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GRUBE, WILHELM:
Goldisch-deutsches Wörterverzeichniss mit vergleichender Berücksichtung der übrigen tungusischen Dialekte. St. Petersburg, der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1900.
. Folio. Pp. x, 147. With the author's signature and stamp on title page. Modern half calf on marbled boards. Original printed wrappers with bound. Bookplate (Staffan Rosén, professor of Korean, Stockholm). Rare work devoted to the Nanai language, the southern branch of the Manchu-Tungusic language group. Each entry has reference to different sources, for example works by Klaproth, Castrén, Czekanowski, Maximowicz, Schrenck, etc. Manchu-Tungusic (sometimes Tungus) is an endangered language family comprising about twenty languages spoken in Siberia and northern China. Wilhelm Grube, German sinologist and ethnographer. Zaunmüller p. 276 (Nanajisch). (Included in Leopold von Schrenck's Reisen und Forschungen im Amur-Lande. Anhang II zum III Bande zweite lieferung. Linguistische Ergebnisse. II).
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Book number: 121378
€  500.00 [Appr.: US$ 542.48 | £UK 428.25 | JP¥ 81563]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, tungusic, tungus, goldisch, nanajisch, nanai, amur, manchu-tungus, chinese, china, kina, chine, siberia, russia, language, linguistic, langue, sprachwissenschaft,

 HAMMER-PURGSTALL, JOSEPH VON:, Geschichte der Goldenen Horde in Kiptschak, das ist: Der Mongolen in Russland. Pesth, C.A. Hartleben's Verlag, 1840.
HAMMER-PURGSTALL, JOSEPH VON:
Geschichte der Goldenen Horde in Kiptschak, das ist: Der Mongolen in Russland. Pesth, C.A. Hartleben's Verlag, 1840.
. Thick 8vo. Pp. (iv), lii, 683, (2). With one folding table (printed on both sides). Traces of old library stamp on title. Contemporary half cloth, flat spine lettered in gilt, slightly shaken. First edition of this comprehensive study of the history of the Golden Horde or Western Kipchaks, a Mongol and later Turkic Khanate established in the 13th century. The territory of the Golden Horde at it's peak included most of Eastern Europe from the Urals to the right banks of the Danube River, extending east deep into Siberia. Cat. Russica 130.
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Book number: 100577
€  1250.00 [Appr.: US$ 1356.21 | £UK 1070.75 | JP¥ 203906]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, russia, mongolen, tatar, tatars, kipchaks, travel, exploration, russe,

 
HAMONIéRE, G.:
Grammaire russe divisée en quatre parties, dont la première traite de la prononciation; la seconde, des différentes espèces de mots; la troisième, de la syntaxe; et la quatrième, de l'orthographe, de la ponctuation, de la prosodie et de la versification; avec un appendice contenant des remarques sur la langue slavonne, &c. &c. Paris, Théophile Barrois, 1817.
. Pp. viii, 404, (ii). With one folding engraved plate "Modèled ecriture russe" (one small tear repaired ). Partly browned. Entirely uncut in boards. With inscription to Dr. Carlo Gambillo by Jean Betzky, dated 1885. First edition. The appendix treats the Slavonic language. Cat. Russica i, 141.
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Book number: 99301
€  550.00 [Appr.: US$ 596.73 | £UK 471.25 | JP¥ 89719]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russian, russe, language, langue, slavonic, slavic, linguistic,

 
S:T JOHN ( ST JOHN), F.:
Rambles in Germany, France, Italy and Russia, in search of Sport. London 1853.
. VII, 244 pp. With 4 coloured plates with hunting scenes. Cont. cloth, worn, loose in binding. A nice copy. Westwood-Satchell p.185.
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Book number: 162
€  130.00 [Appr.: US$ 141.05 | £UK 111.5 | JP¥ 21206]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europe, europa, germany, france, italy, russia, travels, voyages, explore, exploration, allemagne, italie, russie, explorations, expéditions, viajes, viaggio, reisen

