London: Edward Arnold, 1901. Octavo; vg-/; red cloth spine with gilt lettering; sunned; ex libris, signature; half-title page, clipped at upper right age; minor shelf wear and bumping, chipping and scuffing to covers; text block clean; foxing; 338 pp.; illus., frontispiece and 38 plates; 2 folded maps; binding shaken; split starts, hinges; spine, sunned; else very good.
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Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1975. Octavo; G+/G; greyish-brown spine with dark orange bands at lower half, sunned beige and greyish-brown title, orange author/publisher name; dustjacket has moderate discoloration with sunning and age-toning, moderate edgewear with light tearing, creasing and wear to edges of covers, light staining to rear cover, light scratching and scuffing to front and rear covers; boards are strong with moderate age-toning to edges, light rubbing to corners; textblock edges and pages lightly age-toned, front free-end paper has name of previous owner written in black ink, book has light cigarette smoke odor. 344pp.
New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., 1927. Octavo; pp 254; G/G-; dark blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket has chips to edges; some rubbing to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has some toning to edges; light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Poona: DastaneRamchandra & Co., 1990. First edition. Octavo; pp 232; G+/G-; Green spine with white text; Dust jacket has rubbing to exterior, slight chipping to spine edges and corners, sticker to front flap; Cloth has minimal wear to exterior, light sunning to spine, light bumping to corners; Text block shows slight toning to exterior edges, interior clean;.
London: John Murray, 1903. Third Edition. Small Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in 3/4 red calf, paneled spines with gilt tooling and titling, red cloth boards, marbled endpapers; top edge gilt; bound by Riviere & Son with their mark; mild wear to boards, slight darkening to spines; profusely illustrated throughout; shelved case 9.
Surat: The Popular Book Store, n.d. Booklet [4x6]; pp 109; Fair/paperback; dark beige spine without text; sun darkened beige covers; some chips to spine edges; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; blue circular stamp to title page; interior slightly age toned; Sanskrit and English texts; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
Surat: The Popular Book Store, Educational Publishers, n.d. Booklet [4x6]; pp 112; Fair/paperback; dark beige spine without text; sun darkened beige covers with blue/beige patterned front; some chips to edges, spine fragile; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; blue circular stamp to title page; interior slightly age toned; Sanskrit and English texts; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 3, in Netdesk office.
Dordrecht, Holland: D. Roedel Publishing Company, 1971. Octavo; pp 312; VG-/VG-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has mylar wraps, light toning toward edges, lightly bumped corners; cloth has slight wear to exterior, sunning to spine, some wear to edges; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges, slight foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean;.
London: The Syndics of the Cambridge University Press, 1963. reprint. Octavo; G+/no-DJ; Dark green spine with gilt text; Cloth has slightly sunned spine and lightly rubbed exterior as well as slight discolorations on panels, otherwise strong and intact panels; Text block has slight wear on exterior edges due to age and handling, slight pencil in margins toward front of text, otherwise clean pages with tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; pp 348.
New Delhi: Times Books International, 1988. Folio; VG/VG/Hardcover; dusty pink jacket with black and red text; slight stain on the head of spine; dust jacket has moderate marks at the rear and minor scratches in front; boards have minor stains at the head and tail of the spine with slight marks on the rear board; the hinges are minimally weakened but boards are clean and in tact; text block is clean; 191p.
New Delhi: Indus, 1994. Folio; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ has edgewear, small stain to rear outside corner, slight smudging/shelfwear; Boards in white cloth with tan print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild bump to front bottom edge, slight surface tear on rear toward top edge; Text block has slight peripheral tanning to endpapers, slight stain to center of pages 6-7, else clean and tight; 127 pages, illustrated (chiefly color). [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Bombay: CINEMA India-International, 1985. First Edition. Octavo, 649 pages; G/VG-; spine black with white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut; sticker covering price on front flap and copyright page, stating price to be '$60.00'; mild wear to dust jacket; name written on ffep; gutter open at rear endpaper; scarce; shelved case 10.
Madras, INDIA: International Society for the Investigation of Ancient Civilization, 1986. First Edition, 1 of 2000 Copies. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. bright blue wraps spine with white outlined red capitals for title, followed by smaller black author. thin white line drawings illustrate the gently rubbed softcover front and rear. edgewear and rubbing light, DJ over a gently toned grayish wraps volume. heavy yellow foxing to exposed exterior surfaces. thin gray sheets of some translucence and free of marks or writing. a few interior pages and final rear sheets have significantly browned marginal areas. 391 pp. ASIA (INDIA).
Tokyo and Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1960. Fifth Printing. 12mo; pp 222; G/G-; red spine with ivory text; dust jacket has moderate rubbing to exterior; several chips to edges; few creases to front tail edge; price clipped front flap; cloth shows some sun darkening to exterior; lightly sunned edges; mildly bowed boards; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean;.
