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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.
Painter-Soldier-Traveller. Autobiographical Sketches. Translated from the German and the French by F.H. Peters. London Richard Bentley & Son 1887
First Engish edition, two volumes, pp.xii, 336; 330, portrait, 77 illustrations after drawings by the author. A very good set in original cloth, gilt. Spine and corners lightly rubbed.
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. Text in Russian. A good copy bound in later maroon half cloth and marbled boards. Signature of A.M. Piatigorskii on title and end-paper.
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.