Lot 3 of 319:
Two Asian Travel Narratives by Thomas Atkinson  

Click image to enlarge
My max bid

$300 - $500


Two travel narratives by Thomas Witlam Atkinson

Atkinson, Thomas Witlam

New York

Harper & Brothers



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.


  • 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)

Lot Amendments

Occasional foxing and toning; volumes about very good.

Item number:
Shipping info:

We have a full service shipping department to ensure proper packing and safe delivery of purchases at reasonable cost. We are specialists at packing and shipping books and works on paper.   All lots purchased by the same client are combined for shipping in order to keep the cost as economical as possible.  Our preferred method for domestic shipments is UPS Ground but we can also ship via FedEx or USPS Priority Mail. We do NOT ship USPS Media Mail under any circumstances.For international orders we select the most appropriate carrier depending on the value and weight of the items purchased.  We are happy to accommodate special arrangements by request.

Invoices are sent out the day following the auction and include a minimum $10 handling fee plus actual shipping and insurance charges.

Shipping estimates can be obtained  by contacting [email protected] prior to the auction.


Terms and conditions


All accepted bids are contracts and are considered final and non withdrawable.


A buyer's premium of 20% will be applied to all purchases.


The person posting the bids online has to be the person who has registered for the auction.