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Through The Highlands Of Siberia -- 1904 SIGNED First Edition in RARE Dust Jacket by  Major H. G. C Swayne R.E. - Signed First Edition - 1904 - from JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS (SKU: 002089)

Through The Highlands Of Siberia -- 1904 SIGNED First Edition in RARE Dust Jacket

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Through The Highlands Of Siberia -- 1904 SIGNED First Edition in RARE Dust Jacket

by Swayne R.E., Major H. G. C

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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London: Rowland Ward, Limited, 1904. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Original reddish brown cloth, gilt lettering front & spine, zebra patterned EPs. WITH publisher's rare original printed dust jacket. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the author on the verso of the FFEP and with author's inscription on the short-title page. The copy in the Brooke-Hitchings collection of books in exceptional condition did not have the dust jacket and was not signed. The book offered here is in very good condition with faint thin streak on front cover (= loss of some sheen but no staining), very slight rubbing bottom edges covers & tips corners, village/county blindstamp on FFEP, other than author's inscriptions and signature there are no owner marks or writing on any pages, solid binding, no foxing, complete with all plates and fold-outs. The rare dust jacket has tiny loss lower rear flap corner, tiny loss lower spine corner, no tears, some minor curling at spine ends, no restorations, no tape, no attempted repairs. Hunting Siberian Ibex Capra sibirica, mountain sheep (Siberian Argali Ovis ammon), Siberian Wapiti, and Siberian Roe Capreolus pygargus near the Siberian-Mongolian border in the Kurai Mountains just north of Kosh-Agatch on the Chuisaya Steppe (part of the greater Altai Mountain Range). Swayne was one of the first Europeans to hunt in the area. The book measures 230mm tall x 155mm, and has 259 pages + [1] + [8 pages of ads at end], b/w frontispiece photo, 60 b/w photos, 1 folding b/w plan of stalks, 1 folding b/w map at end, index. PHOTOS ARE OF THE ACTUAL BOOK BEING OFFERED.

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Bookseller
JP MOUNTAIN BOOKS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
002089
Title
Through The Highlands Of Siberia -- 1904 SIGNED First Edition in RARE Dust Jacket
Author
Swayne R.E., Major H. G. C
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition 1st Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Rowland Ward, Limited
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1904
Keywords
mongolia, altai mountains, sheep, ibex, hunting, big game, mountaineering, mountains, Siberian Argali Ovis ammon,wapiti, roe Capreolus pygargus
Bookseller catalogs
Mountaineering; Central Asia;

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