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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.
A History of Tibetan Painting.
The Great Tibetan Painters and Their Traditions. Wien Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften 1996
First edition 4to, pp.456, 210 illustrations, many in colour, folding map. Beitrage zur Kultur- und Geistesgeschichte Asiens, Nr.15. A very good copy in original boards.
Journey of Carey and Dalgleish in Chinese Turkestan & Northern Tibet (Mr. Dalgleish's Itinerary):
and General Prejevalsky on the Orography of Northern Tibet. With Introductory Remarks by Mr. E. Delmar Morgan. London John Murray 1890
pp.86, illustration, large folding map, original wrappers. Royal Geographical Society Supplementary Papers, Vol.III, Part I. A very good copy in original wrappers, head of spine snagged.
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.
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.
Vocabulaire et Grammaire de la Langue Géorgienne.
Première Partie, Contenant le Vocabulaire Géorgien-Français et Français-Géorgien. Paris: A la Librairie Orientale de Dondey-Dupré Père et Fils 1827
First edition pp.232. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf. Spine a little rubbed, blind-stamp of British and Foreign Bible Society.
Relation d'un Voyage au Thibet en 1852 et d'un Voyage chez les Abors en 1853.
Suivi de Quelques Documents sur la Meme Mission par MM. Renou et Latry. Paris Auguste Vaton 1854
First edition pp.viii, 224, folding plate. A very good copy bound in recent half morocco, some light spotting throughout. Original front wrapper bound in.
Life of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan, of Kabul:
with his Political Proceedings towards the English, Russian, and Persian governments, including the Victory and Disasters of the British Army in Afghanistan. London Longman. Brown, Green and Longmans 1846
First edition, Two volumes, pp.xix, 399; ix, 498, 19 lithographed portraits on India paper. A very good set in Eton binding of full contemporary calf, gilt.
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.