Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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New Haven; Bruges: Harvard; St. Catherine Press, 1947, 1951, 1958. First Editions. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG/VG; spines beige with black lettering; dust jackets protected with a mylar covering, prices uncut, mild wear and age-toning; interiors clean; scarce as a complete set; shelved above Ancient Civilizations.
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.
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: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819. Second Edition. Quarto, xvi, 420,  pages; VG; bound in contemporary straight-grain morocco, gilt and blind border rolls, rebacked with majority of spine preserved, missing part of head of spine; some rubbing to boards, primarily corners; bookplate to front and rear pastedown; illustrated with 10 black and white lithograph plates, 7 hand colored aquatint plates (including frontispiece), 4 maps (of which 3 are folding); with errata leaf in rear; VG consignment; shelved case 9.
New Delhi, India: Vision Books, 1979. First Edition. Octavo, 184 pages; G/G; purple spine with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut 'Rs. 35', some rubbing and wear, primarily with a closed tear along upper rear hinge, chipping to head and tail of spine; dust jacket slightly folding at top edges, due to it being slightly bigger than the volume; cracking at gutter at half-title; signed flat on title page by Indira Gandhi, dated '10.2.80'; shelved case 5.
London: John Murray, 1903. Third Edition. Small Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers; top edge gilt; bound by Riviere & Son with their mark; mild wear to boards, slight darkening to spines; profusely illustrated throughout; shelved case 9.
New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2015. Octavo; VG; red spines with white text; no jackets; 7 volumes; formerly Library of Congress; cloths have minimal wear to exteriors; LOC stickers to rear; strong boards; text blocks show very little wear; LOC stamp to exterior head edges and title pages; profusely illustrated; text pages clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
London: Robert Jennings, , 1828. First Edition. Octavo; G; bound in 3/4 burgundy calf, marbled boards, spine with gilt titling; moderate wear and rubbing to binding, including front board largely detached, part of marbled paper on front board peeling, chipping to head and tail of spine; small ink splatter to top edge of text block, impacts top edge of Columbia and Brazil maps; with 80/81 plates, lacking the final plate (Intermediate Geography). With 55 maps illustrating the modern world and 25 of 26 maps illustrating the ancient world; Calligraphic title page to both parts; Scales differ.; RR consignment; shelved case 9.
Kyoto: Koseikaku, 1929. Facsimile Edition, #41/150. Folio, [xiv], lii, 392, [20 plates], ; 393-612, 75, , 11,  [25 plates] pages; VG; bound in full brown calf, paneled spine with morocco label and gilt titling, gilt stamping to compartments; newly rebacked with spine and boards preserved; Housed in original G cardboard slipcase, some wear and rubbing; with 45 plates; two volumes, bound as one; upper fore corner of xxi with small repair; small sticker to ffep; Facsimile Edition, #41/150; JS consignment; shelved above case 7.
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.
London: W. Richardson, 1801. Octavo, 334 pages; G; bound in contemporary marbled boards, rebacked in brown cloth, red label with gilt titling; moderate rubbing to boards; new endpapers, with old endpapers preserved; front pastedown with bookplate, ownership stamp, signature of Millard Fillmore, dated Nov. 6th, 1858.; two folding plates plus folding frontispiece; SG consignment; shelved case 5.
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.
Wm. H. Allen and Co. London, 1841. First English Edition. Octavo; xxxv, 443 pp. + 91 pp. appendix; errata page. With large folding map and two plates. Original three-quarter leather, blue cloth, marbled endpapers and fore-edges. Spine has five raised bands, leather spine label. VG, with rubbing to spine bands and extremities, as well as top edge of front board. Text clean and tight. Shelve in Case #9.
London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1855. Second Edition. 8vo., 2 volumes; VG-; spine paneled blue leather with gilt tooling, red label with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with blue cloth boards, some damage to both spines, including wear to ribs and panels, wear at edges, and cracking at head and tail; boards have bumping to corners; volume 1 has a folding map in excellent condition, with only a tiny rip; Both volumes have the bookplate of Sherard Osborn, as well as his signature and date on the half title page; Sherard Osborn was the captain of the HMS Furious, as well as being a Royal Navy Admiral and Arctic Explorer. He was captain of the HMS Furious during the Second Opium War, a time this book covers, making this a very nice association copy; shelved case 9.
Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 1967. Second Edition. Folio, 396 pages; VG; quarter bound in gray buckram, blue cloth boards, gilt titling to spine; housed in a VG beige paper-covered slipcase; ; very mild rubbing and wear; ownership name on ffep; black and white photographic illustrations throughout, some color illustrations, two folding plans bound in with bound glassine guards, and four large folding plans in rear pocket; shelved above case 4.
London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1870. First Edition. 8vo., two volumes, xx, 444pp., viii, 442pp.; VG;spines green cloth with gilt lettering; contains 9 illustrations, 7 plates, 2 folding maps. rear board and of volume 2 beginning to separate from text block; binding cracked on volume 1 between front board and ffep; uncut text block; text clean; shelved case 9.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1954. First Editions. Small Quartos, 8 volumes; G; bound in uniform quarter publisher's black cloth, printed cloth boards, gilt titling to spines; Missing Volume 5 Part 1; some moderate rubbing and wear, including some loosening to bindings, faded gilt on Volume 5 Part 2 and Volume 5 Part 3, rubbing to extremities; ownership name to ffep of each volume; Volume 4 Part 3 rear gutter opening, front gutter with signs of repair; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X, on top of one of the wooden bookshelves.
New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1927. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xviii, 310 pages,  ads; VG/G-; pictorial dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$4.00', upper third of spine missing, chipping along all upper edges, tail of spine, corners; burgundy cloth board with paper label to spine, label slightly faded where hole in dust jacket was, before being protected; bookplate on verso of half-title; First Printing, with 'A-B' to copyright page; incredibly scarce with the dust jacket; WD consignment; shelved case 9.
Philadelphia; London: A. Small; John Murray, 1818. Mixed Edition. (Mixed editions, publishers) Octavo; 2 volumes; volume 1: vii, 10-382 pages,  ads, volume 2: vii, 359 pages,  ads; Poor; full title - Journal of the Proceedings of the Late Embassy to China; A Correct Narrative of the Public Transactions of the Embassy, of the Voyage to and from China, and of The Journey from the Mouth of the Pei-Ho to the Return to Canton; bound in original gray paper boards, spines have beige paper label with black lettering; volume 1 has number 18 in white paint to head of spine, front board detached, severe wear and rubbing to boards and spine, numbers in black ink to rear board, two ex-library stamps to title page, with folding map across from title page; volume 2 has detached boards, severe wear and rubbing to boards and spine, lower inch chipped off tail edge of spine, with folding map across from page 1; volume has a Philadelphia imprint; volume 2 has a London imprint and states second edition and is slightly smaller than volume 1; Please see photos for details.
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.
Hamburg: Banjamin Gottleib Hoffman, 1801. First German Edition. Octavo; later cloth spine and marbled paper boards; hand-written title label; text block toned; tide mark bottom edge, owner name front end-paper; lacking text [pp 321-336; as issued?] but maps and plates complete, including four engraved plates [3 folding] and a large folding map bound at rear.
London: Richard Bentley, 1863. First Edition. Octavo; 385pp; original cloth re-backed, preserving gilt illustration top board; all edges gilt. Owner name front end-paper; several pages and one plate partially re-margined; lacking one plate (#11: Praying Wheel); lacking ads; contents else very good throughout. Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
London: Saunders, Otley, and Co., 1862. First Edition. Octavo; iv;[errata slip];367pp. Bound in full purple morocco-style cloth; re-backed and re-cornered preserving faded spine and soiled board cloth; fresh endpapers; owner name front end-paper; old initials and later date on title page; few edge tears to folding plates and map. Contents very good throughout with folding map bound in front; 12 tinted color plates [2 are folding panoramas] in text; and many engravings throughout. See all seven plates for details, note the loose plate in the photos. Shelved in Allan's Office.
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.
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.
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.
London & Hong Kong: House of Fans/Kaiserreich Kunst, 1983. First edition, 1st printing. Quarto, VG+/no dj, in VG+ slipcase, green spine w/ gilt text: excellent overall condition large illustrated hardcover in excellent slipcase, with "Silver of the Old China Trade" on one side of the slipcase, and "Carving of the Old China Trade" on the other side, as issued - very minor shelfwear; clean inside and out; sturdy binding; unmarked pages. In Locked Arts Case A.
