The Russian Road to China

By: Bates, Lindon Jr. (1883 - 1915)

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Book Condition: Very Good


SIGNED by the author with an inscription in lovely cursive. Armorial bookplate of Madison Grant the recipient. First Edition, First Printing.


Publisher's blue cloth with stamped titles and decorations in color. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; ix, 391 [1] pages; tissue-guarded frontispiece, illustrated with plates; color folding map attached at the rear.


story of the Russian expansion eastward is as wonderful as that of American progress the west perhaps more dramatic since it was accomplished long before the advent of steam and the telegraph A vivid description of this expansion beginning with the Cossack raid of Yermak in 1579 across the Urals into Asia and following the Russian advance to the completion of the great Trans-Siberian Railroad during the past half a decade.


Many photographs taken by the author himself really illustrate this volume which is as absorbing as fiction. [ARR]


REF: ARR, 42 p124-125; CCE 7.2.3825.


Subjects: Czarist Russia; Siberia, Description and travel; China, Description and travel.

Title: The Russian Road to China

Author Name: Bates, Lindon Jr. (1883 - 1915)

Illustrator: Lindon Bates Jr

Categories: Eastern Europe / Turkey & Russia, HISTORY,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1910

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 011197

Keywords: Czarist Russia; Siberia, Description and travel; China, Description and travel.,