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1 Albanov, Valerian In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
New York, New York, U.S.A. Modern Library 2001 067978361X / 9780679783619 Very Good No Jacket as Published Jacket 
243 pp. with B&W illustrations in text.Described as "The Expanded Edition."Translated by Alison Anderson with additional material from William Barr's translation from the Russian. Part of the Modern Library Exploration series. With a preface by Jon Krakauer, Series editor and an introduction and epilogue by David Roberts. text is clean, tight,unmarked. cover has a little bumping at edges otherwise clean and bright. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Aramilev, Ivan Beyond the Ural Mountains the Adventures of a Siberian Hunter
Rand mcNally & Co 1961 First Very Good Good Jacket 
Rand mcNally & Co., 1961 199 pp with 14 B&W plates.Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's name on front endpapers. Dust jacket has a small chip missing at top of spine.In protective mylar wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 42.00 USD
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3 Atkinson, Thomas Witlam 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
New York Harper & Bros 1858 First Fair No Jacket as Published Jacket 
New York: Harper & Bros., 1858 533 pp, 2 pp of book advertisements, index, 52 wood engraving illustrations of which 20 are full page. fold- out map of the author's route, unfolded measures 18.5 x 19 ", map has two closed tears but is in one piece. Hardcover in blue cloth , with blind stamping on cover. A library pocket has been removed from the front cover paste-down and beside it is a "Withdrawn" stamp. The front and back cover hinges are cracked, and cover is shaken. Spine has very old paper library label. Text is clean and unmarked, no foxing or tears. The story of seven years of travel and exploration from 1848 - 1855 covering 39,000 miles. First American Edition. Cloth. Fair/No Jacket as Published. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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4 Baumann, Hans Sons of the Steppe the Story of How the Conquerer Genghis Khan Was Overcome
Oxford University Press 1958 First Very Good Very Good Jacket Rothfuchs, Heiner 
Ex-Library. 273 pp with B&W drawings in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked.,rear hinge tender Black cloth boards show some rubbing and bumping. Dust jacket is bright and intact with a library stick on spine. This is the only library marking. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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5 Baumann, Hans Sons of the Steppe the Story of How the Conquerer Genghis Khan Was Overcome
London Oxford University Press 1958 First Good No Jacket Rothfuchs, Heiner 
273 pp with B&W drawings in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Front hinge is tender. Black cloth boards show some rubbing and bumping. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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6 Benton, Michael J. Shishkin, Mikhail A. Unwin, David M. Kurochkin, Evgenii N. (Editors) The Age of Dinosaurs in Russia and Mongolia
U.K. Camebridge University Press 2000 First Near Fine No Jacket 
U.K.: Camebridge University Press, 2000 696 pp with B&W illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Glazed paper boards are lightly bumped at corners. Book weright 3 lbs 12 oz. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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7 Bobrick, Benson East of the Sun the Epic Conquest and Tragic History of Siberia
Poseidon Press 1992 0671667556 / 9780671667559 First Very Good Very Good Jacket 
542 pp, one double-page map and 16 B&W plates. A history of Siberia from the end of the 16th century through Stalin's Gulag. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpapers. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged, now in mylar wrapper. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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8 Broughton, Douglas G. Mongolian Plains and Japanese Prisons
London, U.S.A. Pickering & Inglis Ltd 1947 First Good No Jacket 
London, U.S.A.: Pickering & Inglis Ltd., 1947 71 (1) pp with 12 B&W plates. Text is clean tight and unmarked. binding is cracked after title page, but holding. Map of eastern Mongolia on front endpaper. Yellow cloth boards are bumped and lightly soiled. An evangelical missionary's account of his imprisonment by the Japanese in eastern Mongolia during the Second World War. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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9 Brown, Warren; Matheson, Mick; Kidby, Lang The Great Peking to Paris Expedition: The Ultimate Madcap Motoring Adventure
U.S.A. HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd 2005 0732282535 / 9780732282530 First New New Jacket 
U.S.A.: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd, 2005 120 pp with color illustrations throughout. 1st Edition. Hardcover. New/New. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 
Price: 155.00 USD
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10 Bulstrode, Beatrix A Tour in Mongolia
London Methuen & Co 1920 Good 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. xix, [1], 237, [1] pp. Introduction and commentary on the current political scene in Mongolia by David Fraser. With map of Mongolia, photographic frontispiece, and 48 plates from photographs. Scarce volume profusely illustrated from striking photographs detailing Bulstrode's adventures in Mongolia. This book has spent its life in India with some of the usual faults caused by a tropical climate. Text is clean and tight with toning, foxing and some worm damage to the first portion of the volume. Previous owner's name stamp on half-title, title and first page of text. There are a few notes in pencil on the first few pages. Handsome rebinding in quarterbound black calf. Spine banded and gold-stamped. 
