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Cambridge: Harvard University, 1973. First Edition. Gift inscription and stamp from previous owner on front end paper. Octavo; VG-/G+; White spine with black/yellow text; DJ has scuffing and foxing, pink water staining on interior DJ - along head and upper spine; Boards strong, minor staining along top of pasteboards and front/rear end papers; Textblock shows light foxing along exterior head and fore edge; Binding strong; 313pp.
Gorakhpur: Gita Press, 1969. First Edition. Quarto; 803pp; full tan cloth imprinted in blue; no dustjacket; moderate soiling and wear; large presentation bookplate front pastedown; contents very good throughout. First Edition; one of 5,000 copies. Translated into English by the editorial staff of the Kalyana-Kalpataru. [Spine; blue titles on tan cloth].
Boston: Lee and Shepard Pubs. 1883. First Edition. Small quarto in brown and black hardcovers; VG-; covers and spine show signs of shelf wear with general fraying; strong binding; edges dusty; paper yellowed; text clean; pp. 301; first end page cut; penciled inscription on second end page; contains 169 illustrations; GP consignment;.
New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2005. First Edition. Quarto: G/G-: Maroon and very dark purple spine and dark gold text: Dj has significant shelfwear, scuffing along edges, some fraying to edges, one inch closed tear at bottom corner, some soiling and scratch marks, price sticker on back: Boards are strong, some dust staining, rubbing to edges, some dust staining, binding slightly loose: Textblock exterior has light soiling to head and tail edges, front free page has Library of Congress stamp, verso has Library of Congress stamp, rest of text unmarked: 544 pp.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1894. Fourth Edition. William Elliot Griffis (September 17, 1843 – February 5, 1928) was an American orientalist, Congregational minister, lecturer, and prolific author. The present volume is divided into three parts: (I) Ancient and Medieval History, (II) Political and Social Corea and (III) Modern and Recent History. Selected by scholars as being culturally important, this book has been reprinted many times during the last one hundred years. More than two dozen maps, plans, and illustrations, including a color folding map of Cho-sen (Corea) bound in back. Hard cover, no dust jacket. 474 pages. 8vo., xxix, 474pp.; VG; 1/4 bound with black cloth and gilt lettering on spine, orange cloth boards; mild fraying to head and tail of spine, 'B' of 'Scribners' on tail of spine frayed off; mild shelfwear and rubbing; small booksellers sticker on front pastedown; ex library sticker on front pastedown, not filled out, no other library information on book; slight staining to textblock; frontispiece with tissue-guard, slight staining of tissue-guard onto title page; folding map in rear, excellent condition; 4pp. ads in rear; shelved case 9.
London: Richard Bentley and Sons, 1891. third edition. octavo in cloth. Fair. Heavy shelf and edge wear to boards. Large closed tears to cloth on top of spine. Corners of boards bumped and frayed. Spine is frayed. Pages are rough cut. Front and back hinge cracked. 321pp. Spine is greenish with gold text.
Semarang-Soerabaia: G.C.T. Van Dorp, 1901; 1906. Octavo; good-/wraps; #1, Hindu Ruins , tan spine and wraps; no text; missing front panel; black text on title page; sunned and age-toning; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 94 pp.; some edges, shallow tears; --item2; Central Java , tan spine and wraps; no text on spine; black text on front panel second edition; ex libris, signature; some dog-ears; dark toning tp spine and wraps; light general toning; 70 pp.; foxing and spot staining; else good. Item kept in "13 ephemera" box in Netdesk area.
