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‎HOLMES, MARY J.‎

‎Lucy Harding: A Romance of Russia‎

‎New York: The American News Company, (c.1905). First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Charles Grunwald. (pictorial cloth; no dust jacket) [front hinge starting, minor bumping and light wear at extremities, tiny shallow dent at bottom edge of front cover, "Fairview Farm / M.M. Norton / Garrettsville, Ohio" stamped on ffep]. (frontispiece + 7 b/w plates) Novel about an almost-35-year-old woman who travels to Russia in the 1890s as part of a group of eight tourists (all women), and re-connects with a man who had been her teacher years ago, and on whom she'd had a bit of a crush (and vice versa). This being Czarist Russia, it's inevitable that she gets mixed up with nihilists -- nihilists! (Lower-case "n," note, as the actual Nihilist movement in Russia had been crushed by the authorities by the early 1880s, after which the term began to be used a bit more loosely to refer to political radicals in general. At any rate, in the context of this novel they are generally not nice people.). Very Good- .‎

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‎HOOD , WILLIAM:‎

‎Mole‎

‎Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1982 First UK VG/VG slight edgewear price clipped protective covered 317pp.9 x 6 530g ¶ At the heart of all secret operations is the penetration agent -or mole- the lonley dissafected man in the enemy camp. This is the true story of the first such agent the CIA recruited within the Soviet Intelligence Service - Pyotr Popov. The story makes chilling, fascinating reading, while the information that Popov gave touched off a debate within the CIA that still continues and his descriptions of the inner workings of the Kremlin ring ominous echoes of today's headlines.‎

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‎HOPPENBROUWERS, COR; STREEKSTRA, NANNE; WOUDEN, TON VAN DER; ZONNEVELD, RON VAN. (RED).‎

‎"TABU. Bulletin voor Taalwetenschap. RU Groningen. Jaargang 24; nr. 2; 1994; Cor Hoppenbrouwers: De indeling van de zuidoostelijke streektalen; Rogier Nieuweboer en Tjeerd de Graaf: Nederlands in Siberië?‎

‎Groningen, Nederlands Instituut, 1994. 23, 5 x 16 cm; blz.: 37 - 75 - goed‎

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‎Horváth, Géza. (Grafen Eugen Zichy/Zichy Jenó gróf).‎

‎Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy. / Zichy Jenó gróf harmadik ázsiai utazásának állattani eredményei. (Dritte asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy, Band II. / Zichy Jenó gróf harmadik ázsiai utazása, II. kötet.‎

‎Quarto. Pp. xli, 472, Corrigenda included. Plus 28 finely printed lithographic plates, including 8 chromolithographs. Each plate is protected with a facing tissue guard, printed with captions. With 22 illustrations to to text. Section title-pages. Set in double columns. Bound in the original publisher’s stiff wrappers, bit dust-soiled, marked, black lettering to upper wrapper and spine. In fine condition. Entirely unopened, untrimmed copy, practically unused, preserved in the original condition. A superb set of plates. ~ First edition. Unused copies of this finely produced report are practically unavailable.‎

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‎Horváth, Géza. (Grafen Eugen Zichy/Zichy Jenó gróf).‎

‎Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy. / Zichy Jenó gróf harmadik ázsiai utazásának állattani eredményei. (Dritte asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy, Band II. / Zichy Jenó gróf harmadik ázsiai utazása, II. kötet.‎

‎Quarto. Pp. xli, 472, Corrigenda included. Plus 28 finely printed lithographic plates, including 8 chromolithographs. Each plate is protected with a facing tissue guard, printed with captions. With 22 illustrations to to text. Section title-pages. Set in double columns. Bound in the original publisher’s stiff wrappers, bit dust-soiled, marked, black lettering to upper wrapper and spine. In fine condition. Entirely unopened, untrimmed copy, practically unused, preserved in the original condition. A superb set of plates. ~ First edition. Unused copies of this finely produced report are practically unavailable.‎

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‎HOWARD BURY, CHARLES:‎

‎Mountains of Heaven: Travels in the Tien Shan Mountains 1913‎

‎London. Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.,1990. ISBN 0-340-52531-2 First edition.With 19 b&w photographs & 2 sketch maps.pp 176.Hard cover,grey cloth gilt.A very good copy in a very good unclipped dust jacket.‎

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‎Howard, Benjamin Douglas 1836 - 1900‎

