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1 BADDELEY, John F. Russian Conquest of the Caucasus. in dustjacket
Russell & Russell, New York, 1969, 
BADDELEY, John F. The Russian Conquest of the Caucasus. With Maps, Plans and Illustrations. New York : Russell & Russell, (1969). Pp (4),v-xxxviii,(2),[1]-518, frontispiece + 12 plates, 5 maps (2 folding at rear), and 2 plans. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. John Frederick Baddeley (July 1854 – Oxford, 16 February 1940) was a British traveller, scholar and journalist, best known by his works on Russia and the Caucasus region. He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire. After visiting Russia for seven months in 1879, Baddeley became the St. Petersburg correspondent for the London Standard, and began a lifelong relationship with that country, travellingwidely and writing several important books on its history. In the summer o f 1900 he made his first of several journeys to Siberia and the Russian FarEast. He was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1902-1940. Very g ood in plain brown dustjacket. 75.00 Contents : Part I - From the Earliest Times to 1829. 1. The Russian approach to the Caucasus — First contact— Free Cossacks — Early relations with Georgia — First conflicts with the natives — Cossack colonisation — Formation of the great Cossack Line — First crossing of the mountain chain — Summary of events leading to the incorporationof Georgia in the Russian Empire. 2. 1722-1771 : Peter's campaign — Derben d occupied — Peter returns to Moscow — His lieutenants take Baku — Their further successes — Under Anne the Russians retire to the Terek — Catherine the Great — Strengthening the Line — War with Turkey — Todtleben crosses themountains— The Russians retire once more — PlatofPs action — Flight of the Kalmuck Tartars. 3. 1771-1796 : Peace with Turkey — Derbend reoccupied and again abandoned — The Line extended — The Kouban — The Nogai Tartars — The ir subjugation by Souv6roff— Count Potiomkin, first Viceroy of the Caucasus— Colonisation — Shaykh-Mansour — Tchetchen victory — The first forest dis aster — Battle of Tatartoub — Shaykh-Mansour goes to the western tribes — War with Turkey — First and second attempts on Anapa — Hermann defeats BatalPasha — Anapa taken — Shaykh-Mansour a prisoner — His death — Strengthenin g of the Line — Agha Muhammad's sack of Tiflis — War with Persia — Zouboff appointed to the command-in-chief. 4. 1796-1806 : Persian campaign of 1796 — Derbend taken again — Russian successes — Death of Catherine — Paul orders retreat to the Liue of the Terek, but is compelled to interfere again — Incorporation of Georgia — Alexander I. — Tsitsianoff — The Tsaritsa Marie —Death of Lazareff — Tsitsianoff's policy and successes — The whole of Geor gia reunited after four hundred years — Death of Gouliakoff — War with Persia — Heroic conduct of Russians — Baku — Death of Tsitsianoff. 5. 1806-1816: Derbend captured for the fourth and last time — Goud6vitch again — Troub les on all sides — Niebolseen's victory — War with Turkey — Anapa retaken —Goud6vitch repulsed at Akhalkalaki and Erivan — Capture of Poti- — Imeriti a annexed — Unification of Christians — Paulucci's victory under the walls of Akhalkalaki — Dangerous position of the Russians — Combined action of Persia and Turkey — It comes to nothing — Kotliarevsky takes Akhalkalaki — Russian disasters — Rebellion in Georgia — Its suppression — Paulucci recalled — General Rteeshtcheff — Peace with Turkey — Russia's conquests abandoned— Kotliarevsky's victory at Aslandouz — Lenkoran — Peace with Persia — Rus sian conquests. 6. 1816-1817 : Yermoloff — His early career — Character — Policy — His mission to Persia — The Line. 7. 1818 : Building of Grozny — Veliameenoff — His early career, character, and policy — His Memoir and Commentary on Paskievitch's letter — Comparison between Cossack and native — Plans for the subjugation of the Caucasus. 8. 1819 : Building of Vnezapnaya— Native revolt in Karakaitagh— Russian defeat — Russian successes — Large increase of the Russian army— Organisation of the Caucasian infantry regiment — Madatoff— Submission of Tabassaran, Karakaitagh, Shekeen, Avaria— Yerm61ofPs cruelty — The Akousheens beaten. 9. 1820-1825 : Kasi-Koumoukh conquered— Shirvan absorbed — War between Persia and Turkey — Annexation of Karabag h — Devastation of Kabarda — Ammalat Bek — Growth of Muridism — Grekoff — Tchetchen rising — Beiboulat — Ameer-Hadji-Yourt destroyed — Gherzel Aoul besieged Assassination of Grekoff and Lissanievitch. 