London: Arrowsmith, John, 1840. Map. Engraving with hand outline. Sheet measures 21.5" x 27.5 with bottom flap open, measures 25.75" high. This unusual 1840 map by John Arrowsmith covers northern Asia in incredible detail. It extends from the Arctic south to include Tibet, which is shown here on an overlay pasted in the bottom left. Notes several routes of explorers throughout. Numerous cities, towns, rivers, lakes, islands, mountains, deserts, and a host of additional topographic features are identified. Outline color.....
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New York: Putnam, 1905. More than 50 plates. xvi + 331 pages, 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth, t.e.g. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1905. An ex-library copy with several stamps, bookplates, and the remnants of a removed library pocket; small repairs at spine ends but text clean. Overall a very good copy.
Rutland: Tuttle, 1959. Well-illustrated in black & white with a color frontispiece. 131 pages of text. 4to, decoratively stamped two-toned silk cloth, d.w. (price-clipped and evenly sunned spine), worn cardboard sleeve. Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle, (1959). Second edition, revised and enlarged. A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
New York: Doubleday, 1905. Introduction by Colonel Younghusband. Tipped-in color frontispiece, many black & white photographic illustrations. 484 pages. Short, thick 4to, original green cloth, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g. New York: Doubleday, 1905. First edition. Dampstain on part of spine and rear cover but internally clean; one corner bumped. Overall a very good(-) copy.
New York: Harper, 1899. Two volumes. 1 photogravure, 8 colored plates, 59 full-page and 150 text illustrations, and one folding map at rear of volume II. xvi, 307 and xii, 250 pages. Thick 8vo, decorative green cloth; some discoloration to spines. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1899. But for wear/discoloration to spines, a handsome fine set.