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The Golden Oriole: A 200-Year History of an English Family in India

By: Trevelyan, Raleight

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1987

Seller ID: 2200979

Condition: Good


Pages lightly foxed, spine slightly cocked.Jacket toned. 1987 Hard Cover. xiii, 536 pp. Includes black-and-white maps, family trees, and illustrations. Raleigh Trevelyan's great longing was always to return to the place he had remembered best, Gilgit, on the borders of Sinkiang and the USSR. Could any place have been so beautiful? Could he ever have been so happy? For eight months of the year what had seemed like Shangri-La had been cut off from the world by snow. Summer was spent in a 'hut' at Gulmarg with a vast view over the Vale of Kashmir. As for his birthplace, he was determined to revis... View more info