London: Rockliff, 1952. Large Octavo; VG-/VG-; Tan spine with brown text. DJ has shelf wear, age toning to spine and edges, edge wear, small closed tear on rear, water drop stain on spine, brown stain on front; Boards have foxing, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has foxing on front/rear paste downs and free end papers, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 218 plus 76 pages of plates.
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London: Faber and Faber, 1959. First edition. Octavo; 89 pp, 96 plates; VG-/G; beige/dark red spine with black text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior, rubbing to edges, minor chipping to head and tail edges, light ink to front flap; cloth has slight sunning to spine, minor rubbing to edges, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York, NY: Attic Books Ltd., 1976. Reprint. 8vo. VG-/VG-. red DJ spine with slight wear and chafing, shows in whitish tonal discoloration along fore-edge folds and aside dj spinal column. chipped lightly at corner stress-points. inner flaps, faintly toned and neat. gently rubbed tip an tail, chafed much at red ends and spine corners, thin panel edges. stamped gilt titling, type and spacing match the DJ strip, jacket front the interior panel. b/w scanned coin image. blank ivory endsheets. textblock coins series with figures of coins, lettering, dimensions and extensive detail. 134 pp. textblock stock. appendix printed on gloss ivory stock with 281 small scanned figures on 9 plate section in the rear.
[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.
Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society, 2008. Large Octavo; pp 303; G+/paperback; blue/black pictorial spine with black text; covers have some soiling to exterior; minor edge wear; faux flaps; intact panels; text block shows mild shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; arts - Ancient; Collection; signed by Fredrik Hiebert; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Boston and Cambridge, MA: Museum of Fine Arts and Harvard University Press, 1941. Quarto; pp 366; Fair/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has some spotting and soiling to boards; some sunning to boards; noticeable wear to edges; moderate sunning to spine; slightly bowed boards, as is; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; light foxing to first and last few pages; arts-collection; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
London: Ernest Benn, Limited, 1923. 1355/1500. Small Quarto; pp 20; 152 plates; G-/no-DJ; light orange spine with gilt text; limited edition; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; black marker mark to lower spine; some scratches to boards; moderate rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; ex-library with markings to ffep and half title page; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated with tissue guards; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; frontispiece with tissue guard; adhesive residue to rear endpaper; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited order.
London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., 1913. First Edition. Folio; G/no-DJ; spine green w/gold text, fading, wear and fraying of spine indicative of age, boards firm, library sticker in frt inside cvr as well as stripe of tape, otherwise clean, edges frayed; binding loose at headband & at hinges, still viable, good cond.; pages have aging as well as wear, chipping at text block, but still in good cond. 201pp. Oversized/overweight: may require additional postage for expedited/international orders.
Durham: Sir Walter Press, 1977. Limited edition. Octavo; Limited edition, 671/700; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, light blue with blue and white print; DJ has mild edgewear, toning to spine; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the edition page; xvi, 136 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Hua Hsia Publications, 1972. Folio; pp 523; VG-/G; bluish green spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior, some scratches to rear; minor chips to corners; cloth shows light soiling to exterior; slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; interior clean; Chinese and English text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Washington D.C. Highland House, 1977. First Edition. Second printing. Small quarto; VG-/VG-; White spine with blue text; DJ has general edgewear, 1 inch open tear on front cover, lower spine shows 2 inches that has worn off; Boards strong, adhesive mark stains on front/rear boards; Textblock shows heavy stains on front/rear end papers, otherwise clean; Binding strong; 340pp.
Secausus, NJ: Chartwell Books, Inc., 1989. Small quarto; pp 127; VG-/VG-; beige spine with gray text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; some sticker residue to front; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated with may photographs and illustrations; interior clean.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973. UK Printing. small Qto. VG/VG. multi-color pictorial DJ spine and fully illustrated panel-wide jacket dominated by auburn and brown tones. spine main title overlays the illustration in ivory, bright blue author and black on powder blue ellipse outlined in black. handling light, with yellow tone to slim inner flaps. thick light brown clothbound HB, stamped gold metallic titling, several small raised ridges. opaque white droplet on front panel, thick and sturdy boards. white fep/ffep, ivory sheets and textblock neat and profusely illustrated with 388 numbered items. 232 pp. ISBN# 684132125.
London: Pall Mall Press, 1979. Reprint. Octavo. VG in VG- dust jacket. White spine with black lettering. Sale sticker to top rear dust jacket panel. Age-toning to dust jacket panels, panels generally clean. Covers clean, binding strong, text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 348pp.
Antrim, N. Ireland: W. & G. Baird Ltd., 1975. Booklet; unpaginated; G-/paperback; white comb spine with yellow covers; green text and illustration to front; covers show slight sunning; some rubbing wear to edges; light ink to front; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; light toning to interior pages; illustrated with many photographs.