New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 1959. First Edition. Octavo; VG/G+; Light green spine with black text; DJ discolored from age, prominent edgewear, heavy creasing on the spine, spotting all over; Boards strong, corners sharp, heavy crease in the spine, spotting on both pastedowns; Text block discolored from age, markings on front end paper, 302 pp.
New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; G+/G; Light green bridge, Black text; DJ aged, fraying on outside edges, 1" tear on head edge, scuffing/ edgewear to dust jacket, slight scratch on back board; Boards strong, clean, minor indents on back cover, creasing on back page and pastedown; Textblock shows minor age, spotting/foxing on textblock edges and dust jacket, otherwise clean; pp 429.
New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 1961. First Edition. Octavo; VG-/Fair+; Green pictoral spine with black text; DJ discolored from age, multiple open and closed tears, specifically a two inch open tear at the spine's head, multiple creases especially around spine, some spotting around edges; Boards strong but with creases in both the front and back, corners sharp, multiple small marks on front and back cover, spine discolored from sun exposure, both pastedowns have major staining; Text block discolored from age, pencil markings and stains on top of text block, 428 pp.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 427 pages, VG/G+; black DJ, white and golden yellow lettering: mild overall wear to DJ, closed tears to edges of covers, light scratching mostly to back cover; non-archival tape to head, tail, corners, and fore-edge to back cover to interior of DJ; DJ protected by mylar; black faux-cloth paper boards, bright gold lettering to spine: very mild wear to text-block, mild age-toning to top, light age-toning to fore-edge, bottom clean; interior clean; shelved china.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988. Octavo; VG/ Paperback; navy blue spines with red and white text; the two volumes are in uniform condition, both have minor marks and scratches on the covers otherwise covers are clean; text blocks are slightly discolored but clean; 275p. (Vol.1); 390p. (Vol.2).
New York: Chinese Institute in America, 2008. Small quarto; pp 363; VG/paperback; mustard yellow spine with black text; full title; The Last Emperor's Collection: Masterpieces of Painting and Calligraphy from the Liaoning Provincial Museum; covers have minimal wear to exterior; faux flaps; text block is clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; English and Chinese texts; arts - Asian; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: P.F. Collier & Son, 1904. Large quarto; unpaginated; G-/no-DJ; 1/4 bound burgundy spine without text; text and illustration to front; boards show moderate wear to exterior; mylar wraps taped to pastedowns; some tape residue to endpapers; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; cracking to gutters; some finger smudges to interior edges of some pages; profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975. Octavo; pp 366; G+; sun faded blue spine with white text; cloth has slight sunning to spine and edges, slight wear to exterior, boards are strong and sturdy; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges, previous owner's name to ffep, marked out name of previous owner to front end paper; interior clean;.
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1966. Quarto; First printing; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, illustrated with black print; DJ has light edgewear, small tear to rear bottom edge, else clean and bright; Boards in grey cloth with black print, clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; 216 pages, illustrated (some color).
Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, Publishers, 1966. First Edition. Large Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; pp 272; green/yellow spine with gilt lettering; cloth is silk and shows slight spotting to exterior, light sunning to spine, mylar wraps; text block shows foxing to exterior edges, patterned end papers; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1983. Indian Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. black DJ spine with light blue author, title in white capitals and blue/white publisher at foot. edgewear light and follows DJ along the outer perimeter. DJ jacket front is fully pictorial in shades of gray and black. medium blue clothbound HB with stamped gold titling down spine. orange maps decorate the fep/ffep. 18 color illustrations, 14 b/w illustrations include between pages 32-33. no marks to interior, outer edges a touch toned. 224 pp. ISBN# 195615069. (ASIA-GENERAL--TIBET).
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000. First Printing. Octavo; pp 504; VG/G-; white spine with black and green text; dust jacket shows slight shelf wear to exterior; minor wear to edges; lightly toned rear at edges; slightly wrinkled rear and rear flap due to dampstaining, as is; cloth has slight darkening toward exterior edges; strong boards; text block has only mild wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; profuse with numerous black and colored illustrations; tight binding;.
Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Art Museums, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. 4tos., 347 pp. [Vol. 1], 383 pp. [Vol. 2], 202 pp. [Vol. 3]; VG/VG-; housed in G off-white card stock slipcase; dark brown cloth-covered spines and boards with gilded and red lettering and red endpapers; decorative impression in top right hand corner of front board, all volumes; mild rubbing and bumping to boards, particularly to Vols. 1 and 3; slight bumping to head of spines, Vols. 1 and 2; interiors clean; pencil marking to back paste-down of Vol. 1; chipping and tearing to head of spine of orange paper dust jacket, fading to spine, shelfwear to top edges of dust jacket [Vol. 1]; slight bumping to head of spine and corners of yellow paper dust jacket, mild fading to spine [Vol. 2]; chipping and tearing to head of spine of gray paper dust jacket, shelfwear to top edges and corners of dust jacket [Vol. 3]; mild rubbing and shelfwear to slipcase; DJs protected by mylar; set housed in plain light yellow cardboard slipcase; shelved Alcove 1.