‎Prisoners of Russia, a personal study of convict life in Sakhalin and Siberia‎

‎Reprinted from 1902 edition.NO changes have been made to the original text. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in black and white. Each page is checked manually before printing. As this reprint is from very old book, there could be some missing or flawed pages, but we always try to make the book as complete as possible. Fold - outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume, not the whole set. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid - free paper.‎

‎HUDGINS,SHARON‎

‎The Other Side of Russia: A Slice of Life in Siberia and the Russain Far East‎

‎USA, Texas A&M University Press. 2003, First Edition. (ISBN: 1585442372) Hardcover, 8vo - over 4¾" - 5¾" Tall. Book, This is a Fine Copy of this book in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.Not price clipped.There are NO previous ames or inscriptions present.This copy has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.There are NO turned corners or any internal markings.Lovely clean copy internally,8vo 319pp First US Edition 1st Impression. Fine/Fine.‎

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‎Hudson, Will E.‎

‎Icy Hell. Experiences of a news reel cameraman in the Aleutian Islands, Eastern Siberia, and the Arctic fringe of Alaska.‎

‎First edition. 8vo. pp. xii, 308; plates from photos., one folding map; previous owner's inscription to front pastedown, else very good in the original cloth, in the original d.-w., which is very slightly faded on spine, chipped to extremities, and partly torn along the fore-edge of the front panel. - First Edition London: Constable & Company, Ltd.,‎

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‎HUGHES, James.‎

‎Stalin, Siberia and the Crisis of the New Economic Policy.‎

‎279pp Cambridge University Press 1991. Fine in dust jacket. -‎

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‎HUGO PORTISCH‎

‎I Saw Siberia‎

‎London, George G. Harrap. 1972, First English Language Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo. Blue cloth, illustrated, brown / photographic dustjacket, faintly sunned to spine. Endpaper maps. (ISBN: 0245 504419) , Very Good/Very Good.‎

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‎Hugo-Bader, Jacek‎

‎White Fever: A Journey to the Frozen Heart of Siberia‎

‎Book appears in mint unread condition. 323pp. A journey across Siberia in the middle of winter in a jeep, without an axe, meeting the people and the land.‎

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‎HUGUIER, FRANÇOISE.‎

‎En route pour Behring‎

‎Paris; 1993; Maeght; softcover with flaps; ills. in colour; 151 pp.; notes of a voyage in Siberia;‎

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‎HUMBOLDT, ALEXANDER VON.‎

‎Fragmente einer Geologie und Klimatologie Asiens. Aus dem Französischen mit Anmerkungen, einer Karte und einer Tabelle vermehrt. Berlin, J.A. List (colophon: printed by A. Petsch), 1832. 8vo. With 2 lithographed folding maps, the first showing the relevant part of Asiatic Russia and the second a map of the northern hemisphere in polar projection with isotherms, and a folding letterpress table. Contemporary half cloth with embossed decoration, marbled sides.‎

‎, . . <I>Goedeke VI, p. 263, no. 25; cf. Howgego, 1800-1850, H37; Ward 1139 (French ed.); Zittel, p. 67.</I> First and only edition of the enlarged German translation of the geological and mineralogical results of Alexander von Humboldt's journey through Asiatic Russia, including the Ural mountains, Siberia and the Altai Mountains. In 1829 Humboldt went on an expedition at the request of Tsar Nicolas of Russia, into the Asiatic regions of the Russian empire "to ascertain the immense natural resources of the empire in the interest of promoting the growth of a national industry" (Howgego). After his return Humboldt composed a series of memoires, concerning geography, volcanic geology and climatology, which were read before the Academy of Sciences of Berlin and the Institute of France in the years 1830 and 1831. From these memoires the work <I>Fragmens de geìologie et de climatologie Asiatiques </I>was published in 1831, also including two chapters by Julius Klaproth on the Altai Mountains and the volcanos of China, Japan and other parts of Asia. The present German translation by Julius Loewenberg adds a new introduction, two maps (although the title speaks of "einer Karte" a printed note above the imprint says "Mit zwei Karten"), a table, and several comments.With pencil annotations and underscoring, some foxing, and the binding a bit rubbed. Good copy.‎

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‎HUMPHREY Caroline, DUNN Ethel, LINETON P.J. et alii‎

