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PAQUIER, JEAN BAPTISTE:
PAQUIER, JEAN BAPTISTE: Le Pamir. Étude de géographie physique et historique sur l'Asie Centrale. Paris 1876.
. Pp. viii, 218, (1) errata. With five folding maps. As issued in original printed wrappers, faded, frayed along edges. Some minor staining throughout. First edition of this historical account of Central Asia from the explorations of the first Buddhist pilgrims and Marco Polo until the time of the conquest. The maps depict: 1. the ancient Pamir; 2. the travels of Hiuen-Tsang and Marco Polo from the 8th to 13th century; 3. the travels of Benedict de Goes 1603, John Wood 1838 and the Mirza 1868-69; 4. the British and Russian discoveries between 1860-75 and; 5. and again up to 1878.
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Book number: 100526
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 433.99 | £UK 342.75 | JP¥ 65250]
Catalogue: Central Asia
Keywords: Central Asia, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, afghanistan, kirgistan, pakistan, china, chine, pakistane, tagikistan, tajikistan, persian, russia, travel, exploration, pamir,

 
PEARSON, HENRY & FEILDEN, H.W.:
"Beyond Petsora Eastward"; Two Summer Voyages to Novaya Zemlya and the Islands of the Barents Sea; with Appendices on the Botany and Geology. London, R.H. Porter, 1899.
. Pp. xiv, 335. With a chromolithographed frontispiece: "Eggs of Little Stint" by Henrik Grönvold, 8 maps (of which two bound in at rear) and 103 photographic plates on 88 leaves. Original green cloth, upper cover with gilt decoration, top edges gilt, first quiere loosening. First edition. A detailed account of the ornithology, and to some extent of botany and geology of this region, described here as "A Russian Province of the North"; a region situated north of Norway and the Russian part of Lapland. C.A. Wood p.514. Zimmer p. 484.
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Book number: 26073
€  600.00 [Appr.: US$ 650.98 | £UK 514 | JP¥ 97875]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, lapland, norway, scandinavia, europe, travel, exploration, arctic, novaya zemlya

 
PERIN, ABBÉ:
Sammandrag af Rysslands historia, från dess början till närvarande tid; med en föregående politisk och geografisk underrättelse om detta rike; och slutligen ett kort begrepp om dess natural-historia. Two volumes. Örebro, Nils Magnus Lindh, 1810.
. Pp. (ii), 244; 306. Contemporary marbled boards, cloth spine with title labels, rubbed. A Swedish edition translated by J.P. Wåhlin. Bibl. Russica P373.
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Book number: 35142
€  100.00 [Appr.: US$ 108.5 | £UK 85.75 | JP¥ 16313]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russian

 PORTER, ROBERT KER:, Travelling Sketches in Russia and Sweden, during the Years 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808. Two volumes in one. London, R. Phillips, 1809.
PORTER, ROBERT KER:
Travelling Sketches in Russia and Sweden, during the Years 1805, 1806, 1807, 1808. Two volumes in one. London, R. Phillips, 1809.
. 4to. Pp. vi, 303; viii, 296. Contents to volume one (4 pages) missing. Half-title to volume two present. Last quire starting to loosen. With 28 hand-coloured aquatint costume plates, 12 sepia-tinted aquatint plates of views and one etching of Gustav Vasa. Some offsettting from plates as often. Contemporary half calf, spine rubbed and hinges cracked. Bookplate. First edition. Porter was an English diplomat and he became the historical painter to the czar of Russia in 1804. The beautiful plates are from drawings by the author made during his travels in Russia, Finland and Sweden, engraved by Stadler. A few pages at beginning and end with minor marginal stain o/w a great copy. Abbey Travel 13. Bring 381. Cat. Russica P1036. Colas 2407. Lipperheide 11346. Tooley 383.
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Book number: 14386
€  1800.00 [Appr.: US$ 1952.94 | £UK 1541.75 | JP¥ 293625]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europa, europe, russia, sweden, finland, travel, travels, exploration, exploring, european, russian, swedish, nordic, finnish, voyage, costumes,colour illustration