 
KEMP, EMILY GEORGINA:
The Face of Manchuria, Korea & Russian Turkestan. London, Chatto & Windus, 1910.
. Large 8vo. Pp. xvi, 248. With one folding coloured map and 24 coloured plates after illustrations by the author. Publisher's green cloth, gilt, extremities lightly rubbed. A beautifully illustrated work. This journey by the Trans-Siberian Railway went to Manchuria, Korea and through Siberia into Turkestan. Kemp wanted to investigate the state of these countries after the Russo-Japanese war. She also visited Tashkent, Samarkand and Bokhara. Cordier BS 4036. Pak, Western Books on Korea ii, no. 22.
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Book number: 121184
€  320.00 [Appr.: US$ 347.19 | £UK 274.25 | JP¥ 52200]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, manchuria, korea, china, chine, kina, korea, corea, siberia, russia, travel, travels, voyage, exploration, asia, asie, asien, lady traveller, lady,

 LANGUEN, JACQUES:, Petit manuel russe a l'usage des français. Ouvrage destiné aux voyageurs à faciliter l'intelligence de la langue russe; dans lequel les mots russes sont réprésentés avec leur prononciation figurée en caractères français et prosodiée. St. Pétersbourg, De l'imprimerie de la Chancellerie privée du Ministère de la Police, 1819.
LANGUEN, JACQUES:
Petit manuel russe a l'usage des français. Ouvrage destiné aux voyageurs à faciliter l'intelligence de la langue russe; dans lequel les mots russes sont réprésentés avec leur prononciation figurée en caractères français et prosodiée. St. Pétersbourg, De l'imprimerie de la Chancellerie privée du Ministère de la Police, 1819.
. Pp. (iv), 74. Original orange printed wrappers. Some minor wear to spine. First edition as thus, reprinted several times. A scarce manual, published by the police, to learn the Russian language including a short grammar, syntax, dialogues and an extensive vocabulary. Contains comparative tables with coins, weights and measures in Russian and French. A similar manual was published in 1811 with a different title. Cat. Russica L269.
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Book number: 100421
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1627.45 | £UK 1284.75 | JP¥ 244688]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russe, russian, language, langue, linguistic, dictionary, french, police,

 
LANSDELL, HENRY:
Genom Sibirien. Parts i-vi in four volumes. Stockholm, Albert Bonnier, 1882.
. As issued, parts i-vi, in four volumes in original printed wrappers. Pp. viii, 496. With one folding map, 21 full page plates and many illustrations in the text. Ownership signature on front wrappers (C.F. Ridderstad). A Swedish edition of this popular account of Siberia. Lansdell travelled through the country from Europe to the Pacific and visited prisons, penal institutions and mines along the way. A great copy. Cf Henze iii, 128.
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Book number: 41013
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 238.69 | £UK 188.5 | JP¥ 35888]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, siberia, russia, travel, exploration, exploring, europe, european,

 
LEBEDEV, VLADIMIR VASIL'EVICH (Ill.) / MARSHAK, SAMUIL:
Ochota (The Hunt). [CHILDREN'S BOOK]. Leningrad 1968.
. 4to. Pp. (12) and twelve b/w plates. As issued in original folder, worn and with some stain. Internally fine. A later edition, originally published in 1925 with chromolithographs. This copy no. 318 of a limited edition. A rare children's book illustrating hunting from different parts of the world including seals, bears, tigers, crocodiles, hippos, kangaroo, etc. Vladimir Lebedev was one of the most creative artists of the Soviet avant-garde and became famous for his geometrically-shaped images of the poems of the renowned poet Samuil Marshak.
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Book number: 121006
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 130.2 | £UK 103 | JP¥ 19575]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russian, russe, ryssland, rysk, children, barnbok, illustrated, avant-garde, oxota, ochota,

