Journal of Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute of Roerich Museum - Vol. III [ Portrait of Dr. Sven Hedin ]. Nicholas ROERICH, Relating to Nicholas Roerich, Sven Hedin, etc authors: Dr. Georges Roerich.
Journal of Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute of Roerich Museum - Vol. III [ Portrait of Dr. Sven Hedin ].
Journal of Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute of Roerich Museum - Vol. III [ Portrait of Dr. Sven Hedin ].

Journal of Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute of Roerich Museum - Vol. III [ Portrait of Dr. Sven Hedin ].

New York, NY: Urusvati Himalayan Research Institute of the Roerich Museum, 1933. First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. vi + 231pp + ii adverts. Original printed wrappers, b&w photographs and illustrations. The third and final issue of this, the annual journal of the "Urusvati" Himalayan Research Institute, which was founded by Nicholas and Helena Roerich on their return to India from Ladakh in 1928. The journal, which ran from 1931 to 1933, had essays on the archaeology, ethnography, history, linguistics, etc. of the Himalayas. This particular issue was dedicated to Sven Hedin, and included a photographic portrait of him. Contents: 1. Sven Hedin by Georges de Roerich; 2. Cosmic Ray Expedition to South-Eastern Ladakh by J. M. Benade;. 3. An Account of a Journey to the Gangotri Glacier by Shiv Ram Kashyap; 4. Recent Archaeological Discoveries in India by A. E. Mahon; 5. Ariadne’s Clue in Excavations by Count du Mesnil du Buisson. 6. The Role of the Skin in the Preservation of Health by S. Metalnikoff; 7. The Prajnaparamitahrdayasutra as an Inscription by N.D. Mironov. 8. The Possible Significance of Heisenberg’s Principle of Indeterminacy to the Chemistry of Living Matter by V. A. Pertzoff; 9. The Tibetan dialect of Lahul by Georges de Roerich; 10. Chronicle of Central Asiatic Explorations for 1932: Citroen Central Asiatic Expedition; 11. Annual Report of the Himalayan Research Institute, 1932. 12. The Institute’s New Building for Medical Research at Naggar. 13. Book Reviews. Covers a bit rubbed, spine darkened and creased with some chipping at ends, all edges a bit chafed, corners a bit creased and lightly chipped, page edges darkened and thumbed, pages lightly toned, tidy pencil notes on top of contents page - else a tight, unmarked VG copy of this very scarce journal. Item #64061

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