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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.
New Delhi, Bombay: Allied Publishers Private Limited, 1986. First edition. Small Octavo; G+/VG-; Light brown spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar, slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exterior and sunned spine; Boards are lightly rubbed planks, sunned spine and moderate edge wear, otherwise sturdy; Text block is slightly age toned & lightly smudged exterior edges, otherwise unmarked; Inscribed to Peter Bourne by the author on ffep; pp 194.
London: The Bombay Historical Society, 1908. Limited Edition, 1/1,200. Quarto, 292 pages VG; 3/4 green leather with green cloth on boards; Spine is light brown with raised bands and gilt text; small stamp of previous owner on front free endpaper, otherwise there are no markings to text and pages are clean; Binding is strong; Edges of text block are uncut; Illustrated with 30 hand-finished chromolithograph plates. marbled endpapers; mild rubbing to leather on spine and to corners; shelved case 12.
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1890. New edition. Octavo; New edition; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print, raised bands; Boards in red leather with gold print, tattering to spine caps, worn, exposed corners, front hinge torn from bottom to center of spine, tape across top and bottom of spine, shelfwear; Text block has cracked hinges front and rear, marbling to edges (faded), name and inscription in pencil and ink on front endpaper, mild foxing throughout, paper stiff and slightly puckered; xix, 353 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
Dehiwala: Tisara Prakasakayo, 1970. Octavo; First Edition 1853, Reprint April 1970; VG/VG; Paperback with DJ; Spine, illustrated with red print; DJ has slight edgewear, mild smudging, fading to spine, small tear at spine head and upper right corner; Cover is clean and strong, some creasing to spine; Textblock is clean and tight but beginning to separate from cover at rear hinge; xiii, 207 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1892. First Edition. Octavo; G/No jacket hardcover; Red leather spine with gilt lettering; 3/4 bound in red leather; Ex Library book with typical stamps and markings; Boards have significant wear along the edges and near the spine, some fraying at edges and corners; Missing leather from library stamp on lower spine; ffep and half title page loose from binding, rest of pages bound; Upper edge of text block gilt; Text block is age toned but clean; Library book plate on front paste down; 419 pages.
Kaohsiung: Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, 2010. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 271; VG-/paperback; mocha beige spine with brown and yellow text; covers shows slight wear to exterior; mild edge wear; intact panels; text block has very light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated; Taiwanese and English texts; arts - American.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. First edition. Oblong quarto. Good with fair dust jacket. Gray spine with white lettering. Minor rubbing to covers. Age-toning and many chips to dust jacket, particularly the rear panel near the top and bottom of the spine. Stain to bottom edge of book block. Text pages very good. 108pp.
Missouri: South Asia Books, 1981. first. Octavo in navy blue cloth with DJ; VG/G-; spine blue with black letters; DJ has some wear and tear protected by brodart; strong binding; previous owner's name on ffep; thin paper slightly faded; text block in typed letters clean; pp. 485; this is a rare book on the Hindu-Muslim riots of 1931; shelved in room 12.
New York: Hill and Wang/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Inc., 1982. First U.S. Edition. Octavo; pp 108; G/G-; greenish yellow spine with black text; dust jacket has mild soiling to exterior; slight rubbing wear to corners; open chip to rear tail edge; lightly sun darkened flaps; cloth shows slight sun darkening to exterior; strong boards; text block has light foxing to exterior head edge; illustrated; interior clean;.
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.
Singapore: Prentice Hall, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; pp 412; VG-/VG-; red spine with black and white text; dust jacket shows mild dings to edges; otherwise light smudge to front; cloth has lightly bumped fore head corners; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; previous owner Casper Weinberger's bookplate to front pastedown; illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by author to Casper Weinberger, former Secretary of Defense;.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989. First Edition. Octavo; pp 504; VG-/G; bluish green spine with black and cream text; dust jacket shows some sunning to exterior; chip to front joint; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block shows mild toning toward edges; illustrated;.
London: Azimuth Editions Limited, 1997. Quarto; pp 248; G+; navy blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows some smudges to exterior; mildly cocked spine; sturdy boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1972. first printing. Octavo; VG/VG-; beige spine with black text; dust jacket is covered w/ mylar plastic and has soilng and small tear on spine; taped head & tail edges of dj to pastedowns; cloth is clean w/ light wear on spine, otherwise clean exterior & strong panels; text block has light foxing on exterior edges & on first few pages; small stain on ffep; text pages are crisp & unmarked; tight binding; pp 513.
London: Edward Moxon, 1840. First Edition. Octavo; 2 volumes; xxiv; 453pp; viii;488pp; a full calf prize binding by Carss [with their bookseller ticket each volume] for a Glasgow High School student with the presentations on each front paste-down; "Let Glasgow Flourish" seal each board; morocco spine labels [one has detached, the others are chipped]; marbled endpapers; marbled edges. Binding largely rubbed and worn; hinges cracked; owner names on endpapers. Contents very good throughout with 12 plates [3 color; 9 tinted; 1 in outline]; folding map in outline color. Shelved in Case 9 [Oversized book set. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates. Estimated shipping weight is 7lbs].