Paris: Chez Pillet et Chez Arthus Bertrand, 1818-1820. Third Edition. Octavo; 7 volumes - volume 1: lxxx, 402 pages,  ads, volume 2: 552, volume 3: 464, volume 4: 512, volume 5: 468, volume 6: 475, volume 7: 472; Fair; full title - De La Chine, ou Description Generale de Cet Empire, Redigee D'Apres Les Memoires De La Mission De Pe-Kin; bound in original paper wraps, sun faded beige labels to spines with black lettering; severe wear and rubbing to spines, cracking at spines to all volumes, volumes 1, 2, 4, 5 are detached or nearly detached at binding, some slight moisture staining to fore edges of first few pages of volumes 1 and 5, slight moisture staining to rear of volumes 4, 6 and 7; French text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Paris: Editions d'Histoire et d'Art, Librairie Plon, 1949. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, tan with black and brown print; Cover has tears and chipping along spine hinges exposing binding, creasing and toning to spine, chipping to edges, peripheral toning, curling to corners, shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front flyleaf, relaxed binding, ink notation on p. 1, age-toning to paper, curling at corners; Text in French; iii, 171 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Hunan: Hunan People's Publishing House, 2005. Octavo; VG/VG; hardcover, brown spine with black text; 5 vols are in uniform condition; clean dust jackets; solid binding with clean boards; text blocks are clean with the exception of vol.1`which has minor folds at the fore edge; 3113p. (Total number of pages for the 5 vols.).
Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1969. Octavo;VG-/no-DJ; Black/orange spine with gold text; Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; Boards have shelfwear such as lightly rubbed exterior, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned with light foxing and pencil on pages throughout; flaps of DJ are tucked inside pages; pp 214.
London: Printed for Walker & Edwards, Rivington, Cadell & Davies, Longman, Hurst etc. 1817. 12mo., xi, 485 pages, ,  ads; VG; newly rebound in full brown leather, paneled spine with black label, gilt titling; previous marbled free endpapers preserved; interior clean; Engraved frontispiece and additional title page, publisher's catalogue in rear; shelved case 7.
New York: Scribner & Welford, 1889. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 455; G-; sun faded blue spine with gilt text; full title: The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka and New Guinea with Notices of Formosa, Liu-Kiu, and Various Island of the Malay Archipelago; cloth has slight sunning to spine; moderate rubbing to exterior, heavy wear to edges and corners, small tear to front fore edge; darkening to exterior edges, shaken spine, cracking to hinges, slight foxing to first and last few pages, interior clean; maps included;.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1973. 8vo; VG-hardcover without dust jacket; brown spine with black text; boards have minor residual stain but binding is solid; book is ex- library with class marks and stamp to the edge; front free end -paper has a minor deletion with a black marker; text block is slightly discolored otherwise clean; 282p.
Berkeley, CA: Center for South Asia Studies University of California, 1960. Quarto: G-/no-DJ paperback: Black spine with no text: Covers have general shelfwear, sticker residue on upp front portion, spine and joints have multiple spots that are frayed with binding visible: Textblock has dust staining and light soiling, pages free of markings, folds or tears: 226 pp.
Chicago: Liberator Press, 1979. Reprint. Reprint, Octavo; VG/G+; Spine is white with red text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, age-toning, some open and closed tears, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 146.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1980. Octavo; pp 330; VG-/G; light green spine with green text; dust jacket has lightly smudged exterior; minor chipping to corners; cloth shows light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; light ink to ffep; interior clean.
Tokyo, Japan: Cosmo Publishing Co., 1948. First edition. VG-/G- 4to in green DJ, title on spine in black. Spine slight cock, boards flat slight abrasion at corners, binding sound. DJ sunned, chipped at spine and corners. Text-block age browned. Pages clean, flat and white, slight browning at outer margins, PO name on ffep, dated March, 1949. fold-out map at back intact and untorn. 221 pgs. shelve Japan.