‎"Russie asiatique. Collection : Peuples du monde entier; races, rites et coutumes des hommes."‎

‎Paris, Alpha/Laffont, 1980. 23 x 30, 120 pp., très nombreuses illustrations en couleurs (et en N/B), cartes en couleurs, cartonnage d'édition imprimé, état neuf.‎

Bookseller reference : 36797

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‎HUTCHISON, ISOBEL WYLIE‎

‎The Aleutian Islands. America's Back Door.‎

‎London, Blackie. 1943, Reprint. Blue Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, x, 182 pages, coloured frontispiece, 8 b/w plates and endpaper maps. Small creases on spine and front cover, old lending library stamps on endpapers but no other markings, lacks a few mm at bottom corner of front endpaper and frontispiece. Rare. Good+.‎

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‎IADRINTSEV N. -‎

‎Les mongoloides de la Sib?rie, leur ?tat actuel et leur aptitude ? la civilisation.‎

‎Moscou, 1893, 8vo stralcio con copertina posticcia muta, pp. 169/176. - !! ATTENZIONE !!: Con il termine estratto (o stralcio) intendiamo riferirci ad un fascicolo contenente un articolo, completo in se, sia che esso sia stato stampato a parte utilizzando la stessa composizione sia che provenga direttamente da una rivista. Le pagine sono indicate come "da/a", ad esempio: 229/231 significa che il testo ? composto da tre pagine. Quando la rivista di provenienza non viene indicata ? perch? ci ? sconosciuta. - !! ATTENTION !!: : NOT A BOOK : ?extract? or ?excerpt? means simply a few pages, original nonetheless, printed in a magazine. Pages are indicated as in "from? ?to", for example: 229/231 means the text comprises three pages (229, 230 and 231). If the magazine that contained the pages is not mentioned, it is because it is unknown to us.‎

‎IADRINTSEV N. -‎

‎Les mongoloides de la Sibérie, leur état actuel et leur aptitude à la civilisation.‎

‎Moscou, 1893, 8vo stralcio con copertina posticcia muta, pp. 169/176. - ! ATTENZIONE !: Con il termine estratto (o stralcio) intendiamo riferirci ad un fascicolo contenente un articolo, completo in se, sia che esso sia stato stampato a parte utilizzando la stessa composizione sia che provenga direttamente da una rivista. Le pagine sono indicate come "da/a", ad esempio: 229/231 significa che il testo è composto da tre pagine. Quando la rivista di provenienza non viene indicata é perché ci è sconosciuta. - ! ATTENTION !: : NOT A BOOK : 'extract' or 'excerpt' means simply a few pages, original nonetheless, printed in a magazine. Pages are indicated as in "from' 'to", for example: 229/231 means the text comprises three pages (229, 230 and 231). If the magazine that contained the pages is not mentioned, it is because it is unknown to us.‎

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‎IDES, EVERT YSBRANDTS.‎

‎Three years travels from Moscow over-land to China: thro great Ustiga, Siriana, Permia, Sibiria, Daour, great Tartary, &c. to Peking.Including: KAO, Dionysius. A short description of the vast Empire of China.London, Printed for W. Freeman, J. Walthoe, T. Newborough, J. Nichelson and R. Parker, 1706. 4to. With engraved frontispiece, 1 engraved folding map, and 30 engraved plates (8 folding and 1 double-page). Contemporary blind- and gold-tooled calf, rebacked.‎

‎, . . <I>Cordier, Sinica, col. 2468; ESTC T55175; Lach & Van Kley III, pp. 1759-1767.</I> First and only edition in English of a travel account by the ambassador of the Czar of Muscovy to the court of the Emperor of China. Ambassador Ides (1657-1708) was a native of Holstein-Glückstadt and set up as a merchant in Moscow in 1687. In 1692 Ides was selected to lead a Russian embassy and trade mission to China. His account of this journey, first published in Dutch in 1704, is one of the "most detailed and accurate descriptions of inner Asia up to that time" (Lach & Van Kley). He gives rich descriptions of the landscape and inhabitants of Siberia and especially important is his information on Manchuria and Inner Mongolia, where the expanding Russian and Chinese empires bordered. As one of the first Europeans, Ides described the Gobi Desert.Combined with Ides's account of his travels is a description of the topography of China and of its inhabitants, supposedly written by a Catholic Chinese named Dionysius Kao. Ides had received a manuscript with this text from Kao and had later sent it to his Dutch friend Nicolaes Witsen (1641-1717), possibly together with a manuscript of his own account. According to a note by the original Dutch translator, Kao's text was written in "barbarous and unintelligible Latin, and somewhat better German" (p. 209). Most plates with repaired tears and waterstains, pages browned with some darker stains. Original binding heavily damaged but professionally restored. A fair copy of an important travel account.‎