 
DE LESSEPS, JEAN BAPTISTE BARTHÉLÉMY BARON:
Voyage de M. de Lesseps au Kamtschatka, en quittant M. de la Pérouse. (Abrégé de l'histoire générale des voyages. Tomes 24-25). Two volumes. Paris, Bossange & Co., 1791.
. Pp. (vi), viii, 280; (iv), 380, vi, (1). With two folding engraved maps and one engraved plate by Choffard. Contemporary calf, spines with five raised bands, richly decorated in gilt and with title labels, lighlty rubbed, small repair (expertly) to one rear cover. First published in Paris 1790.De Lesseps accompanied as Interpreter on La Perousse circumnavigation which was designed to follow up on the voyage of Bougainville in establishing a French presence in the South Pacific. Departing from Brest in 1785 the expedition sailed through the South Pacific, and then up the coast of China to Kamchatka. In 1787 De Lesspes left the expedition at Kamchatka to return to Paris overland through Siberia with documents, views and maps of the first two years of the voyage. He thus became the only survivor of the ill-fated expedition. This narrative contains detailed observations on the manners and customs of the inhabitants along the route as well as descriptions of plant and animal life. Volume two includes brief vocabularies of Russian and four Siberian languages; Kamchatkan, Koryak, Chukchi and Lamut. Cf Du Rietz, Bibl. Polynesia 723 (first ed.). Cf Ferguson 87. Cf Sabin 40208.
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Book number: 100721
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1627.45 | £UK 1284.75 | JP¥ 244688]
Catalogue: Travel general
Keywords: Travel general, kamchatka, russia, siberia, russian, siberian, travel, exploration

 
MAILLART, ELLA K.:
Turkestan Solo. One Woman's Expedition from the Tien Shan to the Kizil Kum. New York, Putman's son, 1934.
. Pp. x, 307. With 32 plates made from photographs, maps on endpapers (one with ownership signature in ink). Partly some light staining. Publisher's beige / black cloth with some very light wear. Signed by the author. A narrative of a remarkable trek in 1932 from Moscow to the easternmost borders of Russian Turkestan. She travelled from the Tian Shan north of the Tarim Basin via Tashkent, Samarkand, Khiva to the Kyzylkum desert. First English edition of Maillart's first book. Translated by John Rodker from the original French edition titled "Des Montes célestes..." 1934. Robinson p. 52.
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Book number: 100933
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 433.99 | £UK 342.75 | JP¥ 65250]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russian, ryssland, travel, exploration, turkestan, voyage, lady traveller, lady, kazakhstanm uzbekistan, turkmenistan, lady

 
MANNERHEIM, CARL GUSTAF EMIL:
Across Asia from West to East in 1906 - 1908. Two volumes. Helsinki 1940.
. 4to. Pp. 741; iv, 54; 16; 48; 36; 36; 12; 6; 30; 12; and one blank leaf. With one portrait, fifteen maps, one folding plate (map index) and numerous illustrations in the text. A printed list of donors loosely inserted. Original cloth with title labels on spine, lightly soiled. First edition, limited to 500 copies (of which 100 were signed).Mannerheim, Finnish-born officer in the Russian army, covered approximately 14,000 km on horseback during his two-year journey along the Silk Road. He travelled from Russian Turkestan, through Chinese Turkestan and Western China via Gansu and Shaanxi to Peking. The initial mission of the expedition was to study conditions in northern China and "other military objectives" but was later expanded to also collect archaeological and ethnological material. The first part of this work contains Mannerheim's diary and the second contains scientific descriptions of the collections of many famous scientists. "The edition ... was regrettably too small and the work has remained almost unknown" (Aalto p.117). Aalto, Oriental Studies in Finland, pp. 113-118 & 136. Yakushi M74a.
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Book number: 100306
€  1800.00 [Appr.: US$ 1952.94 | £UK 1541.75 | JP¥ 293625]
Catalogue: Central Asia
Keywords: Central Asia, asia, asie, asien, orient, east, asiatica, central asia, china, chine, kina, chinese, russia, russian, turkestan, travel, exploration,

 
MARTIN, FREDRIK ROBERT:
Sibirica. Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Vorgeschichte und Kultur sibirischer Völker. Stockholm, Norstedt & Söner, 1897.
. Folio. Pp. (vi), 41, (4). With 35 full page plates and 36 leaves with descriptive text. Many textual illustrations. Bound in original green cloth folder, cotton ties (one missing), recased, rubbed and new title label on spine. First edition of an ethnographical and archaeological expedition to Western Siberia. The plates depict utensils, clothes, baskets, tools, instruments etc of the Jugan Ostyaks, objects found in Minusinsk from the Bronze and Iron ages, and shaman drums of the Black Tartars in the Altai Mountains. Fredrik Martin was a renowned Swedish orientalist who made several expeditions to Russia, Caucasus and Central Asia in the 1890s. Arne, Svenskarna och Österlandet, pp. 307 & 331.
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Book number: 120968
€  800.00 [Appr.: US$ 867.97 | £UK 685.25 | JP¥ 130500]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, siberia, siberian, russia, russian, russe, ostjak, yugan, minusinsk, ethnography, ethnographical, archaeology,