Kowloon, Hong Kong: Cafa Company Limited, 1961. First Edition. Folio, 91 numbered pages, VG-/G+; DJ, yellow spine, black lettering: overall shelfwear, small closed tears to edges, closed tearing and creasing to corners of covers and joints of spine; spine faded a paler yellow, golden yellow panels to front and back covers; rubbing to spine (lettering unaffected) and small piece of tape towards tail of spine; DJ protected by mylar; dark orange buckram boards, black lettering: mild overall wear to boards, spine slightly cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail; slight waving to text-block; light age-toning to text-block; interior clean, with many full-color glossy plates of Chün pottery and glazes; housed in tan cardboard slipcase; bilingual, text in Chinese and English to DJ and interior; shelved case 11.
New York: New York Review Books, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 237 pages; VG/VG; spine white with black and red titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$21.95'; mild wear, primarily to head and tail of spine; Very small pen mark on fore edge of textblock; Includes a typed note signed from President George H. W. Bush to General Brent Scowcroft (National Security Advisor), dated March 7, 2003; Shelved in case 5.
Philadelphia: Dobelbower, Key, and Simpson, 1796. First American Edition. 8vo., 464pp., 34pp.; VG; bound in brown cloth, red label on spine with gilt lettering; some shelfwear to boards, including scuffing, scratching, a chip to head of spine, fading to spine; wear to hinges; foxing throughout, including to plates and map; contains all 7 plates, including 1 folded map and frontispiece; PD consign; shelved case 9.
Washington, D.C. Naval Analysis Division, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1946. Large Octavo; pp 576; G; blue spines with gilt text; no jackets; United States Strategic Bombing Survey (Pacific); 2 volumes: vol. 1, OPNAV-P-03-100; vol. 2, OPNAV-P-03-100; cloths show noticeable soiling to exteriors; lightly sunned spines; rubbed edges; sturdy boards; text blocks exterior edges slightly age toned; illustrated with several maps; tight bindings.
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: Ronald Press Company, 1949. First Edition. Quarto, 141 pages, 208 plates; VG-; in G gray slipcase; full binding of green cloth; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear; soiling to fore edge of front board, edges of text block; previous owner's bookplate at front paste down; pages clean; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to Ephemera section.
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.).
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.
Bari: Edizioni Leonardo da Vinci, 1951. First Edition. Quarto, xiii, 293 pages; VG; bound in quarter red leather, buckram boards, paneled spine with black label, gilt titling, label is torn, with it only reading 'Segre / Tibe'; pages age-toned, some fingerprint markings; owners name on half-title; frontispiece of two maps partially detached from glue on lower edge; With sixty plates out of text from the author's photographs.; shelved case 9.
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia: Pelanduk Publications, 1987. Octavo; G+; Paperback; White spine with black print; Cover white with multicolor design and black and grey print, bump and crease to upper right corner, crease at spine edge, slight smudging on front, back cover has slight smudges along all edges; Textblock clean but for half-title page upper right corner damage with small holes, minor smudge on bottom edges; xii, 122 pages.
Annapolis, MD; Newport, RI: Naval Institute Press; Naval War College Press, 1994. Octavo; pp 567+469; VG; red spines with black text; no jackets; 2 volumes; cloths show mild wear to exteriors; light sunning to spines; minor rubbing to corners; strong boards; text blocks have minimal wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated;.
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.
Hunan: Foreign Language Press, 2000. 1st Edition. Octavo; VG condition hardcovers with VG- condition dustjackets; Brown and black spines with black text; Dust jackets have edgewear, 2" tear along the rear cover of volume 6; boards have minor scratches and marks but are solid and clean; text blocks are clean; 3350p. (Total number of pages for the 6 vols.) Please see all six photos for details. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates] Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf next to ephemera section.
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].
Tokyo: Kyobunkwan, 1927. First Edition. Octavo, 448 pages; VG-; fully bound in blue cloth; spine has gilt lettering, front cover has embossing and gilt tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with mild fraying at the top of the spine, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and minor scratch marks along the top edge, have occasional minimal detachment, ffep has creasing; occasionally illustrated; shelved Case 7.
Leipzig: Deutschen Morgenlandischen Gesellschaft, 1862. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; tan spine with gold text; leather-bound cover is in remarkable condition considering age, cover is scratched and worn but strong and completely intact; textblock is significantly stained and discolored by age, very minor pencil markings throughout, binding is strong and pages are all intact, no rips or folds; pp 236; written in Sanskrit, with preface and notes in German.