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‎ILDIKÓ LEHTINEN‎

‎Siberia Life on the Taiga and Tundra‎

‎Helsinki, National Board of Antiquities. 2002, First Edition. (ISBN: 9516160816) Paperback. 256 pages, illustrated in B&W and some colour plates. Text in English. Editor Ildikó Lehtinen. Contributions by Tapani Salminen, Timo Salminen, Alpo Juntunen, U.T.Sirelius, Tuula Tuisku, and others. This book takes a look oat Finnish research on Siberia, introduces languages and cultures of its indegenous northern peoples and gives some idea of the pressures under which they live today. Size: 251 x 212 Mm. As New.‎

Bookseller reference : 003163 ISBN : 9516160816

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‎INDREKO, RICHARD [1900-1961]‎

‎Mesolithische und frühneolithische Kulturen in Osteuropa und Westsibirien‎

‎Stockholm, Almqvist & Wiksell, (1964). orig. wrappers. 24x16cm, 277 pp. Series: Kungl. Vitterhets-,historie och antikvitetsakademiens handlingar, Antikvariska serien, del 13.. Textual illustrations.. Unopened. Some minor wear. VG.‎

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‎INSTITUT ARKHEOLOGII‎

‎Kratkie Soobshcheniia. 136. Arkheologiia Srednei Azii Sibiri I Povolzh'Ia‎

‎Moskva, Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, 1973. First edition. Paper wrappers. 131, [2] pp. Illus. with 48 b/w photos and drawings (2 folding). Short Reports. 136. Archaeology of Central Asia, of Siberia and the Volga Region. In Russian. Sunned wrappers, short tear to spine, else a very good copy.‎

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‎INSTITUT ETNOGRAFII IM. N.N. MIKLUKHO-MAKLAIA (AKADEMIIA NAUK SSSR)‎

‎Sbornik Muzeia Antropologii I Etnografii. XVIII‎

‎Moskva / Leningrad, Izd-vo Akademii, 1958. First edition. Cloth. 443 pp. Illus. with 1 color & 58 b/w plates, 192 photos, 58 in text figures, and 1 map. Essays from the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography XVVIII. Extensive sections on textiles, clothing, Contents: A.A. Popov. Collections of material culture of Dolgans at the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography; G.M. Vasilevich. Tungus kaftan. (Re. The history of its development); V.P. Diakonov. Ancient Yakut neck jewelery; G.P. Blagodatov. Musical instruments of the people of Siberia; N.I. Gagen-Torn. Bulgarian cloth (In collections at Leningrad museums); A.D. Avdeev. Aleut's Masks in the collections at the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography at the Academy of Science USSR; N.A. Butinov and L.G. Rozin. Collection from Easter Island at the Museum Anthropology and Ethnography of Academy of Science USSR; L.I. Lavrov. Parts of epigraphic discoveries from the Dagestan expedition (Second article); A.D. Grach. Petrographics of Tuva. II (Publication of artifacts discovered in 1955); R.L. Potapov Regarding stone drawings of animals in the mountains of Tannu-Ola and Mongun-Taiga; V.V. Ginsburg and B.F. Firshtein. Materials for anthropology of the ancient population of Western Kazakhstan; I.I. Gokhman. Anthropological materials from tomb plates from Far Baikal. Extremities worn with loss at the corners, endpapers offset, interior very good and unmarked, binding solid; overall good+.‎

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‎INSTITUT ETNOGRAFII IMENI N.N. MIKLUKHO-MAKLAIA‎

‎Kratkie Soobshcheniia Institut Etnografii Imeni N.N. Miklukho-Maklaia‎

‎Moskva / Leningrad, Izd-vo Akademii nauk SSSR, 1949. First edition. Paper wrappers. 90 pp. Illus. with b/w photos, drawings, and maps. N.N Miklukho-Maklai Institute of Ethnography. Brief Reports. V. Contents: Anthropological research in Kamchatka; Amur-Sakhalin anthropology and ethnography expedition Anthropology research in Amur and Sakhalin; About Nivkh's and Ain's fine art (based on materials of the Amur-Sakhalin expedition); Ethnographical research of Ulches; Expedition to Evenks; Northern Chinese and their neighbors (research on ethnical anthropology of Eastern Asia); The tribal composition of nationalities from the Northern part of Central Siberia; Realistic bases of Tunguz and Manchurian art. In Russian. Tears to spine else a very good copy.‎

