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Oriental and Western Siberia: A narrative of seven years' explorations and adventures in Siberia, Mongolia, the Kirghis Steppes, Chinese Tartary, and part of Central Asia.
London Hurst and Blackett 1858 - First edition. 8vo., viii, [4], 611, [2] pp., one folding map, 20 lithographed plates, some printed in colour, 35 illustrations in text, a little spotting to plates, contemporary green half morocco gilt, all edges gilt, a very good copy. Account of a tour made in 1849-56. Atkinson, English traveller and painter, was inspired by Alexander von Humboldt to travel through Russia and Central Asia in 1845. A year later he journeyed to Siberia and on through the Kirghiz steppe. In 1849 he reached the heart of Mongolia via Kobdo and Uliassutai. His narrative describes his stay with the Khalka Mongols and the crossing of the Mongolian plains. Czech, Asian, p15.Yakushi A293. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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