London: Thames and Hudson, 2003. Stiff Paper Wraps. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Near Fine. Item #012393
239p. many illustrations. A country often called "the plateau of the world" but surrounded in diplomatic circles by Tzarist, Nazi and America spies, and the Chinese communist state; nevertheless, the people have always longed for self-determination. An important book.