The Romantic East. Burma, Assam, & Kashmir

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Narrative of a tour in Burma, Assam & Kashmir. index, plus 4pp ads. 64 full-page photos. Red cloth covers illustrated black and yellow with Eindowya Pagoda, Mandalay. " The romantic side of Burma is to be found in its people, who are of all Oriental races the least spoiled contact with the West. The romance of Kashmir lies in the country itself, while the romance of Assam is a purely commercial one, connected with the tea industry. The Romanic East offers some guidance as to what may be seen during a short tour; and it will serve a useful purpose if it indues those who intend to travel at some future time to mature their plans in the present, for now is the time to visit Burma and Kashmir-before the character of the Burmese people is changed by the steady influx of alien immigrants, and before the amenities of the Kashmir valley are endangered by the new railway. "- preface.

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Condition: Used, Ex-libris. Spine cloth split down rear joint. Plate taped in p. 126. contents clean and tight.
Shipping Weight: 1.8lbs
Published: 1906

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