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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.
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.
Printed in Chinese Turkestan
Examples of the various Turki dialects.
Turki texts with English translations. Sinjiang 1918
First edition Small 4to, pp. [ii], [ii, blank], [iii], 70, [i, blank], 19, 23, 8, [2, blank] Stitched in Chinese fashion as issued in the original wrappers; preserved in modern half calf book-form box. A very good copy.
Cordier BS 4272
The 2nd Battalion Derbyshire Regiment in the Sikkim Expedition of 1888.
With an introduction by Sir Steuart Bayley, K.C.S.I. London Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 1900
First edition pp.xii, 116, frontispiece, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth. End-papers browned. Cloth lightly stained at lower corners.
Materialy po izucheniiu Iukagirskago iazyka i fol'klora [Materials on the Study of the Iukagir Language and Folklore, collected in the Kolyma District].
[Part 1. Specimens of native Literature of the Iukagirs (texts and translations)] St. Petersburg 1900
First edition Small folio, pp. viii, xv, 240 (last leaf misbound). Works of the Iakutsk Expedition under the leadership of I.M. Sibiriakov, Section 3, Volume 9, Part 3, published by the Imperial Academy of Science. Modern green cloth with blue lettering piece, uncut, mostly unopened. Outer margin of final 4 leaves repaired.
Three Years in Tibet.
With the original Japanese illustrations. Madras The Theosophist Office; Benares and London: Theosophical Publishing Society 1909
First edition pp.xv, 719, 11 plates, 1 folding, 63 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in 20th century half calf, cloth boards. Original pictorial wrappers bound in.
Instituts politiques et militaires de Tamerlan, proprement appelle Timour.
Ecrits par lui-meme en Mogol, & traduits en Francois, sur la version Persane d'Abou-Taleb-al-Hosseini, avec la Vie de ce Conquerant, d'apres les meilleurs Auteurs Orientaux, des Notes, & des Tables Historique, Geographique, &c. Paris avec approbation, & privilege du Roi. Chez Née de la Rochelle; Lottin de S.-Germain, & Didot, fils aîné 1787
First French edition, pp.[iv], 401, frontispiece, folding plan. A very good copy bound in contemporary full calf.
La Croisière Jaune
Troisième Mission Georges-Marie Haardt, Louis Audouin-Dubreuil. Paris Librairie Plon 1933
First edition, 4to, pp.344, 123 photographs and 6 maps including 1 folding map. A very good copy in original wrappers, preserved in original yellow boards, and slip-case. Edges of boards and slip-case lightly rubbed.
A Great Country's Little Wars; or, England, Affghanistan, and Sinde;
being a sketch with reference to their morality and policy, of recent transactions on the North-western Frontier of India. London 1844
First edition pp.[iv], 303, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf. Spine rubbed, corners worn.
Map of Afghanistan, and the adjacent countries.
Published by Authority of The Honble Court of Directors of the East India Company. Drawn and engraved by J. & C. Walker. London Wm.H. Allen & Co. 1842
Folding map measuring 80 x 64 cm, on a scale of 1 inch to 32 miles. Linen backed. Original cloth portfolio, gilt ornamented. Cloth a little faded. Minor spotting. A very good copy.
Dunhuang Art Relics collected in the State Hermitage Museum of Russia.
I: Dunhuang Textiles, by Lubo Lesnichenko. II: Dunhuang Art Relics collected in the State Hermitage Museum of Russia. III-IV: Photos of the Mogao Grottoes. V: The Survey Drawings and the copies of Murals of the Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes. VI: Archaeological Materials of Mogao Grottoes. Shanghai Shanghai Chinese Classics Publishing House 1997-2005
First edition Six volumes folio, pp.83, 111 colour plates; 229, 137 colour plates, many illustrations; 6, 359 pages of illustration; 6, 384 pages of illustration; 327, 295 pages of illustration; 544, many illustrations. A very good set, original cloth, slip-cases.