In Abor jungles. Being an account of the Abor expedition, the Mishmi mission, and the Miri mission.
In Abor jungles. Being an account of the Abor expedition, the Mishmi mission, and the Miri mission.

In Abor jungles. Being an account of the Abor expedition, the Mishmi mission, and the Miri mission.

London: Eveleigh Nash, 1912. First edition, 8vo, pp. xi, [1], 13-352; folding map, 87 illustrations, mostly from photographs, on rectos and versos of 32 plates; worn, spine a bit faded, tear in front joint closed, moderate spotting and foxing; otherwise a good copy in original terracotta cloth lettered in gilt on spine. The author was the correspondent and photographer for the Central News Agency on these missions whose surveys provided the data for the McMahon Line in 1914. The Abor Mission was actually a 'frontier campaign' led by Hamilton Bower against the Abor for the murder of Williamson, Assistant Political Officer at Sadiya. The Mishmi Mission was led by Dundas to ascertain the precise extent of Chinese encroachment on the Mishmi/Abor border. Item #35712

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