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Voyage de Benjamin Bergmann, chez les Kalmuks.
Traduit de l'Allemand par M. Moris. Chatillon-sur-Seine 1825
First French edition pp.xxviii, 361, frontis, 11 plates of Kalmuk script. A very good copy from the Signet Library with their gilt coat of arms on front and rear boards. Bound in full contemporary calf, edges a little rubbed, neatly rebacked. Half title foxed, but otherwise clean throughout apart from occasional spots in margin.
A Record of Travel and Exploration in North-West Mongolia and Dzungaria. With three Chapters on Sport by J.H. Miller and a foreword by the Right Hon. Earl Curzon of Kedleston. London: Hutchinson 1914
Second edition Two volumes, pp.xviii, 318; x, (319)-659, 168 illustrations, panoramas and diagrams, of which 14 folding, 6 maps, of which 4 folding. Page 75 torn without loss, a little light foxing, mostly marginal. A very good set in lightly worn original cloth.
History of the Mongols.
From the 9th to the 19th Century. Part I: The Mongols Proper and the Kalmuks. Part II: The So-called Tartars of Russia and Central Asia. Part III: The Mongols of Persia. London 1876-88
Three volumes in four, pp.xxviii, 743, xxxiv, 1087, x, 776, 378, 2 folding maps by E.G. Ravenstein. A very good set in original cloth, Part III cloth faded. Part I has a presentation inscription from the author to the Duke of Westminster.
Unique association copy
Old Tartar Trails.
Shanghai North-China Daily News and Herald 1919
First edition, pp.153, 26 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, torn & defective dust wrapper. Author's presentation inscription on end paper. And, loosely inserted, author's 5 page typescript describing his encounter with Russian officials in Urga.
Predvaritel'nyi otchet pochvenno- geograficheskoi ekspeditsii v severnuiu Mongoliiu v 1926 godu
[Preliminary Account of the Geographical Expedition to Northern Mongolia in 1926]. Leningrad 1930
First edition. 8vo, pp. 149, 8 plates, 3 folding maps and tables, illustrations in the text, text in Russian. A very good copy in rather worn original wrappers, spine torn.
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.
The greatest western sinologist of the 18th century
Histoire de Gentchiscan
et de toute la dinastie des Mongous ses successeurs, conquérans de la Chine; tirée de l'histoire chinoise, et traduite par le R.P. Gaubil Paris chez Briasson et Piget 1739
First edition, 4to, 26 x 20 cm., pp.[viii], 317, [2, approbation et privilege du Roy; 1, blank]. A very good copy bound in contemporary full calf, professionally re-backed preserving original spine. Some scuffing to boards. Gilt decoration on spine a little rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Harry Lancelot Lee Esq. (1759-1821) who built Coton Hall in Shropshire in 1800 and was from the English branch of the family whose American branch included Robert E. Lee.
Atabey 480; Cordier BS 2767; De Backer & Sommervogel III, 1258-59; Lowendahl 411.
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.