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ALLEN, W.E.D. (Ed.). Russian embassies to the Georgian kings (1589-1605). Edited with introduction, additional notes, commentaries and bibliography. Texts translated by Anthony Mango. Cambridge, 1970-1972. 2 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jackets. With 8 maps and 18 plates. XXXII, IX, 640 pp. Hakluyt Society, 2nd series, 138 - 139. - The Russian embassy of Zvenigorodski and Antonov (1589-90) to the Georgian king ruling in Kakheti. [Boeknr.: 19951 ]

€ 65,00

ANDRIESSEN, Pieter Jacob. De tocht naar Rusland of het begin van den val van't keizerrijk, 1812. 2e druk. Leiden, A.W. Sijthoff, (1882).Original decorated red cloth. With 4 coloured plates. VIII,190 pp. First published in 1875. - Juvenile dealing with the invasion of the French army in Russia in 1812. [Boeknr.: 33134 ]

€ 45,00

BARNES, Hugh. Gannibal. The Moor of Petersburg. London, Profile Books, 2006. Wrappers. With plates. XVIII,300 pp. Gannibal (1696-1781) was an African, kipnaped and brought to Russia were he became a major-general and nobleman of the Russian empire. He is the great-grandfather of Alexander Pushkin [Boeknr.: 33156 ]

€ 20,00

BAUMGARTNER, Alexander. Durch Skandinavien nach St. Petersburg. 3. Auflage. Freiburg, Herder, 1901.Original decorated front board, spine half cloth. With coloured frontispiece, folding map and 161 illustrations. XXI,619 pp. First published in Freiburg in 1890. - Nordische Fahrten. Skizzen und Studien. II. - (Small stamp on title-page). [Boeknr.: 13045 ]

€ 45,00

BAWDEN, C.R. Shamans, Lamas and Evangelicals.The English missionaries in Siberia. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1985). Boards, with dust-jacket. With 24 plates. XVIII,382 pp. A fascinating story of a missionary venture to Eastern Siberia in the year 1818. [Boeknr.: 31752 ]

€ 35,00

BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas. Carte réduite de la Moscovie, Siberie, Tartarie et pais voisins. Paris, 1750.Fine engraved map of Russia including Novaya Zemlya. Ca. 22 x 33 cm Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1703 -1772) was assigned as a chief cartographer to the French Navy in 1721. [Boeknr.: 31787 ]

€ 150,00

BOSSHARD, Walter. Kühles Grasland Mongolei. Zauber und Schönheit der Steppe. Berlin, Im Deutschen Verlag, (1938). Decorated green cloth (spine discoloured). With 2 maps and 71 photographic illustrations. 217 pp. [Boeknr.: 24640 ]

€ 25,00

BRUIJNE, Antonius de & Bastiaan Gerardus BALJÉ. De eerste tocht van de Willem Barents naar de Noordelijke IJszee 1878. De dagboeken van Antonius de Bruijne en Bastiaan Gerardus Baljé. Ingeleid en geannoteerd door W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns. Zutphen, Walburg Pers, 1985. 2 volumes. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 4 maps and 36 illustrations. 368 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging LXXXIV-LXXXV. - The first trip of the Dutch ship Willem Barents to the Arctic in 1878, visiting Jan Mayen, Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Bereneiland (Bear Island Norway) and Novaya Zemlya.. [Boeknr.: 3753 ]

€ 35,00

BRUYN, Cornelis de. Reizen over Moskovie. Een Hollandse schilder ontmoet tsaar Peter de Grote. Ingeleid en van commentaar voorzien door Kiki Hannema. (Amsterdam, Terra Incognita, 1996). Wrappers. With folding plate and illustrations. 125 pp. - Cornelis de Bruijn (ca. 1652-1727) was a Dutch artist and traveller. His visits also included Russia. [Boeknr.: 15955 ]

€ 18,00

CARR, John. Een zomer in het Noorden, of reize rondom de Baltische zee, door Denemarken, Zweden, Rusland en een gedeelte van Duitschland. Naar het Engelsch. Leeuwarden, Wed. J.P.de Boij, 1809-11.2 volumes in 1. Later wrappers. (6),288; VIII,404 pp. First published in English A Northern summer, or travels round the Baltic, through Denmark, Sweden, Russia, Prussia and part of Germany, in the year 1804. London 1805. - John Carr (1772-1772) was called to the bar at the Middle Temple, but from reasons of health found it advisable to travel, and published accounts of his journeys in different European countries, which though without much intrinsic merit, obtained a wide circulation on account of their light, gossipy style, and the fact that in the species if literature there was then comparatively little competition (DNB). - (Hole in title-page).Muller, Bibliographie Neerlando-Russe, 770; Catalogue Russica C148; not in Tiele or Cat. NHSM. [Boeknr.: 2104 ]

