Bangalore: Superintendent, Government Press, 1938. Annual. Quarto; good+/none; brown [faded green] cloth spine with gilt lettering; stamped seal of Mysore, gilt; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; 243 pp.; 25 plates; binding shaken; split starts, hinges and gutter; minor chipping and wear; spine sunned' else very good; ---TEXT IN ENGLISH AND KANNADA.
Taipei: Ch'eng Wen Publishing Company, 1976. Large Folio; G/no-DJ; Light green spine with gilt text; this book only; Cloth has sunned exterior head, tail and fore edges, spine is sunned also with few white scratches on panels, and sticker residue on rear panel, front panel is partially detached at mid gutter binding, but ends are still attached, 'as is'; slight wear along edges; Text block shows some shelf wear on exterior edges with light smudges at head and fore edges, otherwise pages are unmarked with tight binding. Arts - Asian. Text in Chinese. Contents also listed in English. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Minkus Publications, Inc., 1961. Small Quarto; G+/G-; Black spine with ivory text; bound pages with 2- ring binding; dust jacket has 2 inch open tear to tail front edge, slight rubbing and sunning to exterior, chipping to spine edges and corners; cloth has slight sunning to exterior, slight wear to edges; text block shows slight age toning, however pages are unmarked;.
Washington: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2008. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; Gray cloth slipcase has slightly sunned and rubbed exterior, but intact without defect; Cloth has clean, strong and sturdy panels; Text block is clean with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 139.
Octavo; VG/VG-; Paperback with jacket. White & pink spine with pink & blue text; Japanese language; Pencil markings throughout on various pages; Dust jacket has slight shelfwear, otherwise clean; Covers have slight shelfwear, otherwise clean; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 244. No disc present.
Japan: Nadeshiko-Kai, 1980. Octavo; VG+/no dust jacket; Red slip case with no text; Light fading to spine and fore edge of slip case, water marks near lower fore edge; "Reminiscences" section is four-hole stab stitched, "Directory" section is saddle stitched, small amount of dye transfer from felt cloth of slip case to fore edge of both sections likely due to water, otherwise clean and undamaged; 72pp, 39pp. Shelved Japan.
n.p. n.publ. n.d. Octavo; pp 299; G-; burgundy spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to spine and edges, slight wear to exterior, boards are strong and sturdy; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to ffep, light ink writing on page xiii, slight cracking between end papers to front hinge, small closed tear on rear end paper, as is; light pencil toward center of text;.
Bangkok: n. publ. 1954. Octavo; pp 465; VG-/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; 2 volumes: vol I, 1904-29, pp 290; vol. II, 1929-1953, pp 300; numerous plates; cloths have slight rubbing to exteriors, minor wear to edges; text blocks have light toning to edges, some toning to endpapers, otherwise interiors are clean.
Japan: Fujiya Hotel, 1950. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Volume in Japanese 4-hole binding inserted in folded portfolio; Portfolio has small tear to one corner, mild shelfwear; Book cover in print tan cloth, slight spotting; Textblock, pouch binding, age-toning to paper, clean and tight; 591 pages, illustrated.
New York: Redfield, 1855. F+ Octavo in green cloth over boards with gilt text. Significant shelfwear; boards water damaged, foxed, bumped and battered at corners, head and tail of spine. Interior: split at hinges, heavily foxed throughout, damp stained in places, no writing or marginalia. This rare book is an account of the palace life of the court members to His Majesty Nasir-ud-Din Haider, a notorious cross-dressing 19th century king of Awadh. Spine cocked but sound. Shelved Master Shake case.
Vermont, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1962. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/VG-; Spine is mostly green, with white, black and white text; DJ has general shelf wear, rubbing to corners, some small open and closed tears, age-toning, creasing, price-clipped, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, edge-wear, rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; Pages not numbered; Additional shipping cost may be necessary for expedited and international shipping.
London: H. Allen & Co., 1868. Approx. 6.5" x 10" VG light brown hardcover with faded stamped lettering. Rubbing with fraying and short seam splits to corners and spine ends of rather grubby, lightly stained boards. Hinges starting at front and rear endpapers; 1" tear from fore edge of ffep. Penciled notation to rfep and rear pastedown. Mild foxing to edges of text block and to early & late pages; otherwise, clean and tight throughout. Shelve in: CASE #6 Spine is age-toned gray/brown cloth, with faded gilt text.
