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.
New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2006. Translated from the Chinese by Flora Drew.93pp., tan boards, d.w .New York: Farrar Straus, (2006). First Americn Edition. Fine. The book that got the author's future work banned in China. A work of fiction that offers a rare glimpse of Tibet through Chinese eyes. Autographed by both the author & the translator.
New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 2006. Translated from the Chinese by Flora Drew. 93pp., pictorial wrappers. London: Vintqge, (2006). First English paperback edition. Fine. The book that got the author's future work banned in China. A work of fiction that offers a rare glimpse of Tibet through Chinese eyes. Autographed by the author.