483 pp.+ 20 pp. Ads, + Illus Plts, Orig Red Blindstamped Hardback, Gilt title, edgewear, some foxing else G-VG. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000734
Titel: ORIENTAL AND WESTERN SIBERIA: A Narrative of...
Verlag: Philadelphia, Bradley
Zustand: Very Good
Buchbeschreibung New York: Harper, 1858., 1858. 533 (2)pp. Illustrated and with a folding map. 8vo. Original publisher's cloth. First American edition. . Ex-library with library plate on front pastedown and with small stamps on a few early pages and on folding map. Tear to edges of map and repair to top right corner of map. Shelf wear to binding particularly at head and tail of spine. Some foxing, but a good sturdy copy. . Buchnummer des Verkäufers 2579
Buchbeschreibung AN IMPORTANT EARLY PRMIARY SOURCE ON THE AREA Philadelphia [c.1890], Potter. Beige floral cloth, 483p.,index, 17 engravings, lacks frontis as usual, corners bitworn, else clean. Covers his excursions on the Tchoussowaia, ascent of the Ka-tchkanar, the frontier of the Chinese Empire and among theKirghis, adventures in the Steppe, sporting adventures, Tc-hin-si and Syan-shan, the Saian Mountains, &c. A very attra-tive volume, illustrated by the author. Abbey, Travel 530.A great resource, fascinating true primary account. Humboltrecommended Atkinson to travel in oriental Russia. This isthe first of two works which Atkinson later published. RAREBM [Nat.Hist]], I, p.69 [First Edition London, 1858]; DNB,XXII,pp.84-85. Book description text protected by Copyright. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 95071003