found: 3 books

 
SSANANG SSETSEN CHUNGTAIDSCHI / SCHMIDT ISAAC JACOB
Geschichte der Ost-Mongolen und ihres F?rstenhauses
St.-Petersburg, N. Gretsch, 1829, 1. 25,5 cm, Hardcover. 509. Black & White images. Conditie: Fair, Ownership signature, number and stamp on flyleaf. Printed in Leipzig by Carl Cnobloch, 1829. This history of the Mongols, called "Erdeni-yin tobchi" ("The Jewelled Button") was originally compiled by Ssanang Ssetsen in 1662. He was a Mongolian prince from the Ordos region in China. In 1817 Schmidt was presented by a copy acquired in Peking of the Mongolian edition and in 1829 Schmidt published the original text together with a German translation, followed by an appendix of explanatory notes and an index. It's regarded as the first monument of Mongolian historiographical literature to be presented in full to European readers, and also as an encyclopaedic store of information about the history and culture of the Mongols..
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Book number: 2018-1
€  2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2258.53 | £UK 1737 | JP¥ 257264]
Keywords: Mongolia, East-Mongolia, Cultural History, Literature, China

 
PRESCOTT, WILLIAM H.
History of the Conquest of Peru with a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Incas, & Biographical and Critical Miscellanies
Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company, 1899, New & Revised. 19,5 cm x 14 cm, Halfleather binding. 459 & 302. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, A neat copy. Fine gilt lettering at spine.. One of the firsthand accounts of eminent sixteenth-century captains and statesmen to relate the overthrow of the Inca empire by the Spanish adventurers under Pizarro's command. Edited by John Foster Kirk..
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Book number: 2017-1
€  80.00 [Appr.: US$ 90.34 | £UK 69.5 | JP¥ 10291]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: History, Militaria, Discovery, Exploration

 
WHYMPER, EDWARD
Travels amongst the Great Andes of the Equator
London, John Murray, 1892, Second Edition. 23,5 cm x 17,3 cm, Hardcover (cloth). 456. Black & White images. Conditie: Good, Very fine copy. . This book describes Edward Whymper's expedition to Ecuador, designed primarily to collect data for the study of mountain sickness and of the physical effects of high altitude. During 1880 Whymper twice ascended the previously unclimbed Chimborazo. Including folding map in pocket, maps, plates and illustrations. .
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Book number: 2017-2
€  160.00 [Appr.: US$ 180.68 | £UK 139 | JP¥ 20581]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: Travel, Voyages, Natural History, Mountaineering, Andes

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