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Erman, Adolph Translated by William Desborough Cooley
Travels in Siberia: Including Excursions Northwards, Down the Obi, to the Polar Circle, and Southwards, to the Chinese Frontier.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848. Undetermined. near fine. 1st U.K. edition. xi,495; ix,536 pp.pp. Octavo. Bound in full contemporary polished calf. Heavily gilt decorated spines. Marbled endpapers with edges to match. Early interesting bookplate and nearly contemporary gift inscription. Mild foxing only to the blank endpapers. Large folding map in volume one. A very attractive clean set. near fine Arctic Bibl. 4662, Sabin 22771. This is the first edition in English of Erman's extensive Siberian travels. An American edition appeared in 1850 but did not include the map of Siberia. See colour image. 1848
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