€ 295,00

CHAPPE d'AUTEROCHE, Jean. Reize naar Siberië, op bevel des konings van Vrankryk ondernomen in 1761. Behelzende deszelfs waarnemingen nopens de zeden, gewoonten, regeering, godsdienst, krygs- en burger-staat, koophandel, luchts- en grondsgesteldheid, landsbeschryving, natuurlyke historie, enz. Uit het Fransch vertaald. Deventer, Lucas Leemhorst, 1771-1772.2 volumes in 1. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt. With folding coloured map and 8 engraved plates (including a table and 2 folding plates) after J.B. le Prince by J.C. Philips. XIV,(2)331,(1); (2),327,(1) pp. First Dutch edition, first published in Paris in 1768: Voyage en Sibérie, fait par ordre du roi en 1761. - Jean Chappe d' Auteroche (1728-1769) was a French priest and astronomer who travelled to Siberia to observe the transit of Venus in 1761. This work deserves attention for its forthright and sometimes provocative descriptions of Russian manners and character (Hill 277). The expedition carried out a large number of scientific measurements en route, and reported on the geography of the region and the customs of its inhabitants (Howgego p.216). - Age-browned otherwise fine.Cat. NHSM I, p.302; not in Tiele; Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe, 77; Cat. Russica 496; Boucher de la Richarderie V, p. 447-448 (French ed.). [Boeknr.: 33660 ]

€ 850,00

CLYMAN, Toby W. & Judith VOWLES. Russia through women's eyes. Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia. New Haven, Yale University Press, (1996). Boards, with dust-jacket (spine sl. discoloured). X,393 pp. 'This collection presents, for the first time in English, the lives of eleven remarkable Rusian women as told in their own words'. [Boeknr.: 31710 ]

€ 35,00

CONSTEN, Hermann. Weideplätze der Mongolen im Reiche der Chalcha. Berlin, Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohsen), 1919-20.2 volumes. Original pictorial boards (spines discoloured). With 2 folding maps and 128 photographic plates. XII,303;VII,314 pp. Hermann Consten (1878-1957 lived from 1929 till 1950 in Peking, from 1936 together with his wife Eleanor von Erdberg, both East Asian specialists. - Fine illustrated standard work.Cordier, B.S., col. 4297. [Boeknr.: 31716 ]

€ 275,00

CRÉHANGE, Gaston. Histoire de la Russie. Depuis la mort de Paul Ier jusqu'à nos jours. Paris, Germer Baillière et Cie, 1882.Sm.8vo. Contemporary half red morocco, original front-wrapper preserved, top edge gilt. (4),300,(32) pp. - First edition. [Boeknr.: 12948 ]

€ 65,00

DEMIDOFF, Anatole de. Voyage dans la Russie Meridionale et la Crimée par la Hongrie, La Valachie et la Moldavie, exécuté en 1837 .. Paris, Ernest Bourdin, 1840.8vo. Contemporary half morocco, spine gilt with red morocco title-label to spine. With 1 page of sheet music, 24 plates mounted on India paper and many wood-engravings in the text by Denis Raffet. VI, 621,(3) pp. First edition. - This is the first part of Demidov's account of his mission in Russia and the Crimea, an account of the voyage itself. The scientific observations by Huot, Leveille, Rousseau and Nordmann were published in three volumes in 1842 (Atabey p. 181). Celebrated scientific expedition by count Anatoliy Nicolaevic Demidov (1812-1870) through southern Russia, Crimea, Hongary, Romania, and Turkey in the year 1837. With magnificent plates depicting topographical and military views, costumes and everyday scenes . - (Age-browned). - A fine copy.Catalogue Russica D297; Vicaire III, p.165. [Boeknr.: 31668 ]

