Published Books by FKW
|On the road to Tibet.
(A collection of articles written for the Shanghai Mercury.)
|1910||Shanghai Mercury ltd. Shanghai.|| Original is VANISHINGLY RARE.
Reprint Ulm/Donnau 2006 isbn 3-931997-26-X also no longer available.
|Land of the Blue Poppy: Travels of a naturalist in Eastern Tibet.||1913||Cambridge university press.||
@ Amazon UK
Reprints from Cambridge University Press
|In farthest Burma: The Record of an Arduous Journey of Exploration and Research Through Frontier Territory of Burma and Tibet||1921||Seely Service and Co.||Original is very rare.
Reprint available from Amazon and other booksellers. isbn 978-9745240629
|Mystery Rivers of Tibet||1921||Seely Service and Co.|| Amazon link
Reprint Timber Press, Inc. available from Amazon and other booksellers isbn 978-0946313525
|From China to Hkamti Long||1924||Edward Arnold and co.||Very rare
No reprint known
|The romance of plant hunting||1924||Edward Arnold and co.||1st edition very rare. Reprint rare
1924 edition at Amazon
1933 reprint at Amazon
|The Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges||1926||Edward Arnold and co.||1st edition extremely rare and highly sought after
1924 First edition at Amazon
Updated and re-issued 1999 Antique Collectors' Club Ltd isbn 978-1851493715 at Amazon Several copies were signed at the launch by myself and others.
Antique Collectors' Club Ltd; 2nd Revised edition edition (1 Mar 2008) isbn 978-1851495160 available from Amazon
|Rhododendrons for everyone||1926||The gardener's chronicle ltd.||From Amazon|
|Plant Hunting on the Edge of the World||1930||Victor Gollancz||1st edition 1930 fairly rare Amazon
Reprinted 1974 Minerva Press isbn 978-0856360060 from Amazon
Reprinted 1983 Cadogan books London isbn 978-0946313198 at Amazon
|Plant Hunting in the Wilds||1931||Figurehead (pioneer series)||Fairly rare available at Amazon|
|Loom of the East||1932||Martin Hopkinson Ltd.||Extremely rare and sought after.
Amazon link subject to availability.
|A plant hunter in Tibet||1934||Jonathan Cape.||1st edition fairly rare Amazon link
Reprint White Orchid,Thailand; 2006 paperback text only. isbn 978-9745240872 at Amazon
Reprint Routledge 2006 hardback isbn 978-0710311979 at Amazon
|The romance of gardening||1935||Jonathan Cape.||Fairly rare available at Amazon and other booksellers.|
|Plant Hunter's Paradise||1937||Jonathan Cape.||Fairly rare. Usually available at Amazon and other booksellers.|
|Assam adventure||1941||Jonathan Cape.||Fairly rare. Sometimes available at Amazon and antiquarian booksellers.|
|Modern exploration.||1945||Jonathan Cape.||
1st Edition; 1945 at Amazon
2nd Edition; 1946 at Amazon
|About this earth||1946||Jonathan Cape.|
|Commonsense rock gardening||1948||Jonathan Cape.|
|Burma's icy mountains||1949||Jonathan Cape.|
|Footsteps in civilization||1950||Jonathan Cape.|
|Plant hunter in Manipur||1952||Jonathan Cape.|
|Berried treasure||1954||Ward Lock and co. ltd. London and Melbourne.|
|Return to the Irrawaddy||1956||Andrew Melrose.|
|Pilgrimage for plants||1960||George C. Harrap and co. ltd.||Published pothsumously. Including a list of FKW publications.|
The following is a list of books which I think are relevant to the subject of this site.|
I would welcome any suggestions as this is an open ended list.
£ Frank Kingdon-Ward. Biography
$ Frank Kingdon-Ward
|Charles Lyte||The only published biography. Some factual errors but mostly accurate and informative.|
£ Himalayan Enchantment
$ Himalayan Enchantment
|An anthology, Edited by John Whitehead.||An excellent collection of Frank's writings.|
|Tibetan Trek||Ronald Kaulbak||The story of an expedition from the point of view of one of Frank's travelling companions.|
|Pack Up Your Medicines: 1939-1947||C.V.Hammond||The story of wartime field pharmacy. The author met FKW on his travels.|
|Manipur: Maid of the mountains||R. Constantine||Mentions FKW in respect of the search for wild tea.|
|Plant-hunting in China.||E.H.M. Cox||Covers the history from the earliest explorers to the time of FKW. Cox was a contemporary of Frank. His grandson is Kenneth Cox, who finally found the mythical falls and republished The Riddle of the Tsangpo Gorges.|
|My hill so strong||Jean Kingdon-Ward|
Reprint 2006, Ulm/Donnau isbn 3-931997-26-X