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Kailash: A Journal of Himalyan Studies

Kuloy, Hallvard K. ( editor )

Published by Ratna Pustak Bhandar, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1973
Condition: As New Soft cover
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This set of the quarterly Journal Kailash runs from Vol. I, 1973, through Vol. IX, 1982. In addition this set also contains Vol XI, 1984. Sometimes two issues were published as one item resulting in 33 separate items in this set of the journal Kailash. Over the years the editorial and advisory editorial board had major Himalayan scholars though some changed. These have included: Hallvard K. Kuloy (editor); Philip Denwood; Per Kvaerne; Theodore Riccardi; Alexander W. Macdonald; Dr. Prajag Raj Sharma; Boyd Michailovsky; and Dr. Bahadur Bista. This important journal published many major and oft referenced papers in Himalayan research. Various issues have B&W plates, tables, diagrams, block prints, text folios, maps, foldout pages. The quality of the paper varied from year to year. Some issues were published with cut pages and others with uncut pages; those with uncut pages remain uncut in this pristine set. The covers of the issues each have a different emblems. The journal shows some aging and each journal has a slight curvature due to shelf wear and original storage. Condition as published in Kathmandu is As New and have never been opened. Each issue typically has 300 to 400 pages and 20 to 30 B&W photos. Among the studies are many edited or published Tibetan texts and translations. Typically an issue has 3 or 4 articles and from 1 to 4 book reviews. Some issues have only 1 major article such as David Snellgrove's "Places of Pilgrimage in Thag (Thakkhola)" (Vol. VII:2). 9.75 by 7.25 inches. Extra postage will be required for this item. A set of this important Journal is RARE. Bookseller Inventory # 115389

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Title: Kailash: A Journal of Himalyan Studies

Publisher: Ratna Pustak Bhandar, Kathmandu, Nepal

Publication Date: 1973

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:As New

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