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.
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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.
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.
Nürnberg: Verlegung des auxtoris Gedruckt bey Johann Ernst Adelbuler, 1731. Folio; G; bound in faded red cloth, faded titling to front cover; moderate wear, including fraying to corners, spine largely detached, remnants of cloth ties to boards; With title page, 42 pages of text in German, 14 maps of the celestial sphere, 77 terrestrial maps; all celestial and 73 terrestrial maps hand-colored contemporaneously; lacking allegorical frontispiece engraved by Casper Luyken and the portrait of Charles VI in black and white; the backs of the majority of maps with a child's drawings, majority in pencil, some crayon, circa 1880, very sparse pencil to the maps themselves; some scattered repair; title page missing the lower fore corner, does not impact text; With a fully global collection of maps, including the constellations, both the Copernican and Tychonic models of the orbits, maps of both hemispheres, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Maps of North America do include the names of some Native American Tribes. Interestingly, the maps are inconsistent as to whether California is an island. The title vignette is a map of the world as seen from above the north pole, includes California as an island. All maps with emblematic cartouches and ornamented with engravings.; consignment; shelved map case.
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;.
Genève: Editions d'Art Albert Skira, 1946. Quarto; G; Paperback; Spine, cream without print; Cover consists of paper wrappers over stiff cardboard, smudging front and rear, creasing to spine; Text block has small tear at bottom of front hinge, else clean and tight; 80 pages of b&w plates. [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Wm. H. Allen and Co. London, 1841. First English Edition. Octavo; xxxv, 443 pp. + 91 pp. appendix; errata page. With large folding map and two plates. Original three-quarter leather, blue cloth, marbled endpapers and fore-edges. Spine has five raised bands, leather spine label. VG, with rubbing to spine bands and extremities, as well as top edge of front board. Text clean and tight. Shelve in Case #9.
London: Oxford University Press, 1959. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/No-DJ; Spine is age-toned light blue with gold text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, badly sunned on front and back, joints and hinges are sensitive; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, some marks and scratches, content is clear; pp 227.
Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1975. Octavo; pp 669; VG-/G; sun faded black spine with light mocha text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has 1 inch closed tear to spine head edge, minor chipping to edges, slightly sun fading and rubbing to exterior and fore edges, price clipped front flap; cloth has sun fading to spine otherwise boards are clean, strong and intact; text block has light age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name on front pastedown, interior clean;.
Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1980. First Edition. Octavo; pp 586; G/G; beige/blue/green pictorial spine with blue text; odd volume; brown cardboard slipcase; light dampstaining to edge; dust jacket has minor wear to edges; mild wear to exterior; cloth has slight smudges to exteriors; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; slight cracking to rear gutter; interior clean; illustrated.
Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1978. First Edition. Octavo; pp 701; G+/G; beige/blue/green pictorial spine with blue text; odd volume; brown cardboard slipcase; dust jacket has minor wear to edges; mild wear to exterior; cloth has slight smudges to exteriors; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; patterned endpapers; interior clean; illustrated.
Paris: Berg International Editeurs, 1971. Text in French; Large octavo; VG/no-DJ; Red spine with faded gilded text; Boards strong, corners have some light wear, top right corner of front board slightly bumped, boards have occasional light rubbing, text on spine is very faded, pastedowns clean, binding strong; Textblock lightly age toned, textblock head edge has some light foxing, text interior clean; 396 pp.
London: Chatto & Windus, 1963. Octavo; pp 144; VG-/G-; beige spine with green text; dust jacket has sunned spine; slightly soiled front and rear; minor chips to edges; cloth has only light wear to exterior; mildly sunned spine; strong boards; text block slight tone to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; interior clean; tight binding; illustrated.
Seoul, Korea: Yonsei University Press, 1969,1970. Mixed Editions. Four Octavos [Mixed Editions]; VG-/G; multicolored spines with black text; 4 volumes: The Passing of Korea, pp 473; The Tragedy of Korea, pp 312; Korea's Fight for Freedom, pp 320; Korea and Her Neighbours, pp 488; dust jackets have sun faded spines, exteriors have scratches and rubbing, edges shows wear due to use; cloths shows have moderate wear to exteriors; text blocks show some toning to exterior edges; interiors clean Please see the three photos for details.
London, et al. Longmans, Green, and Co., 1908. Octavo; good/none; red cloth spine with gilt lettering; boards, moderate shelf wear and bumping; 1" tear, middle of rear board; endpapers browned; former owner's name, FFEP; pencil markings at Introduction pages, else text block, clean, but age-toned; 277pp., plus 40+ advertising pages. ---ASIAN STUDIES-INDIA.
Honolulu, Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press, 1989. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. gray tones darken to charcoal upon DJ spine and jacket front with black bordered gray titleblock, black capital lettering, between tiny black author and white publisher. spine ends, panel folds, and panel edges are whitish from excess contact and wear. under clear protective cover. dark gray coated clothbound HB with stamped silver titling, a touch bumped at corners. solid gray endpapers. no interior marks or writing, edges off white and clear. 287 pp. ISBN# 0824811658.
Bombay, Calcutta, New Delhi, Madras: Asia Publishing House, 1965. Octavo; pp 276; G/Fair; red spine with beige text; dust jacket has modest wear to exterior; slight soiling to rear; several chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth clean; strong boards; text block exterior edges shows mild foxing; slight ink inside; tight binding;.
Tokyo: Seventh World Conference of the World, 1937. Octavo; pp 152; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with gilt text; gilt text to front board; cloth has light sunning to spine; moderately rubbed edges and corners; strong boards; text block shows slight shelf wear to exterior edges; small sticker to front pastedown; slight shadow toning to endpapers; previous owner's name to ffep; profusely illustrated; interior lightly toned.
France: Edisud, 2002. Text in French; Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; White spine with blue and black text. Covers have general shelf wear, fraying to corners, minimal edge wear, apart from that, clean, binding strong; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 303.
Atglen PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2001. Large Octavo; pp 255; VG/VG-; cream and purple spine with purple and pink text; dust jacket has light wear to exterior; mild dings to edges; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; profusely illustrated;.
Delhi: Mittal Publications, 1983. First Indian Reprint. Octavo; G-/G-; white spine with red and black text; dustjacket has some edgewear, considerable discoloration and age toning, wrapped in protective mylar covering which has light scuffing and scratching to covers; boards are strong, have some light staining on front and back edges of spine; textblock has pencil markings and underlinings throughout, foxing along edges, back of half-title page has one 1 inch sticker from previous bookseller; 591pp.
Delhi: Mittal Publications, 1983. First Indian Reprint. Octavo; G/G; white spine with red and black text; dustjacket has some edgewear, considerable age toning and discoloration/fading to covers, material across front cover is creased, dustjacket has protective mylar covering; boards are strong with several areas where material has chipped away slightly along bottom edge of front cover and middle portion of back cover; front paste-down has one 1 inch sticker from previous bookseller, some pencil markings and underlinings scattered throughout text; 466pp.