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Seven years in Tibet ( Publisher's advance proof copy )

by Harrer, Heinrich

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Hart-Davis, 1953. Publishers Proof Copy. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Proof copy for checking/review purposes. Usual basic proof format, buff wrappers with plain lettering, no colour frontispiece, no endpapers etc. Pencilled inscription to front wrap 'Sept. Book Society Choice'. The translation of the text was by Richard Graves. Text block sound, rear wrapper detached, front wrap loosening, spine chipped, extremities bumped, a few minor marks. xiii + 288 pages, b/w plates, map. Approx. size 8" by 5.5". Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 26126. .


Seven Years in Tibet is an autobiography written by Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer based on his real life experiences in Tibet between 1944 and 1951. The story takes place during the Second World War and the interim period before the Communist Chinese People's Liberation Army moved into Tibet in 1950. It narrates the true story of an Austrian prisoner of war who successfully escaped his British captors in India in 1944 on the third attempt. His escape route led him across Tibet. In 1943, Heinrich Harrer, escaped captivity and made his way through the Himalayan passes to the Forbidden City of Lhasa in Tibet and finally lived for years in Lhasa becoming a tutor to the Dalai Lama.  Seven Years in Tibet  was first published in Germany before being acquired by Dutton.

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Seven years in Tibet ( Publisher's advance proof copy )
Harrer, Heinrich
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Publishers Proof Copy
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BZDB28 dalai lama tibet tibetan sikkim buddhism china Travel & Places; Seven years in Tibet Publishers advance proof copy Harrer Heinrich

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