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TRAVELS IN SIBERIA: INCLUDING EXCURSIONS NORTHWARDS, DOWN THE OBI, TO THE POLAR CIRCLE, AND SOUTHWARDS, TO THE CHINESE FRONTIER. 2 Volumes.
Philadelphia:Lea and Blanchard. 1850. 371pp+(44)pp ads and 400pp. Hardcovers. Brown blindstamped boards with title in gilt on spine still bright, but quite shelfworn with wear along edges (on bottom to boards), Volume 1 with a large chip to spine strip and both volumes with chipping and wear to spine ends, and edge points worn to boards. Internally, both volumes have age-toning to end-pages, with a previous owners name to 1st free end-page of both volumes, and mild to at times moderate foxing scattered throughout. The bindings are tight with hinges still intact.
With nineteen illustrations by F Kanitz. and 4 maps. London:Alexander Strahan, Publisher. 1866. 687pp. Hardcover. Ex-library. Boards are mottled and lightly soiled; the spine is faded and the Authors name and library number are written in white ink. Internally, a small library bookplate is on the inside front board and a small oval red library stamp is on the title page as well as all plates. There is foxing scattered througout, also affecting all maps and some plates. The hinges are intact and the binding is tight. The color map at page XV has a tear to a seam and the folding plate at page 5 has wear due to being folded poorly. Overall, a good solid copy.
ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN NORTHERN LANDS. THE RHINE TO THE ARCTIC. A Summer Trip of the ZigZag Club Through Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden
Boston:Estes and Lauriat. 1884. 1st edition. 320pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Red boards bright, decorated in gilt on front cover with spine strip faded and mottled with silverfish damage. Internally in very good, clean condition, with a previous owners name/gift inscription to verso of frontispiece but otherwise pages clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
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