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Camden, William,

REMAINES CONCERNING BRITAINE

London, Thomas Harper, 1637. Fifth edition, but the first 'edited' edition of

Camden's Remains. Small 4to. Engraved portrait fronitpiece. (6), 420, (2)pp. (The

final two pages are the Table.)

19th century full calf by Bedford. Spine in 6 compartments with raised bands, gilt,

two leather lettering peices, gilt. Gilt rules

on the boards, all edges gilt, marbled

endpapers. Armorial bookplate of the Lucy

family.

Light wear to the spine tips and hinges; the

boards have some abrasions and the gilt is

rubbed in places. The frontispiece portrait

has been trimmed and mounted. Still, this

is a very good copy.

Edited by John Philpott, an officer, like

Camden, at the College of Arms.

STC 4525; Lowndes, p. 358.

$650

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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

London, Hurst and Blackett, 1858. First edition. Thick 4to. (12),611pp. Contemporary half

leather. Spine in six compartments, intricately gilt, red leather lettering label, gilt, marbled

paper boards, edges and endpapers. Illustrated with a folding map. Also 20 full page

lithographed plates, most in duotone and some in full color. And 32 wood engravings.

Upper hinge has been repaired; board edges and spine rubbed; light foxing to some of the

plates; the map has a short marginal tear not affecting the image, a couple of folds strengthened

from the back, else this is a very good exemplar.

Thomas Witlam Atkinson (1799–1861) was an English

architect, artist and traveler in Siberia and Central Asia.

Between 1847 and 1853 he traveled over 40,000 miles

through Central Asia and Siberia. He also painted and

documented his travels in two books that are today

regarded as travel classics, of which this title is the first.

$750

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