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Oriental and Western Siberia:
A Narrative of Seven Years' Explorations and Adventures in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary, and Part of Central Asia. London Hurst and Blackett 1858
First edition pp.viii, 611, 20 lithograph plates, 4 in colour, 32 text illustrations, folding map. An exceptionally bright and clean copy in original cloth.
Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian Acquisitions on the confines of India and China.
With adventures among the Mountain Kirghis; and the Manjours, Manyargs, Toungouz, Touzemtz, Goldi, and Gelyaks: the Hunting and Pastoral Tribes. London Hurst and Blackett 1860
First edition pp.xiii, 570, chromolithographic frontis, 71 illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in a contemporary gilt tooled half calf, edges and spine lightly rubbed. A little foxing to title, frontis, and map.
Travels from St. Petersburg in Russia, to diverse parts of Asia.
Containing, I. A journey to Ispahan in Persia, in the years 1715, 1716, 1717, and 1718. II: A journey to Pekin in China, through Siberia, in the years 1719, 1720, 1721. With a map of the author's two routes between Mosco and Pekin:... III. A journey from Mosco to derbent in Persia, in the year 1722. IV. A journey from St. Petersburg to Constantinople, in the years 1737 and 1738. Dublin Robert Bell 1764
Two volumes, pp.ix, , 387, large folding map; 499. A very good set bound in contemporary speckled calf. Spines a little rubbed. Foot of spine of second volume starting.
see Lowendahl 528 for first edition; Cordier BS 3, 2093 & 4, 2470; Spence, The Chan's Great Continent, pp.44-51
An attractive association copy on large paper
Voyage en Siberie,
fait par Ordre du Roi en 1761; contenant les Moeurs, les Usages des Russes, et l'Etat actuel de cette Puissance; la Description geographique et le Nivellement de la Route de Paris a Tobolsk; l'Histoire naturelle de la meme route; des Observations astronomiques, & des Experiences sur l'Electricite naturelle; [Contenant la Description du Kamtchatka... par M. Kracheninnikov... traduit du Russe. Paris Debure 1768
First edition Two volumes of text in three, and atlas, quarto, large paper copy, pp., xxxii, 347, , 348-767 + [iii]-xvi, 628, and 53 engraved plates after Le Prince, 3 double-page, engraved table in vol. 1, atlas with engraved title and 30 engraved maps and profiles, 27 folding (three bound in vol.2), a few hand-coloured in outline. Contemporary tree calf with treble gilt fillet with small floral cornerpieces on covers, rebacked preserving original gilt spines in compartments with minor loss, maroon and dark green lettering pieces, rubbed with minor loss. Slightly spotted and dust-soiled. Bound without the half-titles. Engraved armorial bookplate of Baron Dimsdale.
Brunet 1, 1728; Hill 277; Cox I p.352
Travels in Siberia: including excursions northwards, down the Obi, to the Polar Circle,
and southwards, to the Chinese Frontier. London Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans 1848
First edition Two volumes, pp.xi, 495, folding map; ix, 536. A very good set in contemporary green morocco "Eton" binding, spine gilt. Spine faded, a little minor spotting to end-papers. Inscribed as leaving gift from Eton.
Opisanie sibirskikh kurganov i drevnostei [Description of Siberian Burial Mounds and Antiquities]
[Journeys through western Siberia and the Altai in 1878 and 1880]. Moscow 
First edition 4to, pp.(181)-205, 7 lithographic plates. Text in Russian. An extract from volume 9, parts 2-3 of Antiquities, the Works of the Moscow Archeological Society. Bound in twentieth-century maroon cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Bookplate of A.I. Ward.
Geographische, ethnographische und historische Studien. Mit bewilligung des verfassers nach dem Russischen bearbeitet und vervollstandigt. Jena: Hermann Goftenoble 1886
First edition pp.xviii, , 589, illustrations. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth, but with library stamps (intelligence department) on half-title.
London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington 1882
Second edition Two volumes, pp.xxii, , 376; (377)-811 mounted photographic portrait of author, 43 illustrations, some full page, 2 folding maps. A very good set bound in contemporary half morocco. Spine and corners a little rubbed.
Metisy Zabaikal'ia [People of Mixed Race from beyond the Baikal]
[An Anthropological Study] St. Petersburg 1904
First edition Folio, pp.VI, 127, two illustrations in the text and four folding printed tables mounted on linen. A good copy bound in modern maroon cloth, with library stamps of the General Staff and cancelled Lenin Library on the title. Bookplate of A.I. Ward.
From Paris to Pekin over Siberian snows.
A narrative of a journey by sledge over the snows of European Russia and Siberia, by caravan through Mongolia, across the Gobi Desert... through China to Pekin. London W. Swan Sonnenschein and Co. 1885
First edition pp.xix, 428, 14 plates, folding map. A very good copy in the original pictorial cloth, gilt. Dollar Institution stamp on front board, and prize label. Spine a little rubbed. Light spot to edge of cover. Inner hinges tender.
Staticheskiia dannyia pokazyvaiushchiia plemmennoi sostav naseleniia Sibiri
[Statistical Accounts of the ethnic Composition of the Population of Siberia and Distribution of the Natives by Language]. St. Petersburg 1912
First edition Three volumes, 8vo, pp.174; 431; (433)-999, text in Russian. Report of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society, Department of Statistics, Vol.XI, parts 1-3. A very good set in original wrappers.
Scarce early study of geology of the Altai
Mineralogisch-geographische und andere vermischte nachrichten von den Altaischen gebũrgen Russisch Kayserlichen Antheils.
Reval [Tallinn] 1788
First edition 4to, pp. [xx], 272, [ii (errata)], with engraved vignette by I.S. Nabholz on title, headpiece to dedication, a folding map partly hand-coloured, and 3 folding plates, 2 partly hand-coloured. A very good copy bound in contemporary Russian mottled calf, narrow gilt border round covers, spine gilt with black lettering piece. Bookplate of A.I. Ward
Svodnyi katalog knig na innostrannykh iazikakh 2345; Rossica R-957