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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.
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.
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 Translated from the Original Unpublished Manuscript by Capt.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 Withdrawn from the Athenaeum Library with small blind stamp on title, cancellation on verso, gilt motif on front board and spine.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.
Correspondence respecting the relations between the British Government and that of Afghanistan since the Accession of the Ameer Shere Ali Khan.
London Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1878
First edition Folio, pp. vi, 266. [C 2190] A very good copy in the original printed wrappers. Wrappers a little dusty, chipped at head, minor wear to spine, corner of front wrapper torn off. Small (almost unnoticeable) library stamp on front wrapper. Corners of first few pages creased at foot.
The Frosty Caucasus.
An Account of a Walk through Part of the Range and of an Ascent of Elbruz in the Summer of 1874. With illustrations engraved by Ed. Whymper. London 1875
First edition pp.ix, 341, 6 plates, title vignette, folding map. A very good copy internally, rather shaken, in original cloth. Library blind stamp and bookplate on front end-papers.
Der Weg nach Sambhala
(Sambalai lam yig) des dritten Gross-Lama von bKra sis lhun po bLo bzan dPal Idan Ye ses aus dem tibetischen Original ubersetzt und mit dem Texte herausgegeben. Munich Koniglich Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 1915
First edition 4to, pp.118, 4 plates, text illustrations. Abhandlungen der Koniglich Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften XXIX. Band, 3. A very good copy in rather dusty original wrappers.
Nouvelles Recherches Archeologiques a Begram
(ancienne Kapici) (1939-1940). Avec la collaboration de J.-R. Hackin, J. Carl et P. Hamelin. Etudes Comparatives par J. Auboyer, V. Elisseeff, O. Kurtz, Ph. Stern. Paris Presses Universitaires 1954
First edition Two volumes, folio, pp.xii, 355, vi, 668 illustrations, 6 plates. Memoires de la Delegation Archeologique Francaise en Afghanistan, Tome XI. Fine set in original wrappers.
London Methuen & Co. 1898
First edition Two volumes, pp.xx, 663, xii, 667-1278, 11 plates, 3 in colour, 249 illustrations, two folding maps. A very good set in original cloth, top edges gilt. Foxing to prelims and scattered few pages of Volume I, edges of both volumes lightly foxed. Tear to page xii of Volume I, not affecting text. Minor wear to head and tail of spine of Volume II. Hinges strained. Bookplate of William Edwards on front endpaper of Volume I.
The Republic of Armenia. Volumes I - IV
Volume I, The First Year, 1918-1919; Volume II, From Versailles to London, 1919-1920; Volume III, From London to Sevres, February - August 1920 & Volume IV, Between Crescent and Sickle: Partition and Sovietization. Los Angeles and London University of California Press 1971-96
First edition Four volumes, pp,xxiii, 547; xv, 603; xx, 534; xii, 496. As new, hardback, dustwrapper.