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Oriental and Western Siberia:
A Narrative of Seven Years' Explorations and Adventures in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary, and Part of Central Asia. London Hurst and Blackett 1858
First edition pp.viii, 611, 20 lithograph plates, 4 in colour, 32 text illustrations, folding map. An exceptionally bright and clean copy in original cloth.
Voyage de Benjamin Bergmann, chez les Kalmuks.
Traduit de l'Allemand par M. Moris. Chatillon-sur-Seine 1825
First French edition pp.xxviii, 361, frontis, 11 plates of Kalmuk script. A very good copy from the Signet Library with their gilt coat of arms on front and rear boards. Bound in full contemporary calf, edges a little rubbed, neatly rebacked. Half title foxed, but otherwise clean throughout apart from occasional spots in margin.
Documents de L'Epoque Mongole des XIIIe et XIVe Siecles.
Inscriptions en Six Langues de la Porte de Kiu-Yong Koan, pres Pekin; Lettres, Steles et Monnaies en Ecritures Ouigoure et 'Phags-pa dont les Originaux ou les Estampages existent en France. Paris Gravé et impriné pour l'auteur 1895
First edition, folio, 56 x 37 cm., pp., ii, 5, , 15 plates, of which 3 are double page. A complete set of text and plates in very good condition, but loose, lacking the cloth portfolio.
Medieval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources.
Fragments towards the Knowledge of the Geography and History of Central and Western Asia from the 13th to the 17th Century. London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1888
First edition Two volumes, pp.xii, 334, x, 352, two folding maps. A very good set in original cloth.
Medieval Researches from Eastern Asiatic Sources.
Fragments towards the Knowledge of the Geography and History of Central and Western Asia from the 13th to the 17th Century. London Kegan Paul 1910
Reprint Two volumes, pp.xii, 334; x, 352, two folding maps. Trubners Oriental Series. Original tan cloth; very lightly soiled, but an excellent copy.
A Record of Travel and Exploration in North-West Mongolia and Dzungaria. With three Chapters on Sport by J.H. Miller and a foreword by the Right Hon. Earl Curzon of Kedleston. London: Hutchinson 1914
Second edition Two volumes, pp.xviii, 318; x, (319)-659, 168 illustrations, panoramas and diagrams, of which 14 folding, 6 maps, of which 4 folding. Page 75 torn without loss, a little light foxing, mostly marginal. A very good set in lightly worn original cloth.
Scientific Results of a Journey in Central Asia, 1899-1902.
Vol.I: The Tarim River; Vol.II: Lop-Nor; Vol.III: North and East Tibet; Vol.IV: Central and West Tibet; Vol.V: Part I - Meteorologie, von Dr. Nils Ekholm. I: Die Beobachtungen 1894-1897 und 1899-1902. II: Die Bearbeitung der Beobachtungen 1894-1897 und 1899-1902. Part II - Les Observations Astronomiques, Calculees et Redigees, par Dr.K.G. Olsson; Vol.VI: Part I. Zoologie, von Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Leche. Part II. Geology, by Dr. Helge Backstrom and Harald Johansson. Part III. Racial Types from Western and Central Asia drawn by Dr. Sven Hedin. Part IV. Die Chinesischen Handschriften und Sonstigen Kleinfunde Sven Hedins in Lou-Lan, by August Conrady. Stockholm Lithographic Institute of the General Staff of the Swedish Army 1904-1907 and 1920
First edition Six volumes in nine, including two map volumes, folio, pp.[vi], 523, 56 plates, maps and sections, 446 text illustrations; [viii], 716, 76 plates, maps and sections, 297 text illustrations; [III] [viii], 593, 87 plates, maps and sections, 466 text illustrations; [IV] [iv], 654, 73 plates, maps and sections, 379 text illustrations; [V] xii, 401, 47, 13 tables, 472; [VI] 69, 5 plates, 80 text figures; 18, large folding map in two parts; 4, 86 pages of illustrations; xv, 191, 53 plates;[Two map volumes] [vi], index map, and 84 maps on scale of 1:200,000 with 27 facsimiles of the author's original maps. Limited to 300 sets. A very good ex-library set bound in stout dark blue buckram. Vol VI, Part IV in original wrappers. Shelf marks on spines, perforated library name on title pages, withdrawn stamp on reverse of title, discreet stamp on final leaves. Light dust soiling to a few final leaves. Volume VI, part IV, Conrady, Lou-Lan, is in original wrappers.
History of the Mongols from the 9th to the 19th century.
Part I. The Mongols Proper and the Kalmuks. Part II. The So-called Tartars of Russia and Central Asia. Part III. The Mongols of Persia. Part IV. Supplement and Indices. New York 
Reprint Four volumes in five, pp.xxviii, 743; xxxiv, 1087; x, 776, 378. Burt Franklin Research and Source Work Series #85. A very good set in original cloth.
Puteshestvie cherez Mongoliiu v Tibet, k stolitse Tale-lamy
[A Journey across Mongolia to Tibet, and the Capital of the Dalai-Lama. Translated from the French] Moscow K.S. Henry, 1866
First edition in Russian Octavo, pp.[ii], vi, 322, [ii]. Period style half calf and marbled boards, spine ruled in gilt in compartments with dark green lettering piece. Rather spotted as usual, a few ink stains. Red Chinese chop on title. A very good copy. Russian newspaper clipping (1880's) about Russian travel to Mongolia and Baikal bound in after the Table of contents.
First reliable account of the Mongols
Zapiski o Mongolii.
[Notes on Mongolia]. S Prilozheniem Karty Mongolii i Raznykh Kostiumov [With a Map of Mongolia and different costumes]. St. Petersburg Karl Kray 1828
First edition, text only, two volumes bound in one, pp.xii, 230; vi, 339. Bound without plates and map. Text only, bound without the five hand coloured lithographed plates and the folding engraved map. Period style gilt tooled half calf with marbled boards and black gilt lettered label. Title page stained, old library stamp on verso of the title page of first volume, detached bookplate label with erased text "Ex libris A.D. Popov". A very good copy.
Lust 186; Not in Brunet; COPAC shows one copy only, at London Library.
Unique association copy
Old Tartar Trails.
Shanghai: North-China Daily News and Herald 1919
First edition pp.153, 26 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, torn & defective dust wrapper. Author's presentation inscription on end paper. And, loosely inserted, author's 5 page typescript describing his encounter with Russian officials in Urga.