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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: Macmillan and Co., 1893. 10mo; pp 383; G-/no-DJ; slightly sunned red spine with gilt text; cloth exterior shows mild soiling to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; light shelf wear to edges; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; light pencil to ffep; former owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; hairline crack to front gutter; frontispiece with tissue guard; interior clean; uncut pages; deckled edges; iilustrated;.
New Delhi: Geeta Book Centre, 1971. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, red with black print; DJ has small tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, surface tear to front lower edge, vendor label, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print to spine, shelfwear, spotting; Text block has light tanning to endpapers, cracked front hinge, pen notations on title page, importer stamp on title page; xx, 124 pages.
New Delhi, India: Gyan Publishing House, 1999. First Reprint. 8vo. VG-/VG.TWO VOLUME SET. Volume 1: green/white pictorial DJ background, spine and jacket front titling in white. sun faded DJ spine strip, with volume number in b/w just below head of spine. remainder under clear protective cover with minimal edgewear. black clothbound HB with stamped gold lettering down spine between gently bumped ends. beige fep/ffep. clear and excellent interior, just head-edge with a smudge. 543 pp. Volume 2: green/white pictorial DJ background, spine and jacket front titling in white. sun faded DJ spine strip, with volume number in b/w just below head of spine. rest of DJ protected under clear cover with minor edgewear. simple black cloth HB spine, stamped in gold between lightly abraded ends, adjacent panels, its thin edges are mildly abraded. light beige fep/ffep. textblock interior clear. head-edge is discolored in a few spots and a smooth white fore-edge and tail. 544-1064 pp. TWO VOLUMES, with shared pagination. ISBN# for the set is 8121206715. ASIA (INDIA).
Rutland: Charles E. Tuttle, 1970. First Edition. Second Printing. Ex-library copy. Octavo; VG/VG; Gray spine with black text; DJ has library sticker over bottom of spine, price sticker on interior flap of front cover, Boards strong; Textblock shows stamp on front end paper and exterior head, few small notes in pencil, otherwise clean; Binding strong; 277pp.
New-Haven: Printed by Meigs, Bowen and Dana, in Chapel-Street, . First Edition. 12mo., 214 pages; G-; bound in contemporary full calf, black label to spine with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards, cracking to spine, wear to hinges; ffep loose within, with early names written in ink, one dated 1787; some gatherings slightly loose; page 57 with long horizontal tear; with half-title; some slight waviness to pages, some mild cracking and wear to fore edges of pages; With engraved hand-colored double-hemisphere of the world frontispiece (The World. Agreeable to the last Discoveries in the South Seas. 6.5x10 cm) and 4 "word maps" (described by Warren Heckrotte as "cartographic diagrams") in the text (South America, Asia, Europe, and Africa). LACKING THE FOLDING MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; some tattering to edges of frontispiece, does not effect map; Extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1852. 12mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with title written in ink; Boards in blue cloth, spine and hinges taped, corners worn and exposed, shelfwear; Text block has blue-tinted top edge, hinges reinforced with tape and new flyleaves, foxing throughout, binding stiff throughout, top portion of rear endpaper torn away; xv, 327 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1908. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has slight spotting to endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, marginal pencil notation on p. 7, some uncut pages; 354 pages.
New York: George Braziller, Inc., 1979. Octavo; pp 168; VG-/G-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket has sunned spine; some chips to edges; cloth has little wear to exterior; some sunning to edges; strong boards; text block shows mild toning to edges; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author;.
Hong Kong; New York: The Chinese University Press; St. Martin's Press, 1982. Octavo; pp 159; VG/G-; Greenish tan spine with black text; Dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior, sunning to spine, minimal rubbing to edges and corners; Cloth has minimal wear to exterior, light rubbing to corners; Text block has light wear to exterior edges, ex-library with stamped number and writing to first few pages; interior clean;.
Meerut: Meenakshi Prakashan, 1967. Octavo; VG-/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, pink with black print; DJ in mylar, tears to top and bottom edges especially at spine caps (small portions torn away) and spine hinges, smudging, shelfwear; Boards in grey cloth with black prints, light spotting, mild wear to spine caps; Text block clean and tight but for slight tanning to endpapers; vii, 212 pages.
New Dehli: Oxford University Press, 2003. First Edition. Quarto, 272 Pages; VG/VG; spine is red with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minor shelf wear, with bumping at the top of the spine; pages clear; shelved front table.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1978. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Binding intact. Slight foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japanese subsection.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1980. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers, notably in a horizontal discoloration spot across the spine and with minor rubbing to the covers. Binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japanese subsection.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1981. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Three inch rubbing scar to the front cover near the fore-edge. Slight other shelf-wear to covers. Binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japan subsection.
San Diego, CA: Nippon-To of San Diego, 1982. Hardcover bound periodical reprint. Quarto. Good+ with no dust jacket. Red spine with gold lettering. Slight shelf-wear to covers. Binding strong. Foxing to top text block edge. Text of pages clean and free of markings. Shelved in Asian studies Japan subsection.
New York: Guggenheim Museum Publications, 2009. Quarto; pp 439; G+/paperback; black/white spine with orange and black text; covers have slight shelf wear to exterior; mildly cocked spine; some rubbing wear to edges; text block shows only light tone to edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - American; collections; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Bombay: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1967. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, cream with black print; DJ in mylar, slight stains to front, toning to spine; Boards quarter bound with cream cloth to spine and cream paper with black print to boards, slight wear to corners and spine caps, slight stain to cloth on front spine edge; Text block has shaken binding, penciled name on rear pastedown, clean text; xxxiv, 292 pages, maps (some folded).
