakistan, in 1914 and 1916. The author went on to participate in the 1924 Everest expedition.


LITERATURE:

Yakushi (1994) H336


PROVENANCE:

The Library of Franklin Brooke-Hitching, sale in these rooms, 30 September 2014, lot 630

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Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History
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