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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. Bound in twentieth-century half calf and marbled boards, red lettering piece on spine. A few leaves 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, 36, 330, portrait, 77 illustrations. A very good set in original cloth, light wear to spine.
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.
The Art of Central Asia. Volume 3: Textiles, Sculpture and other Arts.
The Stein Collection in the British Museum. Tokyo Kodansha International in co-operation with the Trustees of the British Museum 1985
Folio, pp.362, 120 colour plates, 162 illustrations. One of 550 copies only in English. A fine copy in original cloth and solander case.
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.
The Heart of a Continent:
A Narrative of Travels in Manchuria, across the Gobi Desert, through the Himalayas, the Pamirs, and Chitral, 1884-1894. London John Murray 1896
Third edition pp.xvii, 409, 18 plates, 4 folding maps. A near fine largely uncut copy in bright original cloth, gilt. With the West Dean library label on end-paper, and signed note from Evelyn James to borrowers. A little foxing to fly leaves.
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.