Among the Tartar Tents ca. 1890 Anne Bowman ~ Boys Adventure Novel trekking in India & Tibet ~ Antique Juvenile Literature


Title: Among the Tartar Tents, or The Lost Fathers
Author: Anne Bowman

Description: No date (circa 1890). Publisher's blue cloth pictorially stamped in gilt and black on spine and front cover. Covers show light soiling; rubbed at extremities. Gilt still bright. Endpapers toned. xii, 335, plus [4] pages advertising.  

Boys' novel of adventure in India and Tibet. Many exciting and suspenseful encounters while trekking and encamping in the mountains, glaciers, and steppes, replete with treachery, captives, spies, wild beasts, mysterious caves, robbers, massacres, storms, an earthquake, hunting, Buddhist hermits, Chinese commissioners, convicts, Sikh soldiers, etc.   

Anne Bowman (1796-1886) was an English author of juvenile novels. She lived with her brother, a bookseller, in Richmond, North Yorkshire. Among the Tartar Tents was first published in 1861.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Frederick Warne and Co.
Place: London and New York
Year: 1890

Keywords: juvenile literature, boy's novels, India, fiction,

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