To the Snows of Tibet Through China

Author:

A. E. Pratt

Publisher:

MANOHAR PUBLISHERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

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Publisher

MANOHAR PUBLISHERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

Publication Year 2020
ISBN-13

9789390035106

ISBN-10 9390035104
Binding

Hardcover

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 288 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 22x14x2
Weight (grms) 564

To the Snow of Tibet through China, first published in 1892, is a fascinating account of the experiences of the author, a renowned collector of plants, insects, and animals, to remote areas of Tibet through China. Beautifully illustrated, the account contains important snippets of the lives of the people there, the descriptions of ancient Buddhist temples, the flora and fauna of the land and also the geographic landmarks like rivers, mountains gorges, etc. The book also contains in the Appendix, Latin names of the species of birds, reptiles and fishes found there along with their line drawings or pictures.

A. E. Pratt

Antwerp Edgar Pratt (1852-1924) was a Victorian naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and author. Three mammal species and two reptile species have been named after him. He had also travelled to Rocky Mountains, Amazon rain forest, Columbia and Papua New Guinea. One of his most memorable works is Two Years among New Guinea Cannibals, published in 1906.
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