A. I. Dmitriev-Mamonov & A. F. Zdziarskij (Red.). - Wegweiser auf der Großen Sibirischen Eisenbahn - 1901

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A. I. Dmitriev-Mamonov & A. F. Zdziarskij (Red.). - Wegweiser auf der Großen Sibirischen Eisenbahn - 1901
Illustrated, Travels - Quantity: 1

Half leather with gold embossed spine title. 602 pages, with 4 maps of Siberia, 3 city maps, 2 phototypes, 360 phototype engravings. Excellent copy of the voluminous travel companion. First German edition, rare. Comprehensive and opulently illustrated description of the route of the Trans-Siberian Railway. The longest railway line in the world was built from 1891 on and was almost completed by the turn of the century, which the Tsarist authorities took as an opportunity to publish the travel guides available. In addition to its importance in terms of traffic history, the signpost impresses above all with its lavish illustration with previously unpublished photos, which made the book a topographical and ethnographic treasure trove of the landscapes and peoples of Siberia and Central Asia along the almost 10,000 km long railway line, as well as one at all early compendium of a milestone in railway history. First German edition, rare. . The longest railway line in the world was built from 1891 on and was almost completed by the turn of the century, which the Tsarist authorities took as an opportunity to publish the travel guides available. .

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Travels
Author/ Illustrator
A. I. Dmitriev-Mamonov & A. F. Zdziarskij (Red.).
Book Title
Wegweiser auf der Großen Sibirischen Eisenbahn
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1901
Edition
1st Edition
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Kunstdruckgesellschaft, Englischer Prosp. No 28, St. Petersburg
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
602
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