By Henry Lansdell
Boston   Houghton, Mifflin, and Co
8.5" by 6" [6], vii-xxiii, [2], 2-811, [5pp]
The first one volume edition of Henry Lansdell's travel work on his experiences in Siberia in the late Victorian era, illustrated with a folding map.
By Henry Lansdell

1882 Through Siberia

Boston   Houghton, Mifflin, and Co
8.5" by 6" [6], vii-xxiii, [2], 2-811, [5pp]
The first one volume edition of Henry Lansdell's travel work on his experiences in Siberia in the late Victorian era, illustrated with a folding map.
£140.00
: 1.5kgs / : 738P25

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First Edition, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The first edition bound in one volume, the third edition overall, with the first and second editions being published in two volumes.

Illustrated with a frontispiece, one folding map, fifteen plates, and some in-text illustrations.

Four pages of publisher's adverts to the rear.

A Victorian travel work documenting the state of Siberia in the late nineteenth century. An intriguing look into Siberia.

Written by Henry Lansdell, a Church of England priest and explorer, and was viewed with some suspicion as he handed out bibles across Siberia.

Institutional label from the Easton Neston Library to the front pastedown. Prior owner's pencil inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper.

Condition

In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, smart. Minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine and to the extremities. Light marks to the boards and spine. Institutional label to the front pastedown. Prior owner's pencil inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper. Internally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean. Folding map with a very small closed tear to the edge.

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