OUT OF THIS WORLD (320 pp.)Lowell Thomas Jr.Greystone ($3.75).
THE LAND OF THE CAMEL (200 pp.)Schuyler CammannRonald Press ($5).
By traveler tradition, any Westerner who pushes his way into the high hinterland of Asia is entitled to write a book about it, and generally does. Nowadays, such narratives have a special point: with the Communists slamming Asia shut, the latest traveler stories may be the last for a while.
Currently, readers have their choice of two. One is an exuberant feature story of the 1949 Tibetan holiday of Lowell Thomas and Lowell Jr.; the other is a sharp-eyed account of a junket...