The Indian Alps and how we crossed them being a narrative of two years" residence in the eastern Himalaya and two months" tour into the interior.

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Published by Dodd, Mead, and Company in New York, [London, printed] .

Written in English

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  • Himalaya Mountains

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  • Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel

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StatementBy a lady pioneer. Illustrated by herself.
ContributionsMazuchelli, Nina Elizabeth, Mrs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS485 .H613
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., [vii]-xiii, 2, 612 p.
Number of Pages612
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6952454M
LC Control Number05006849
OCLC/WorldCa9401640

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