10. 1826-1827 : Yerm61off returns to the Line — Death of Alexander I. — Persian war — Russian disasters — Yerm61offs inaction — Paskievitch — Madatoff's victory at Shamkhor —Paskiivitch's victory — Yermoloff leaves the Caucasus — His career and pol icy. 11. 1827-1828 : Paskievitch blockades Erivan — Enters Nakhitchevan — Takes Abbas-Abad —Battle of Ashtarak — Kras6vsky — Serdar-Abad taken — Erivan — Tabriz — Urmia — Ardebil — Treaty of Turkmentchai — Anglo-Persian relations from 1800 to 1827. 12. 1828 : War with Turkey — Russian aims — Siege and capture of Kars — Of Anapa — Plague — Siege and capture of Akhalkalaki —March on Akhaltsikh — Defeat of Turkish relieving force. 13. 1828 : Siege of Akhaltsikh — Its capture — Poti capitulates — Gouria occupied — Paskievitch's plans for the second year's campaign — Murder of Griboyedoff — Turkish attempt to recover Akhaltsikh. 14. 1829 : Akhaltsikh relieved — Hess6's victory at Limani — Danger of war with Persia — Paskievitch's successful diplomacy — Abbas Mirza sends his son to St. Petersburg — Plague at Akhaltsikh— Russian victory at Digour — March on Brzeroum — Crossing of the Saganlou g — Defeat of the Seraskier — Of Haghki — Hassan-Kala taken — Erzeroum occupied — Poushkin — Baibourt — Death of Bourtseff — Paskievitch's victory — Peace of Adrianople — Unnecessary bloodshed — Hesse's repulse — Migration of90,000 Armenians — Paskievitch — Persian and Turkish troops. Part II - The Murid War. 15. Muridism— Kazi Moulla — Shamil — Development of the movemen t Blood-feuds — Adat and Shariat — Number of Murids — General significationof Murid and Muridism. 16. 1829-1832 : Kazi Moulla takes the field— His va rious successes and defeats : Andee Khounzakh, Tarkou, Bournaya, Derbend, Kizliar, Agatch-Kala Plans for subjugation of the tribes— Nazran— Galgai expedition. 17. 1832 : Tchetchnia expedition— Defeat and death of Volzhinsky— Dargo taken Ghimree — Death of Kazi Moulla. 18. 1832-1837 : Hamzad, the second Imam — Slaughter of the Avar Khans — Lanskoi takes Ghimree— Klugenau takes Gherghebil and Gotsatl— Death of Hamzad — Shamil, third Imam— The affair at Ashilta bridge. 19. 1837 : Fese's Avar expedition of 1837 — Klugenau'sinterview with Shamil — Nicholas I. visits the Caucasus — Rosen dismissed — Albrandt's mission. 20. 1838-1839 : Shamil's success — Russia takes the alarm — Russian plan of campaign — Grabbers expedition — Siege and capture of Argouani — The Andee Koisou crossed — Siege of Akhoulgo. 21. 1839 : Siegeof Akhoulgo continued— Sourkhai's castle taken — Failure of general assaul t — Siege operations resumed — Progress of the Russians — Shamil surrendershis son — Final assault and capture of Akhoulg6 — Shamil escapes — Gol6vin e's Samour expedition — Its results. 22. 1840-1842 : Apparent pacification of Tchetchnia — Pullo's administration — Shamil again — England and Egypt— Shamil's rapid recovery of power — His cruelty — Akhverdi Mahoma — Shamil in Daghestan — Hadji Mourad Russian plan of campaign for 1841 — Bakounin's death — Dissensions between Grabbe and Gol6vine— Fese takes Klugenau's command and is again replaced by him— Grabbe's Dargo expedition— Disastrous results of his operations— Grabbe recalled — Golovine succeeded by Neidhardt. 23. 1843-1844 : Shamil's military organisation— His 1843 campaign — Loss of the Russian forts in Avaria — Passek at Ziriani — Siege of Neezov6e — Of Shoura — Freitag to the rescue— Death of Akhverdi Mahoma — Shamil and his mother — Nicholas L's demands — Large reinforcements — Russian success in Kazi-Koumoukh— And at Ghillee— Death of Shouaib Moulla —Shamil's cruelty— Defection of Daniel Sultan— Fort Vozdveezhenskoe built. 24. 1845 : Vorontsoff — The Dargo expedition— Disastrous result — Freitag to the rescue once more. 25 1846 : Shamil's invasion of Kabardi — Freitas's pursuit — Shamil checkmated — His flight — Hadji Mourad's raid — Shamil enters Akousha — His defeatat Kouteshee — Russian losses. 26. 1847-1848 : Russian assault on Gherghdb il — Saltee taken — Gherghebil surrendered — Defence of Akhtee. 27. 