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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.
its geography as a factor in history. London Royal Geographical Society 1925
An offprint from the Geographical Journal for May and June, 1925, pp.55, 36 illustrations, large folding map of Chinese Turkestan and small map of Lop desert. A very good copy in original wrappers. Inscribed: "With kindest remembrances from A. Stein". With the Biblioteca de Filippi bookplate.
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.
1806: an embassy to the Teshoo Lama in Tibet
An Account of an Embassy to the Court of the Teshoo Lama, in Tibet;
containing a Narrative of a Journey through Bootan, and part of Tibet. London printed by W. Bulmer and Co., and sold by Messrs G. and W. Nicol, Booksellers to His Majesty. 1806
Second edition 4to, pp.xxviii, 473, 13 engraved plates, map. A very good tall copy (31.5 x 24 cm) with large margins, rebound in half calf, marbled boards.
Puteshestvie po srednei Azii.
[Travels through Central Asia. Description of a Journey from Teheran across the Turkmen Steppe along the eastern Shore of the Caspian Sea to Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand. Translated from the English] St. Petersburg 1865
First edition in Russian 8vo, pp. [1 (title)], ii (publisher's foreword), ii (index), ii (author's foreword), 3-221, large folding map hand-coloured in outline. A very good copy bound in twentieth-century half calf and marbled boards, red lettering piece on spine. Title page and a few leaves lightly spotted. Chinese chop on title.
Buddizm v Tibete i Mongolii
[Buddhism in Tibet and Mongolia] [A Lecture read on 31 September 1919]. St. Petersburg Department of Museums and preservation of Art and Antiquities. 1919
First edition Small 8vo, pp. 52. A good copy bound in later maroon half cloth and marbled boards. Signature of A.M. Piatigorskii on title and endpaper.
A Personal Narrative of a Journey to the Source of the River Oxus,
by the route of the Indus, Kabul, and Badakshan. Performed under the sanction of the Supreme Government of India, in the Years 1836, 1837, and 1838. London John Murray 1841
First edition pp.xv, 424, folding map. A very good copy recently rebound in contemporary style half calf, boards. Map linen-backed, slightly soiled at edges.
first Azeri scientific work on hygiene and health care
[Azeri title] Gigiena [Hygeine]
[compiled by Hasan-bek Melik-zade (Zardabi)] Baku Typo-lith. "Kaspii" 1914
First edition 8vo, pp. [i], 72, photographic portrait, text in Arabic. Publication of the Group of Moslem Students of Kiev no.3. Stapled in the original rather spotted printed wrappers, the upper with title in Arabic with a portrait, the lower with Russian title, loose in later limp black cloth. Overall a good copy.
No copies found in Worldcat.