New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1933. First Edition. First Printing. Black & white photographs, map. Full cloth. Octavo. 198 pages. Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket. A few light rubs to binding. Jacket has some edge chips, some mild staining, and large chips to head and heel of spine (3/4" at head, 2" at spine).
Vivid account of an American woman's trek through the Forbidden Land, crossing the Himalaya twice--from the Eastern and Western sides--accompanied only by native servants. Ms. Merrick was the most daring and unconventional female traveller of the period. She was admitted to the Himalayan Club in 1931 as its first female member.