 
PUSHKIN, ALEXANDER / KONASHEVICH, VLADIMIR (Ill.):
Skazka o rybake i rybke (The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish). Moscow & Leningrad, Detizdat, 1936.
. 4to. Pp. 16. With colour illustrations. Publisher's pictorial boards, rubbed. Old inscriptions on front end paper and old library marking on title. Second edition (first 1922) of this famous Russian children book illustrated by Konashevich. It was written by Pushkin in 1833, and published multiple times.
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Book number: 120990
€  180.00 [Appr.: US$ 195.29 | £UK 154.25 | JP¥ 29363]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russian, russe, children, barnbok, juvenalia, illustrated,

 
RAE, EDWARD:
The White Peninsula, A Journey in Russian Lapland and Karelia. London, John Murray, 1881.
. Pp. xviii, 347. With one folding coloured map in rear pocket and 15 woodcut illustrations and 12 lovely etchings by the author. Publisher's blue pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, front hinge weak. Ex. library copy. A clean and fresh copy. First edition of a charming and informative travelogue from the far north of Russia and Finland. The journey starts at North Cape (Norway) and continues around the Kola Peninsula and Karelia. Includes tables of birds and flowers found in the area and a vocabulary of Samoyede, Russian Lapp and Russian. Schiötz 838.
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Book number: 100090
€  460.00 [Appr.: US$ 499.08 | £UK 394 | JP¥ 75038]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russian, russe, finland, finnish, karelia, lapland, lappland, europe, european, white sea, ishavet, travel, exploration,

 
VON SCHLÖZER (SCHLOEZER), KURD:
Russlands älteste Beziehungen zu Scandinavien und Constantinopel. Berlin, W. Besser, 1847.
. PP. 53. Old boards, faded, top of spine chipped. Bookplate (Count Carl Trolle-Bonde). Kurd von Schözer (1822-94), a German diplomat and historian.
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Book number: 14275
€  120.00 [Appr.: US$ 130.2 | £UK 103 | JP¥ 19575]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europe, europa, russia, russe, russian, constantinople, turkey, turkish, travel, exploration, history, historical3

 
SCHMIDT, JOHANN ADOLF ERDMANN:
Vollstaendiges russisch-deutsches und deutsch-russisches Woerterbuch zum Gebrauch beider Nationen. Zweite gaenzlich umgearbeitete Stereotyp-Ausgabe. Two parts in one volume. Leipzig no date.
. Pp. (viii), 522; (iv, 515. Titles and preface in Russian and German. Text in three columns. Contemporary boards, rebacked with flat calf spines, lettered and ruled in gilt. The first edition was published in Leipzig 1844. Cf Zaunmüller p. 326. (ed. Leipzig 1901).
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Book number: 32125
€  220.00 [Appr.: US$ 238.69 | £UK 188.5 | JP¥ 35888]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, europe, europa, russia, russian, russie, ryssland, language, langue, sprachen, linguistics, languages, langue, sprache, linguistique, linguistica, sprachwissenschaft, russland

 
SEWERZOW, NICOLAI:
Sewerzow's Erforschung des Thian-Schan-Gebirgs-Systems 1867. Nebst Kartographischer Darstellung desselben Gebietes und der See'nzone des Balkasch-Alakul und Siebenstromlandes nach den Originalen und Offiziellen russischen Aufnahmen. 2 volumes. Gotha, Justus Perthes, 1875.
. 4to. Pp. vi, 50; (ii), 102. With two large folding lithographed maps: "Originalkarte des centralen theiles des Thianschan-Gebirgssystems zur Übersicht von N.A. Sewerzoff's Reisen 1864/8 nach den Messtisch - Aufnahmen der westsibirischen Militärtopographen 1856/8 ... " and "Nördliche fortsetzung der originalkarte centralen theiles des Thianschan-Gebirgssystems, umfassend die Seezone des Balkasch-Alakul & das Siebenstromland umfassend die Seenzone des Balkasch - Alakul & Das Siebenstromland". Included in Petermann's 'Geographischen Mittheilungen' (parts 42-43). Survey of the north western border region between China and Russia undertaken by the Western Siberian Toptographical corps in 1859. Yakushi (1984) S153.
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Book number: 32047
€  300.00 [Appr.: US$ 325.49 | £UK 257 | JP¥ 48938]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, siberia, siberian, russia, russian, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, map, maps,

