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1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT

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1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT 1928 MONGOLIA SIBERIA BAIKAL CHUKCHI TUNGUS BURIAT



TIGERS, GOLD AND WITCH-DOCTORS by Bassett Digby, ’F.R.G.S.’, published by John Lane & Co., London, ’First Published 1928’, (Scarce First Edition copy in original covers of Digby’s old 1920s Siberian and Mongolian travel and exploration classic, a slightly less scarce American 1st edition was issued by Harcourt also in 1928), Chapters include, in part, Unknown Siberia, Through Bear Country, The World’s Deepest Lake (the ‘great inland sea, [Lake] Baikal’), Baikal’s Lurid Past, Siberia’s Indians [Buriats, Chuvants, Yakuts, Orokhs, Eleuts Tunguses, Yenisei Ostiaks, Koriaks, Samoyeds, Kamchatdals, Ugrian Ostiaks, and others], Mongolia, The Ways of the Northern Tigers, (’The Siberian tiger has a ghoulish trick of digging up graves, and in many villages between Vladivostok and Korea an old man is appointed night watchman of the cemetery, where he sits with a gun …’), Mysterious Lamaserais and more. Volume fantastically illustrated with old photographic plates in the style of the day, which include scenes of places traveled and rare artistic portrait-like photographs of the native people, which include, in part, (collection of 4 photographs of shamans, including) ’Witch-doctors’ of the Tungus, Yakut and of Siberia as Frontispiece, (scenes of) ‘River Where Gold is Found in the North‘, A Valley of the Altai Country, Ice-Packs on the East Coast of Lake Baikal, and the Settlement of Listvenitchnaya ’where the icebr


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