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$ 6750.00
Przhevalsky, Nikolay Mikhailovich (1839-1888). Mongoliya i Strana Tangutov: Trekhletneye Puteshestvie v Vostochnoi Nagornoi Azii [Mongolia, The Tangut Country, and the Solitudes of Northern Tibet, Being a Narrative of Three Years’ Travel in Eastern High Asia, by N. Przhevalsky of the Russian Staff Corps, Member of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society/ Edition of the Russian Geographical Society. Saint Petersburg: Typ. of V.S. Balashev, 1875.
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$ 4500.00
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Hart, Vincent (1881-1939), Engineer-in-Chief of the Construction. Extensive Archive of ca. 150 Original Gelatin Photographs (88 Mounted in the Album, ca. 60 Loose Ones, and Two Loose Real Photo Postcards), Documenting the Construction of the Mettur Dam on the Kaveri River in the Madras Presidency of British India; With: a Rare Indian Government Imprint, Two Typewritten Letters Signed and over a Dozen Related Newspaper Clippings. Ca. 1930-1934.
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Griffith, David K. (fl. ca. 1880s-1890s), & Others. Album with 42 Original Large Albumen Photographs of Hong Kong and Macao, with Excellent Views of Victoria Peak Summit and Tramway, Mount Austin Hotel, the Peak Hotel, Mount Kellett, “No. 6 Police Station,” Interior of the Tramway’s Engine House, Douglas Castle, Statue to Queen Victoria, Catholic Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Catholic Missionaries in Hong Kong, Warehouses of the Italian Consul Domenico Musso, Gap Rock lighthouse, A-Ma Temple in Macao, Ruins of the Church of St. Paul, a Macao Rickshaw Drivers and Gamblers, &c. Ca. late 1880s – 1890s.
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$ 6500.00
Album with 195 Original Gelatin Photographs of Nepal, Showing the British Legation, Hindu and Buddhist Sites and Temples in Kathmandu and Environs (Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Buddhist Complex, Boudhanath Temple, Taleju Temple, Rani Pokhari Pond, Durbar Hall, Changu Narayan Temple), Public Celebrations of Indra Jatra and Dashain Hindu Festivals in Kathmandu (Street Processions, Parade of Troops, Buffalo Sacrifice, Blessing of the Colours), Portraits of Several Nepalese High Ranking Military Officers, Kakani Village and Views of the Himalayas Taken there, Portraits of Nepalese People, R.S. Underhill, a British engineer who Constructed Nepal’s First Cargo Ropeway, &c. Ca. 1922.
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Historically Significant Journal Recording a Travel from Peking to Hankou (a part of present-day Wuhan), along the Line of the Unfinished Peking-Hankou (Jinghan) Railway, with the Eye-Witness Account on the Railway Construction, Notes on the Meetings with the Railway Company Officials, Chinese Workers, Inhabitants of Nearby Villages, Local Places of Interest etc., Titled: V – de Pekin à Hankao. 6-21 November [1903].
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Collection of Twenty-Seven Loose Platinum and Albumen Photographs of Angkor Wat, Other Angkorian Temples and Khmer Sculptures, Taken by or Related to the Direction des Arts Cambodgiens Headed by George Groslier. Ca. 1910s-1920s.
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Przhevalsky, Nikolay Mikhailovich (1839-1888). Tretye Puteshestviye v Tsentralnoi Azii Iz Zaysana cherez Khami v Tibet i na Verknovya Zheltoy Reki [Third Travel in Central Asia from Zaysan through Hami to Tibet and the Upper Reaches of the Yellow River/ Edition of the Russian Geographical Society]. Saint Petersburg: Typ. of V.S. Balashev, 1883.
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$ 5250.00
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[First Russian Plan of Beijing] Lange, Lorenz. Dnevnye Zapiski Karavannomu Puti cherez Naunskuyu Dorogu ot Tsurukhaitu do Pekina, 1736 godu / [i.e. Daily Notes on the Caravan Travel along the Nenjiang River Route from Tsurukhaitu to Beijing in 1736]. In: Akademicheskiye Izvestiya na 1781 god, Soderzhashchiye v Sebe Istoriyu Nauk i Noveyshiye Otkrytiya Onykh… [i.e. Academic Newsletter for 1781, Containing the History of Sciences and the Latest Discoveries in Them…]. St. Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, 1781.
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Karta Kitaia, Iaponii i prilegaiushchikh oblastei SSSR [i.e. Map of China, Japan and Adjoining Regions of the USSR]. 1:10,000,000. Moscow: Kartograficheskii otdel Upravleniia Voennykh Topografov RKKA, 1932.
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Album with 74 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs and Two Printed Postcards, Showing USS “Dale” and other Warships of the US Asiatic Fleet, Chinese Troops, Camps, Artillery Guns and Scenes of Destruction during the Xinhai Revolution, China Inland Mission Boys School in Chefoo (Yantai), Scenes of Forceful Removal of a Queue of an Elderly Chinese Man, &c. Ca. 1910s.
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Dobell, Peter/Petr Vasil’evich; [Dzhunkovsky, A.S.]. Puteshestviia i Noveishiia Nabliudeniia v Kitae, Manille i Indo-Kitaiskom Arkhipelage Byvshego Rossiiskogo Generalnogo Konsula na Filippinskikh Ostrovakh, Kollezhskogo Sovetnika Petra Dobelia, Sostavil i s Angliiskogo Perevel, s Vysochaishego Soizvolenia A. Dzh. [i.e. Travels and Latest Observations in China, Manila and the Indo-China Archipelago by a Former Russian Consul General in the Philippine Islands, Collegiate Councillor Petr Dobell, Compiled and Translated from English, by the Highest Permission A. Dzh.] St. Petersburg: N. Grech, 1833.
