New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House, 1979. Reprint; Octavo; VG/VG: White spine with brown and green text. DJ has general shelf wear, no tears; Boards have light rubbing on edges, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has minor wear on edges, previous owner's personal inscription on front end paper, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 208.
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Atlantic Highlands: Humanities Press, Inc., 1981. first U.S. edition. Octavo; VG-/G+; Beige spine with red text; 2 volumes; Dust jackets have moderately sunned exterior, mostly on spines with lightly rubbed surfaces and general edge wear; Cloths show lightly sunned exterior, v. 1 has light stains on rear panel and slight edge wear with otherwise strong and sturdy panels; Text blocks have lightly age toned exterior edges with some wear due to age and handling, otherwise unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 1289.
New Haven; Bruges: Harvard; St. Catherine Press, 1947, 1951, 1958. First Editions. Quartos, 3 volumes; VG/VG; spines beige with black lettering; dust jackets protected with a mylar covering, prices uncut, mild wear and age-toning; interiors clean; scarce as a complete set; shelved above Ancient Civilizations.
Ho Chi Minh City: Saigon Culture Publishing House, 2009. Oblong Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Red and black spine with white and pink text: Covers are clean with light shelfwear, some mild fraying to corners, binding is solid: Textblock exterior is clean and pages unmarked: Text is in English and French: 117 pp.
California: Stanford University Press, 1968. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG-/VG-; Spine is light brown with dark brown text; DJ has general shelf wear, edge wear, age-toning, design is clear, Brodart cover has some small tears; Boards have edge wear, rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, content is clear, faint age-toning, binding is strong; pp 574; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
London: Blades, East & Blades, 1909. First Edition. Small quarto; 87pp; 25 color plates, double-page map; good+/none; full blue cloth with paste-on photograph top board; covers largely soiled; owner name front end-paper; prelims and title foxed; contents very good throughout. spine; faded gilt on blue cloth. Shelved Tibet.
Delhi, India: B.R. Publishing Corporation, 1978. Indian Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. black glossy DJ spine with bold red capitals densely fill above mid-spine, smaller white uppercase author and white/red publisher. gentle edgewear to DJ perimeter, points of stress more to ends, corners and folds. DJ as is. HB is a black clothbound volume with imprinted opaque white lettering. inscribed by prior owner on right fep. lightly flipped through, no interior marks, edges unabraded. 151 pp.
Kowloon, Hong Kong: Cafa Company Limited, 1961. First Edition. Folio, 91 numbered pages, VG-/G+; DJ, yellow spine, black lettering: overall shelfwear, small closed tears to edges, closed tearing and creasing to corners of covers and joints of spine; spine faded a paler yellow, golden yellow panels to front and back covers; rubbing to spine (lettering unaffected) and small piece of tape towards tail of spine; DJ protected by mylar; dark orange buckram boards, black lettering: mild overall wear to boards, spine slightly cocked, boards somewhat shaken, binding sturdy; bumping to head and tail; slight waving to text-block; light age-toning to text-block; interior clean, with many full-color glossy plates of Chün pottery and glazes; housed in tan cardboard slipcase; bilingual, text in Chinese and English to DJ and interior; shelved case 11.
Tokyo, Japan: The Tokyo News Service, 1951. Hardcover Duodecimo; VG/VG; Off-White and Yellow Spine with Black Text; DJ in protective archival cover; Sunning on spine. Age tone on front and back cover. Closed tears and chipping on edges and corners; Boards show sunning and age tone on edges and spine. Chipping on head of spine; Text block age toned Shadowing on end papers. Otherwise clean; pp 260.
Delhi: Vision Books, 1990. first edition. thin octavo in grey cloth with DJ; VG/VG; spine white with orange and black letters; DJ has minor soiling protected by brodart; boards strong and clean; binding strong; clean paper; text in fine print; pp. 184; contains several maps and a few photographs; the Fall of Jaffna; shelved in room 12.
York, Pennsylvania: The Maple Press Company, 1944. Limited Edition, #274/600. Octavo, 47 pages; VG; plain black spin with yellow paper covered boards, red and black dragon to front board; inscribed by King on the ffep; "China as told by Madame Chiang Kai-Sheck in a series of addresses in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and in Ottawa, Canada, in behalf of the Chinese Relief and of the Chinese Government."; MK consignment; shelved case 9.
India: Book Company, 1941. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G/No-DJ; Spine is age-toned and stained tan with rubbed black text; Boards have rubbing and bumping to corners and edges, scratches and scuffs, fraying, joints and hinges are intact; Text block has general signs of handling, deckled pages, age-toning, content is clear; pp 294.
Paris: Ernst Leroux, 1879. French, serial. 16mo; vg/none; orange buckram cloth spine with black text; previously rebound; ex libris, signatures and stamp; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 139 pp.; all edges with spider-veined marbling; new endpapers; light age-toning; binding shaken; else very good; ---TEXT IN FRENCH, FROM THE SANSKRIT.
Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers, 1997. Octavo; pp 343; VG-/no-DJ; red spine with ivory text; odd volume; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior, minor rubbing to edges, price sticker to front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows very slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Private Limited, 1997. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 302; G/no-DJ; red spine with ivory text; odd volume; dust jacket shows few vertical creases wear to front, minor rubbing to edges, price sticker to front flap; cloth has slight wear to exterior, strong boards; text block shows very slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean.
Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1982. Quarto; VG-/G+; green spine, white lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on head edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; boards bowed, some edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, light damp staining in interior; text block has some very light damp staining; 200pp; shelved China.
