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.
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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."
London: The Bombay Historical Society, 1908. Limited Edition, 1/1,200. Quarto, 292 pages VG; 3/4 green leather with green cloth on boards; Spine is light brown with raised bands and gilt text; small 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 hand-finished chromolithograph plates. marbled endpapers; mild rubbing to leather on spine and to corners; shelved case 12.
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: Crown Publishers, 1944. Octavo; pp 1158; G+/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; 2 volumes; cloths have some soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; interiors have light age toning toward edges; frontispieces; profusely illustrated; good bindings; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research Press, 1986. US Edition. 8vo. VG+/ - no DJ. pale khaki clothbound HB spine and panels--titling in black imprinted for title and subtitle indented and stacked from tip and followed by author and publisher with symbol. larger lettering in bold black, right justified with full author and full publisher. sharp cornered and neat ends, inside fep had name and date of previous owners, ffep clear. includes numbered tables and figures within the chapters, charts, graphs, maps and scanned images. textblock interior unmarked, complete and solidly bound in 227 pp. ISBN # 0835717399.
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.
Karachi: Indus, 1978. Octavo; VG/G; Blue spine with black text; DJ has multiple 0.25" open/closed tears around edges, 2" open tear on tail, 1" closed/1" open tears on spine; Boards strong, shows faint spotting/scuffing; Textblock shows small stamp on front end paper, moderate foxing on exterior head, some small marks on few pages; 158pp.
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.
Boston: David D. Nickerson & Company, Publishers, n.d. Octavo; pp 425; G-; red spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows slightly sunned spine; some soiling to exterior; modest rubbing wear to edges; text block has slight age toning to exterior fore and tail edges; top edge gilt; mild smudges to front and rear endpapers; frontispiece with tissue guard; illustrated; interior lightly toned;.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1969. First. SBN 801405122; Octavo; VG/VG; Red, blue and black spine with white letters; Dustjacket is age toned with edge and corner wear, DJ has some scuffing and color is faded in a few places esp. on spine, upper corner of DJ inside flap has a few very small pencil markings from previous seller; Boards straight, mild corner and edge wear, light spotting esp. on front cover, pastedowns age toned with occasional foxing; textblock age toned, light foxing to edges and end papers, interior clean; 379pp.
Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1969. first edition. Octavo; VG/G-; Red/blue spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has moderately sunned spine and small tears at spine edges as well as rubbing along fore edges, some scratches on exterior & soiling on rear, but still intact, 'as is'; Cloth is unmarked with strong & sturdy panels; Text block has slight wear on exterior edges due to handling with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 379.
New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., 1964. Octavo; VG/VG; cream and red spines with red and black text; the 2 vols. are in uniform condition; dust jackets have minor shelf wear with minor bumps to the the corners; boards are clean and strong but have slight chippings to the bottom edge; text block is clean; 462p.( Vol.1) ; 841p. (Vol.2).
Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Art Museums, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. 4tos., 347 pp. [Vol. 1], 383 pp. [Vol. 2], 202 pp. [Vol. 3]; VG/VG-; housed in G off-white card stock slipcase; dark brown cloth-covered spines and boards with gilded and red lettering and red endpapers; decorative impression in top right hand corner of front board, all volumes; mild rubbing and bumping to boards, particularly to Vols. 1 and 3; slight bumping to head of spines, Vols. 1 and 2; interiors clean; pencil marking to back paste-down of Vol. 1; chipping and tearing to head of spine of orange paper dust jacket, fading to spine, shelfwear to top edges of dust jacket [Vol. 1]; slight bumping to head of spine and corners of yellow paper dust jacket, mild fading to spine [Vol. 2]; chipping and tearing to head of spine of gray paper dust jacket, shelfwear to top edges and corners of dust jacket [Vol. 3]; mild rubbing and shelfwear to slipcase; DJs protected by mylar; set housed in plain light yellow cardboard slipcase; shelved Alcove 1.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 387; G-/G-; dark red spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exteriors; small chips to corners; light foxing to rear and flaps; some sun fading to exterior; clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight soiling wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; illustrated endpapers; slightly cocked spine; light foxing to endpapers; interior clean.
Great Britain: Curzon / Rowman & Littlefield, 1973. Third Edition, Authorized UK Reprint. 8vo. VG/VG-. dull ivory DJ spine with tiny green lettering centered at tip, mid-spine and tail. edgewear is mild, appears lightly discolored from handling and smudges. medium orange clothbound HB with stamped gold titling. neatly cornered boards unblemished text interior and outer edges all sides. 271 pp. ISBN# 0874714095. ASIA (CHINA).
Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1989. Octavo; pp 206; G+/Fair; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has moderate toning to exterior, chipping to head spine edge, mylar wraps; cloth shows slight swear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, previous bookshop price sticker to front pastedown; interior clean;.
Petaluma CA: Pomegranate Communications, Inc., 2009. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 164; VG/VG-; red spine with white text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block exterior edges shows little wear; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - Asian.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1895. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover without DJ; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, spotting, rubbing, heavily bumped corners, wear to all edges and spine hinges, cloth torn at both spine caps; Textblock has deckle edges, missing front endpaper, has ink inscriptions on half-title page and verso of frontispiece, shaken binding, spotting/foxing to pages, missing map at page 1; vi, 183 pages, frontispiece, 22 leaves of plates (including folded color map at p. 150).