Bookseller reference : 30058

‎INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL LANGUAGES.‎

‎An English-Tagalog Dictionary.‎

‎Manila:: Bureau of Printing, 1960. Wrappers. Wrapppers, unlettered spine, xvii+412pp. Some discolouring to wrappers else unused.. Very Good .‎

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‎ISITT, BENJAMIN‎

‎From Victoria to Vladivostok, Canada's Siberian Expedition, 1917-19‎

‎Vancouver, BC, UBC Press. 2010, First Edition. (ISBN: 9780774818025) Soft cover, 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book, xiii (6) 299pp; 37 b/w illustrations. A brief newspaper article written by Isitt has been pasted to the half-title page, but this is otherwise a nice copy. Very Good/No Jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 179888 ISBN : 9780774818025

‎IVANOV, VSEVOLOD [B. 1895]‎

‎Armoured Train 14-69. A Play in Eight Scenes Translated from the Russian by Gibson-Cowan and A.T. K. Grant‎

‎London: Martin Lawrence Ltd. (1933). (1933). London: Martin Lawrence Ltd. (1933). (1933). Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in blue & white wraps. The covers are soiled and slightly creased at the corners with slight wear to the head and tail of the spine. viii & 59 pages. Good. <p>First edition in English. A play set during the Civil War in Siberia by the Soviet Ornamentalist author Vsevolod Vyacheslavovich Ivanov. Ivanov once worked as a circus fakir among other occupations until his published work drew the attention of Gorki. He was wounded several times in the Civil War in Siberia on the side of the Whites, later changing allegiances and fighting for the Reds after having been captured. Influenced by his experiences, his stories contain rich dialect and a colorful lyrical quality. Good .‎

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‎IVANOVNA, IVANOVA ZINAIDA (COMP.); BEDNIV, V.; VASILEVNA, N.; GABISHEVA, A.; GAVRILEVA, R.; IVANOVA, Z.; IVANOV-UNAROV, V.; PLOTKINOV, V.; POKATILOVA, I.; POTALOV, I.; RUBAN, I.; TISHINA, T.; KHABAROVA, M.; CHERTOV, IU.; SHAPOSHNIKOV, E.‎

‎Severnye [ Severnie ] Vernisazhi: Sbornik Statei (Russian Language Edition)‎

‎Yakutsk: Yakutskoe Knizhnoe Izdatelstvo, 1990. 5769600802. Hard Cover. ISBN: 5769600802. Book is in the Russian language. Sound binding and hinges. Clean but tanned pages. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs of northern Siberian painting, sculpture and other items. Cloth over boards is lightly shelf worn.; Anthology of essays about the Siberian north by Vadim Anatolevich Bednov, Natalya Mikhailovna Vasilevna, Asya Lvovna Gabisheva; Rimma Semenovna Gavrileva; Zinaida Ivanovna Ivanova, Vladimir Kharlampevich Ivanov-Unarov; Viktor Innokentevich Plotnikov; Iya Volodarovna Pokatilova; Innokentii Afanasevich Potalov; Igor Pavilovich Ruban; Tatiana Petrovna Tishina; Margarita Valerianovna Khabarova; Iurii Alekseevich Chertov; Efim Mikhailovich Shaposhnikov.; 8.75" (21 cm) tall; 134 pages. Very Good with no dust jacket .‎

Bookseller reference : 5230007 ISBN : 5769600802

‎IVANSKY, Anatoly. (comp.).‎

‎Lenin in Siberian Exile:‎

‎Records, Documents and Recollections. 328pp, 16 plates Moscow 1983. VG in DW -‎

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‎J. WARD‎

‎With the 'Die-Hards' in Siberia. THE ONLY BRITISH UNIT HISTORY IN THE RUSSIAN INTERVENTION‎

