Delhi: Mittal Publications, 1983. First Indian Reprint. Octavo; Fair/G; white spine with red and black text; dustjacket has some edgewear, considerable discoloration and age toning, some creasing in material along spine, and scuff marks on covers, dustjacket has protective mylar covering; boards have chipped material on spine, bumping to corners, front and back boards have almost completely detached from binding; front paste-down has one 1 inch sticker from previous bookseller, otherwise textblock is clean; 515pp.
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Delhi: Mittal Publications, 1983. First Indian Reprint. Octavo; G+/G-; white spine with faded red text; dustjacket has some edgewear, moderate discoloration and age toning to covers, text on spine has faded significantly but is still legible, dustjacket has protective mylar covering; boards are strong with slight discoloration along edges; front paste-down has one 1 inch sticker from previous bookseller in bottom right corner, otherwise textblock is clean, pages 199 to 241 are dog-eared and bent; 241pp.
Hong Kong: Kaiserreich Kunst (Hong Kong) Limited, 1982. First Edition. Small Quarto; pp 238; VG-/G; black spine with dark yellow text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior, light sticker residue to exterior; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, strong boards; text blocks has slight wear to exterior edges, slight ink to ffep; interiors clean.
Dhaka: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, 1997. Second Edition. 3 Vol: Economic History; Social and Cultural History; Political History. Octavo; G+/G+; Green spine with white text; DJ's show moderate edgewear, surface scuffing; Boards strong, some surface rubbing, denting into spine; Textblock has moisture damage to first/last few pages, some faint marks on exterior tail, lights staining on exterior head; Binding strong. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Stanford: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, 1966. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Blue, beige, grey, and black spine with beige text/title; dustjacket is mostly clean with age-toning; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge on the inside flap on the front and creased on the lower lateral edge of the inside flap on the front; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 253.
Tokyo: Kenkyusha Limited, 1960. Octavo; VG-/no dust jacket; Red spine with silver text; Light edge wear at corners of boards, slight warping of front board, otherwise clean and sturdy; Text block is age toned and foxing, half-title and rear end-paper are crinkled, some dog eared pages, previous owner's name on front end-paper, interior is otherwise clean and undamaged; Japanese Language; 2204pp. [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].
Boulder: Westview Press, 1979. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with orange print; DJ has light edgewear, light shelfwear, slight smudging on front; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xvi, 461 pages, frontispiece (map), illustrated (b&w).
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.
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.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1978. Second Printing. Small Quarto; pp 284; VG-/G; light blue spine with blue and black text; dust jacket has few chips to corners and edges; some sunning to exterior; cloth has slight sunning to edges; mildly splayed boards; text block edges shows light wear; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
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.
Rochester: Park Street Press, 1989. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has very slight edgewear, clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth, slight bump to top fore corners, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in silver ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 126 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (color).
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.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2001. Quarto; pp 352; VG-/G; black spine with lavender and white text; dust jacket has some rubbing wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth clean; slight rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block edges show light shelf wear; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
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.
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.
Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978. Quarto; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with green print; DJ has slight tear at top of spine, vendor label on front flap, else clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with green cloth to spine and blue cloth to boards, clean and strong; Text block has slight spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xvii, 281 pages, illustrated (b&w). [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.].
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.
London: Barrie and Jenkins, 1974. Reprint. Octavo; pp 274; G/G; dark yellow spine with brown text; dust jacket shows lightly sunned spine; minor edge wear; price clipped front flap; mylar wrap; cloth has minimal shelf wear; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; previous owner's name to front pastedown; some inked text to rear pastedown; previous owner's name stamped to exterior tail edge; tight binding;.
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.
Madison, WI: Mrs. F. H. King, 1911. First Edition. 10mo; pp 441; G-; burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has lightly sunned spine; ex-library sticker to spine and rear; slight rubbing wear to edges; strong boards; text block edges have light foxing; ex-library plates to front pastedown; mild cracking to hinges, as is; frontispiece; some pencil inside; illustrated;.
Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1987. Octavo; pp 153; VG/G; black/yellow pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows little wear to exterior; minor dings to edges; lightly toned flaps; cloth clean; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean;.
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.