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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
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.
Kalmucks in the Caucasus
Travels in the Caucasus and Georgia,
performed in the years 1807 and 1808, by command of the Russian government. Translated from the German by F. Shoberl. London Henry Colburn 1814
First edition 4to, pp. xv, [i], 421, [3, advertisements]; Arabic characters in the text. A very good uncut copy, rebound in blue half calf over marbled boards, spine decorated gilt in compartments. Minor foxing to title page.
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.