Price: 425.00 USD
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11 Cabot, Maybel H. Vanished Kingdoms a Woman Explorer in Tibet, China & Mongolia 1921 - 1925
Aperture 2003 First Fine Very Good Jacket 
Aperture, 2003 190 pp with B&W photos on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black boards have very slight bumping to extremities. Dust jacket has two short closed tears, else intact and clean. In mylar wrapper. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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12 Carruthers, Douglas Unknown Mongolia a Record of Travel and Exploration in North-West Mongolia and Dzungaria with Three Chapters on Sport By J.H. Miller Vols 1 & 2
Philadelphia J.B. Lippincott & Co 1914 First Good No Jacket Signed
Book Condition: Good Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket Edition: First Edition Description: Vol 1 - xviii, 318 pp, 2 fold-out maps, 84 B&W plates. Vol. 2 - x, (pagination starts with p. 319 ) 341 pp, 4 maps, 84 B&W plates. With a forward by Lord Curzon, All maps are present and undamaged, Text is clean and unmarked. Volume 1 front hinge is cracked. Both volumes are bound in blue cloth with gold-stamped titles and have some fraying to spine ends, Vol 2 a little more so. Front endpapers, Volume 2, have a signature, date and personal bookplate of Talbot Mundy, (born William Lancaster Gribbon, April 23, 1879 to August 5, 1940) the world traveler and author of "King of the Khyber Rifles." among many many other mystical adventure books on the East and whose works are often cited as precoursers to many of the mid-twentieth century's most notable fantasy and science fiction novels. Included is the original prospectus for ordering these two books Pictures on request. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 1400.00 USD
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13 Clou, John A Caravan to Camul
Bobbs-Merrill 1954 First Very Good No Jacket Signed
Bobbs-Merrill, 1954 383 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Green cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are slightly faded along the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Signed by Author on title Page. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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14 Collier, D. M. B. & Malone, C. l'Eestrange Manchoukuo Jewel of Asia
London George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1936 Near Fine No Jacket 
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1936 267 pp + four pp of ads. Sixteen B&W plates plus one map. Manchurian culture plus somewhat of an apology for the Japanese occupation. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Chinese bookseller's label rear endpapers. Red cloth boards are clean, undamaged with just a little bumping to extremities. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 53.00 USD
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15 Curtin, Jeremiah The Mongols in Russia
Boston Little, Brown, and Co 1908 First Fine No Jacket 
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1908 xx,481pp with a portrait of the auth or frontis and a large folding map bound in before text. A history of the Mongols from the ninth century on beginning with their invasion of Russia. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Map appears to have never been unfolded. Red cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are bright and undamaged. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 110.00 USD
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16 Dugerjav, L. Mongolian Gobi 1997
Minestry of Agriculture and industry Mongolia 1997 Fine Fine Jacket 
Minestry of Agriculture and industry Mongolia, 1997 246 (6) pp with color pictures on every page.Text in English and Russian. No indication where this was published bu,t the companion book, "Mongolian Geology" is listed as published in Ulaan Bataar, Mongolia. Size: 8.5" x 12". Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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17 Edwin E. Colbert Carnivora of the Tung Gur Formation of Mongolia Vol LXXVI Pp. 47-81
New York American Museum of Natural History 1939 First Near Fine 
34 pp with B&W illustrations and diagrams throughout. Studies from material collected on the American Museum of Natural History's Central Asiatic Expeditions of 1928-29. The Tung Gor formation is a horizon of early Miocene age. Text is clean , tight and unmarked. Stiff paper covers are clean and undamaged, with previous owner's name on front cover. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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18 Elim Pavlovitch Prince San Domato After Wild Sheep in the Altai and Mongolia
The Asian Series John Culler & Sons 1992 #287 of an Edition of 500 Fine Fine Jacket 
The Asian Series John Culler & Sons, 1992 316 pp with a color plate frontis and B&W illustrations throughout text. A reprint of the original edition of 1900. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Text block edged in gold. Dark blue textured leather(??) boards have a gold-stamped picture of an ovis poli and titles. Slipcased in as-new beige linen. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. #287 of an Edition of 500. Hard Cover, Slip Cased. Fine/Fine. 
Price: 230.00 USD
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19 Erman, Adolf Travels in Siberia: Including Excursions Northwards Down the Obi, to the Polar Circle, and Southwards, to the Chinese Frontier Vols 1 & 2
London Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans 1848 Very Good Plus No Jacket as Published Jacket 
London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1848 Vol 1 xi + 405 pp, Foldout map bound frontis Vol. 2 ix, 536 pps. Bound in marbled paper with dark green leather quarter binding, marbled endpapers. No internal martkings save for previous owner's name on title page on both volumes. Volume 1 map is undamaged save for a closed tear where the map joins the binding. Bindings are clean and undamaged with a little rubbing to corners and spine ends. In extraordinarily good condition for their age. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quarter Leather. Very Good Plus/No Jacket as Published. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 815.00 USD
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20 Fox, Joseph L. An Annotated Bibliography on the Literature on the Snow Leopard
Seattle, WA International Snow Leopard Trust 1989 Fine No Jacket 
Private Press. 77 pp. 1 B&W map. Tan printed cover with stapled spine. The snow leopard (Panthera uncia) is listed as an endangered species thoughout its range by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The mountainous regions of central Asia encompass its range, within the countries of Afganistan, Bhutan, China, India, Mongolia, Nepal, Tibet and the Soviet Union. This bibliography of over 500 references presents a comprehensive catalog of the literature that deals with the snow leopard. Virtually all sources that refer to the species have been included. A short annotation provides information on the content and scope of the reference. Following the bibliography is an index that lists the entries according to various general subject catagories: behavior, biology, captivity, classification, deseases, distribution by country, ecology, general reviews and management/conservation. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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