Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008. N/A. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. gunmetal gray wraps spine, smooth, with light gray titling stacked and aligned to mid-spine, followed by lengthy b/w pictorial segment above gray tipped end; titling on the darker gray in lighter shades of gray. gently handled, a touch of edgewear. interior has no writing and features b/w and color illustrations. compact, above average and complete in 362 pp. ISBN# 9780822342045. ART (CRITICISM).
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New Delhi, Thousand Oaks, London: Sage Publications, Inc., 1995. First edition. Octavo; pp 348; VG/VG-; dark pink/orange spine with white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, light wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New Delhi: East-West Press, 1977. Octavo; VG/VG-; White spine with red text. DJ has shelf wear, closed tear on front, tiny open tear on rear; Boards have rubbing to edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor foxing on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting, author's personal inscription on front end paper dated 1977; pp 181.
Bombay: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1974. First edition. Thick octavo; pp 1004; G/no-DJ; peach spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, some light soiling to exterior, minor rubbing to corners, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, cracking to rear hinge, previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean;.
Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1995. Octavo; pp 378; VG/no-DJ; dark beige spine with copper text; gilt text and decorations to front; full title: Misers, Shrews, and Polygamists: Sexuality and Male-Female Relations in Eighteenth-Century Chinese Fiction; cloth has mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated.
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice/Hall International, 1974. First Edition, First Printing. Large Octavo, 265 pages; VG/VG-; spine gild with blue and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, mild chipping and closed tears, rubbing; INSCRIBED on ffep by Marcos, dated Jan 9, 1974; shelved case 5.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1876. Second Edition. Octavo hardcover in dark brick-colored boards, VG-/No DJ: some shelfwear, some bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, some concomitant abrading, some age-toning to edges of text block and interior, some sunning and resultant darkening on spine, previous owner's name written on ffep, front and rear hinges show splits starting, light, sporadic foxing to interior, pages a bit stiff. Includes black-and-white engraving of Augustus Raymond Margary as frontispiece. Fold-out map of Margary's route also present: minor foxing to map, about a 2" closed tear to one fold, but map is intact. Front matter includes biographical preface and itinerary. Includes "Concluding Chapter" by Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B. and index at rear of book. Scarce. Full title reads as follows: The Journey of Augustus Raymond Margary, From Shanghae to Bhamo, and Back to Manwyne. From His Journals and Letters, With a Brief Biographical Preface: To Which is Added a Concluding Chapter, By Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B. With a Portrait Engraved by Jeens, and a Route Map. [Spine has dark brownish background and gilt text. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Edinburgh and London: Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, 1901. Octavo; pp 472; Fair; sunned red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has noticeable soiling to exterior; repaired front joint; some fraying to corners and spine edges; text block shows age darkened exterior edges; deckled edges; stain to exterior head edge; light pencil throughout; frontispiece with tissue guard; cracking to gutter at frontispiece; illustrated; condition noted, as is;.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1976. Octavo; VG/VG-; grey spine, black and white spine; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, open tear on spine head edge, closed tear on rear head edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, rubbing on spine and hinges; boards strong, slightly bowed, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, penciling on rear pastedown; text block clean; xii, 364pp; shelved Japan.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1974. First Edition. Octavo; pp 448; VG-/G; burgundy spine with red and white text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; moderate wear to edges; some scratches to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1959. Octavo, 141pp. Paperback in VG- condition. ---Spine is dull red with black text. Chip along hinge of rear wrap and spine, repaired by clear tape. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is tight. Includes maps in an envelope pasted to the verso of the rear wrap.
Okinawaklp: Yui Publishing, 2001. Octavo paperback; VG+/VG+; spine red with black lettering; dust jacket clean, minimal edgewear, no stains ot markings; covers sturdy, clean, minimal to no edgewear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 284.
New York: An Asia Press Book, John Day Company, 1946. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold with tan and black print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, shelfwear, tear along edge of front flap; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, spotting, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Textblock has spotting to top and front edges, tanning to endpapers, text clean and tight; xiii, 318 pages.
