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Russian Central Asia including Kuldja, Bokhara - LANSDELL, Henry - 1885. [1204055]
London Sampson 1885 - Two volumes, 8vo., xxxii, 684; xvi, 732pp., photographic frontispiece of the author, 2 folding maps (1 with tear to fold and fraying to outer margin), wood-engraved illustrations and plates, 3 pages ads end of vol. i, original blue pictorial cloth gilt, a fine set. The author travelled from England to Semipalatinsk through western Siberia in 1882, distributing bible tracts to hospitals and prisons. The work gives an account of his adventures in the Tien Shan mountains, whose northern face he skirted. A very attractive example of the first edition, with its great publisher's binding in bright condition. Yakushi L74a. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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