Franklin Center PA: The Franklin Library, (1978). The First Edition Society. 8vo, pp. 348. Bound in tan leather stamped in gilt. Item #59569
The story of the author's 250 mile hike from Pokhara in northwest Nepal with naturalist George Shaler to the Crystal Mountains across the Himalayas in search of the mystical snow leopard. For Matthiessen, a student of Zen Buddhism, this is an inner journey of discovery.