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"diplomatist, traveller, and mystic"
The Russian Shores of the Black Sea
in the autumn of 1852. With a voyage down the Volga and a tour through the country of the Don Cossacks. Edindurgh and London William Blackwood and Sons 1853
First edition. 8vo (22 x 15 cm), pp.xii, , [1, blank], 366, tinted lithographic frontispiece, 2 maps, 1 folding, and 33 illustrations to text. A very good copy in contemporary diced plum calf, spine gilt with raised bands. Contemporary bookplate with a G and coronet.
Colour plates of southern Russia
Travels through the southern provinces of the Russian Empire, in the years 1793 and 1794.
Translated from the German. London printed for John Stockdale 1812
Second edition Two volumes folio, pp.xxiii, 550, 25 plates, of which 21 coloured by hand, 7 folding, 14 vignettes, 13 coloured; xxxii, 523, 27 plates, 18 folding, 24 coloured, 14 vignettes, 10 coloured, 3 folding maps. A very good unsophisticated largely uncut set in original boards, neatly recased, rebacked in paper with new label. Occasional minor spotting.
Taranchinskiie Pesni [Songs of Taranchi].
[collected and translated by N.N. Pantusov]. Saint Petersburg Imperial Academy of Sciences 1890
First edition Octavo, pp.[ii], xvii, [i], 154, 3 lithographic plates and 3 leaves of music, 2 folding. Volume 17, part one of the Transactions of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society, Ethnographic section. Original light blue printed wrappers, very mildly foxed. A very good, uncut and unopened copy.
Histoires monastiques géorgiennes.
(Vie de SS. Jean et Euthyme. Vie de S. Georges l'Hagiorite. Vie de S. Sérapion de Zarzma. Vie de S. Grégoire de Khandztha). Bruxelles Societe des Bollandistes 1922
First edition pp.317, [3, errate, contents, blank] Analecta Bollandiana, Tomus XXXVI-XXXVII A very good un-opened copy bound in modern boards. Light age-toning of text.
Professor Boxer's copy
Representacion Hecha por El. R. Procurador General de Religiosos Menores Capuchinos, a La Sagrada Congregacion de Propaganda Fide, Sobre el Estado Actual de la Mission del Thibet.la Mission del Tibet
Traducida del Toscano por El Doctor D. Antonio Maria Herrero. Madrid En la Imprenta del Reyno. 1744
pp.[iv], 119. A very good copy bound in later half morocco, some upper margins repaired, chop on title. Professor Charles Boxer's copy, with his signature, and notes on fly-leaves.
Cordier BS 2906; Palau VI, p.253
Precious Deposits. Historical relics of Tibet, China.
Volume 1: Prehistoric age and Tubo period; Volume 2: The period of seperatist regimes; Volume 3: Yuan dynasty and Ming dynasty; Volume 4; Volume 5: Beijing Morning Glory Publishers 2000
First English language edition, five volumes, 4to, pp.225; 327; 317; colour illustrations throughout. A very good set in original cloth, dust jackets.
The Gulshan -i -Roh:
being selections, prose and poetical, in the Pushto, or Afghan language. London Williams and Norgate 1867
First edition, 4to, pp.vi, , 212. Text in Pushto in Arabic script. Preface in English. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly re-backed preserving original spine. Title page and dedication leaf rather spotted.
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 in original cloth of the scarce London edition. Leather title label on spine. Minor shelf wear to foot of spine and corners. Inner hinges strained.