Bombay: Maharashtra State Gazetteers, 1968. Octavo; Fair/Poor; Gray spine with white text; Previous owner's name on freont free endpaper; DJ is very shelfworn with frayed edges, bent lower front edge with 2 inch tear, several other tears, rubbing along edges and spine; Boards are rubbed, edges are bent an rubbed; Textblock has darkened by age; pp 201.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1974. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Orange spine with black text/title; book has cigarette smoke odor to it; dustjacket is mostly clean with mild edgewear; boards are strong and clean; pen writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 326.
Singapore: University of Malaya Press, 1960. Octavo; G-/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; DJ front is separated from spine, mild peripheral tanning, edgewear, slight tears to spine ends; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mildly cocked spine; Text block has spotting to edges and endpapers, name in ink to front flyleaf, vendor label on rear flyleaf, clean text; xvi, 439 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: Strahan and Co., 1869. First Edition Thus. Small octavo; volumes 2 and 3 [of 3] only; both volumes recased with original backstrips preserved or laid down;spines darkened; heavy wear at spine ends and corners; library bookplates front pastedowns; contents generally very good. SOLD AS IS WITH ALL FAULTS NOT SUBJECT TO RETURN.
New York and London: Columbia University Press, 1970. 8vo., 336pp.; VG/VG-; spine white with black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price cut; spine has some fading, remnants of a small label on tail of spine, small water stain on tail of spine; INSCRIBED on ffep by Donald Keene to Mark Van Doren, dated February 1971. Van Doren won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1940.; interior clean; shelved case 0.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1976. First edition. Octavo; pp 251; VG/VG-; Sun faded beige spine with red exterior, black text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minor wear to edges, sunning to spine; cloth has slight wear to edges, clean exterior; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986. Second, Revised Edition. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Dark greenish brown spine with pink text: Covers have general shelfwear, some light fraying to corners: Textblock has light foxing/dust staining along exterior, pages clean and unmarked: Second, revised edition: 216 pp.
Delhi: Triveni Publications, 1981. First Edition. Octavo; pp 142; G/G; gray spine with blue text; dust jacket shows moderate wear to edges; some slight rubbing to exterior; sticker to front flap; cloth has moderate wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has light toning to exterior edges; some writing to ffep; interior clean.
Washington, DC: Royal Thai Embassy, 2009. Fifth Edition, Limited Printing (No. 0884). square 4tos., 173 pp. [Vol. 1], 241 pp. [Vol. 2, appendices and bibliography unpaginated]; VG in a VG- slip case; gray cloth-covered spine and boards with white and gilded lettering; gilded sword illustration on front boards, both volumes; very slight shelfwear to edges of boards; interiors clean; endpapers protected by plastic inserts; light scratch on front board of Vol. I; stated "0884" on limitation page, both volumes; light scratching and rubbing to slip case; bilingual (Thai and English language); shelved Alcove 1.
Tokyo, Japan: Hokuseido Press, 1925. First thus [SIGNED]. 12mo in pictorial boards, black text on tan cloth; VG+/none; SIGNED BY TRANSLATOR, 1954, half-title page, w/Japanese inscription; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 138 pp.; 246 pp.. uncut; fore-edge, deckle; head-edge, gilt; endpapers, minor foxing; spine and boards, sunned; else very good.
Garden City (N.Y.): Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1935. Octavo; G+/G+ hardcover; green and brown pictorial jacket with brown text; dust jacket has extreme age-tone with tears to the spine, around the corners and edges; boards are severely sunned with moderate stains to the rear and in front, head and tail of the spine are darkened, but boards are in tact; text block is deckled and severely tanned and frayed at the edges, end papers have marks; otherwise the minimally discolored pages are clean and legible; 342p.
Boston: Joseph Knight Company, 1897. 32mo; G/no-DJ; Off-white spine with gold text; Volume 2 only; Boards have floral fabric half way across planks, toward fore edges with slightly age toned edges and some general shelf wear due to handling, otherwise sturdy; Text block has darkened slightly due to age, however pages are unmarked; cracking slightly between copyright page and contents page; pp 226.
London: Richard Bentley, 1863. First Edition. Octavo; 385pp; original cloth re-backed, preserving gilt illustration top board; all edges gilt. Owner name front end-paper; several pages and one plate partially re-margined; lacking one plate (#11: Praying Wheel); lacking ads; contents else very good throughout. Shelved in endcase near stairs on sales floor.
Karachi: Indus, 1978. Octavo; VG/G; Blue spine with black text; DJ has multiple 0.25" open/closed tears around edges, 2" open tear on tail, 1" closed/1" open tears on spine; Boards strong, shows faint spotting/scuffing; Textblock shows small stamp on front end paper, moderate foxing on exterior head, some small marks on few pages; 158pp.
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. Seventh printing. 12mo; G/no-DJ; Red spine with white text; Boards have sunned spine with rubbing along edges & corners, otherwise sturdy; Text block has darkened due to age, deckled fore edge and unmarked pages; Previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; Missing map; pp 275.
New Dehli: CFR Events, 2009. First Limited Edition. Folio: G+/ G-: Green spine with gold text showing only subtitle: DJ has general shelfwear, scratches and indentations, light chipping to upper corners and head of spine: Boards are strong and clean, rubbing to edges showing white spots, bump along back board tail edge, binding solid: Textblock is clean: First Limited Edition: 186 pp. [Over sized book. Additional shipping necessary for expedited/international shipping. Economy international shipping unavailable due to weight/size restrictions. Please contact seller for additional information.].
Honolulu: University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1981. First edition. Octavo; pp 631; VG/VG-; Navy spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slight scratches to exterior, minor rubbing to edges; cloth has very slight wear to exterior, minor rubbing to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.