New York: Hermitage House, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; G/Poor; pp 294; sun faded yellow spine with brown lettering; dust jacket has cracked into two pieces, heavy wear and chipping to edges; cloth has water ring staining to front board, slight fraying to edges; text block shows age toning to edges, some toning to end papers, illustrated end papers; interior clean; inscribed by author.
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Tacoma, WA: The Non-Profit Press, 1974. 74/250. Octavo; pp 58; G/G; dark yellow spine with black text; limited edition; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; inscription to previous owner to ffep.
Amsterdam: Jean-Louis De Lorme, 1699. First French Edition. 12mo., , 249 pages; newly bound in 1/4 brown leather, brown cloth boards, paneled spine with green label and gilt lettering; title page has two stamps for a Cabinet De Lecture, or reading room; title page also has a pen scribble line underneath the word 'voyage,' not impacting any text; two sheets of contemporary blue paper bound in, presumably publisher's wraps; lacking engraved frontispiece; large folding map present, in excellent condition; CM consignment; shelved case 3.
Boston and Tokyo: J. B. Millet, 1901. Large Octavos, 12 volumes; VG; bound in publisher's 1/4 white paper imitation vellum, handmade brown paper boards; green, brown, and gilt lettering and decoration to spine; top edges of text blocks gilt; some mild rubbing and wear to boards and spines; glue-stains to front pastedowns from removed bookplates; partial set, lacking the remaining 9 volumes on the Philippines, Burma, Afganistan, India, Persia, Turkey, and Russia; shelved above England.
Washington, D.C. The Pinecone Press, 1961. Large Octavo; pp 65; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; limited edition; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; offset toning to rear endpapers; profusely illustrated; light ink to ffep; frontispiece.
Ann Arbor: Center for Chinese Studies, The University of Michigan, 1984. Quarto; pp 144; G-/paperback; beige spine with black text; covers have modest soiling to exterior; small chip to head front spine edge; sunned front edges; rubbing wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; arts - Asian.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1877. First edition. Octavo; G+ condition, 420 pp. + 36 pp. publisher's ads. Original gilt-decorated green cloth. Front hinge cracked; rear hinge starting. Scattered foxing. Occasional inked marginal notes in text. Previous owner's signature on front endpaper. Good copy only. Spine green cloth with gilt text].
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1969. 10mo; pp 250; G+/G-; yellow spine with orange and black text; dust jacket shows modest rubbing to exterior; minor chips to corners; light toning to rear; cloth has mild sun fading to edges; exterior clean; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2004. Octavo, xxii-442 pages. Hard cover with no dust jacket, presumably issued thus. Part of the series A modern economic history of southeast Asia. Tight binding. Text and pages are clean and unmarked. Light shelf wear to boards are slight scuffing around the edges of the spine. Green spine with text in white. Shelved on rare/exp bookcase near stairs on sales floor.
New York: Carlton and Lanaham, 1872. Fourth. Fourth edtion; Large Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Green spine with gilded letters; Boards straight, considerable edge and corner wear w/ some fraying through of cover material, boards have a few slight wrinkles and some spots, scuffs, and thin scratches, back board has line in black ink toward bottom, pastedowns age toned with some spotting and flecks, front pastedown has prior owner's decal at top with words crossed out in black ink, gutter between back end paper and back pastedown has thin closed tear, book's binding is strong; Textblock age toned, occasional minor flecks and scratches around textblock edges, front end paper has light erased pencil marks and prior owner's name in black ink, last page small pencil notations in upper corner, both end papers some scuffs, spots, minor scratches, pages have foxing, there is slight cracking at binding w/ some webbing visible after first few pages, interior is clean; 557 pp.
London, Great Britain: George Allen and Unwin Ltd., 1957. UK Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. tanned DJ spine, with large red titleblock, upon which centered main titling in black, between abraded much tanned ivory tip and tail segments. heavy edgewear to its end, rubbed lightly, closed tears and severed fully on right side, tip to tail. moderate wear, affects edges jacket-wide. medium red cloth HB, small stamped silver titling. prior owner name/date in ink on right fep. cherry red tinted head-edge. sheets clear, no marks or writing. 355 pp.
Tokyo: Kodansha, 1993. Quarto; G+ Hardcover w/ G Dustjacket and G Slipcase; Black spine with White text; Slipcase has some edgewear, some shelfwear, fraying and slight tears around edges of opening, scratch on rear cover; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small open tears and fraying along head edge of spine, wrinkling at corners of both covers, wrinkling along rear joint; Boards strong, slight edgewear, slight shelfwear, bumping to corners, small faint brown marks on both covers, otherwise clean; Textblock has slight bending to top corner of forward pages, otherwise clean; 1924 pp Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s).
