Tokyo, Japan: Cosmo Publishing Co., 1948. First edition. VG-/G- 4to in green DJ, title on spine in black. Spine slight cock, boards flat slight abrasion at corners, binding sound. DJ sunned, chipped at spine and corners. Text-block age browned. Pages clean, flat and white, slight browning at outer margins, PO name on ffep, dated March, 1949. fold-out map at back intact and untorn. 221 pgs. shelve Japan.
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Seoul: The Kyung-In Publishing Co., 1975. Octavo; pp 222; G/G; beige spine with blue text; dust jacket has slight soiling to exterior, minor wear to edges, mylar covering; cloth has slight sunning to spine, some rubbing to edges, strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, slight cracking to rear hinge toward head edge; interior clean;.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981. Octavo. Good-/no DJ - paperback. Blue (dark and light) spine with blue and white text; covers are mostly clean, except there are multiple creases along the edges of the covers and along the spine; binding is strong; textblock is clean, but there are creases along the bottom right edge along the first few pages; furthermore, there are larger creases (spanning 3 inches across diagonally) for most of the pages on the top right hand corner. Pp. 392.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1981. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Navy blue and teal green spine with navy blue text: Covers have general shelfwear, some light scuff marks, binding is tight: Textblock exterior has some mild dust staining, some pages have underlining and small notations that do not impact readability: 392 pp.
Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, 1977. Octavo; pp 119; VG/VG-; ivory spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior, rubbing to edges, price clipped front flap; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: Delacorte Press, 1969. First American Edition. Octavo; vg/good; dj, black/yellow/red spine with yellow text; dj, shelf wear, chipping, small open and closed tears; HB, tan cloth spine with author, title, publisher names separately in three black colorblocks; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; small stains to spine; text block, clean; 388pp. B/W illustrations; maps; ---ASIA-GENERAL.
London: Leo Cooper in association with Secker & Warburg, 1986. Octavo; G-/+G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey with red and white print; DJ has slight edgewear, else clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with gold print, mildly cocked spine, slight wear to spine tail; Text block has pencil notation throughout; xix, 364 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1954. first. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Red spine with gilt text; Cloths is slightly sunned with light shelf wear such as light rubbing & scratches on panel exterior, with strong panels otherwise; Text block shows some foxing on exterior edges and on pastedowns, end papers with tight binding; pp 342.
Hollywood, CA: W. M. Hawley, 1955. Thin octavo; vg/good; glossy dark blue spine with white text, designs, and Chinese characters; dj, moderate shelf wear; 1" closed tear, head edge of front cover; HB, tan cloth spine with silver text and Chinese characters; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; B/W illustrations; 246pp. -----ASIAN STUDIES-CHINA.
Dhaka: Bangladesh National Museum, 1983. First Edition. Large Oblong Octavo; pp 255; G/G-; burgundy spine with white and pink text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; slightly rubbed exterior; cloth has modest wear to exterior; some rubbing to corners; intact panels; text block show slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Elibron Classics, 2005. Unabridged facsimile of 1842 J. Dobson edition; Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Pale spine with graphic of map and no text; Some very mild edge wear, occasional very small chips along edges of spine, spine has small blue circular sticker affixed near top; Textblock has very small amount of faint shelf wear on bottom, interior clean; 208 pp.
Philadelphia: The International Press; The John C. Winston Co, 1902. First edition. Both vols VG. Two 8vos in red cloth boards, embossed gilt illustration to front and spine, title on spine in gilt. No DJs. Both vols have light wear to boards; edges lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped, spines agetoned. Top edge of textblocks gilt, other edges lightly agetoned but clean. Both vols have minor tearing to front gutter, bindings slightly loose but intact. Fold-out map at rear of vol 2, B&W photo images scattered throughout both vols. Shelved ALCOVE.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. Early Reprint. Octavo, 624 pages; G; bound in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; some repair to tail end of front hinge; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; marbled text block and endpapers; sticker to front pastedown; some water-staining along edges of text block; with 9 folding maps; numerous full-page tinted lithographs and in-text woodcuts; lacking the suppressed "Public Bath at Simoda" plate at p. 408; shelved case 9.
Hampshire: Authors and Trustees of The John Bodley Trust, None listed. First. Octavo; Fair/Paperback with no diust jacket. Dark green spine with silver lettering. Cover has moderate shelf wear including chipping on all edges, scratch/abrasion on back cover; Moderate spine crease; Text block and edges show minor moisture damage with page rippling but no staining, Books carries insciption from one of the authors to the former owner; Former owner has included typed page explanation of relationship to author. pp. 214. This is a collection of individual accounts of the Rifle Brigade's operation on the Borneo/Indonesia border during the "War of Confrontation". These stories focus on the last six months of the conflict before Borneo became part of a newly independent Malaysia. Rare.
