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$65 YOUNGHUSBAND - The Last Imperial Adventurer - Patrick French - 1st edn., 1994 450 page hardback, with VG+ jacket, Harper Collins, Glasgow, B&W plates, maps - $NZ65.

YOUNGHUSBAND - The Last Imperial Adventurer - Patrick French - 1st edn., 1994 450 page hardback, with VG+ jacket, Harper Collins, Glasgow, B&W plates, maps - Sir Francis Younghusband was the last of the great imperialists and a dashing adventurer. In 1903 he single-handedly turned a small diplomatic mission into a full-scale military invasion of Tibet. He subsequently became an outlandish mystical philosopher and an indian nationalist....later helping to organise the first assaults on Everest. He spent much of his early life as a leading player in the Great game, the battle of wits for control over the unchartered territory of High Asia - and his presumed death as a spy in the Pamirs almost sparked a war between British India and Czarist Russia. $NZ65. (Copy#2)

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YOUNGHUSBAND -  The Last Imperial Adventurer - Patrick French - 1st edn., 1994 450 page hardback, with VG+ jacket, Harper Collins, Glasgow,  B&W plates, maps - Sir Francis Younghusband was the last of the great imperialists and a dashing adventurer. In 1903 he single-handedly turned a small diplomatic mission into a full-scale military invasion of Tibet. He subsequently became an outlandish mystical philosopher and an indian nationalist....later helping to organise the first assaults on Everest.  He spent much of his early life as a leading player in the Great game, the battle of wits for control over  the unchartered territory of High Asia - and his presumed death as a spy in the Pamirs almost sparked a war between British India and Czarist Russia. $NZ65. (Copy#2)