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Hoerlin, Herman (1903-1983), Schneider, Erwin (1906-1987); Kurz, Marcel (1887-1967); Wieland, Uli (1902-1934); [Dyhrenfurth, Günter] (1886-1975). Collection of Seventy-One Large Original Gelatin Silver Photographs Taken during the 1930 International Himalaya Expedition to Kangchenjunga. Ca. 1930.
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Staniukovich, K.M. Iz Krugosvetnogo Plavaniya: Ocherki Morskogo Byta [i.e. From a Voyage Around the World: Sketches of Everyday Life at Sea]. St. Petersburg: Typ. of V. Golovin, 1867.
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Vysheslavtsev, A.V. Ocherki Perom i Karandashom iz Krugosvetnogo Plavaniya v 1857, 1858, 1859 i 1860 godakh [i.e. Sketches in Pen and Pencil from the Circumnavigation in 1857, 1858, 1859 and 1860]. St. Petersburg-Moscow: M.O. Wolf, 1867.
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Two Albums with 192 Original Vernacular Gelatin Silver Photographs of British India, Showing Nainital (General Views, Hotel Metropole, Naina Devi Temple, “Trevillion & Clark” Shop on the Mall Rd., Cricket Game), Events of the 1911 Delhi Durbar, Kolkata, Kanpur, Jabalpur, Portraits of “a Bridegroom Robed for Wedding,” “a Holy Man – Fakir at Marble Rocks near Jubblepore,” Native People, British Residents, &c. Ca. 1910s.
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Album with 96 Original Gelatin Silver Photos from Big Game Hunting Trips in the Nilgiri Mountains, Kanara Jungle and Valleys of Godavari and Wardha Rivers in the Central and Southern India. Ca. 1921-1926.
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Bourne & Shepherd; Burke, John (ca. 1843-1900); Nicholas & Co.; Scowen & Co.; Skeen & Co.; Pont, V.&E., and Others. Album with Forty-Nine Large Albumen Photographs of British India and Ceylon. Ca. 1880s-1890s.
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[Pyasetsky/Piasetskii], P.Y. Puteshestvie po Kitayu v 1874-1875 gg. (cherez Sibir, Mongoliyu, Vostochny, Sredny i Severo-Zapadny Kitai): Iz dnevnika chlena ekspeditsii P.Y. Pyasetskogo [i.e. Travel across China in 1874-75 (via Siberia, Mongolia, Eastern, Central and Northwestern China): From the Diary of the Expedition Member P.Y. Pyasetsky]. St. Petersburg: Typ. of M. Stasyulevich, 1880-1881. [With]: Pyasetsky, P.Y. Neudachnaya ekspeditsiya v Kitai 1874-1875 gg. V otvet na xashchitu g. Sosnovskogo po povodu knigi ‘‘Puteshestvie v Kitai’’ [i.e. Unsuccessful expedition to China. In Reply to the Defense of Mr. Sosnovsky about the book ‘‘Travel across China’’].
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$ 7500.00
[Golovnin, V.M.]. Zapiski Vasiliia Mikhailovicha Golovnina v Plenu u Yapontsev d 1811, 1812 i 1813 Godakh, i Zhizneopisanie Avtora [i.e. Notes of V.M. Golovnin [made] in Japanese Captivity in 1811, 1812 and 1813, and the Biography of the Author]. St. Petersburg: Typ. Of N. Grech, 1851.
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Attractive Lacquered Album with 112 Original Photographs of Japan, China, Singapore, Samoa, and Hawaii, Including Interesting Images of Nikko Temples and Processions, Tea Houses, Villages and Hotels around Lake Hakone, Streets of Tokyo, and Nara, Panoramas of Penang and Hong Kong, Scenes of Execution in Canton, Portraits of “Maoris” and Samoans, etc., Titled: Around the World, 1900. 20 March - 31 August 1900.
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Krusenstern, Adam Johann von (1770-1846) & Tilesius, Wilhelm Gottlieb von Tilenau (1769-1857). Large Copper Engraving from the Famous Atlas of Captain Krusenstern’s First Russian Circumnavigation, Titled: Sudno Printsa Chingodzina, na Kotorom Rossiysky Poslannik Poyekhal s Korablya na Bereg. Das Fahrzeug auf welchem der Russische Gesandte zuerst in Nangasaki ans Land fuhr [The Boat of Prince Tschingodzin on Which the Russian Ambassador Travelled Ashore from the Ship]. [Saint Petersburg]: [Morskaya Typ.], [1813].
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Large Original, Very Finely Hand-Painted “Black Ship Scroll,” with Twenty-Two Watercolour Scenes and Portraits, Illustrating the Negotiations in Yokohama during Commodore Matthew Perry’s Naval Expedition to Japan and the Signing of the Treaty of Kanagawa in February-March 1854.
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$ 2250.00
Presentation copy: Album with 33 Original Gelatin Silver Photographs, Titled: Phographs [Sic!] of Japan Raw Silk. 1937. Presented to Dr. Paul Monroe by the Central Raw Silk Association of Japan. Ca. 1937.
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[Taylor, R., Attributed to]. Album with Forty-One Gelatin Silver Photographs Taken by a Private of the 9th Marine Regiment of the US Marine Corps During the Mass Ascent of Mountain Fuji. 1957.
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Ichiryusai, Yoshitoyo. Coloured Oban ‘Ukiyo-e’ Woodblock Print Showing an American Sailor Smoking a Pipe, a Servant and a Young Japanese Courtesan, Titled:] America jin Yuriya no Zu [i.e. American in a Brothel. Yokohama, Kikuya Ichibei, ca. 1860s.
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