Peking to Lhasa the narrative of journeys in the Chinese empire made by the late Brigadier-General George Pereira. by George Edward Pereira

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Published by Houghton in Boston .

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Subjects:

  • China -- Description and travel.,
  • Tibet (China) -- Description and travel.

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Statementcompiled by Sir Francis Younghusband, from notes and diaries supplied by Major-General Sir Cecil Pereira.
ContributionsYounghusband, Francis Edward, Sir, 1863-1942., Pereira, Cecil Edward, Sir, 1869-
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 293 p.
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14287499M

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