Bangladesh: University Press Limited, 1990. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Spine is yellow and green, black text. DJ has shelf wear, damp staining on spine head, foxing on flaps, but no tears; Board have rubbing on edges, some soiling, spine is cocked, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on end papers, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 135.
Baroda: Oriental Institute; University of Baroda, 1964. First [Limited, 1000]. Large octavo; good+/none; orange boards and red cloth spine with black titles; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; light toning; boards and spine, some fading; spot staining; else very good; ---ALL TEXT AND NUMBERS IN SANSKRIT; SOME ENGLISH.
Selamgor, Malaysia: Pelanduk Publications, 2004. Second Edition. Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with white text: Slipcover is clean with general shelfwear, some light scuff marks, bright orange price sticker: DJ is clean with virtually no shelfwear: Boards are strong and clean, light shelfwear, binding is tight: Textblock and pages free of markings, folds or tears: Second Edition: 436 pp.
London: W. Thacker & Co., 1899. First edition. Octavo, 285pp. Hardcover without jacket. Bumping and shelf-wear. Soiling and sunning to cloth-bound boards. Light, scattered foxing throughout text. Moderate age-toning to margins of endpapers. Spine cocked. Rear hinge cracked. Spine cracked in several places. Fold-out map in rear perfectly intact. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #9. Spine is brown cloth with black text in dark green box.
New Delhi: M/s Ashoka International Publishers, 1990. Octavo; vg/good-; dj, white spine with green text; HB, burgundy leatherette spine and boards with no text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 492 pp.; illus., tables and facsimile documents; some text in Indian script; binding shake, split start, gutter; endpapers, Indian quality with bubbles; dj, sunned; light staining; chipping and tears; else good.
Dhaka, Bangladesh: ARCASIA, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. large square 4tos., 278 pp. [Vol. 1], 301 pp. [Vol. 2]; VG/VG; house in VG- slipcase; off-white cloth-covered spines and boards; very slight cocking to spines; soiling to boards of Vol. 1, incl. fingerprint marks and smudging to top corner of front board; interiors clean; creasing to bottom corners of pp. 275-278 [Vol. 1]; shelfwear to paper dust jackets, incl. chipping and tearing to head and tail of spine, bumping to corners [Vol. 1], bumping to edges and corners [Vol. 2]; white cloth-covered cardboard slipcase with vertical paper strip stating publisher affixed to spine, black text; moderate shelfwear and a torn orange paper insert partially repaired with tape; shelved under review table.
Dacca: Centre for Social Studies, 1981. Small Octavo: G/G: Brown spine with off white text: DJ has considerable shelfwear, small chips, multiple scuff marks, flaps are glued to paste downs: Boards appear to have some shelfwear, otherwise clean: Textblock is age toned, pages are slightly uneven, free of markings, folds or tears: 247 pp.
London: Wm. H. Allen and Co., 1875. octavo in cloth. VG-/ Corners of boards bumped. Cloth on ends of spine and corners of boards frayed. Pencil writing on title page and front end page. Light foxing throughout text. Tear to cloth on spine. Gutter cracked. Spine faded. 234pp. Shelve in locked case 3. Spine is brown with gold text. [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016].
Penang: Third World Network; Asia-Pacific People's Environment Network, 1988. First. Octavo; G+/no-DJ paperback; medium and light blue spine with faded orange text; covers have light edgewear, scratching and scuffing, age toning and fading (most notably along spine); textblock is clean, entire book is slightly bent along spine; 196pp.
India: Nirala Publications, 1991. First Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. dark brown shiny fine grain to front and rear HB panel and spine with small uppercase lettering. faintest abrasion to HB spine ends and corners. white glossy, a tad wrinkled lines fep/ffep. several sections of unnumbered b/w images/photos with text detail but unnumbered with no pagination. rest text interior was gently perused and binding solid. though three yellow spots on half-title page and rest textblock neat. 220 pp.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1925. Early Reprint. Octavo, 334 pages; Fair; bound in dark blue cloth, gilt lettering; moderate fraying and wear to hinges, head and tail of spine; cocking to spine; ex-library, with markings to spine, remnants of pockets to rear endpapers; two folding maps in rear;.
Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1965. Octavo; G/G-; Spine is white with red spine label, with white and red text, significant foxing, large closed tear along spine; DJ has general shelf wear, scuffs and marks, some creasing, foxing design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, minor scuffs and marks, joints and hinges are strong, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 421.
