London: The Religious Tract Society, 1890. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. [Ca. 1890]. London Missionary Society Edition. 288pp, 50 b/w illustrations, 16 pages of ads at end. Pictorial green cloth gilt with gilt box at top right saying, "Presentation Copy/London/Missionary Society", light wear, spine slightly sloped, hinge papers cracked with tape adhered, edges foxed, otherwise clean and very good. A classic account of Mongolia about 1880. Reverend James Gilmour (1843-1891) of the London Mission, Peking went out to Mongolia in 1870 and spent the rest of his life there. He spoke the language, wore Mongol clothes and wrote in a style compared to Daniel Defoe. Schwarz Bibl.Mongolica I 1996..
Association of American Geographers, 1951. Book. Fine. Soft cover. Offprint. 21pp, 4 figures. 4to/26cm. Tan printed wrappers, light wear, internally fine. VG+. The author's conclusion is that there is little possibility for increased food production and that therefore Soviet Russia, especially Siberia, cannot expect food exports from Mongolia or anything more than political and strategic benefits from its interest in Outer Mongolia. Herold J. Wiens (1912-1971) was a professor in the Geography Department of Yale University with a special interest in China..
Hong Kong: Union Research Institute, 1959. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. [iv], 174, ii pp, map, 7 appendices, bibliography. 4to/26cm. Printed green cloth backed wrappers, light soil and fading at edges, internally fine. A publication in the Communist China Research Series of the Union Research Institute. The author, a political psychologist, appears to have been the founder of the International Society of Political Psychology. Henry G.Schwarz in his Bibliotecha Mongolica I, item 2049, calls it "A fairly good compilation, considering the place of origin.".
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1963. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition in English (from the Danish, Ukendt Land. 1962). 160pp, map, 50 color photo illustrations, bibliography. Tall 8vo/24cm. A general introduction with many fine pictures of Mongolia just before its admittal to the UN. Jorgen Bisch is an adventurous Danish journalist with a number of books to his credit. Schwarz: Bibliotheca Mongolica Part I, 2344..