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Author Turner, Samuel, 1749-1802.
Title An account of an embassy to the court of the teshoo lama, in Tibet : containing a narrative of a journey through Bootan, and part of Tibet / by Captain Samuel Turner ; to which are added, views taken on the spot by lieutenant Samuel Davis ; and observations botanical, mineralogical, and medical by Mr. Robert Saunders.
Publication Info. London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. and sold by Messrs. G. and W. Nicol, booksellers to His Majesty, Pall-Mall, 1800.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Large  Z-L T9519 A2    IN LIBRARY
Description xxviii, 473 p., [14] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., map (folded) ; 30 cm.
Note Samuel Davis, lieutenant in Bengal Army, appointed by Warren Hastings to join Samuel Turner's mission to Bhutan and Tibet as draftsman and surveyor, 1783.
Plates are signed by artists (S. Davis, S. Turner) and engraver (James Basire).
Local Note Library copy rebound; date stamp on bacl paste-down: April 21, 1925.
Subject Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Bhutan -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.
Mineralogy -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- Early works to 1800.
Mineralogy -- Bhutan -- Early works to 1800.
Botany -- China -- Tibet Autonomous Region -- Early works to 1800.
Botany -- Bhutan -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Engravings -- England -- London -- 1800.
Added Author Davis, Samuel.
Saunders, Robert.
Bulmer, William, 1757-1830, printer.
W. Bulmer and Co., printer.
Nicol, G. (George), bookseller.
G. and W. Nicol (Firm)
Basire, James, 1730-1802, engraver.