€ 575,00

DIOSZEGI, V. (Ed.). Glaubenswelt und Folklore der sibirischen Völker. Budapest, Ungarische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1963. Cloth, with dust-jacket. With 151 illustrations (several in colours). 534 pp. 'Die Fachliteratur wird um ein Wek bereichert, das auf das Interesse der weiten Kreise von Sibirienforschern, Fokloristen, Ethnographen, Linguisten, Religions- und Kulturhistorikern rechnen darf'. [Boeknr.: 31750 ]

€ 65,00

DOUMERGUE, E. Un petite nationalité en souffrance les Lettons. Les provinces Baltiques et le Pangermanisme Prussien en Russie. Paris, Éditions de 'Foi et Vie', 1917. Original wrappers. IV,150 pp. [Boeknr.: 24636 ]

€ 30,00

DRIESSEN, Jozien J. Russen en Nederlanders. Uit de geschiedenis van de betrekkingen tussen Nederland en Rusland 1600-1917. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, 1989. 4to. Wrappers. With numerous illustrations. 177 pp. - Dutch-Russian relations 1600 - 1917. [Boeknr.: 31901 ]

€ 25,00

FRENCH - RUSSIAN DIALOGUES. CHOIX D'ENTRÉTIENS FRANÇAIS ET RUSSES, composés sur le modèle des meilleurs auteurs modernes et arrangés en 150 leçons. 1831. Contemporary half green morocco (spine damaged; 1 hinge broken). VII,315 pp. Rare. - No copy in Worldcat. [Boeknr.: 31726 ]

€ 275,00

FREYGANG, Wilhelm & Frederika von. Brieven over den Kaukasus en Georgie, en verslag van eene reis in Perzie in 1812. Uit het Fransch oorspronkelijke der reizigers zelve den heer Wilhelm van Freygang en deszelfs echtgenoote. Amsterdam, Johannes van der Hey, 1817.Contemporary half calf (top of spine sl. damaged). With engraved view on title-page after De la Belle by D. Veelwaard and engraved folding map by D. Veelwaard. VIII,340 pp. First Dutch edition, first published in Hamburg in 1816: Lettres sur le Caucase et la Géorgie suivies d'une rélation d'un voyage en Perse en 1812. - The correspondence sent by Frederika Afanas'eva von Freygang's (nee Kudriavskaia) to her husband contains an account of the journey to the Caucasus in the years 1811-1812. It is one of the earliest accounts by a Russian woman writer. The second part of the book, by Frederika Freygang's husband Wilhelm, is a historico-political account of the Transcaucasus region compiled from notes taken in the field. - (Age-browned).Muller, Bibl. Neerlando-Russe 113; Catalogue Russica F761; Miansarof p.348; Wilson p.76 (not the Dutch ed.); Not in Tiele. [Boeknr.: 8279 ]

€ 525,00

GERRITSZ., Hessel. Beschryvinghe van der Samoyeden Landt en Histoire du pays nommé Spitsberghe. Uitgegeven door S.P. l'Honoré Naber. 's Gravenhage, Martinus Nijhoff, 1924. Cloth. With plate and 5 maps. LIV,125 pp. Linschoten-Vereeniging XXIII. - Contains Isaac Massa's description of Siberia. The second part deals with Spitsbergen based on the logs of Willem Barentsz. [Boeknr.: 7716 ]

€ 65,00

GOETEERIS, Anthonis. Journael vande legatie ghedaen in de jaren 1615. ende 1616. by .. Reynhout van Brederode, .. Dirck Bas .. ende Aelbrecht Joachimi .. Tesamen by de .. Staten Generael der Vereenigde Nederlanden, af-gesonden aen de groot-machtigste koningen van Sweden ende Denemarcken; mitsgaders aen den groot-vorst van Moscovien, keyser van Rusch-landt; en eygentlijck op den vredehandel tusschen den hoogh-gemelten koninck van Sweden ter eender, ende den groot-vorst van Moscovien ter ander zyden. 2e druck vermeetdert ende verbetert. 's Graven-Hage, Henricus Hondius, 1639.Sm. oblong 4to. Contemporary vellum (back board sl. dam.). With 4 folding engraved plates (part of plate 'Duytsche Narva' missing) and 18 (of 19) engraved plates, designed and probably engraved by Goeteeris. 157 pp. (pp.I-IV missing, including engraved title). First published in Amsterdam in 1619. - Account of a Dutch embassy to Russia and Sweden in the years 1615-1616, on demand of the Dutch Republic to negotiate in a conflict between Russia and Sweden. The mission did not go as far as Moskow, the account concentrated mostly on the Nowgorod and Staraya-Rossia areas, where the negotiations took place under the most difficult and freezing conditions. It is one of the most accurate accounts on Russia of the time, not only for its historical and statistical information, but especially for the vivid descriptions of the Russian cities, villages and desolate countryside, as well as the customs and habits of the Russians. The fine plates by the author belong to the earliest pictures of that part of Russia. - (Printed title-page dam.). - Very rare accurate account on Russia.Tiele 391; Cat. NHSM I, p.114; Bibl. Neerlando-Russe, 118: livre des plus interesantis. Rare.'; Adelung II, pp.258-271. [Boeknr.: 34253 ]

