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16%OFFCox, Kenneth, Storm, Ken, Jr., Baker, Ian - Frank Kingdon Ward's Riddle Of The Tsangpo Gorges - 9781851495160 - V9781851495160
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Frank Kingdon Ward's Riddle Of The Tsangpo Gorges

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Description for Frank Kingdon Ward's Riddle Of The Tsangpo Gorges Hardcover. The Tsangpo Gorge in south-east Tibet is the world's deepest gorge. First published in 1926, this work tells the story of its exploration and the rich plant and animal life found there. This is the account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward's most important expedition. Num Pages: 344 pages, 250 Col.ill. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 294 x 220 x 34. Weight in Grams: 1884. 344 pages, 250 Col.ill. The Tsangpo Gorge in south-east Tibet is the world's deepest gorge. First published in 1926, this work tells the story of its exploration and the rich plant and animal life found there. This is the account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward's most important expedition. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1FPCT; WTL. Dimension: 294 x 220 x 34. Weight: 1880.
Little explored and virtually inaccessible, the Tsangpo Gorge in south-east Tibet is the world's deepest gorge. Through it twists the Yarlong Tsangpo, Tibet's great river, emerging from below on the plains of India. This is the story of its exploration and the rich plant and animal life found there. Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges , first published in 1926, is the fascinating account of plant-hunter and explorer Frank Kingdon Ward's most important expedition. Kenneth Cox, Kenneth Storm, Jr. and Ian Baker spent over ten years retracing the route of the 1924-25 expedition and managed to reach further into this magical ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Antique Collectors Club Dist
Number of pages
344
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
Number of Pages
336
Place of Publication
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781851495160
SKU
V9781851495160
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About Cox, Kenneth, Storm, Ken, Jr., Baker, Ian
Kenneth Cox, from a family of writers, plant hunters, nurserymen and world experts on rhododendrons, runs the family horticultural business in Scotland. He has travelled extensively and led two expeditions to Yunnan, China, and five to Tibet in search of plants. Kenneth R. Storm, Jr. has explored Mexican gorges, the Colorado Plateau, the Green and Colorado Rivers, the western ... Read more

Reviews for Frank Kingdon Ward's Riddle Of The Tsangpo Gorges
...this will go down as one of the greats of plant exploration literature... - Roy Lancaster The appeal of the book lies as much in Ward's prose as in the thrilling story of exploration and discovery. He was a fine writer and it is cause for celebration that one of his best boos is now again available ... Read more

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