PRINSEP, Henry Thoby (1792-1878)
Tibet, Tartary and Mongolia; Their Social and Political Condition, and the Religion of Bodh, as there Existing... London: William Allen and Company, 1851.
8vo (200 x 130 mm). Folding map, publisher's ads. (A few light pencil markings.) Publisher's blue blind-stamped cloth, (chipping to head of spine, discreet library label on spine). FIRST EDITION. Prinsep began as a writer for the East India Company at the age of sixteen. After a long distinguished career with the Indian Civil Service, he returned to England in 1843.