1849-1856 : Shamil at the zenith of his power — Argouteeusky fails at Tchokh — Hadji Mourad — His raid on Shoura — He is sent by Shamil to Kaitago — His raidon Bouinakh — Shamil's jealousy — He compasses Hadji Mourad's death — The latter surrenders to the Russians, but escapes — His death — SlieptsofF killed — Bariatinsky chief of the Left Flank — Forest cutting — Raids — Depopulation of lowland Tchetchnia — The Crimean war — Operations in Asia Minor —Danger of war with Persia — Secret convention — Shamil's invasion of Kakhe tia — Argouteensky's march Shamil's second invasion of Kakhetia and captureof the Georgian princesses — Their captivity — Shamil at home. 28. 1857-18 59 : Bariatinsky appointed viceroy and commander-in-chief — Milioutine his chief of the staff — Their plan of action — Campaigns of 1857 and 1858 — Aoukh, Salatau, and the Argoun gorges occupied — Forts built at Bourtounai and on the Argoun — Vrevsky's expeditions from the Lesghian Line — His death — Revolt at Nazran — Shamil's abortive attempts at relief — His defeat by Meeshtchenko — 1859 — Capture of Veden — Advance of the three armies — The ddbdcle — Flight of Shamil — Gouneeb— The end. Appendix. Index. Very good inplain brown dustjacket. 75.00

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2 BAKER, Emerson W., et al WHITEHEAD, Ruth REID, John G. QUINN, David B. American Beginnings : Exploration, Culture, and Cartography in the Land of Norumbega. First Edition in dustjacket
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London, 1994, ISBN:0803245548 
BAKER, Emerson W., Edwin A. CHURCHILL, Richard D'ABATE, Kristine L. JONES, Victor A. CONRAD, ad Harald E. PRINS (eds.). American Beginnings : Exploration, Culture, and Cartography in the Land of Norumbega. Lincoln and London : University of Nebraska Press, (1994). First Edition. Pp, (4),[v]-xxxiv,(2),[3]-388,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine."This illustrated collection of essays examines early Native American cont act with European explorers, fishermen, and traders in Norumbega, the sixteenth-century name of the Atlantic coast of New England near the Penobscot River in Maine. This coast was the focus of several French and English voyagers seeking a northwest passage and other avenues to riches and treasure. Atacit division gradually emerged: the French concentrated on the region no rth of the Penobscot and the English on the lands to the south. The 100 illustrations in this book come largely from the Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine and include many rare early maps (1500-1800). Ten are reproduced in full color." (from the dj). Contents : General Introduction (by Richard D'Abate and Victor A. Konrad). Part I.. "There Appeared a New Land": European Discovery, Exploration, and Cartography. Introduction (byRichard D'Abate). 1. The Indrawing Sea: Imagination and Experience in the Search for the Northwest Passage, 1497-1632 (by John L. Allen). 2. The Early Cartography of Maine in the Setting of Early European Exploration of New England and the Maritimes (by David B. Quinn). 3. On the Meaning of a Name:"Norumbega" and the Representation of North America (by Richard D'Abate). Part II. "Wenooch"; or, Who Are These Strangers? Native Americans and the European Encounter. Introduction (by Harald E. L. Prins). 4. Children of Gluskap: Wabanaki Indians on the Eve of the European Invasion (by Harald E. L.Prins). 5. Mapping Otherness: Myth and the Study of Cultural Encounter (by / Kenneth M. Morrison). 6. Trade and Alliances in the Contact Period (by Bruce J. Bourque and Ruth H. Whitehead). 7. The Exploration of Norumbega: Native Perspectives (by James Axtell). Part III.. "Planting, Ruling, Ordering and Governing": European Colonization and Settlement. Introduction (by Edwin A. Churchill and Emerson W. Baker). 8. Political Definitions: Creating Maine and Acadia (by John G. Reid). 9. "Wee Tooke Great Store of Cod-fish": Fishing Ships and First Settlements on the Coast of New England, 1600-1630 (by Faith Harrington). 10. Fort Pentagoet and Castin's Habitation: French Ventures in Acadian Maine (by Alaric Faulkner and Gretchen F. Faulkner). 11. Mid-Seventeenth-Century Maine: A World on the Edge (by Edwin A. Churchill).12. The World of Thomas Gorges: Life in the Province of Maine in the 1640s (by Emerson W. Baker). Part IV. Victims of a Map. Introduction (by Richard D'Abate). 13. New England Cartography and the Native Americans (by J. B. H arley). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT., Very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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3 CAMPBELL, Douglas F. PRINCE, Samuel Scribblers' Press 3 INNIS, H. A. Beginnings : Essays on the History of Canadian Sociology. First Edition