Delhi: Facsimile Publisher, 2018. Facsimile Reprint. Octavo; pp 416; VG/VG; black/red spine with yellow text; originally published in 1898 by Longmans, Green, and Co., this facsimile reprinted 2018; dust jacket shows minimal wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has little wear to exterior; lightly bumped corners; strong boards; text block shows light soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1902. First Edition. Octavo; 285 pp. Illustrated green cloth. With 75 illustrations. VG. Boards somewhat soiled with frayed corners and light water damage. Blindstamp of the Alpine Club on title page. Some soiling to interior. Previous owner's signature on front endpaper. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: The Viking Press, 1972. First Edition. Quarto; pp 207; VG/G; black spine with grayish tan text; dust jacket shows slight wear to edges; some rubbing to rear; mildly toned flaps; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong, straight boards; text block exterior edges have very slight tone; interior clean; profusely illustrated in black and white;.
Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2008. Octavo; pp 449; VG/G; white/gray pictorial spine with black and red text; dust jacket has mild wear to exterior; slight wear to edges; cloth has light soiling to exterior; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges;.
1983. Quarto; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, gold with white print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in tan cloth with black print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; “Foreword” in French and English, text in English; 203 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (chiefly color plates). [Shelf: East Asian Art].
Cambridge, MA; London: East Asian Research Center, Harvard University, 1977. First edition. Octavo; pp 323; VG-/no DJ; sun faded navy spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to exterior edges and spine, boards are strong and sturdy; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, numbers in ink on copyright page, previous owner's name on front pastedown; interior clean;.
New York: Humanities Press, Inc., 1968. First U.S. edition. Small octavo; G+/Fair; Gray spine with off-white text; Dust jacket is heavily sunned with frays and tears along head and tail edges and along spine with rubbing along edges; Boards are slightly sunned with minor edge wear, otherwise clean with sturdy panels; Text block has darkened slightly due to age with unmarked and tightly bound pages; pp 711. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Taipei: The Institute of International Relations, 1988. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Green spine with black text; DJ shows slight wear, faint foxing on rear cover interior head; Boards strong, minor stains on exterior end of tail, otherwise clean; Textblock clean; Binding strong; 197pp+Monograph Series.
Bangkok: The Government Public Relations Department, Office of the Prime Minister, 2004. Large Octavo; pp 199; VG/VG; burnt orange pictorial spine with gilt text; burnt orange pictorial slipcase has mild wear to exterior; strong, intact panels; no jacket; cloth clean; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
New Delhi: Lola Chatterji, 1984. Octavo; VG/VG-; Off white spine with black and orange text. DJ has general shelf wear, age toned spine, tiny closed tears on front and spine edges; Boards have a scratch on the front, rubbing on edges, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; Textblock has previous owners personal inscription on front end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 348.
Chennai, India: Decan Publications, 2006. 1st edition. Octavo. Very Good hardcover with Very Good DJ. Hardcover is light blue with gilt text. Dust jacket is light blue with gilt, black and red text. Binding is strong. Text has no marks and pages are clean. Illustrated throughout. 608 pp. Has aquamarine reading ribbon. Very minor shelf wear and dust jacket is nicely protected and maintained by a transparent mylar book jacket cover. All else is very good.
New York, NY: Random House, 1999. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG+. half rough beige and auburn DJ spine, part of a pictorial image extending jacket-wide; a seamless background to main titling to spine in dark brown and ivory. neatly bound in medium brown, stamped with gold type upon spine, its adjacent brown panels are trim. SIGNED BY AUTHOR IN CHINESE ON RIGHT FEP. solid copy, free of marks/writing, edges an unblemished ivory. 312 pp. ISBN# 0375502882.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1969. SBN 691030782; Octavo; VG/VG-; Red and yellow spine with white letters; Dustjacket age toned with some light scuffs, scratches, and spots where color has worn through, front cover has small line marked on it, DJ has edge and corner wear, some foxing at edges of flaps, front inside flap has very small pencil markings from previous seller in top corner; Boards straight, some edge and corner wear, binding strong, pastedowns age toned with some foxing, front pastedown has some discoloration from where paper was bookmarked between front board and front end paper; Textblock age toned with very light foxing around edges, front and back end papers have spotting and foxing, front end paper has discoloration from paper bookmarked between front board and front end paper; 436pp.
New York, NY: Pantheon Books, 1976. First American Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. bright solid red DJ spine and jacket front, with black authors and publisher at tip and tail, main title in large bold white and orange titling centered between. edgewear is minor. red clothbound HB with stamped gold titling filling spine. sharply cornered panels. textblock very clear and ivory with 7 maps. scarce volume. 412 pp. ISBN# 0394492137.
New York, NY: Pantheon Books, 1977. First American Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. bright solid red DJ spine and jacket front, with black authors and publisher at tip and tail, main title in large bold white and orange titling centered between. edgewear is present at ends and outer corners. some toning to the text-filled DJ ivory rear and its a. red clothbound HB with stamped gold titling filling spine. sharply cornered panels. textblock clean, stock ivory with 7 maps included. 372 pp. ISBN# 0394411935. ASIA (CHINA).
