Lot 310 of 564:
Atkinson's narrative of travels to China, 1st edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$108
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Title:
Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian Acquisitions on the Confines of India and China
Author:
Atkinson, Thomas Witlam
Place:
London
Publisher:
Hurst and Blackett
Date:
1860
Description:

(iii)-xiii, [1], 570 pp. Lacking half title. Chromolithographed frontispiece; folding map of Central Asia by Arrowsmith; wood engravings in the text. (8vo) half leather and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition.

A sequel to Atkinson’s narrative of Siberian travels while on his trip through Central Asia, this volume described his journey along the Russian-Chinese border. Less commonly seen in the US than the First American edition of only 448 pages, published the same year.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Covers starting to detach, worn edges; lightly foxed, a few very short closed tears to map; very good.
 
Item number:
241845
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