Kowloon; London: Kaiserreich Kunst; The House of Fans Limited, 1982. First Edition. Oblong Octavo; VG/VG-; pp 169; black spine with red text; light gray cardboard slipcover; exterior has modest sunning; some rubbing wear to edges; paper label to front; dust jacket shows mild wear to exterior; lightly bumped head front fore corner; small chip to rear tail fore corner; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
London: Country Life, Batsford, 1911. First edition. Two volumes, folio. Both volumes fair+ with no dust jacket. Faded, stained red spine with gold lettering. Each volume INSCRIBED but not signed by the author on the front free end paper. Some rubbing and scuffing to covers. Front end paper loose at hinges of both volumes. Offsetting to free end paper. Several plates loose. Pages generally clean. Includes over 1,500 illustrations and over 70 photogravure plates. Volume 1 to 466pp, volume 2 continues to 1085pp.
New York: China Institute In America, 1985. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/no-DJ(paperback); Spine is brown with white text; Covers have edge wear, general marks and scratches, rubbing to corners, joints are strong; Text block has signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 103; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Durham, NC: Duke University Museum of Art, 1971. Large Octavo; pp 111; Good/paperback; off-white spine with purple text; covers show slight wear to exterior; some foxing to spine and fore edge; creases to fore edges; text block has light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; cracked to gutter at pp 110-111; profusely illustrated;.
Newport, England: R.H. Johns Ltd., 1951. First Edition. Quarto; G/no-DJ; pp 132; sun faded blue spine with gilt lettering; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, slight creasing down from board; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, light toning to first and last few pages; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1975. First edition. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with tan print; DJ has edgewear, small tears to top edge; Boards in orange cloth with brown print, small stain to front, slight wear to spine caps, slight warping, cocked spine; Text block has small stains to top and fore edges, else clean and tight; xvii, 236 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: B. A. Seaby, Ltd., 1970. Reprint. Octavo. VG- in VG- dust jacket. Red spine with black lettering. Minor shelf-wear to DJ, most notably to the head and tail of the DJ spine. Top front corner bumped. Scar to rear cover of the book. Sale sticker affixed at bottom of front DJ flap. Binding intact. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and free of markings. 282pp with XXX plates following.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1956. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 414; G/Fair; black/yellow pictorial spine with white, yellow, black text; one volume edition; dust jacket has modest rubbing to exterior; several chips to edges; modestly sunned spine; few spots to front; mylar wraps; cloth shows some slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; arts - Ancient; American; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: The Free Press, 1986. First Printing. Large Octavo; pp 339; G/G-; ivory spine with blue and black text; dust jacket has slight toning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; cloth shows slight wear to corners; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated.
New York, NY: Alfred A.Knopf, Inc., 1972. First Edition. squarish Qto. VG-/VG-. black DJ spine, densely packed with ivory title between smaller author and publisher. chipping nad frayed ends, with taped over cuts and abrasions. laminated with contact paper by prior owner. brown cloth HB with gilt titling, lightened around by age and shelfwear along the cloth panel edges. some scuffing and abrading from removed paste-downs upon decorative fep. occasional foxing, e.g. page 160-161, otherwise no marks. edges average and interior between sturdy boards. 210 pp. ISBN# 0394473280.
Piermont, NY: Pier Books, Inc./ Dupont Communications, 2007. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 215; VG-/VG-; dark blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; slight bowing to boards; text blocks show little wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated with color photographs; interior clean.
n.p. Ilias Lalaounis, 1984. Quarto; pp 339; VG-/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has modest rubbing wear to exterior; lightly sunned spine; slight wear to edges; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; light shelf wear to exterior; slightly splayed boards; text block has mild shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; two small dots to ffep; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Pitman Publishing Company, 1946. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Light blue, almost white spine with black text. DJ has wear, open tears on spine edges, rubbing and tears on edges, price clipped; Boards have rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has a red crayon mark on front end paper, foxing on end papers and paste downs, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 46 plus 96 plates.
New York: Arch Cape Press, 1989. Reprinted. Small quarto; pp 327; VG-/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; light moisture staining to inside dj at tail edge; price clipped flap; minor wear to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Lewisburg: Union County Oral Traditions Projects, 1979. Octavo; Reprinted 1989; VG-; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is white, illustrated, with white print, mild creasing at spine, slight edgewear, vendor label on rear, slight shelf wear; Text block clean and tight; 60 pages, illustrated (some color).
MA: Ruth Webb Lee, 1939. Third Edition. Third Edition; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark blue fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have shelf wear, light rubbing on edges, age toned spine, some soiling, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, previous owner's name plate on front paste down, light foxing on some pages, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 526.
Koln: Schnutgen-Museum der Stadt, 1985. Small quarto; G/paperback; ivory spines with black text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, pp 487; vol. 2, pp 459; vol. 3, pp 207; covers have slight rubbing to exteriors; slight creasing to joints; intact exteriors; text blocks show light shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece to vol. 3; interiors clean; German text; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Suffolk, UK: Antique Collectors' Club, 1998. Small Quarto; pp 214; G/G; ivory spine with dark red and black text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloth shows light sunning to exterior edges; strong boards; text block has some toning to exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profusely illustrated.