The Jean-Claude Nourault Issues, 1977. Quarto; pp 391; VG-/no-DJ; orange spine with black text; slipcase has slight sunning to exterior, moderate wear to exterior; cloth has mylar wraps, slight wear to exterior, light sunning to spine; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1922. First separate edition. Small octavo, 27pp. Stapled wraps in VG- condition. Spine is thin and textless; book in clear bag. Light chipping and creasing to wraps; moderate soiling and foxing, particularly to rear wrap. Minor foxing to front flyleaf. Text otherwise clean. Binding is sturdy. YF Consignment. SHELVE ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
Frankfurt: Rutten & Loening, 1921. 12mo; pp 314; G-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; boards show some browning toward edges; gilt text and gilt and black design to front; some minor chips to corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight browning toward edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner label to rear pastedown; illustrated; German text.
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1918. First US Edition. 12mo: G/no-DJ: Brown spine with black text: Boards have general shelfwear, chipping and fraying at corners, age toning and soiling: Textblock is age toned with some soiling, some pages have staining that does not impact readability and is mostly confined to the margins, otherwise free of markings, folds or tears: First US Edition: 160 pp.
Frankfurt: Rutten & Loening, 1921. 12mo; pp 290; G-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; boards show browning toward edges with some foxing; gilt text and gilt and black design to front; some minor chips to corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight browning toward edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's label to rear pastedown; illustrated; German text.
Frankfurt: Rutten & Loening, 1921. 12mo; pp 304; G-/no-DJ; dark beige spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; boards show browning toward edges; gilt text and gilt and black design to front; some minor chips to corners; sturdy boards; text block shows slight browning toward edges; interior lightly toned; previous owner's label to rear pastedown; illustrated; German text.
Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1905. First Edition. 12mo: VG-/G: Greenish brown spine with green text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, general shelfwear, age toning, light soiling, multiple chips and small closed tears, several small open tears along head edge: Boards are strong with light rubbing along edges, front pastedown has a bookplate from a previous owner: Textblock is dyed green along head edge, otherwise age toned, pages free of markings, folds or tears: First Edition: Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1905. First edition. Octavo, 209pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. Spine is beige with beige text on gray box at head. Bumping and shelf-wear. Minor rubbing, chipping and soiling to dust jacket. Sunning to spine of jacket. Attractive green top-stain. Cloth-bound boards are bright and clean. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste-down end page. Age-toning to end papers. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. YF CONSIGNMENT. SHELVED ROCKVILLE NON-RETAIL.
New York: Macmillan, 1904. first edition. Small octavo. Dark beige cloth hardcovers with dust jacket ; VG condition in VG- dustjacket; DJ dark beige with green letters; vinyl cover; minimal shelf wear around spine edges; small open tear on back DJ; top edge gilted; strong binding; external edges a bit dusty; a couple of pages with a very tiny dog ear; color frontispiece engraving; text clean, in fairly small print; pp. 541; contains chapters on Shinto, Buddhism and "the Jesuit Peril"; most popular of Hearn's books on Japan; See all five photos for details. YF consignment. Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1901. First Edition. Octavo, 305 pages; VG/VG; in illustrated bright green hardcovers with faded green DJ in brodart; spine discolored with brown letters and minor shelf wear on edges; binding strong; deckle edges; contains 6 plates of illustrations on glossy paper including frontispiece; contains series of stories, folklore (Buddhist names of plants and animals), and other studies (in a Japanese hospital); YF Consignment; shelved case 9.
Tokyo: Kenkyusha, n.d. 12mo; pp 133; Fair/G-; paperback; beige spine with black text; dust jacket shows foxing to exterior; minor chipping to corners; glass ring stain to front; some moderate wear to edges; covers have sunned spine; light bluish green covers show slight wear; text block has some foxing to exterior head edge; interior lightly toned but clean.
San Francisco: American-Japanese Publishing Association. Octavo; Two volumes in one; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, stains to edges, spine, rear, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; iii, 346, 254, v pages, illustrated.
London and New York: Hurst and Blackett, Limited, and Charles Scribners Sons, 1903. first U.S. edition. VG. 4to in maroon cloth boards, title on spine in gilt. SINGLE ODD VOLUME. No DJ. Wear to boards. Bottom edge is rubbed, all corners rubbed, scattered speckled discoloration to cloth near bottom edge and spine, light general wear otherwise. Top edge of textblock is gilt, lightly burnished, other edges deckled and lightly agetoned. Some light scattered foxing to endpages, pages otherwise clean. A number of scattered images, mostly photos in b&w, some in sepia, and some b&w illustrations. 664 pp+ fold-out map at rear. Shelved 2ND ALCOVE.
