A MOUNTAIN IN TIBET. Charles Allen.

A MOUNTAIN IN TIBET.

The Search for Mount Kailas and the Sources of the Great Rivers of India. Pp. 256 (including the free endpapers), pictorial double title page, text illustrations and maps (some full page), glossary, notes & sources, index; med. 8vo; dust wrapper, edges a trifle rubbed; outer leaves and edges lightly foxed; Andre Deutsch, London, 1982. First edition. *'Kailas, the holiest mountain on earth, worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists alike as the home of their gods and the navel of the world. Close by are the sources of four of Asia's mightiest rivers: the sacred Ganges, the Indus, the Sutlej and the Tsangpo-Brahmaputra' [wrapper blurb]. Item #152630

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