London: Heinemann, 1972. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo. Fine / Near Fine. Item #007315
Orig. brown cloth. xiv, 258 pp.  pp. plates B&W photos + B&W maps in text. Spine slightly tilted. Dust jacket sunned to spine, lightly bumped to edges, damp stain to foot of front joint. This book tells the story of one of the most astonishing epics of modern times: of how, out in the nameless wilds of Tibet, for nearly twentry years a bitter guerrilla war against China has been fought by a race of nomadic warriors, the Khambas - men formerly branded by Peking, Britain and the Dalai Lama himself as 'cavaliers, wild and accustomed by living by loot.'.