New York: Greenwood Press, Publishers, 1968. Octavo; pp 442+450; G+/no-DJ; brown spines with gilt text; 2 volumes; originally published in 1909; cloths show slight sunning to exteriors; light smudges to exteriors; strong boards; some wear to edges; text blocks have mild toned exterior edges; minor toning to first and last few pages at gutter; frontispieces; illustrated;.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1938. First Edition. Octavo; pp 322; Good; light teal blue spine with red text; no jacket; cloth has some sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; some soiling to exterior; wear to spine edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; deckled fore edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; chip to fore edge to page 311; maps at rear; good binding;.
's-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1957. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slightly cocked spine, small tears to front bottom edge, fading to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has spotting to edges, tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; Text in English; 141 pages, illustrated (b&w, including 47 plates).
Seoul: Diplomacy Printing Company, 1987. Deluxe reprint limited edition (#062 of 1,000). Folio in black hardcovers with gold letters and red gilt; gilt edges; VG; minimal soiling on boards; contains 45 tipped-in color plates on thick parchment covered with rice paper; legends on the left pages; pp. 92; shelved in Case # 11; [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] Shelved in Netdesk office, Ephemera Box H eb/nd.
New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1983. Quarto: VG/VG-: Blue spine with white text: DJ has scuff marks, shelfwear, some mild soiling: Boards are strong with light dust staining, minor edgewear: Textblock exterior has dark smudge at corner between fore and tail edges, pages clean and unmarked: 252 pp.
Tokyo; Seattle: University of Tokyo Press; University of Washington Press, n.d. Octavo; pp 425; G/G; dark peach spine with black text; 2 volumes; slipcase shows age toning toward edges; dust jacket shows slight wear to edges; lightly sunned spines; cloths have slight sunning to spines; clean exteriors; blue exteriors with gilt text to spines; minor wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; ex-library with text to fore edge and endpapers; light toning to ffeps; previous owner's name to ffeps; tight bindings.
Bethesda MD: Irongate Editions Limited, 1982. Quarto; pp 183; VG/VG; white spine with black text; tan cardboard slipcase; paper label to exterior; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; few minor smudges; cloth clean; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - Asian;.
Limited Editions Club, 1983. Limited Edition, #1456/1500. Quarto, unpaginated VG; bound in full black aniline leather, title stamped in blind to front cover; housed in publisher's black slipcase, in black on spine; black text block edges; very slight rubbing and scuffing to slipcase; Signed on the colophon by John Hersey, Jacob Lawrence, and Robert Penn Warren, #1456/1500; with eight original silkscreens by Lawrence printed in eleven colors, with tissue guards; shelved case 7.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1922. First edition. Large quarto in light brown hardcovers with gold gilt; VG; moderate soiling or shelf wear; good binding; deckle edges and parchment paper age-toned; pp. 159; 12 illustrations are in color; shelved on Front Table; please contact us for shipping costs.
[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 York and Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc, 1939. First edition. Octavo; pp 191; G/Fair; sun tanned spine with blue text; dust jacket has chipping to edges, sun browned exterior, rubbing to fore edges, price clipping to front flap; cloth shows sunning to spine, slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to front pastedown, deckled fore edge; interior clean;.
Oxford: Oxford University Press; Clarendon Press, 1970. First Edition [OXFORD LIBRARY OF EAST ASIAN LITERATURE]. 8vo., 314 pp., VG/VG; overall mild wear to DJ, "£3.25p net / 65s. net / UK only" to front flap, DJ protected by mylar; navy blue cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: overall mild wear to boards, sharp edges to joints, interior clean; contains tipped-in addition by the publisher titled "Corrigenda to The Poems of Li Ho"; shelved Case 0.
Chicago: University of Chicago, 1969. First Edition. Second Impression. Octavo; VG;no-DJ softcover; Black spine with white/red text; Covers have minor wear around edges and spine, scuffs and markings on rear covers; Textblock show faint foxing on head exterior, otherwise clean; Bindings strong; 803+484pp.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1968, 1969. Second Printing. Octavo; G/G; black spines with white and pink text; 3 volumes; mylar wraps; dust jackets show slight wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; cloths show slight wear to exteriors; light sunning to spines; strong boards; text blocks show light foxing to exterior edges; light pencil to rear pastedowns; illustrated; 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.
Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 1962. 10mo; pp 442; G+/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; full title: Commodore Perry's Visit to Okinawa, Selection from Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan; beige slipcase has age toned exterior, some wear to edges; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; English and Japanese text.
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1897. First Edition. Octavo; G/No Jacket Hardcover; Gray spine with gilt lettering; Cover is worn at all sides, faded and soiled at the spine, spine edges and corners are frayed and chipped; Binding is slightly loose, some cracking at the gutters but all pages are bound; Text block is foxed and age-toned, but free from markings; 292 pp.
Dhaka: The University Press, 1998. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, green with blue print; DJ has edgewear, shelfwear, surface tear to rear; Boards in grey paper and blue cloth with black print, paper and cloth are puckering, bump to bottom edge, small stain on front bottom edge, bump to bottom corners; Text block has vendor stamp on front flyleaf, else clean and tight; 238 pages.