Scribblers' Press, Port Credit, Ont., 1983, ISBN:0920029999 
CAMPBELL, Douglas F. Beginnings : Essays on the History of Canadian Sociology. (Port Credit, Ontario) : The Scribblers' Press, 1983. First Printing. Pp (4),[i]-iii,(1),[1]-244. 8vo, black card covers, lettered in white. No.3 in the Scribblers' Press series. Contents : Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Social Reform, The Social Gospel And The Rise of Sociology. 3. Riddell, Prince and Bradwin: The Columbia "School" of Sociology in Canada [Samuel Prince (1883-1960) )pp.70-79, with content on the Halifax Explosion]. 4. The Composite H.A. Innis: His Life, His Writings and His Influence on Canadian Social Sciences (pp 91-137, with content on the Cod Fishery). 5. S. D. Clark: "The Dean of Canadian Sociology". 6. Gorges-Henri Levesque and the Evolution of Sociology in Quebec. 7. Conclusion. Light cover wear, else very good. 20.00

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Yangtse Gorges : A Photographic Souvenir. First Edition, JOHNSON, C,
4 JOHNSON, C, Yangtse Gorges : A Photographic Souvenir. First Edition
JOHNSON, C. The Yangtse Gorges : A Photographic Souvenir. [China?]:, n.d. [1901?]. First Edition. Pp (30) + folding map (I Chang to Chungking) at rear. Illustrated with 14 mounted plates in black-and-white. 8vo, newly rebound in purple cloth, with new endpapers, sewn though original staple holes, and part of old cover with original silver title-lettering laid on. A scarce viewbook of the Yangtze, Asia's longest river. "This small book is not intended to give a detailed account of the Gorges. It is more of asouvenir for those who possess no camera, or having one have been unfortun ate with the weather. Some descriptive notes are given, also other useful information. Distances are quoted, and given a fair average speed of 7.5 knots for the upbound vessel, the time of passing the various places can easily be calculated." - (Preface). Contents : Preface; San Yu Tung; The River; The Rapids; The Gorges; Wushan Gorge; Wind Box Gorge; Kweifu to Wanhsien; Shihpaochai; Shihpaochai to Fengtu; Fengtu; Fengtu to Chungking. A very goodcopy in a new binding, with promotional sheet laid in [listing three locat ions where it is available in China, for $4.50 (Mex.)] Now bound in much more sturdy and useable form. 3,000.00

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5 LEGGET, Robert Ottawa Waterway : Gateway to a Continent. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
University of Toronto Press, Toronto and Buffalo, 1975, 
LEGGET, Robert. Ottawa Waterway : Gateway to a Continent. Toronto and Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, (1975). First Edition. Pp (9),x-xi, (3),[3]-291, (1). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Robert Ferguson Legget (b. September 29, 1904, Liverpool, England - d. April17, 1994, Ottawa, Ontario). "The mighty river that flows through the capit al of Canada was called the 'Grand River of the North' by the first French explorers, before they even knew of the existence of the Great Lakes which are part of the St Lawrence waterway today. The Ottawa is still a great river, despite the changes made by man, and contributes on a vast scale to theindustry, commerce, and amenities of the region. In this book, Robert Legg et tells how the river basin was formed geologically in prehistoric times, and how it has been used by explorers, missionaries, fur traders, lumbermen, settlers, travellers, and industry for more than 250 years. He describes the river as it appeared, with its spectacular rapids, waterfalls, and gorges, to those who voyaged on it in birchbark canoes (very often reproducing these vivid and picturesque accounts), and the major role it played in the development of the fur trade.Then came the heyday of the timber industry, when huge rafts of logs cut from the forests bordering tributary streams were floated downriver to Montreal. Dr Legget describes the building of early canals and the great days of steamboating, when one luxurious vessel could carry a thousand passengers up the river to the capital, Famous pioneer personalities are brought to life, and curious and fascinating incidents are related , including Royal visits by water. He brings the story up to date byshowing how the river has been turned to the use and convenience ot man by vast power developments, and concludes by taking the reader on a tour ot t he river today, indicating the best sites for viewing the scenery and how these may be reached by road, ferry, and rail." from the dj 1. The Waterway;2. The Setting; 3. Canoes on the Ottawa (pp 31-71); 4.Travellers' Tales; 5 . Lumbering on the Ottawa (pp 100-132); 6. Canals and Steamboats (pp 133-175); 7. Settlement on the Ottawa; 8. The River Today . Appendix: Sir George Simpson's Account of the Ottawa Waterway (pp.256-262) . With references, bibliography and index. Very good in spine-sunned dustjacket. Signed without inscription by Legget, May 6, 1986. 45.00

