London, South Kensington
24 September 2008
ATKINSON, Thomas Witlam (1799-1861). 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. London: Hurst and Blackett, 1858. Large 8° (252 x 160mm). Hand-coloured lithographed frontispiece and 19 tinted lithographed plates by Thomas Witlam Atkinson, wood-engraved vignettes, folding lithograped map (map detached and torn without loss). Original green pictorial cloth decorated in gilt and blind (some tearing to joints, extremities lightly rubbed). Yakushi A111.
With George Kennan's Siberia and the Exile System (London, 1891, 2 vols., original mustard yellow cloth, library stamps on front pastedowns). (3)
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