‎8vo., First Edition, with a portrait and 10 plates on 7, fore-edge browning slightly; original regimental grey cloth, upper board blocked with crest in black, upper board and backstrip lettered in black, covers mildly age-stained else a very good, clean copy. The astonishing, if gruelling, account of the 25th (Navvies) Battalion of The Middlesex Regiment in WWI, and THE ONLY BRITISH UNIT HISTORY IN THE RUSSIAN INTERVENTION. 'Ward's story really belongs in the main to the 'after-the-war' period in Russia. He gives an interesting account of Admiral Koltchak, whom he admired, and shows how insuperable were the difficulties which that unfortunate patriot had to face. It is now beginning to be recognised that Koltchak was, with the possible exception of Wrangel, far and away the ablest of the White [Russian] commanders. For the rest, his [Ward's] story is one of gallantry and endurance in frightful conditions displayed by troops for the most part of a low physical category' (Falls). 'In 1915 [Ward] raised the 25th Navvies Battalion, which was then ordered to the Far East and ultimately to Siberia to support Admiral Koltchak.' (Sutcliffe). Very scarce. Enser, p.68; Falls, p.236; Sutcliffe, p.328; not recorded by White.‎

‎JAAKOFF PRELOOKER.‎

‎Muishkin's Mission. The Story of a Russian Hero.‎

‎Wide World Magazine, 1898. 1898. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. How a Russian hero impersonated an Imperial officer, in the hope of bringing about the deliverance of a much loved comrade in Siberia. His failure, his flight, the man-hunt, and the final tragedy. Note this is a separated article from the volume, not an offprint or reprint. Octavo. 8 pages, 9 illustrations. Disbound. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Wide World Magazine;‎

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‎Muishkin's Mission. The Story of a Russian Hero.‎

‎Wide World Magazine, 1898. 1898. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. How a Russian hero impersonated an Imperial officer, in the hope of bringing about the deliverance of a much loved comrade in Siberia. His failure, his flight, the man-hunt, and the final tragedy. Note this is a separated article from the volume, not an offprint or reprint. Octavo. 8 pages, 9 illustrations. Disbound. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Wide World Magazine;‎

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‎JAATINEN, TOIMI; ET AL‎

‎Kohtaaminen Siperiassa / an Encounter in Siberia‎

‎[Tampere: Tampereen Kaupunki, 2002]. 2002]. [Tampere: Tampereen Kaupunki, 2002]. 2002]. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial blue wrappers. The binding is lightly rubbed with a small crease near the head of the spine. 158 pages. Full-page & textual illustrations in color. Very good. <p>In the spring of 2001, representatives from the City of Tampere, three Finnish universities and the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnology, Kunstkamera, set out on an expedition to visit the district of Yamal Netnetsia east of the Gulf of Ob in Siberia. In this book, members of the expedition recount their experiences, impressions and observations. Also included are essays by researchers involved in Northern ethnography.<p>A title in the series "Tampereen museoiden juikaisuja 61" [Tampere Museums' Publication No. 61]. The text is in Finnish with an eight-page summary in English. Very good .‎

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‎JACKSON, SHELDON.‎

‎The introduction of reindeer into Alaska (Annual report on introduction of domestic reindeer into Alaska )‎

‎Washington, Government Printing Office, 1891-1906, First editions. Hard cover, Octavo (24 cm); 15 (of 16) issues in 13 volumes. Lacks 16th issue. 18 folding maps; dozens of half-tone photos. No reports published for the years 1891-92; two reports published for the year 1894. Title varies. This is a married set, with first three reports bound in one in recent red buckram, original wraps of first issue bound in, map in pocket in rear; fourth and fifth report in half morocco over marbled paper boards, with ownership ink stamp of career diplomat Reed Paige Clark (1878-1958); all others in early 20th-century black cloth, with bookplate of Mount Holyoke College and release stamp. All volumes in very good condition. Very Good ¶ Very rare nearly-complete set of the annual report of the reindeer experiment. After industrial whaling had decimated a traditional food source of the indigenous people of Alaska, the Government Commissioner of Education sought to alleviate mass starvation by transporting domestic reindeer from Siberia to western Alaska. Using funds raised by members of his church, Jackson began by transporting 16 reindeer in 1890, followed by nearly 200 more in 1892. He also hired Siberian herders to teach Alaskans the necessary skills. (These were replaced in short order by Scandinavian Lapp "instructors.") In 1896, Congress began to fund the project, and small herds were distributed to mission schools throughout western Alaska. The program grew in scope as the transplanted population of reindeer took root and grew. Jackson lost Government support after 1906, when investigations revealed that the Scandinavian advisors were taking profits on the program. The population of reindeer in Western Alaska reached a peak in the early 1930s of some 600,000 animals, a number that has since decreased to about 20,000. The detailed maps and many photographs document the introduction and success of the program.‎

