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.
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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, 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.
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;.
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.
Tokyo: Graphic-sha Publishing, 1986. Octavo (oblong); First printing; VG-; Paperback; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has remnant of paper label on rear, slight age-toning, slight smudge to spine, else clean and bright; Cover is green with white print, clean and bright; Text block has slight impress an inch from fore edge to interior pages, else clean and tight; 103 pages, chiefly illustrations (color).
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.
New Delhi: Indus, HarperCollins, 1992. Octavo; Second impression; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with white print; DJ has edgewear, small tear and creasing at front bottom flap corner, vendor label on rear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block is clean and tight; xiii, 90 pages, illustrated (color plates).
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;.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1993. First Printing. Octavo; pp 308; VG-/G; black spine with white text; dust jacket shows mild sunning to exterior; mildly rubbed edges; damp stain inside dj; cloth has slight stain to rear panel; strong boards; text block exterior edges show light wear; interior clean; illustrated; tight binding.
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).
California: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1987. US Printing. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. thin dark green wraps spine, very tiny lettering in beige; aside chafed lightly along the skinny sides and softcover edges. pictorial softcover front. with decorative fep/ffep. with numbered figures in color and b/w as illustrations. 48 pp. ISBN# 0899510698.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1957. Octavo; G Hardcover; Tanned spine with Gold text; Boards strong, slight edgewear, some shelfwear, bumping to corners, small stain along tail edge of spine; Textblock has age toning, writing in pen on front endpaper, small brown marks on some pages, small brown mark along fore edge; 184 pp.
Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1978. Octavo; pp 472; VG-/VG-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has slight smudges to rear; light tone to flap; cloth has clean exterior; strong boards; text block edges show some foxing; tight binding; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated;.
Sri Lanka: Tisara Prakasakayo Ltd., 1975. Second. Octavo: G+/G: Yellow and black spine with black text: DJ is worn with some discoloration and staining, dust stains, and shelfwear: Covers have faint crease down the middle of front, numerous creases on spine, shelfwear: Textblock is darkened due to age, pages have yellowed slightly but are free of folds, tears, and markings: Book is a reprint of the 1805 English second edition: 315 pp.
London: Edward Arnold, 1901. Octavo; vg-/; red cloth spine with gilt lettering; sunned; ex libris, signature; half-title page, clipped at upper right age; minor shelf wear and bumping, chipping and scuffing to covers; text block clean; foxing; 338 pp.; illus., frontispiece and 38 plates; 2 folded maps; binding shaken; split starts, hinges; spine, sunned; else very good.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1975. Octavo; G+/G; greyish-brown spine with dark orange bands at lower half, sunned beige and greyish-brown title, orange author/publisher name; dustjacket has moderate discoloration with sunning and age-toning, moderate edgewear with light tearing, creasing and wear to edges of covers, light staining to rear cover, light scratching and scuffing to front and rear covers; boards are strong with moderate age-toning to edges, light rubbing to corners; textblock edges and pages lightly age-toned, front free-end paper has name of previous owner written in black ink, book has light cigarette smoke odor. 344pp.
New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., 1927. Octavo; pp 254; G/G-; dark blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket has chips to edges; some rubbing to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has some toning to edges; light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Poona: DastaneRamchandra & Co., 1990. First edition. Octavo; pp 232; G+/G-; Green spine with white text; Dust jacket has rubbing to exterior, slight chipping to spine edges and corners, sticker to front flap; Cloth has minimal wear to exterior, light sunning to spine, light bumping to corners; Text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, interior clean;.
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.
London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1965. First Edition. 10mo; pp 332; VG-/G-; black/red pictorial spine with black and ivory text; dust jacket shows modest rubbing to exterior; some chips to edges; cloth has lightly sunned edges; strong boards; text block edges have light tone; illustrated endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated.