Lot 5 of 312:
Oriental and Western Siberia, 1st Ed.  

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Title:
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
Author:
Atkinson, Thomas Witlam
Place:
London
Publisher:
Hurst and Blackett
Date:
1858
Description:

viii, [4], 611 pp. With 20 color lithographed plates from drawings by the author; wood engravings in the text; folding map. 9½x6½", period half calf & marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering piece, marbled endpapers and edges. First Edition.

Born in South Yorkshire, Thomas Witlam Atkinson became successively a quarryman, stonemason, and architect. Between 1848 and 1853 he travelled some 40,000 miles in Asiatic Russia with his wife Lucy, painting and keeping journals which formed the basis of a number on that part of the world. The lithographs in the present volume are striking examples of his work.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rubbing to covers and extremities; interior foxing; pages 279-282 are loose and laid in; overall good.
 
Item number:
306629
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