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1952. Reprinted. 10mo; pp 1135; G/G-; sun aged blue spine with red and blue text; a novel in six parts; dust jacket shows mild wear to edges; minor frays to spine edges; modest soiling to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has light sun fading to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; light foxing to pastedowns and endpapers; hairline defect to front gutter at half title page; interior lightly toned; tight binding;.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 394; G+/G; sun faded red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to corners and edges, lightly sunned exterior; cloth has slight sun faded spine, minor wear to exterior, otherwise boards are clean, strong and intact; text block shows light wear, due to age, to exterior edges, previous owner's names to ffep, interior clean;.
Bombay, India: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1973. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 265 pages; VG/VG-; Spine is white with a multicolor stripe and blue lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has discoloration and minor rubbing on both covers; binding has minor warping; pages have minor blotching along the top and fore edge; inscribed by the author on the ffep; shelved India.
New York: New York Review Books, 2002. First Edition. Octavo. VG+/VG+. Red cloth boards with gilt text on spine. Dustjacket is light manila colored with color photograph on front and rear with black and brown text. DJ spine is light manila with black and brown text. Light bumping/shelfwear to the head and tail of spine. Very small pen mark on outer textblock. Interior textblock is clean, unmarked and in excellent condition. DJ shows some very minor shelfwear to the top edge, mostly at the spine. Includes a printed, but hand signed note from President George H. W. Bush to General Brent Snowcroft (National Security Advisor). 237pp. Shelved in 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.
Tokyo: Nezu Institute of Fine Arts, 2005. First Edition Thus. First Edition Thus. Quarto; 197pp; softcover; illustrated wraps; minor scuffing, rubbing and wear; contents clean and unmarked; text in Chinese with Foreword and Exhibition List in English. [Spine; silver characters on dark blue/black with landscape background in the center. [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].
Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. first edition. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Light gray spine with blue & black text; Ex-library with stamp on ffep, copyright pge; Dust jacket has some rubbing on exterior, mostly along edges with minor wear and small tears at corners, otherwise intact exterior; Boards have lightly sunned spine with light spotting near head and fore edge, sticker on rear, and minor edge wear, but otherwise panels are sturdy and strong; Text block shows slight wear due to handling with otherwise clean pages and tight binding; pp 321.
Lahore: Ferozsons, Ltd., 1975. First edition. Octavo; xix, 296 pp. Hardcover in dust jacket. Illustrated with maps. VG/VG. Foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's signature on front endpaper. Some rubbing and small closed tears to extremities of jacket. Binding tight. Scarce. Shelved in Southeast Asia.
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;.
Taipei: Ho Kung-shang, 1989. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 224; Good/paperback; brown spine with blue and ivory text; covers have mild rubbing to exterior; small sticker to rear; crease to front; intact panels; text block has slight shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; text in Chinese and English; arts - instruction;.
New York, NY: Kodansha International, 1995. First Edition. 12mo.. VG+/VG. matte silver metallic DJ spine, very thin with small black uppercase title centered between green uppercase author and tiny publisher at tail end. jacket front has received some discoloration, left justified green uppercase and black titling, some staggered as they descend. b/w portrait overlaying the green on silver silhouette. DJ edgewear is moderate, but no cuts or chafing. dark sage clothbound, imprinted with ivory titling. again gentle green silhouette on speckled gray granite for both front and rear. light medium green, no writing to fep/ffep. thin ivory HB, skimmed spot-free 128 pp in sum. very slender but clear outer edges. ISBN# 4770019807.
Istanbul: Atolye Burak Matbaacilik, 1991. Small octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Black spine with white text; Covers VG with occasional very light rubbing to glossy surfaces, front cover has a few very short and light creases near middle, back cover has a light crease in upper left corner; Textblock interior clean; 199 pp.
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.
Baltimore: Penguin Books, Inc., 1960. Reprint. Octavo; VG/G; Off-white spine with black text; Cardboard slipcase has slight shelf wear and intact; Dust jacket has lightly sunned exterior with minor rubbing along edges, moisture spots and slightly age toning on spine; Boards have slight wear due to handling, otherwise clean with strong panels; Text block is overall lightly age toned with tight binding; pp 316.
New Delhi: Palit & Palit, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 344; G+/G; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has chips to corners; light soiling to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight smudges to exterior; lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block shows lightly soiled exterior edges; frontispiece; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated; previous bookshop's small label to verso of ffep;.
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).
Jaipur: Subodh Sahitya Sadan, 2004. Octavo; pp 334; G/G; black spine with gilt text; dust jacket shows modest rubbing to exterior; mild rubbing to edges; cloth has some noticeable wear to exterior; boards are slightly bowed; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; slight smudges to pp iv-v; frontispiece; illustrated;.
Pittsfield: Greylock Publishers, 1950. First Edition. Inscription (by author) on front end paper. Octavo; VG/VG-; Yellow spine with black text; DJ has small open tears on top front cover and head/tail of spine; Boards strong, faint stain to pasteboard, minor rubbing to bottom of rear cover; Textblock age toned with slight marks on fore edge, otherwise clean; 494pp.
Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 205; G/G; black spine with white and yellow text; dust jacket shows some wear to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block shows mild toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1993. Quarto; pp 152; VG/paperback; mustard yellow spine with black and white text; covers have minimal wear to exterior; slight edge wear; lightly sunned spine and rear; text block edges show minimal wear to edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated; arts - Asian (east).