Madras: Vasanta Press, Theosophical Society, 1965. Reprint [SIGNED]. Wide 16mo; vg/none; dark blue cloth spine with no text; sky blue front panel with darker blue text; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 49 pp.; light toning; else very good; ---TEXT IN ENGLISH WITH SANSKRIT SCRIPT.
Hong Kong, China: Asia Research Center, 1967. First. Octavo; VG-/G+; Red illustrated spine with white text; Covers clean with shelfwear and edgewear, chipping at corners and both ends of spine, open tear along front cover edge of spine at tail edge, chipping and creasing along top edge of DJ, spine faded with age; Boards strong, clean; Textblock darkened with age, otherwise clean, discoloration along front and back pastedowns and free end-papers, heavy foxing along top edge; pp 507.
Makati City: The Bookmark, Inc., 1998. First. Small folio; VG+/VG-; black spine with gold text; dustjacket has two 1.5 inch ring stains in the upper left portion of the front cover, fraying and tearing around corners, front and back flaps have some spotting and age discoloration; boards are strong and clean; textblock has some spotting as a result of age, half-title page has gift tag attached with tape and addressed to previous owner, otherwise textblock clean; 271pp. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
First Edition. 8vo, paged -148, illustrated; G; no cover, ink inscription on first page "Prof. Foster, with the authors compliments", pencil notation at top of page, mild peripheral smudging, mild bumping to corners, vertical center crease throughout, some spotting, clean interior but for slight spotting; "From the Proceedings of the Royal Society, No. 191, 1878."
New York, NY: Houghton Mifflin, 1902. Hardcover Sextodecimo; G; Yellow boards, black text; Boards show sunning on spine, rubbing on front and back covers, corners and edges, spine cocked, foxing on head edge of back board and on front and back covers; Text block age toned, 3-inch open tear on back paste down exposes mull; pp 478.
London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1911. First Edition. royal octavo, 161pp.; VG; spine dark green with gilt lettering in both English and Chinese; minor rubbing and shelfwear; uncut text block and minor chipping; Contains a frontispiece and 120 illustrations, of which 12 are in color; some browning to the endpapers, minimal browning/aging to the paper throughout the text; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the author, 2 August, 1918; shelved case 12.
New Delhi, Bombay: Allied Publishers Private Limited, 1986. First edition. Small Octavo; G+/VG-; Light brown spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar, slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exterior and sunned spine; Boards are lightly rubbed planks, sunned spine and moderate edge wear, otherwise sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned & lightly smudged exterior edges, otherwise unmarked; Inscribed to Peter Bourne by the author on ffep; pp 194.
London: The Bombay Historical Society, 1908. Limited edition (1 of 1,200). Quarto. Hardcover in 3/4 bound green leather with green cloth on boards in Very Good condition. Ex-libris, stamp of previous owner on front free endpaper, otherwise there are no markings to text and pages are clean. Binding is strong. Edges of text block are uncut. Illustrated with 30 coloured plates. Endpapers are marbled. 292 pp. Moderate rubbing to leather on spine and to corners. Leather on spine is sunned, turning it from green to a light brown. All else is very good. Spine is light brown with raised bands and gilt text -Shelved Bookcase next to Front Door.
Dehiwala: Tisara Prakasakayo, 1970. Octavo; First Edition 1853, Reprint April 1970; VG/VG; Paperback with DJ; Spine, illustrated with red print; DJ has slight edgewear, mild smudging, fading to spine, small tear at spine head and upper right corner; Cover is clean and strong, some creasing to spine; Textblock is clean and tight but beginning to separate from cover at rear hinge; xiii, 207 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
Stevenage, Herts, Great Britain: Spa Books Ltd, 1987. British publication of original 1987 Australia print. Quarto; VG/VG with mylar cover; Spine is light gray with red and black text; DJ has minor shelf wear and slight bumping at top of spine; DJ has slight age yellowing and has former price sticker on front inside bottom; spine, edges and text block have minor age yellowing but otherwise are clean and unmarked; pp. 107. Well illustrated history of the origins and operations of New Zealand's Special Air Service; modelled on the British SAS and sharing doctrine and some training, the NZSAS saw active service in the Malayan Emergency, the Borneo border war with Indonesia, and Vietnam.
London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1892. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket hardcover; Red leather spine with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound in red leather; Ex Library book with typical stamps and markings; Boards have significant wear along the edges and near the spine, some fraying at edges and corners; Missing leather from library stamp on lower spine; ffep and half title page loose from binding, rest of pages bound; Upper edge of text block gilt; Text block is age toned but clean; Library book plate on front paste down; 419 pages.