SIKKIM and TIBET MACAULAY (COLMAN) [Confidential]. Report of a Mission to Sikkim and the Tibetan Frontier, Calcutta, 1885
Lot 109
MACAULAY (COLMAN, of the Bengal Civil Service) [Confidential]. Report of a Mission to Sikkim and the Tibetan Frontier with a Memorandum on Our Relations with Tibet, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed in pencil on flyleaf "J.D. Hooker from the author, June 1885", 1885
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MACAULAY (COLMAN, of the Bengal Civil Service)
[Confidential]. Report of a Mission to Sikkim and the Tibetan Frontier with a Memorandum on Our Relations with Tibet, FIRST EDITION, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed in pencil on flyleaf "J.D. Hooker from the author, June 1885"", 22 albumen prints, tissue guards, folding map (clean marginal tear without loss), publisher's terracotta cloth gilt, t.e.g., rebacked in skilfully matched calf, 4to, Calcutta, Bengal Secretariat Press, 1885

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  • A SCARCE AND ATTRACTIVE ASSOCIATION COPY, gifted by the author to the botanist Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911), who had travelled to Sikkim in 1848, a journey that resulted in his Rhododendrons of the Sikkim-Himalaya, 1849–51.
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