New Delhi, Dehradun: Natraj Publishers, 2013. Revised and Updated Edition. Octavo; pp 549; VG-/VG-; red spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; slight wear to edges; lightly bumped rear head fore corner; cloth has some smudges to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; map tipped in at rear endpaper;.
Virginia: Quantum Press, Inc., 2000. US Printing. Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. pale turquoise wraps spine, with minor veins and edgewear to its tip and tail. faint geographical map illustrates pale turquoise softcover, with affixed ivory label with dark green titles bordered in dark green; white author centered above bottom edge. clear and excellent textblock sheets, with mid-volume gallery b/t pages 106-107. neat edges, all sides. 335 pp. ASIA (INDIA).
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986. First edition. Octavo; pp 363; VG-/VG-; blue spine with yellow and white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges, small closed tear to front; cloth has slight wear to exterior, sunning to exterior; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1929. First. 12mo; G/no-DJ; deep brown spine with dull, fading gold text; boards are strong with moderate scratching and scuffing to covers, light bumping to corners; front free-end paper has inscription by author to previous owner, separate gift inscription not by author underneath, page 278 (of the Notes on Persons and Publications section) has several X marks drawn in fading black ink with a small note from previous owner in left margin, readability not greatly affected, otherwise textblock is clean, moderately age-toned; 278pp.
London, Great Britain: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1963. UK Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. fine drawing in light green on pale yellow DJ spines and DJ panels with some closed tears and wear to the worn edges and corners. sunned DJ spine appears paler. solid black HB spine with tiny beige titles, gently bumped panels are beige with black script. decorative green/ivory endpapers. with 11 illustrations within the neat textblock. smooth and unmarked outer edges. 292 pp.
New York: The Outing Publishing Company, 1907. First. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; black spine with engraved text; boards are moderately frayed, most notably around corners and spine, have marks around edges of covers where the color of the material is beginning to chip away, some scuffing on both covers, boards are slightly loose; front free-end paper has names of previous owners written in black ink and fading pencil, otherwise clean, slightly discolored with age; 481pp.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1980. Octavo; VG/VG- Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Blue spine with White and Gold text; Dustjacket clean, with some edgewear, some shelfwear, small closed tear along head edge of front cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock clean save previous owner's name on front endpaper; 381 pp.
Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1966. Reprint. Small Octavo: VG-/no-DJ: Orange spine with black text: Boards have general shelfwear, some soiling, slight fraying to corners, bumping to tail of spine: Textblock exterior is age toned, back free page has small notation in upper corner, pages otherwise clean: 1966 reprint of the 1940 original publication: 418 pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1959. Octavo; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with white print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to lower edges and front right edge, slight wear to spine caps; Textblock has slight spotting on top and front edges, some tanning of endpapers, otherwise clean and tight; 256 pages, illustrated with b & w pages of plates.
London: Kegan Paul International in association with International Institute for Asian Studies, 1997. Octavo; VG/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, orange and black with white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 696 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Bangkok: Wudhi Mekdhanasarn, 1998. Small Quarto; pp 318; V-G/G; white spine with black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; cloth shows very light wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; slightly splayed boards; text block is clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; inscription to title page; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Dehiwala: Tisara Prakasakayo Ltd., Publishers, 1984. First. Small Octavo; VG-/G-; Orange spine with black text; Dust jacket has shelf wear such as rubbed exterior and edges, sticker on rear; Covers have slight edge wear, light scratches and creases along spine; Text block is slightly age toned with light smudges on end papers; pp 249.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1982. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards quarter bound with blue cloth to spine and tan cloth to boards, clean and strong though slightly cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; xiv, 386 pages.
