London: Sands, 1901.
First edition. With 40 plates from photographs. xxii, 276 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Recent half dark evergreen morocco and marbled boards, burgundy lettering piece. Fine Robinson, Wayward Women, pp. 90-1 (mistakenly dated 1902). Item #316968
The extensive travels of the botanizing Miss Doughty, who “makes the glaciers and peaks of the Himalaya sound as tame as the South Downs … And after cataloguing the pleasures and perils of a Kashmiri holiday she has the effrontery to insist that any ‘idle person’ like her could do the same” (Robinson).
Fine copy, handsomely bound.
Price: $375.00 Free Domestic Delivery