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1968. Octavo; vg/good; dj, 1/4" brown color blocks surround lighter brown spine with black text; dj, age-toned; chipping; several small closed tears; price clipped; HB, tan cloth spine with gilt lettering on brown color block; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; ex libris stamp, FFEP; text block, clean; illus.: tables, maps, charts; map of Shanghai, 1919-1927, both endpapers; 574pp.
New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1997. US Printing. 8vo. VG+VG. lengthy black titleblock extends down DJ spine, framed with gilt-accented swirls and artistic bands in shades of purple, brown and black pattern that extends across jacket front. edgewear is minimal. EX-LIBRARY COPY, has affixed clear protective cover over black cloth HB, gilt-titles. LIB stamp upon head-edge clipped rear ffep. lightly read interior is mark-free. 414 pp. ISBN# 0521443121.
Rutland, VT and Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1964. Third printing. 16mo; 41 pp; VG; beige spine with red text; cloth is silk with gold thread and has sun faded spine, slight soiling and rubbing to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows darkening to exterior edges, slight cracking to pp 10-11 at binding; interior clean; arts- East Asian; Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box J.
Tokyo, Japan: Japan Institute of Arts and Crafts, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. 4to., unpaginated, VG; soft black cover with flaps and blue lettering; rubbing to front and back cover; slight shelfwear to edges and corners of cover; SIGNED by author in raised metallic fabric paint; imprint of painted signature to front cover, slight tearing to inside front cover from painted signature; limited to 10,000 copies; text in English and Japanese; interior clean; shelved in Aisle A, Sculpture.
London: Constable & Co. Ltd., 1915. First edition. Octavo, 178pp. Hardcover without jacket. Moderate wear to cloth-bound boards, including light rubbing and faint surface scratches. Sunning to spine. Mild age-toning and foxing throughout text. Heavy crease to frontispiece. Sticker and glue residue to upper left corner of front paste-down end page. Rough-cut edge block; some pages have small creases and tears. Light underlining throughout. Front hinge starting. Boards gently bowed. Binding is sturdy. Scarce book. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #9 Spine is grey/blue/green with gilt text.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, Publishers, 1886. 12mo; pp 309; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to spine; moderate wear to edges; original publishers cloth has some spotting to exterior; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated; light ink to ffep; cracking to binding at page 170; top edge gilt.
Dehiwala: Tisara Prakasakayon, 1971. Octavo; A Complete and Unabridged Reprint of the Edition of 1901; VG/VG; Paperback with DJ; Spine, illustrated with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, slight smudging, fading to spine; Cover clean and bright, small tear at spine tail; Textblock clean and tight; 142 pages, frontispiece, 3 leaves of plates, illustrated.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951. First Edition. First American Edition; Octavo; VG/VG-; Red spine with light blue text. DJ has a Brodart cover jacket, shelf wear, rubbing and tears on edges, previous owner's name embossed on front flap; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has previous owner's name embossed on first blank page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 239.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1976. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has peripheral tanning, toning to spine, light smudging, small tear at top of spine and small tear to front lower edge; Boards in black cloth with gold print, light wear to corners and spine caps, blemishes to front and rear; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by author on front flyleaf; xvi, 267 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Alexandria, VA: Stonehenge Press, 1991. Reprint. Qto. VG/VG-. faux-granite in light shades of green, blue and black serve as background to DJ jacket-wide. DJ strip has white lettering. inner flaps a touch toned. charcoal clothbound HB with gold lettering. slight wear to HB exterior corners and ends. decorative endpapers. includes chronological table, glossary, bibliography, gazetteer, index and highlighted by 53 maps specially drawn, 266 color illustrations, 70 black-and-white illustrations within this large Qto layout of text and images. 240 pp. ISBN# 0867065907. ASIA (JAPAN).
Amsterdam: SOCIETE D'EDITION, 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover large quarto in Good + condition. B&W photographs, maps, and illustrations throughout. Some fading to periphery of blue endpapers. No markings to text and pages are clean. Crack to front hinge between front endpaper and half title, binding shakes and signatures loosening but remains intact. No dust jacket. Edges of text block are rough cut. Moderate shelf wear and bumping, particularly to corners. Booksellers stamp on upper left of front cover. 562 pp. Spine is sunned from navy blue to brown. Weighs 6 lbs., additional shipping costs may apply. TEXT IN FRENCH. -Shelve Front Table [Spine is blue/brown with gilt text].
London: Faber & Faber, 1938. Octavo; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth, wear to corners and spine caps, two small tears to hinges, shelfwear; Text block has library plate and vendor label on front pastedown, library stamp on title page verso and on last page, penciled call number on title page verso, light spotting to endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, slight amount of penciled marginal notation; 294 pages.