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‎JACKSON, SHELDON.‎

‎The introduction of reindeer into Alaska, volume 2 [with] Government Printing Office extracts from Senate records containing texts of volumes 1 and 2 ( U.S. Senate Miscellaneous Document No. 22.)‎

‎Washington, Government Printing Office, 1893, First edition. Hard cover, Octavo (24 cm); 36, 39 pages, text illustrations, 5 half-tone plates and folding map. Half morocco over marbled paper boards, with ownership ink stamp of career diplomat Reed Paige Clark (1878-1958). Autograph of Reed Paige Clark on title page of second title. Very good condition. Very Good ¶ Volume two of the annual report on the introduction of domestic reindeer into Alaska, bound together with the GPO extracts, printed in 1904, of the first two volumes of the series, without illustrations or maps. In effect, the extracts (paginated 1091-1128) present volume one in the series, the "Preliminary Report of the General Agent for Education for Alaska to the Coommissioner of Education," along with the repeated text of volume two. After industrial whaling had decimated a traditional food source of the indigenous people of Alaska, the Government Commissioner of Education sought to alleviate mass starvation by transporting domestic reindeer from Siberia to western Alaska. Using funds raised by members of his church, Jackson began by transporting 16 reindeer in 1890, followed by nearly 200 more in 1892. He also hired Siberian herders to teach Alaskans the necessary skills. (These were replaced in short order by Scandinavian Lapp "instructors.") In 1896, Congress began to fund the project, and small herds were distributed to mission schools throughout western Alaska. The program grew in scope as the transplanted population of reindeer took root and grew. Jackson lost Government support after 1906, when investigations revealed that the Scandinavian advisors were taking profits on the program. The population of reindeer in Western Alaska reached a peak in the early 1930s of some 600,000 animals, a number that has since decreased to about 20,000. In volume two of the reports, offered here, Jackson lays out for the Senate the his justification of the program, including an account of the 1891 boatlift of reindeer from Siberia, and a glowing vision of reindeer giving the indigenous Alaskans a permanent food supply, domestic transportation (with sketches fo saddled reindeer), commerce, revenue, and the basis for the repopulation and civilization of a people decimated by starvation.‎

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‎JACOBS, GERARD‎

‎Goudkoorts Siberische Reisverhalen‎

‎Amsterdam, Contact. 1993, First Edition. (ISBN: 9025403573) Pb. 191p. Goed.‎

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‎JANLY MYRZA BAPAEVA.‎

‎Tuva samanizmi.‎

‎New English Paperback. Pbo. Roy. 8vo. (23 x 16 cm). In Turkish. 200 p., ills. Tuva samanizmi. A study on Tuvan shamanism.‎

‎JARDOT Alexandre Anne.‎

‎RIVOLUZIONI DEI POPOLI DELLA MEDIA ASIA, PERSIA, TARTARIA, TIBET, CHINA ecc. e cenni INTORNO LA SIBERIA, OSSIA ASIA SETTENTRIONALE.‎

‎in 8vo. rilegatura posteriore cart. rig. pagg. 496, una cartina ripiegata in antiporta dell'Europa-Asia.‎

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‎JEAN LABORDE‎

‎Le voyage en Sibérie (le roman d'amour d'un soviétique et d'une chrétienne).‎

‎1963 Plon, 1963, 284 pages, in 8 reliure éditeur cartonnée, état moyen, papier jauni, couverture légèrement salie, coins frottés, usures et frottements sur dos et mors (mors fendus).‎

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‎JEAN-BAPTISTE (CARME DÉCHAUSSÉ),‎

‎Pologne-Russie-Sibérie. Joseph Kalinowski [P. Raphaël] officier du génie dans l'armée russe, exilé en Sibérie, Carme déchaussé. D'après ses mémoires et ses correspondances. Influence contraire du Catholicisme et du Schiasme moscovite sur la civilisation‎