Tokyo: The Mainichi Newspapers, 1976. Quarto; pp 227; VG-/no-DJ; orange spine without text; book encased in clamshell cloth box; box exterior has sunned exterior; small sticker residue to front; black titles to front; panels fully intact; cloth shows mild wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; Japanese and English texts; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Alfre4d A. Knopf, Publisher, Inc., 1959. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 262; G/Fair; black spine with red and orange text; dust jacket has modest soiling to exterior; minor chips to edges; light sticker residue to front; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; deckled fore edges; illustrated;.
Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1871. Folio, unpaginated; VG-; newly rebacked with brown cloth, majority of original front board cloth preserved, including gilt titling; spine with black label, gilt titling; water-damage to upper half of the volume, more pronounced on the first 5 pages, impacts mags, but does not affect coloring; With 67 hand-colored maps (plus insets) on 56 mapsheets (including 9 double-page), plus time table page, reference table, and appendices; shelved above case 3.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1893. 10mo; pp 383; G-/no-DJ; slightly sunned red spine with gilt text; cloth exterior shows mild soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; light shelf wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; light pencil to ffep; former owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; hairline crack to front gutter; frontispiece with tissue guard; interior clean; uncut pages; deckled edges; iilustrated;.
New Delhi: Geeta Book Centre, 1971. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, surface tear to front lower edge, vendor label, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print to spine, shelfwear, spotting; Text block has light tanning to endpapers, cracked front hinge, pen notations on title page, importer stamp on title page; xx, 124 pages.
New Delhi, India: Gyan Publishing House, 1999. First Reprint. 8vo. VG-/VG.TWO VOLUME SET. Volume 1: green/white pictorial DJ background, spine and jacket front titling in white. sun faded DJ spine strip, with volume number in b/w just below head of spine. remainder under clear protective cover with minimal edgewear. black clothbound HB with stamped gold lettering down spine between gently bumped ends. beige fep/ffep. clear and excellent interior, just head-edge with a smudge. 543 pp. Volume 2: green/white pictorial DJ background, spine and jacket front titling in white. sun faded DJ spine strip, with volume number in b/w just below head of spine. rest of DJ protected under clear cover with minor edgewear. simple black cloth HB spine, stamped in gold between lightly abraded ends, adjacent panels, its thin edges are mildly abraded. light beige fep/ffep. textblock interior clear. head-edge is discolored in a few spots and a smooth white fore-edge and tail. 544-1064 pp. TWO VOLUMES, with shared pagination. ISBN# for the set is 8121206715. ASIA (INDIA).
Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle, 1970. First Edition. Second Printing. Ex-library copy. Octavo; VG/VG; Gray spine with black text; DJ has library sticker over bottom of spine, price sticker on interior flap of front cover, Boards strong; Textblock shows stamp on front end paper and exterior head, few small notes in pencil, otherwise clean; Binding strong; 277pp.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1852. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with title written in ink; Boards in blue cloth, spine and hinges taped, corners worn and exposed, shelfwear; Text block has blue-tinted top edge, hinges reinforced with tape and new flyleaves, foxing throughout, binding stiff throughout, top portion of rear endpaper torn away; xv, 327 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
London: Sydney L. Moss Ltd, 1984. Large Octavo; pp 173; VG-/paperback; black spine with ivory text; 3 pieces; 1 softcover book and 2 hard cover volumes: The Seventh Nan-Hsun-T'u Handscroll: From Wu-Hsi to Suchou (1691-1698) and Beautiful Scenery of Peach Blossom Spring with Fan Ch'ang-Ch'ien's Peach Blossom Spring Poem (1638); exteriors have slight shelf wear; slightly sunned edges; text blocks show mild wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; arts - Asian;.
Hong Kong; New York: The Chinese University Press; St. Martin's Press, 1982. Octavo; pp 159; VG/G-; Greenish tan spine with black text; Dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior, sunning to spine, minimal rubbing to edges and corners; Cloth has minimal wear to exterior, light rubbing to corners; Text block has light wear to exterior edges, ex-library with stamped number and writing to first few pages; interior clean;.