With author's autograph--Colophon. No. 49 in the limited edition. Color map laid in depicting Harrer's journey. Binding: Bound in Bure silk by John von Isakovics; wrapped in red cotton cloth, known as a "pi-chu"; encased front and back by a pair of magnolia wood boards, or "lepshing"; the top board is incised with a Tibetan good‑luck charm cut by monks of the Tibetan Refugee Center in Darjeeling, India; thongs fasten around the wood panels.