Lot 105: MONGOLIA. A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES

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November 7, 2016, 1:00 PM GMT
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Description: Williamson, Alexander. Journeys in North China, Manchuria, and Eastern Mongolia. London, 1870, FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, frontispieces and plates, 2 folding maps, half brown calf over marbled boards, [Frédéric and Anne Max, book label; 'Library of Parliament, Canada', stamped on foot of each spine], [Western Travellers in China 74], repairs and a few small tears to maps, light wear to bindings Price, Julius M. From the Arctic Ocean to the Yellow Sea. London, 1892, FIRST EDITION, frontispiece portrait, folding map, illustrations after sketches by the author, modern black morocco-backed marbled boards [Dublin Friends Institute, blue stamps], some spotting, offsetting from frontispiece Hedley, John. Tramps in Dark Mongolia. London: 1910, FIRST EDITION, folding map, photographic plates, original green cloth, gilt, [Med. Dr. C. Rasch, book label], leaves lightly browned and 3 others, all 8vo (7) Gilmour, James. More about the Mongols. 1983. Gilmour, James. Among the Mongols. No date. [Archie Taylor, prize label] Cable, Mildred and Francesca French. The Gobi Desert. [1946]. [Tom Conway, bookplate, and signature dated Jan. 68]
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate. Journeys in North China, each numbered 557 and with small yellow sticker on front paste-down endpaper
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