Calcutta: Manisha Granthalaya Private Limited, 1967. First Edition Thus. Quarto; lxxxii; remainder pagination in Sanskrit; bound in full pinkish cloth with printed dustjacket; binding sound; dustjacket largely chipped and worn at edges; text block edges untrimmed; bookseller stamp front endpaper; contents very good. [Spine; white titles and black stripe on salmon colored paper].
Calcutta: Manisha Granthalaya Private Limited, 1967. First Edition Thus. Quarto; lxxxii; remainder pagination in Sanskrit; bound in full pinkish cloth with printed dustjacket; binding stressed at gutters but sound; dustjacket largely chipped and worn at edges; text block edges untrimmed; bookseller stamp front endpaper; contents very good. [Spine; white titles and black stripe on salmon colored paper].
New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications, 1977. Octavo; pp 245; G/G-; green spine with red text; rebound, modern binding; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, chipping to corners, slight toning to rear; cloth shows slight wear to exterior, bumped corners; text block shows light toning to edges; interior clean.
New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004. Octavo; VG- Hardcover w/ dustjacket; Yellow spine with Brown text; Dustjacket has some edgewear, some shelfwear, small scratch on rear cover, faint smudging, otherwise clean; Boards strong, clean; Textblock has some small spots towards the top of some pages, otherwise clean; 205 pp.
Dharwar: Karnatak University, 1963. Limited . Octavo; good+/none; green cloth spine with no text; quarter-bound w/light green boards and black text; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 121 pp.; map; binding shaken; endpapers, toning; all edges and corners, minor chipping and wear; else very good; ---TEXT IN ENGLISH WITH SOME SANSKRIT LETTERS.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to rear top edge, tear across spine head cap; Textblock has some page corners creased, penciled notations pp. 129-177, slight spotting to front edge and rear endpapers; xxxix, 296 pages, illustrated.
Bombay: The Bombay Natural History Society, 1954. Second edition, revised by William T. Stearn. Octavo; Second edition, revised by William T. Stearn; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear; Text block has green-tinted top edge, mild amount of foxing throughout; xiv, 165 pages, illustrated (b&w and color plates).
[Toyko]: Hokuseido, 1952. Early Editions. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG/Fair; in original beige dust jackets depicting scenes, black lettering; dust jackets in varying condition, all protected in mylar, volume 1 lacking spine, numerous tears and chips, volume 2 and 3 with mild chipping, primarily to heads and tails of spines, corners, volume 4 lacking head of spine, some chipping; browning to pages, as usual; Text is primarily in English and Japanese; Volumes I and III have colored frontispieces; AM consignment; shelved above espionage.
London: T. Fisher Unwin, ca. 1923. First edition. Folio in red heavy cloth hardcovers with gold letters; VG; minimal soiling; book slightly slanted upwards with discolored spine; previous owner's name on ffep; 26 pages of text followed by 288 sepia toned photographic plates taken between 1906 and 1909; in good condition; shelved on front table; please contact us for shipping costs.
Harmondsworth: Viking, 1985. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with brown print; DJ in mylar, mild edgewear at spine ends, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with red print on spine, slightly cocked spine, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean; 281 pages, frontispiece, maps.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. 8vo; VG-VG-; hardcover; yellowish brown spine with red text; dust jacket has clear, mylar protective covering; spine of the dust jacket is discolored, it also has open tears to the corners and moderate black stains; with the exception of bumps to the corners and to the tips, boards are clean and sturdy; paste downs and free end-papers are moderately stained; text block is age-toned but pages are clean and legible; 440p.
n.p. n.publ. n.d. Octavo; pp 207; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text to red bar; cloth shows slight sunning to spine; some shelf wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; light foxing to endpapers; book binder's sticker to front pastedown; interior clean.
New York: Hermitage House, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; G/Poor; pp 294; sun faded yellow spine with brown lettering; dust jacket has cracked into two pieces, heavy wear and chipping to edges; cloth has water ring staining to front board, slight fraying to edges; text block shows age toning to edges, some toning to end papers, illustrated end papers; interior clean; inscribed by author.
Tacoma, WA: The Non-Profit Press, 1974. 74/250. Octavo; pp 58; G/G; dark yellow spine with black text; limited edition; dust jacket shows moderate wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; inscription to previous owner to ffep.
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.
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.
Washington, D.C. The Pinecone Press, 1961. Large Octavo; pp 65; G/no-DJ; black spine with gilt text; limited edition; cloth has slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; offset toning to rear endpapers; profusely illustrated; light ink to ffep; frontispiece.