€ 1750,00

GOURGAUD, (Gaspard). Napoléon et la Grande-Armée en Russie, ou examen critique de l'ouvrage de M. le Comte Ph. de Ségur. Bruxelles, H. Tarlier, 1825. Modern cloth (original printed frontwrapper mounted). XI,427 pp. General Gourgaud was aide-de-camp to Napoleon during the Russian campaigne in 1812. - (Age-browned).Catalogue Russica I, p.476. [Boeknr.: 32795 ]

€ 95,00

HABERLAND, Detlef. Von Lemgo nach Japan. Das ungewöhnliche Leben des Engelbert Kaempfer 1651 bis 1716. Bielefeld, Westfalen Verlag, 1990. Folio. Boards. With many illustrations. 223 pp. Engelbert Kaempfer (1651 - 1716) was a German naturalist, physician, and explorer writer known for his tour of Russia, Persia, India, South-East Asia, and Japan between 1683 and 1693. [Boeknr.: 34653 ]

€ 45,00

HALL, M(aurits) C(ornelis) van. Het leven en karakter van den admiraal Jhr. Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen. Amsterdam, Johannes Müller, 1841.Contemporary half morocco, spine richly gilt. With engraved portrait of the author and 7 plates of facsimile signatures. XXVI,340, (2) pp. Original edition. - The official biography of admiral Van Kinsbergen (1735-1819). From 1771-1775 he was in the service of the Russian empress Catharina. He fought in the Crimea and the Black Sea.Cat. NHSM II, p.848; Muller, Bibl. Neerl.-Russe, 176. [Boeknr.: 1523 ]

€ 225,00

HEDIN, Sven. En färd genom Asien 1893-97. Stockholm, Albert Bonniers, 1898.2 volumes. Original pictorial cloth (spines sl. discoloured). With 4 maps (2 large folding and one double page) and 258 illustrations (many full page plates and some in colours). XIV,565,(4); (4),537,((6) pp. First edition of Through Asia. - Account of Sven Hedin's first scientific expedition in Central Asia. He traveled across Russia to Tashkent, and in winter 1893-94 he crossed the Pamir region. Returning to Kashgar in western Chinese Turkestan, he explored the Tarim Basin, then made a harrowing crossing of the Takla Makam Desert, during which some of his guides died of thirst. On his expedition, he also came upon ruins of ancient settlements that had lined the old Silk Road. Hedin next explored Lop Nop, a large shallow lake in western China, its shifting location long a puzzle to European geographers. He went on to Peking, then returned to Europe. He travelled through regions never before visited by Europeans. - A fine set.Hess 4; Yakushi H97C, Cordier, BS, col.2853. [Boeknr.: 34626 ]

€ 225,00

HUC, Régis Evariste & Joseph GABET. Reisherinneringen uit Tartarije, Thibet en China. Verhaal der missie-reis in de jaren 1844, 1845 en 1846. Arnhem, Josué Witz, 1855-57.2 volumes. 19th century grey cloth. XIV,409; 295 pp. Rare Dutch edition; first published in Paris in 1850 Souvenires d'un voyage dans la Tartarie, le Thibet et la Chine. - Record of the famous journey made between 1839 and 1852 by the Lazarist missionaries Huc and Gabet travelling from Macao and Canton through Mongolia to Lhasa.Cf. Cordier, B. S., col. 2119; Yakushi H249; Marshall 1334; Aschhoff 920; Howgego II, p.291; not in Tiele nor Cat. NHSM. [Boeknr.: 31542 ]

€ 295,00


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