Cambridge, MA: Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, 1970. 4to hardcover with dustjacket. VG+/VG. Interior clean- includes timeline, glossary and numerous gatefold and regular illustations. Binding strong, very slight edgewear to boards, minor age-toning and smudging to dj, top edge of back interior portion of dj has a fold. DJ now in protective plastic sleeve. 393 pp. No ISBN. [Black text on beige spine. On front table.
Delhi: Sunita Publications, 1985. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 226; G/G; yellow spine with white text; dust jacket has light rubbing to exterior, sunning to spine, minor wear to edges, price clipped front flap, former bookshop's sticker to front flap; dj is adhered to pastedowns; cloth has slight sunning to exterior; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1946. Large Octavo; pp 418; G-/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate wear to exterior, some significant rubbing to spine edges and corners; text block shows age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge, some foxing to first and last few pages; interior clean; maps in rear.
London, Great Britain: Victor Gollancz Ltd., January 1966. Second Impression, UK Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. ivory DJ spine has black titling, large color pictorial jacket front between thick yellow/brown bands with white titling. DJ under sheer onion paper DJ cover. sunned dark khaki has gilt-stamped gilt type with adjacent boards only a bit worn. ivory textblock with many gray/black illustrations. no marks or writing to the textblock interior. neat edges. 283 pp. ASIA (JAPAN).
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1966. Octavo; pp 387; G-/G-; dark red spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows moderate rubbing to exteriors; small chips to corners; light foxing to rear and flaps; some sun fading to exterior; clean exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight soiling wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to front pastedown; illustrated endpapers; slightly cocked spine; light foxing to endpapers; interior clean.
Honolulu and Tokyo: East-West Center and University of Tokyo Press, 1964. first edition. Octavo; pp 206; VG/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt Chinese text; slipcase has sun faded exterior with intact panels; cloth has minimal wear to exterior, panels are clean and strong; text block has slight ivory toning to exterior edges, light ink stamp to verso of half title page, interior unmarked; good, secure binding; good condition.
Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1938. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with black print; DJ is yellow with black print, tears across top edge and to spine ends, toning to spine, slight spotting and shelfwear; Boards in green cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tanning to endpapers, some pages uncut, else clean and tight; xv, 150 pages, illustrated (some color).
New York: Random House, 1986. First edition. Octavo. Good+ in VG dust jacket. Black spine with white lettering. Slight crease to front flap of the dust jacket. Slight rubbing to the rear dust jacket panel. Small discoloration or printer error near the bottom of the front cover toward the spine. SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author on the front free end paper, "Feb 87 For Liz- Best wishes- yrs M.Salz." 211pp.
Trivandrum: Superintendent, Government Press, 1938. Octavo; Good- condition wraps; orange spine with no text; front panel with black text; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; age-toning; edges, some tears and breaks; spine and joints, split start and some loss; sunned; else good; ---ALL TEXT AND NUMBERS IN SANSKRIT; ---[Second copy, same, spine previously mended with tape]. Shelved in Netdesk office, in FS box.
Seoul, South Korea: National Folk Museum of Korea, 2006. First Edition. Oblong octavo, 346 pages, VG-; dark gray faux-pressed paper boards, black and bright silver lettering: mild bumping to corners; mild wear to text-block, scuffing to bottom edge; interior clean, replete with photographs and other graphics; text in Korean, German, and English; complete copyright information in Korean, some copyright information also in German; fraying to silk ribbon; shelved Front Table.
New York: James Pott and Co., 1915. First Edition. Octavo; G+/No jacket hardcover; Boards are slightly bent at the lower front corner with significant wear at the edges; Corners are bent and beginning to fray; spine edges are peeling with some fraying; Binding is slightly loose, but all pages are bound, some light cracking at the top of front gutter; Text block is age toned with some staining/foxing to front and rear few pages; 30 pp.
London: The Cresset Press, 1932. First Edition, Second Impression. Octavo; pp 537; VG-/no-DJ; black and ivory textured spine with white text to black bar; cloth has lightly sunned exterior, mostly sunning to spine, strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges, interior clean; inscribed with a letter adhered to front pastedown by author;.
Calcutta, India: M.C. Sarkar & Sons, 1924. SECOND EDITION. VG condition hardcover. 2nd Edition. Octavo in green buckram, title on spine in gilt. No DJ. Light edgewear to boards, light general agetoning, top corners lightly bumped. Textblock agetoned, endpages lightly foxed, pages lightly agetoned but otherwise clean. Binding feels slightly loose, but is intact. Previous owner's signature on front endpage. 264 pp.