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.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1960. Illustrated. 249 pages. 8vo, light green cloth with gilt design on spine and front cover; tanned and lightly edgeworn d.w. London: Oxford University Press, (1960). Second impression of the third Edition. Gift inscription on front endpaper, else a fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.