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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.
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
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.
Afghan Poetry of the Seventeenth Century:
Being selections from the Poems of Khush Hal Khan Khatak. With Translations and Grammatical Introduction. London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1890
First edition 4to, pp.xvii, errata leaf, errata slip, 120, 74. A very good copy in original cloth, cloth a little marked and scuffed, head and tail of spine frayed. With signed presentation inscription from the editor on title. Later signature on end-paper.