 
MELLIN, GUSTAF HENRIK:
Orientaliska kriget. [CRIMEAN WAR]. Minnen och skildringar. Stockholm, Lundbergs, 1855.
. Pp. (ii), ii, 100, iv. Text in Swedish. With eight tinted lithographed plates by Johan Henric Strömer, printed by Samson. Publisher's pictorial wrappers, somewhat faded, worn along edges, spine restored. Old ownership signature on upper cover. First edition.Mellin, renowned Swedish author and priest. This is a narrative about the Crimean War (1853-6). The plates depict portraits of contemporary potentates, marshals, military leaders, etc., views of Sevastopol and Balaklava, and the battles at Inkerman, Bomarsund and Silistria.
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Book number: 121156
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 238.69 | £UK 188.5 | JP¥ 35888]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, russia, russian, ottoman, ottomanska, turkey, turkish, hsitory, war, crimea, crimean

 
OLEARIUS, ADAM / MANDELSLO, JOHANN ALBRECHT DE:
Relation du voyage d'Adam Olearius en Moscovie, Tartarie et Perse, augmentée en cette nouvelle édition de plus d'un tiers et particulièrement d'une seconde partie; contenant le voyage de Jean Albert de Mandelslo aux Indes Orientales. Two volumes. Paris, Antoine Dezailler, 1679.
. 4to. (xxiv), (30), 656, 667-686; (xliv), 135, 138-266, 269-648. Pagination irregular but the text is complete. With seven engraved folding maps (two joined together), two maps with tears without loss. Contemporary full calf, spines with five raised bands richly decorated in compartments, slightly rubbed, head of spine to volume two chipped with small loss. Six leaves with marginal repair in volume one (no text missing), wormholes running through some leaves and minor marginal water staining in the beginning of volume two. Second French edition of these important travel accounts of the first German trading mission to Moscow and Persia, sent by the Duke of Holstein-Gottorp.Adam Oelschläger (Olearius), renowned mathematician and German scholar, accompanied the embassy as secretary. He published a comprehensive account of Russia and Persia. Johan Albert Mandelslo was a German adventurer who participated in the same expedition to Isfahan, where he separated from the party and made his way to India. In 1639 he sailed for England calling at Ceylon and Madagascar. Mandelslo's informative account is published posthumously by Olearius. It includes information about South-East Asia, Japan and China. The seven maps are: La Livonie ou Liflande; Moscovie; Le Cours de La Riviere de Wolga; Mariis Caspii ostium ad Wolgam; Mare Caspium siue Hyracanum Persis Kulsum; Maris Caspii alluens Hyrcaniam siue Kilan; and Les Indes Orientales. Cf Cordier BS 2076. Howgego M38.
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Book number: 99406
€  5800.00 [Appr.: US$ 6292.81 | £UK 4967.25 | JP¥ 946126]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, russia, russian, ryssland, persia, persian, persien, far east, east indies, travels, voyage, exploration, madagascar, china, chinese, tartary, ceylon, trade, commerce,

 
ORN (ÖRN, OERN), ADAM:
Den swenska infoedingens, Major Adam Oerns, faangenskap i Sibirien och oevriga utlaendska lidanden under nu warande Kejsarens, Alexander den foersta, regering, aaren 1812-13-14 och 15. Skara, Lewerentzska Boktryckeriet, 1820.
. 16mo. Pp. (32). Wrappers, front cover loose. A narrative of a Swedish Major's imprisonment in Siberia after 20 years of service in Russia.
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Book number: 13085
€  190.00 [Appr.: US$ 206.14 | £UK 162.75 | JP¥ 30994]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europe, europa, sibiria, russia, russie, russland

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