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  • MARSDEN, Kate
    ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS

    London: Record Press, no date (ca. 1893). Third printing (first was in 1892). Octavo, olive pictorial bevel edge cloth stamped in gilt, fore and bottom page edges rough trimmed. pp (xvi), (244), (22, ads) + facsimile letter from Queen Victoria and three page facsimile letter from Countess Tolstoy, and portrait of the Queen with tissue guard, at front + 1 map and 14 plates. Bit of rubbing to spine tips, cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired, else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. "Narrative of the trip of an English nurse, in 1890, to a leper colonyin Vilyuyst district; her efforts to improve the situation of lepers." - Arctic Bib. 10964. Larry McMurtry raves about this book in his recent BOOKS: A Memoir.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31437
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  • Chernetsov, V. N. and Moszynska, W. Edited by Henry N. Michael
    Prehistory of Western Siberia

    Arctic Institute of North America /McGill-Queen's University Press, 1974. Tall octavo, maroon cloth. pp (xxviii), 377 + 2 folding maps at rear; many text illustrations. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has a large skinned spot to upper front panel, VG otherwise. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 35148
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  • BORDEN, Mrs. John
    THE CRUISE OF THE NORTHERN LIGHT: Explorations and Hunting in the Alaskan and Siberian Arctic. In which the Sea-Scouts have a great adventure

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Macmillan, 1928. Octavo, black cloth gilt, endpaper maps. pp (2), (xvi), 317. Many photos in text. Yellowing to page edges; soft bumps to outer corners of covers; else a fine, bright & tight copy, no owner names, no flaking to the cover gilt. An expedition through the Bering Stait to Port Hope and Wrangel Island. Borden Field Museum 1927 Alaska Arctic Expedition, endorsed by the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. In search of brown bears, polar bears, walrus, and seals. AB 1978. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31428
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  • CRAD, Joseph
    TRAILING THROUGH SIBERIA

    Edition: First of this edition

    London: The Travel Book Club, 1939. Octavo, grey cloth. pp (xii), 270 (4) + 2 maps (one folding). Spine very lightly darkened; VG+ clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy otherwise, no owner names. Account of life among the Eskimo of northwest Alaska and northeast Siberia.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 31431
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  • ARMSTRONG, Terence, Editor, Introduction and Notes
    YERMAK'S CAMPAIGN IN SIBERIA. A selection of documents translated from the Russian by Tatiana Minorsky and David Wileman

    Edition: First edition.

    London: The Hakluyt Society, 1975. Sky blue cloth, bright gilt cover insignia and spine titles. Fine copy in near fine dust jacket. x, 315 pp. (includes references and index), folding frontispiece, 2 maps (1 folding), 154 pen and ink drawings. Gentle rubbing to dust jacket tips, negligible nicks to top-edge of front panel. The Russian conquest of Siberia, although a gradual process of absorbtion, could be said to have started in the 1580 with the campaign of Yermak. 'There are several narrative accounts, collectively known as the Siberian chronicles ... The Remezov chronicle, written about 1700, is illustrated with 154 pen and ink drawings. These are of great historical and artistic interest, for very few Russian drawings of this…

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    London: The Hakluyt Society, 1975. Sky blue cloth, bright gilt cover insignia and spine titles. Fine copy in near fine dust jacket. x, 315 pp. (includes references and index), folding frontispiece, 2 maps (1 folding), 154 pen and ink drawings. Gentle rubbing to dust jacket tips, negligible nicks to top-edge of front panel. The Russian conquest of Siberia, although a gradual process of absorbtion, could be said to have started in the 1580 with the campaign of Yermak. 'There are several narrative accounts, collectively known as the Siberian chronicles ... The Remezov chronicle, written about 1700, is illustrated with 154 pen and ink drawings. These are of great historical and artistic interest, for very few Russian drawings of this period survive. All are reproduced here.' - from the dj flap. (Hakluyt Society Second Series No. 146)

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 26433
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