 
SIESTRZÉNCEWICZ DE BOHUSZ, STANISLAW:
Histoire du royaume de la Chersonese Taurique. St. Petersburg, le l'Imprimerie de l'Académie Impériale Russie, 1824.
. 4to. Pp. (vi), 433. With two large folding engraved maps of Scythica (Pontic steppe) and "La Tauride" (Crimea), and two small engraved plates. Uncut copy in original wrappers, spine partly gone, back cover detached, chipped at edges, loose in binding. Housed in a specially made paper-covered box. Second enlarged edition, first 1800 (Brunswick). This is an historical account of Tauric Chersonese which is the ancient name for Crimea. Stanislaw Siestrzéncewicz de Bohusz (1731-1826), Polish Catholic, prominent member of the Russian Academy and the first metropolitan Archbishop of Mogilev in present-day Belarus. Rare. Brunet v, 377. Graesse vii, 401.
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Book number: 99744
€  2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2169.93 | £UK 1713 | JP¥ 326250]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russian, russe, travel, exploration, history, historical, crimea, krimea, tauride, scythica, pontic steppe, caspian,

 
STADLING, JONAS JONSSON:
Genom Siberien på spaning efter Andrée. (Through Siberia searching for Andrée). Stockholm, Albert Bonnier, 1901.
. Pp. (iv), 326. With numerous illustrations after photographs taken by the author. Contemporay green cloth, original front wrapper withbound. Jonas Stadling (1847-1935) was a Swedish preacher and journalist. He participated in Andrée's expedition in 1897, and the year after he travelled to the northern part of Siberia to, if possible, collect information about the missing expedition. He made interesting botanical discoveries but found no trace of Andrée and his team. First edition. Hulth 135.
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Book number: 100211
€  60.00 [Appr.: US$ 65.1 | £UK 51.5 | JP¥ 9788]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, polar, arctic, travel, exploration, andrée, russia, russian, siberia, siberian,

 
STEPHENS, JOHN LLOYD:
Resa i Grekland, Turkiet, Ryssland och Polen. Two volumes in one. Stockholm, L.J. Hierta, 1842.
. Pp. (ii), 277, (1); (ii), 365, (1). Contemporary half calf, spine decorated and stamped in gilt, hinges weak and top of spine chipped. Bookplates. A nice copy. A Swedish translation of "Incidents of travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia and Poland" published in 1838.
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Book number: 32015
€  350.00 [Appr.: US$ 379.74 | £UK 299.75 | JP¥ 57094]
Catalogue: Near East
Keywords: Near East, greece, turkey, russia, poland, europe, european, travel, voyage, travels, exploration, levant

 
STUXBERG, ANTON:
Evertebratfaunan i Sibiriens ishaf. Förelöpande studier grundade på de zoologiska undersökningarna under prof. A.E. Nordenskiölds Ishafsexpedition 1878-79. [The invertebrates of the Siberian sea. Preliminary studies, based upon the zool. investigations during Nordenskiöld's exped. of 1878-79]. Meddeladt den 12 november 1879. Stockholm 1880.
. Pp. 76. With one large folding map. Wrappers, front wrapper detached. Offprint. (Bihang till K. Svenska Vet. Akad. Handlingar Band 5. No. 22).
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Book number: 100130
€  100.00 [Appr.: US$ 108.5 | £UK 85.75 | JP¥ 16313]
Catalogue: East Asia
Keywords: East Asia, russia, russe, ryssland, russian, siberia, siberian, fauna, botany, zoology, zoological

 TEFFI (LOKHVITSKAIA, NADEZHDA ALEXANDROVNA) / PARAIN, NATHALIE (Ill.):, Baba-Yaga [A Folk Tale]. Paris, YMCA Press, 1932.
TEFFI (LOKHVITSKAIA, NADEZHDA ALEXANDROVNA) / PARAIN, NATHALIE (Ill.):
Baba-Yaga [A Folk Tale]. Paris, YMCA Press, 1932.
. 4to. Pp. (24). Text in Russian. With lovely coloured illustrations. Original lithographed wrappers with some wear. Resewn, spine restored with cloth, loss of corners to front wrapper, last leaf with tear restored and some remains of old tape at inner margin. But still a likeable copy. First edition.Baba-Yaga is a folklore tale about a a frightening witch-like old woman living in the forest. There are many illustrated versions about her in Russian folklore. Teffi was a renowned humanist writer in pre-Revolutionary Russia and Nathalie Parain, Ukrainian-born artist who illustrated many popular children's books. Both settled in Paris in the 1920s.
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Book number: 120993
€  340.00 [Appr.: US$ 368.89 | £UK 291.25 | JP¥ 55463]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, russia, russian, russe, children, juvenile, illustrated, avant-garde

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