Seoul: The Kyung-In Publishing Co., 1975. Octavo; pp 222; G/G; beige spine with blue text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior, minor wear to edges, mylar covering; cloth has slight sunning to spine, some rubbing to edges, strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, slight cracking to rear hinge toward head edge; interior clean;.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981. Octavo. Good-/no DJ - paperback. Blue (dark and light) spine with blue and white text; covers are mostly clean, except there are multiple creases along the edges of the covers and along the spine; binding is strong; textblock is clean, but there are creases along the bottom right edge along the first few pages; furthermore, there are larger creases (spanning 3 inches across diagonally) for most of the pages on the top right hand corner. Pp. 392.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1981. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Navy blue and teal green spine with navy blue text: Covers have general shelfwear, some light scuff marks, binding is tight: Textblock exterior has some mild dust staining, some pages have underlining and small notations that do not impact readability: 392 pp.
Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1977. Octavo; pp 119; VG/VG-; ivory spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, rubbing to edges, price clipped front flap; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Delacorte Press, 1969. First American Edition. Octavo; vg/good; dj, black/yellow/red spine with yellow text; dj, shelf wear, chipping, small open and closed tears; HB, tan cloth spine with author, title, publisher names separately in three black colorblocks; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; small stains to spine; text block, clean; 388pp. B/W illustrations; maps; ---ASIA-GENERAL.
London: Leo Cooper in association with Secker & Warburg, 1986. Octavo; G-/+G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with red and white print; DJ has slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mildly cocked spine, slight wear to spine tail; Text block has pencil notation throughout; xix, 364 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1954. first. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; Cloths is slightly sunned with light shelf wear such as light rubbing & scratches on panel exterior, with strong panels otherwise; Text block shows some foxing on exterior edges and on pastedowns, end papers with tight binding; pp 342.
Hollywood, CA: W. M. Hawley, 1955. Thin octavo; vg/good; glossy dark blue spine with white text, designs, and Chinese characters; dj, moderate shelf wear; 1" closed tear, head edge of front cover; HB, tan cloth spine with silver text and Chinese characters; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 246pp. -----ASIAN STUDIES-CHINA.
Dhaka: Bangladesh National Museum, 1983. First Edition. Large Oblong Octavo; pp 255; G/G-; burgundy spine with white and pink text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; slightly rubbed exterior; cloth has modest wear to exterior; some rubbing to corners; intact panels; text block show slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Elibron Classics, 2005. Unabridged facsimile of 1842 J. Dobson edition; Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Pale spine with graphic of map and no text; Some very mild edge wear, occasional very small chips along edges of spine, spine has small blue circular sticker affixed near top; Textblock has very small amount of faint shelf wear on bottom, interior clean; 208 pp.
Philadelphia: The International Press; The John C. Winston Co, 1902. First edition. Both vols VG. Two 8vos in red cloth boards, embossed gilt illustration to front and spine, title on spine in gilt. No DJs. Both vols have light wear to boards; edges lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped, spines agetoned. Top edge of textblocks gilt, other edges lightly agetoned but clean. Both vols have minor tearing to front gutter, bindings slightly loose but intact. Fold-out map at rear of vol 2, B&W photo images scattered throughout both vols. Shelved ALCOVE.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. Early Reprint. Octavo, 624 pages; G; bound in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; some repair to tail end of front hinge; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; marbled text block and endpapers; sticker to front pastedown; some water-staining along edges of text block; with 9 folding maps; numerous full-page tinted lithographs and in-text woodcuts; lacking the suppressed "Public Bath at Simoda" plate at p. 408; shelved case 9.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1982. Thick Octavo; pp 964; G; sunned red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has modest sunning to front and wear joints; mild wear to edges; slight cocked spine; text block edges clean; previous owner's name to ffep; slight pencil underlining and marginalia; few pages creased at corners; illustrated;.
Hampshire: Authors and Trustees of The John Bodley Trust, None listed. First. Octavo; Fair/Paperback with no diust jacket. Dark green spine with silver lettering. Cover has moderate shelf wear including chipping on all edges, scratch/abrasion on back cover; Moderate spine crease; Text block and edges show minor moisture damage with page rippling but no staining, Books carries insciption from one of the authors to the former owner; Former owner has included typed page explanation of relationship to author. pp. 214. This is a collection of individual accounts of the Rifle Brigade's operation on the Borneo/Indonesia border during the "War of Confrontation". These stories focus on the last six months of the conflict before Borneo became part of a newly independent Malaysia. Rare.
