Four Lamas of Dolpo; Tibetan Biographies. Volume I: Introduction & Translations. David L. SNELLGROVE, Edited and translated.

Four Lamas of Dolpo; Tibetan Biographies. Volume I: Introduction & Translations

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Small quarto. x + 302pp. + XX (photographic plates). Yellow cloth with red titling to spine and upper board; b&w illustrations, index, two large gatefold maps. Vol 1 only, containing the Introduction and Translations.The autobiographies of four Tibetan lamas in the land of Dolpo, which, at the time of their writing (three in the fifteenth century and one in the seventeenth century) was a part of Western Tibet. In addition to the biographies Snellgrove has included a fascinating account of his own visit to the region in 1960 - 1961. Small patch of discolouration to cloth at upper fore-edges of both boards, top-edge discoloured and darkened, fore-edge toned, spine ends bruised, else a tight, unmarked VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (Dust jacket panels lightly rubbed and a bit darkened, edges lightly rubbed, price-clipped, now protected by mylar sleeve). Item #63177

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