Brussel: Carl Muquardt, 1861/1862. New Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in later 3/4 acid-washed calf, marbled paper boards, spines paneled with two teal labels, gilt titling; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to marbled paper; name stamp to sfep of both volumes; Volume 1 with 63 of 64 plates, lacking plate 31, Volume 2 with 86 plates, for a total of 149 of 150 exquisite hand-colored plates with representations of costumes and uniforms from all over the world.; text in German; shelved case 9.
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Tokyo: Hokuseido Press, 1963. First Edition, Third Printing. Octavo, 582 pages; VG/VG; spine pictorial, with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; small chips missing at corners of flap folds; mild wear to crown and tail of spine; contains black and white and full-color illustrations; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto; 295 pages; VG/VG; spine beige with blue and black text; dust jacket protected with mylar; price unclipped reading "$6.00", mild shelfwear to dust jacket, including chips, rubbing, a few small closed tears, and one small open tear; textblock clean but partially sunken; black and white photographs and illustrations throughout; shelved Ancient Civilizations.
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1882. First Edition. Octavo, , 400 pages,  ads; VG; bound in dark blue cloth, yellow and gilt designs to boards and spine; some air-pockets to cloth; mild rubbing and wear; mild foxing to interior; folding color map of China in rear; scarce; Book is shelved off the sales floor, in the upstairs office area Room B [Middle room].
Washington, DC: American Council of Learned Societies, 1938. Second Edition. Octavo; 111 pages; G; Blue spine with Gilt text; Bending and rubbing along spine edges, rubbing to corners; Textblock has age toning, heavier toning to endpapers and pastedowns, spotting along edges; Inscribed by author to Dr. Poelia Dai; Shelved Books on Books.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1970. Limited Edition, #275/1500. Octavo, 131 pages; VG-; full red and gold cloth binding; spine with tan paper label with red lettering; housed in G+ tan cloth clamshell, missing front fastener; mild shelf wear and soiling; spine slightly cocked; contains full-color illustrations; signed flat by Tseng Yu-Ho at colophon; hand-numbered 275 at colophon; pages clean; shelved Limited Editions Club.
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 9.
[Phoenix, AZ]: Phoenix Art Museum, 1980. First Edition. Square octavo, 184 pages, VG-; paperback, gray spine, blue lettering: rubbing with superficial material loss to head, tail, and along hinges; areas of sun-fading to front and back covers, cover art somewhat affected, lettering unaffected; mild wear to clean text-block, two mild scratches to bottom; interior clean, replete with black-and-white and full-color plates; shelved Front Table.
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.
York, Pennsylvania: The Maple Press Company, 1944. Limited Edition, #274/600. Octavo, 47 pages; VG; plain black spin with yellow paper covered boards, red and black dragon to front board; inscribed by King on the ffep; "China as told by Madame Chiang Kai-Sheck in a series of addresses in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and in Ottawa, Canada, in behalf of the Chinese Relief and of the Chinese Government."; shelved case 9.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1979. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 131 pages, 50 plates; VG/VG; spine black, with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild wear to crown and tail of jacket spine; contains black and white photographs; pages clean; shelved Case 11.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 340 pages; VG/VG-; spine gray with red and blue blocks and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$19.95', mild rubbing and chipping; stain to top edge of text block; Inscribed on the half title to Linda Mathews of the Los Angeles Times Magazine, complimenting it. Signed in both Chinese and English, dated June 25, 1990; scarce signed; shelved case 6.
London: Frank Cass, 1998. First Edition. Octavo, 357 pages; VG-; spine red with white and black text; mild shelfwear and offset fading on front and rear covers; signed flat on title page by "Sue? A. Marks" and inscribed on title page dated January 31, 2016 reading "For Raf – Herein, a classic illustration of "your friends have thoughts, too." See esp. Wang Sheng on Diem. What men these were!! Yours always, Tom"; black and white photographs and illustrations throughout; textblock clean; shelved in China.
New York: Paragon Book Reprint Corp. 1971. 2 Volumes; Quartos; 183/94 pages; G+; Bound in green cloth with black lettering on spine; Minor wear to edges, slight rubbing and bumping to corners; Textblocks have bookplats on front endpapers, price sticker from previous store on front endpaper; Shelved China.
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.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 427 pages, VG/G+; black DJ, white and golden yellow lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, closed tears to edges of covers, light scratching mostly to back cover; non-archival tape to head, tail, corners, and fore-edge to back cover to interior of DJ; DJ protected by mylar; black faux-cloth paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: very mild wear to text-block, mild age-toning to top, light age-toning to fore-edge, bottom clean; interior clean; shelved china.
New York: HarperCollins, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 314 pages; VG-; full red plastic binding; spine with gilt lettering; mild shelf wear and soiling; spine slightly cocked; previous owner's inscription at front pastedown; profusely illustrated with full color and black and white photos and illustrations; pages clean; shelved Fashion/Jewelry.
Oxford, UK: The Clarendon Press, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; 286 pages; VG/VG-; Red spine with White text; Dustjacket protected by mylar covering, minor wear to edges, bending along head edge of front cover, scratches to front cover; textblock has slight spotting along head edge; Shelved China.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 329 pages; VG-/VG-; spine yellow and black pictorial, with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; mild shelf wear and soiling; mild age-toning to jacket spine; price uncut '$10.00'; boards bowed; mild age-toning to textblock; contains black and white photographs; pages clean; shelved below Front Counter.
Shanghai, China: The Liang You Printing & Publishing Co., Ltd, 1934. First Edition, Second Impression. Quarto, 474 pages,  ads; VG-; bound in publisher's three quarter black cloth, faux-metallic textured boards, spine with red label and gilt titling, front board with gilt titling; mild rubbing and wear; beveled edges; illustrated with twenty colored plates with tissue guards at the beginning; 23 divisional leaves illustrated with a color plate mounted on decorative paper spotted in gold for Kiangsu, Chekiang, Anhwei, Kiangsi, Hupeh, Hunan, Szechwan, Hopeh, Shantung, Shansi, Honan, Shensi, (Ningsia, Kansu & Tsinghai), Fukien, Kwangtung, Kwangsi, Yünnan, Kweichow, (Liaoning, Kirin & Heilungkiang), Sinkiang, (Jehol, Chahar & Suiyuan), (Sikang & Tibet), and Mongolia; 10 fold-out double pages of demographic statistics and charts, first chart largely separated on the fold; DT consignment; shelved case 9.
China: Central Literature Publishing House, 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 275 pages; VG; Spine is beige with black lettering; bound in beige card board with black Chinese calligraphy and a impression of a temple on the front board; spine has minimal shelf wear and minor creasing; shelved front table.
Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1977. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 347 pages; VG/VG; orange spine with pale yellow lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, minor shelfwear including crinkling along the top edge of jacket and a closed tear at the upper corner of the fore edge; foxing along edges of textblock; shelved in China.
Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown, and Company, 1974. First Edition Thus, First Printing. Octavo, x, 177 pages; VG?VG; spine patterned gold with black titling; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$8.50', very mild wear; light foxing to edges of text block; interior clean; shelved case 12.