The Jean-Claude Nourault Issues, 1977. Quarto; pp 391; VG-/no-DJ; orange spine with black text; slipcase has slight sunning to exterior, moderate wear to exterior; cloth has mylar wraps, slight wear to exterior, light sunning to spine; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1922. First separate edition. Small octavo, 27pp. Stapled wraps in VG- condition. Spine is thin and textless; book in clear bag. Light chipping and creasing to wraps; moderate soiling and foxing, particularly to rear wrap. Minor foxing to front flyleaf. Text otherwise clean. Binding is sturdy. YF Consignment. SHELVE ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
Frankfurt: Rutten & Loening, 1921. 12mo; pp 314; G-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; boards show some browning toward edges; gilt text and gilt and black design to front; some minor chips to corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight browning toward edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner label to rear pastedown; illustrated; German text.
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1918. First US Edition. 12mo: G/no-DJ: Brown spine with black text: Boards have general shelfwear, chipping and fraying at corners, age toning and soiling: Textblock is age toned with some soiling, some pages have staining that does not impact readability and is mostly confined to the margins, otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: First US Edition: 160 pp.
Frankfurt: Rutten & Loening, 1921. 12mo; pp 290; G-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; boards show browning toward edges with some foxing; gilt text and gilt and black design to front; some minor chips to corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight browning toward edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's label to rear pastedown; illustrated; German text.
Frankfurt: Rutten & Loening, 1921. 12mo; pp 304; G-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; boards show browning toward edges; gilt text and gilt and black design to front; some minor chips to corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight browning toward edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's label to rear pastedown; illustrated; German text.
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1905. First Edition. 12mo: VG-/G: Greenish brown spine with green text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, general shelfwear, age toning, light soiling, multiple chips and small closed tears, several small open tears along head edge: Boards are strong with light rubbing along edges, front pastedown has a bookplate from a previous owner: Textblock is dyed green along head edge, otherwise age toned, pages free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1905. First edition. Octavo, 209pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Spine is beige with beige text on gray box at head. Bumping and shelf-wear. Minor rubbing, chipping and soiling to dust jacket. Sunning to spine of jacket. Attractive green top-stain. Cloth-bound boards are bright and clean. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste-down end page. Age-toning to end papers. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
New York: Macmillan, 1904. first edition. Small octavo. Dark beige cloth hardcovers with dust jacket ; VG condition in VG- dustjacket; DJ dark beige with green letters; vinyl cover; minimal shelf wear around spine edges; small open tear on back DJ; top edge gilted; strong binding; external edges a bit dusty; a couple of pages with a very tiny dog ear; color frontispiece engraving; text clean, in fairly small print; pp. 541; contains chapters on Shinto, Buddhism and "the Jesuit Peril"; most popular of Hearn's books on Japan; See all five photos for details. YF consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1901. First Edition. Octavo, 305 pages; VG/VG; in illustrated bright green hardcovers with faded green DJ in brodart; spine discolored with brown letters and minor shelf wear on edges; binding strong; deckle edges; contains 6 plates of illustrations on glossy paper including frontispiece; contains series of stories, folklore (Buddhist names of plants and animals), and other studies (in a Japanese hospital); YF Consignment; shelved case 9.
Tokyo: Kenkyusha, n.d. 12mo; pp 133; Fair/G-; paperback; beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows foxing to exterior; minor chipping to corners; glass ring stain to front; some moderate wear to edges; covers have sunned spine; light bluish green covers show slight wear; text block has some foxing to exterior head edge; interior lightly toned but clean.
San Francisco: American-Japanese Publishing Association. Octavo; Two volumes in one; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, stains to edges, spine, rear, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; iii, 346, 254, v pages, illustrated.