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The Great Plateau.
Being an Account of Exploration in Central Tibet, 1903, and of the Gartok Expedition, 1904-1905. London Edward Arnold 1905
First edition pp.xii, 324, 32 plates, 2 folding colour maps. A very good copy in original cloth. Bookplate of Royal United Service Institution (with disposed stamp) on front end-paper, small stamp on free end-paper & remains of paper label on spine. Without internal or other markings.
Yakushi R98; Marshall 903
The Land of the Lamas.
Notes of a Journey through China, Mongolia and Tibet. London Longmans, Green, and Co. 1891
First English edition pp.viii, 399, 61 illustrations, 2 maps. A very good copy of the scarce London edition in original cloth. Leather title label on spine. Minor shelf wear to foot of spine and corners. Inner hinges strained.
Notes of a journey in Russian Turkestan, Khokand, Bukhara, and Kuldja. London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington 1876
Second edition, Two volumes, pp.xii, 411, 24 (publishers adverts); viii, , 463, 20 plates, 19 illustrations, 3 folding maps. A very good set in original red cloth, gilt. Inner hinges tender. Scattered foxing. Armorial bookplate of Earl of Normanton.
The Afghan Campaigns of 1878-1880.
Compiled from Official and Private Sources. Comprising historical and biographical divisions, and containing a rapid sketch of the war, maps illustrating the operations and the movement of the forces, one hundred and forty permanent photographs of officers who lost their lives in the campaigns and of recipients of the Victoria Cross, with memoirs prepared from materials furnished by their relations and surviving comrades, summaries of the movements in the field of the various regiments which were engaged, and separate records of the services of every British officer who was employed in the war. London Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington 1882
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.352, 274, frontispiece, 140 mounted woodburytype portraits on twenty plates, 6 maps, 1 folding. A very good bright set in original cloth, all edges gilt. A little minor spotting, worst on title page of second volume (see photos).
Western Tibet and the British Borderland.
The Sacred Country of Hindus and Buddhists. With an Account of the Government, Religion and Customs of the People. With a Chapter by T.G. Longstaff describing an attempt to climb Gurla Mandhata. London Edward Arnold 1906
First edition Tall 8vo, pp. xv, [i, blank], 376; frontispiece, 5 maps (2 folding); numerous illustrations, some full-page. An exceptionally fine copy in the original blue cloth.
Cordier BS 2927; Morrison I, p. 674; Yakushi S203
Superb reproductions of wall paintings from Central Asia
Wall Paintings from Ancient Shrines in Central Asia.
Recovered by Sir Aurel Stein. Described by Fred H. Andrews. Published under the orders of the Government of India. London Oxford University Press, Geoffrey Cumberlege; colour plates by Henry Stone & Son of Banbury. 1948
First edition, two volumes, text in folio, pp.xxxiv, 128, 3 plans, folding map. Plates in large folio, 32 plates, 13 in colour, 3 folding. A near fine set. Text volume in original quarter cloth, plain boards; plates in original cloth portfolio, gilt lettered. The pale blue cloth of the portfolio is unevenly sun-faded. With the bookplates of the scholar and collector, R.M. (Mike) Burrell.
Detailed Report of Archaeological Explorations in Chinese Turkestan. Carried out and Described under the Orders of H.M. Indian Government. New York Hacker Art Books 1975
Reprint, two volumes in one, folio, pp.xxiv, 621, 119 plates, folding map. This book is heavy and will incur additional postage. Fine copy. Original cloth.
Reprint of Erdelyi 1.049.
Detailed report of explorations in Central Asia, Kan-su and eastern Iran. Carried out and described under the orders of H.M. Indian Government. Volumes I and II, Text. Vol.III, Plates and Plans. Vol.IV, Maps. With descriptive lists of antiques by F.H. Andrews and F.M.G. Lorimer; and appendices by J. Allan, E. Benveniste, A.H. Francke, L. Giles, R.L. Hobson, T.A. Joyce, S. Konow, A. von Le Coq, W. Lentz, S. Lévi, H. Maspero, F.E. Pargiter, R. Smith, W.J. Sollas, R.C. Spieler, F.W. Thomas, V. Thomsen. Oxford At the Clarendon Press 1928
First edition, four volumes, folio, pp.xxxix, 547; xii, (549)-1159, 505 photographic illustrations; 138 plates (numbered to 137, with one A plate), 13 in colour, 59 plans; 52 folding maps. A very good set in original cloth. Rather torn and soiled dust wrappers. From the library of Stein's friend and colleague, Filippo de Filippi, with his bookplate.
Manuscrit Ouigour de la Bibliotheque Nationale. Reproduit par l'Heliogravure Typographique. Paris M. Héon, Chef des Travaux typographiques 1890
Large folio, pp.392, colour frontispiece. Uighur text. Collection Orientale Tome XVI, Deuxieme Serie Tome II. A very good copy in original boards. Spine and edges of boards rather rubbed.
Sobranie Gosudartsvennogo Ermitaja. Ghudojectvennaya Kultura Irana III-VIII Vekov. [Sassanian Silver. The Artistic Culture of Iran from 3rd to 8th Centuries.] Moscow 1987
First edition 4to, pp.157, 124 colour illustrations. Russian Text. A very good copy in original cloth, dust jacket.
Dictionnaire Armeno-Kiptchak, d'apres Trois Manuscrits des collection Viennoises. Four volumes.
Tome I, Fascicules 1-4. Warsaw Panstowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. 1968-72
First edition Four volumes, pp.914, illustrations. Zaklad Orientalistyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk. VG, slightly soiled original wrappers. Presentation inscription from author and letter loosely inserted in fascicule 4.
Tibetan Painted Scrolls.
An artistic and symbolic illustration of 172 Tibetan paintings preceeded by a survey of the historical, artistic, literary and religious development of Tibetan culture. With an article of P. Pelliot on a Mongol edict, the translation of historical documents and an appendix on prebuddhistic ideas of Tibet. Kyoto Rinsen Book Co. 1980
Reprint, two volumes, pp.xv, 327, viii, (329)-798, large folding chart, dust wrappers; 26 colour and 231 monochrome transparencies preserved in plastic case. A very good set in original box.