‎Liège, Arts et Métiers, 1923. 598pp.avec frontispice (portrait) & illustrations dans le texte, reliure cart. 22cm. bon état, R16046‎

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‎JEAN-BAPTISTE P.‎

‎JOSEPH KALINOWSKI - POLOGNE, RUSSIE, SIBERIE - influence contraire du catholicisme et du schisme moscovite sur la civilisation‎

‎avon Missions Françaises d'Orient 1923 in-8 broché un volume, broché in-octavo, dos marron, en partie coupé, illustrations photographiques dont 1 portrait en frontispice, 597 pages, 1923 à Avon Chez l'Auteur Missions Françaises d'Orient,‎

‎d'après ses mémoires et sa correspondance ....RARE........en bon état. bon état‎

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Librairie Guimard
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‎JEFFERSON ROBERT L.‎

‎Roughing it in Siberia with Some Account of the Trans-Siberian Railway, and the Gold-Mining Industry of Asiatic Russia‎

‎London, Sampson Low, Marston and Company. 1897, First Edition. 8vo. Collation, [vi]252pp, illustrated. Bound in original period decorative cloth. Cloth light rubbed, a couple of small nicks, faded, gilt school stamp on back board. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, school prize bookplate on fixed endpaper. Pages and illustrations in good clean condition. A nice copy, in a very attractive binding. A3. Very Good.‎

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‎Jefferson, Robert L‎

‎Roughing it in Siberia, with some account of the Trans-Siberian railway, and the gold-mining industry of Asiatic Russia‎

‎Reprinted from 1897 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper.(Original publisher, London, S. Low, Marston & company)‎

‎JENKINS, MARK‎

‎Off the Map : Bicycling Across Siberia‎

‎London, Robert Hale Ltd, 1993. (ISBN: 0709050968) Hardcover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library, [ BICYCLING ACROSS SIBERIA - a remarkable book about an astonishing journey - the first crossing of Russia by bicycle]. HARDCOVER WITH DUST JACKET, 254 pages, illustrated, a former library book with usual stamps, reference numbers, markings etc. The front free endpaper has been removed. The interior/text is clear & clean, the dust jacket is clean & bright with a little shelf wear. Acceptable/Good.‎

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‎JEVTOESJENKO, JEVGENI‎

‎Een Plaats Voor Wilde Bessen‎

‎De Prom. 1983, 2e. (ISBN: 90 263 2528 2). paperback. 294 pp. goed. 422 g.‎

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‎JEVTOESJENKO,J.‎

‎EEN PLAATS VOOR WILDE BESSEN roman‎

‎Baarn 1983, 294 pp., not ill. (code A-124)‎

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‎John Dundas COCHRANE‎

‎A Pedestrian Journey. Through Russian and Siberian Tartary to the Frontiers of China, the Frozen Sea and Kamchatka. Edited and with an Introduction by Mervyn Horder. NEAR FINE COPY IN PUBLISHER'S SLIP-CASE‎

‎8vo., First Edition thus, with a portrait frontispiece, plates and endpaper maps; pictorial cloth, a near fine copy in publisher's board slip-case.‎

‎JOHN PLAYFAIR.‎

‎Mad.Cottin, Elisabeth, ou les Exiles de Siberie.‎

‎Edinburgh Review, Longmans, Green & Co. 1808. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 14 Pages. Octavo. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Edinburgh Review, 1808, Volume 11. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Edinburgh Review;‎

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‎Johnson, Henry‎

‎The life and voyages of Joseph Wiggins, F.R.G.S., modern discoverer of the Kara Sea route to Siberia, based on his journals & letters‎

‎Reprinted from 1907 edition. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was published in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only one volume. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper.(Original publisher, London, J. Murray)‎

‎JONES , K WESTCOTT:‎

‎Exciting Railway Journeys of the World‎

‎Redman 1967 First VG/VG slight edgewear protective covered 192pp 48 b/w photos Endpaper maps 9 x 5.5 425g ¶ A distinctive travel book, which takes enthusiasts on eighteen of the most exciting railway adventures the world can offer. Across Sibera from Moscow to the Pacific, coast to coast in Canada, speeding across artic Lapland or clambering up the mountains of Brazil, you can choose your journey and make it in arm-chair comfort, with plenty of illustrations to stimulate your imagination and bring the clickety-clack of wheels to your living room.There are some pencil underlinings and margin notes throughout the book‎

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