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6 MASON, John, Capt. TUTTLE, Charles Wesley DEAN, John Ward Capt. John Mason, The Founder of New Hampshire, including his Tract on Newfoundland, 1620; the American Charters in which he was a Grantee; with Letters and other Historical Documents. Together with a Memoir by Charles WesleyTuttle.
Burt Franklin, New York , 1967, 
(MASON, John, Capt.). Capt. John Mason, The Founder of New Hampshire, including his Tract on Newfoundland, 1620; the American Charters in which he wasa Grantee; with Letters and other Historical Documents. Together with a Me moir by Charles Wesley Tuttle. Edited with Historical Illustrations by JohnWard Dean. New York : Burt Franklin, (1967). Pp (8),[v]-xii,(2),[1]-492,(1 2),+ 3 plates/maps. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Burt Franklin Research and Source Works Series No. 131 (American Classics in History and Social Science No.2). O'Dea 47. First published by The Prince Society, Boston, 1887, Vol. XVII. Limited to 250 copies. “Captain John Mason (1586–1635) was born at King's Lynn, Norfolk, England, and educated at Peterhouse College, Cambridge.He was a sailor and colonizer. Mason was appointed the second Proprietary Governor of Newfoundland's Cuper's Cove colony in 1615, succeeding John Guy. Mason arrived on the island in 1616 and explored much of the territory. He compiled a map of the island and wrote and published a short tract (or "Discourse") of his findings. Mason drew up the first known English map of the island of Newfoundland. Published in William Vaughan's Cambrensium Caroleia in 1625, the map included previously established placenames as well as new ones such as Bristol's Hope and Butter Pots, nearRenews. His tract entitled A Briefe Discourse of the New-Found-Land with t he situation, temperature, and commodities thereof, inciting our nation to go forward in the hopefull plantation begunne, was published in 1620 by Mason while in England. In 1620 King James I's Privy Council issued Mason a commission and provided him with a ship to suppress piracy in Newfoundland. Mason ceased to be Cuper's Cove governor in 1621 and apparently he was not replaced, although the settlement continued to be occupied throughout the seventeenth century. Upon returning to England, Mason consulted with Sir William Alexander about possibly colonizing Nova Scotia. In 1622, Mason and SirFerdinando Gorges received a patent from the Council for New England for a ll the territory lying between the Merrimack and Kennebec rivers. In 1629 they divided the grant along the Piscataqua River, with Mason receiving the southern portion. The colony was recharted as the Province of New Hampshire. It included most of the southeastern part of the current state of New Hampshire, as well as portions of present-day Massachusetts north of the Merrimack. Although Mason never set foot in New England, he was appointed first vice-admiral of New England in 1635. He died that same year while preparingfor his first voyage to the new colony.” - from wikipedia. Contents : Memo ir of Capt. John Mason (pp 1-32); Family of Capt. John Mason (pp 33-43); Capt. John Mason's patent of Mariana (pp 45-52); Mason's Plantations on the Pascataqua (pp 53-130); Introduction to John Mason's “Brief Discourse” (pp 131-142); “A Brief Discourse of the New-Found-Land,” 1620 (pp 143-158); Early English Works on Newfoundland (pp 159-166); The Charters of Capt. John Mason (pp 170-218); Letters and Documents (pp 219-354); The Royal Charter to Capt. John Mason, and other Documents; The Will of Capt. John Mason; Memorial to Capt. John Mason, at Portsmouth, England; Autographs. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Ex-library (spine label, inkstamps to edges, rear pouch), else very good. 250.00

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7 SNOW, Edward Rowe Romance of Casco Bay. 1st in dj.
Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1975, ISBN:0396072143 
SNOW, Edward Rowe. The Romance of Casco Bay. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-x,(2),3-278 + 16 p. of plates. 8vo,green cloth. Cassell 1810. A collection of anecdotes about "Indian wars, s hipwrecks, pirates, and sea battles" from the Casco Bay area of the Maine coast. Part I : Lighthouses and Forts. 1. Portland Head Light; 2. The Cape Elizabeth Lights; 3. Halfway Rock Light; 4. Forts and Garrisons of Casco Bay; 5. Fort Gorges; 6. House Island and Fort Scammell. Part II : Battles, Shipwrecks, and the Great Fire. 1. Falmouth and the Revolution; 2. The Boxer and the Enterprise; 3. Read and the Caleb Cushing; 4. The Portland Fire of 1866; 5. The Loss of the Hanover; 6. The Dash; 7. The Loss of the Bohemian; 8. The Oakey L. Alexander; 9. The Don Mystery. Part III : Pirates and Buried Treasure. 1. Dixie Bull; 2. The Albion Cooper Pirates; 3. Smugglers and Privateers of Jewel Island; 4. Pirate Treasure and John Sylvester; 5. BuriedTreasure. Part IV : Canoe Trips, Excursions, and Special Islands. 1. Our 1 963 Canoe Trip (pp.181-193); 2. Cliff Island and Long Island; 3. Chebeague Island; 4. Sebascodegan Island; 5. Bailey Island; 6. Steamers around Casco Bay; 7. Great Diamond Island; 8. Little Diamond Island; 9. Bustins, Cousins, and Neighboring Islands; 10. Cushing Island; 11. Ragged Island; 12. Peak's Island. Name, else vg in lightly rubbed, nicked, price-clipped dj. 25.00

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8 WALKER, Wickliffe W. Courting the Diamond Sow : A Whitewater Expedition on Tibet's Forbidden River. in dj.
National Geographic Society / Adventure Press, Washington, DC, 2000, ISBN:0792279603 
WALKER, Wickliffe W. Courting the Diamond Sow : A Whitewater Expedition on Tibet's Forbidden River . Washington, DC: National Geographic, Adventure Press, (September 2000). First Printing. Pp. (12),[13]-252,(2), + 8 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth spine with red paper covered boards An account of the author's 1998 kayaking expedition down Tibet's TsangpoRiver. "The Tsangpo plunges headlong from lofty Tibet to the Indian plains 9,000 feet below, slashing its way through the deepest canyon on Earth. Sh rouded n mystery since Western explorers first reached the region a centuryand a half ago, this magnificent series of Himalayan gorges has been calle d the Everest of the whitewater world." - from the dj. Very good in dust jacket. 20.00

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9 WALKER, Wickliffe W. Courting the Diamond Sow : A Whitewater Expedition on Tibet's Forbidden River. pbk.
National Geographic Society / Adventure Press, Washington, DC, 2000, ISBN:0792264215 
WALKER, Wickliffe W. Courting the Diamond Sow : A Whitewater Expedition on Tibet's Forbidden River. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, Adventure Press, (September 2000). Pp. [1]-252,(4), + 8 p. pf plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black and grey card covers. An account of the author's 1998 kayaking expedition down Tibet's Tsangpo River. "The Tsangpo plunges headlong from lofty Tibet to the Indian plains 9,000 feet below, slashing its way through the deepest canyon on Earth. Shrouded n mystery since Westernexplorers first reached the region a century and a half ago, this magnific ent series of Himalayan gorges has been called the Everest of the whitewater world." - from the rear cover. Small corner crease to front cover, else very good. 12.50

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