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Two Asian Travel Narratives by Thomas Atkinson  

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Title:
Two travel narratives by Thomas Witlam Atkinson

Author:
Atkinson, Thomas Witlam

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
1858-1860

Description:

xvi, 533 + 2 ad pp; xii, 448 + 2 ad pp. Illustrated with 135 woodcut engravings including frontispieces plus folding maps of Central Asia by Arrowsmith. 22.8x13.5 cm (9x5¼"), rebound in modern brown cloth, spine lettering in silver gilt; new endpapers. First American Editions.

Comprises:

  • Oriental and Western Siberia: A Narrative of Seven Years' Exploration and Adventures in Siberia... 1858. (Library stamps on title page, map faintly toned sith stub tear and splits along two folds, third of map loose and laid in, some creasing and miniscule edge tears with loss to margins)
  • Travels in the Regions of the Upper and Lower Amoor and the Russian Acquisitions on the Confines of India and China... 1860. (Map lightly foxed, stub tear and some splits along folds, miniscule edge tears and some creasing; no loss)

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Condition:
Occasional foxing and toning; volumes about very good.


 
Item number:
318608
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