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Gruzinskoe chekannoe iskusstvo
[Georgian embossed Art; Researches into the History of Georgian Mediaeval Art]. Tbilisi 1959
First edition Two volumes, folio, pp.xxxv, 690; xvii, 600 plates, text in Russian, titles in Georgian and Russian. A fine set in original cloth, in rather worn original slip-case
Chinese Turkestan with Caravan and Rifle.
London Rivingtons 1901
First edition pp.xi, [i], 207; folding map, 16 plates. A very good copy in original cloth. Small owners name card pasted to front end-paper and his rubber stamp on rear end-paper. Relevant leaf of ephemera tipped in.
Cordier BS 2863; Morrison I p. 171
1881: North-west frontier
With the Kurram Field Force, 1878-79.
London W.H. Allen & Co. 1881
First edition pp.xii, 419, frontis, 4 plates, 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in full contemporary half morocco with the monogram of the New South Wales Library of Parliament. Some scattered light spotting, heavier on title and dedication page.
1915: Tibetan grammar commissioned by the Government of India
An introduction to the grammar of the Tibetan language
with the texts of Situhi Sum-rtags, Dag-je sal-wai mé-long and Situhi shal-lün. Darjeeling printed at the Darjeeling Branch Press 1915
First edition. 4to, 28 x 22 cm; pp.[iv], 2, , 2, , xxvii, [1, blank], 62, , 50, vi, 2, 88, 5, [1, blank], 2, 27, [1, blank], 2, 35, [1, blank]; 7 plates. Tibetan text. Contemporary cloth, title gilt to upper board; corners a little worn; front free endpaper removed; a few leaves spotted; but a very good copy. Bookplate of Peter Hopkirk to front pastedown; largely illegible stamp, dated 1917, to title-page.
Beitrage zur Geschichte der Kaukasischen Lander und Volker aus morgenlandischen Quellen, III: Erster Beitrag zur Geschichte der Georgier.
[Bound with] IV: Tabary's Nachrichten uber die Chasaren, nebst Auszugen aus Hafis Abru, Ibn Aasem-el-Kufy. St. Petersbourg Academie Imperiale des Sciences 1844
First edition 4to, pp.(325)-443; (445)-601. Bound in later cloth. Scattered light spotting, first two pages browned, but a very good copy.
being a narrative of a years expedition on horseback and on foot through Kashmir, Western Tibet, Chinese Tartary, and Russian Central Asia. London John Murray 1893
First edition. Two volumes, 8vo, pp.xx, 360; x, , 340, [4, table], 2 frontispieces, numerous illustrations, 3 folding maps. A very good set bound in publisher's blue cloth. Cloth sunned, spines discoloured. A few light spots, but overall clean.
Correspondence relating to the Despatch of Expeditions against: (a.) The Samil Clans of the Orakzai Tribe on the Miranzai Border of the Kohat District; (b.) The Tribes of the Black Mountain.
First edition Folio, pp.79, modern quarter calf. [C.-6526] A rather fragile copy of this scarce blue book, some tears to margins. Rebound in quarter calf, marbled boards. Academic library stamp on title.
The History of Vartan, and of the Battle of the Armenians:
containing an account of the religious wars between the Persians and Armenians; translated from the Armenian. London printed for the Oriental Translation Fund 1830
First edition 4to, pp.xxiv, 111. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Faint blind stamp of Wigan Public Library on title.
The Military Operations at Cabul.
Which ended in the Retreat and Destruction of the British Army, January 1842. With a Journal of Imprisonment in Affghanistan. London 1843
Third edition pp.xx, 330, folding lithographed map. The Signet Library copy, bound in contemporary speckled calf, neatly re-backed. A handsome copy.
Caravan Journeys and Wanderings in Persia, Afghanistan, Turkistan, and Beloochistan;
with Historical Notices of the Countries lying between Russia and India. Translated from the Original Unpublished Manuscript by Capt. W. Jesse. Edited by H.D. Seymour. London John Murray 1856
First edition pp.xxii, 534, 3 plates, folding map. A very good copy bound in 20th century half calf, marbled boards. Blindstamp of Army and Navy Club on corner of title page and frontis.
Rgya Tch'er Rol Pa,
ou Developpment des Jeux, contenant l'Histoire du Bouddha Cakya-Mouni. Traduit sur la version Tibetaine du Bkahhgyour, et revu sur l'original Sanscrit (Lalitavistara). Deuxieme Partie - Traduction Francaise. Paris A L'Imprimerie Nationale 1848
First edition 4to, pp.lxv, 425, 6 plates. A very good copy bound in half calf, neatly rebacked preserving original spine. Withdrawn from the Athenaeum Library with small blind stamp on title, cancellation on verso, gilt motif on front board and spine.
Briefe uber den Kaukasus und Georgien,
nebst angehangtem reisebericht uber Persien vom jahre 1812. Hamburg Perthes und Besser 1817
First German edition pp., vi, , 329, , 4 engravings in text, 2 folding maps, 1 partially hand coloured. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, cloth boards. Some light foxing throughout.
COPAC shows BL only
First detailed study of Tibetan language
Alphabetum Tibetanum missionum apostolicarum commodo editum.
Rome Typis Sacrae Congregationis de Propaganda Fide 1759 [but 1763]
First edition. 4to, 31 x 23 cm; pp.208; illustrations to text; printed Tibetan characters to text. Modern half calf; untrimmed and unopened; a crisp copy with wide margins. Propaganda Fide stamp to margin of p. 80, defaced stamps to title-page and p. 208.