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An attractive association copy on large paper
Voyage en Siberie,
fait par Ordre du Roi en 1761; contenant les Moeurs, les Usages des Russes, et l'Etat actuel de cette Puissance; la Description geographique et le Nivellement de la Route de Paris a Tobolsk; l'Histoire naturelle de la meme route; des Observations astronomiques, & des Experiences sur l'Electricite naturelle; [Contenant la Description du Kamtchatka... par M. Kracheninnikov... traduit du Russe. Paris Debure 1768
First edition Two volumes of text in three, and atlas, quarto, large paper copy, pp., xxxii, 347, , 348-767 + [iii]-xvi, 628, and 53 engraved plates after Le Prince, 3 double-page, engraved table in vol. 1, atlas with engraved title and 30 engraved maps and profiles, 27 folding (three bound in vol.2), a few hand-coloured in outline. Contemporary tree calf with treble gilt fillet with small floral cornerpieces on covers, rebacked preserving original gilt spines in compartments with minor loss, maroon and dark green lettering pieces, rubbed with minor loss. Slightly spotted and dust-soiled. Bound without the half-titles. Engraved armorial bookplate of Baron Dimsdale.
Brunet 1, 1728; Hill 277; Cox I p.352
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 1894
Second edition, two volumes, pp.xx, 360; x, 340, numerous illustrations, folding chart, 3 folding maps. Spines faded, but otherwise a very good unopened set in the original pictorial cloth, silver gilt. Scattered light foxing.
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.