India, Pakistan & Subcontinent [Dupont Only]
Relates to India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka
London: Printed and are to be sold by W. Taylor, 1721. Second Edition. 4to., 797pp.,  tables and index; VG; bound in polished calf, paneled spine with gilt tooling, label with gilt lettering, mostly worn off; joints weak, some scratches to boards, general rubbing and wear; two bookplates on front pastedown, one from Henry Duke of Kent, 1733, the other Thomas Philip, Earl de Grey, Wrest Park; some scattered ink splatter on page 351 that bleeds through onto 353, text legible; folding plates on pages 1, 215, 476 present and in excellent condition; Numerous mispagination, including p. 447-472 omitted; consignment; shelved case 4.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1985. First Edition, Second Printing. Quarto, 788 pages, VG-/VG-; dj, white spine, black lettering: mild overall wear to dj, occasional small closed tears to edges of covers, approximately 1" tear to top corner of back cover, mild rubbing to back cover along hinge, "45.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, navy blue cloth spine, orange cloth boards, dull gold lettering to spine: very mild overall wear to boards, small open tear to cloth to top edge of back board; mild age-toning to text-block; light age-toning to margins of interior, text and graphics unaffected; INSCRIBED by Kostof to half-title page; shelved Front Table.
London: Edward Arnold, 1927. first edition; with illustrations. thick octavo in burgundy cloth with gold letters on spine; VG; boards with minimal soiling; spine discolored; previous owner's signature on ffep; open hinge on p. 112-113; portrait frontispiece; text in large print clean; illustrations clean; slight foxing and dust on external edges; pp. 348; shelved in India section.
Madras: The Tata Printing Works, 1919. Fifth Edition. Octavo; G/Wraps; Spine is brown; Covers are age worn, some cracking, tears along cover spine and fraying; Foxing within text block which is age toned and clean, Folding map with slight tear present in front of book, blind stamp and previous owner's stamp on title page; 126 pp.
New Delhi, India: Oxford University Press, 1981. Indian Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. olive glossy DJ spine with dark yellow titling and ivory publisher crest. dry splitting as edgewear, plastic film coating peeling or with skinny air pockets aside the spine and otherwise moderately worn edges to the rubbed jacket front/rear. wide ivory inner flaps. medium blue clothbound HB with gilt-stamped titling, lightly worn boards. tonal discoloration stripes affect the fep/ffep. b/w frontispiece, small section of b/e photos follow page 88. finely foxed outer edges. 301 pp. ISBN# 195612582.
Paris: Avec privilege du Roy, 1672. First Edition. 8vo., -35-, -71--23 p., 1 pl; VG; bound in brown leather, paneled spine with faded gilt lettering and tooling; gilt roll on board edges; moderate wear to leather; writing on front pastedown, dated 1726; drawing on ffep; some writing on verso on ffep; wax stains on front pastedown, ffep; Parts 1 and 2 have special t.p. with varying subtitles: Premiere partie, dans laquelle est traitte de l'or, de l'argent, & du vif-argent ... ; Seconde partie, dans laquelle est traitte des pierres precieuses et des perles ...; authors name written in pencil on top of each title page; two names written in ink on first title page; interior free of underlining or markings to text; mild foxing and age-toning; a book about gems and metals coming out of India; extremely scarce; NA consignment; shelved case 3.
New Delhi, India: Unicef, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. square 4to., 120 pp., VG-/VG-; dust jacket, spine and back cover tan with black text, pictorial front cover; shelfwear to edges of dust jacket; tear to bottom corner of dust jacket; hardcover, brown cloth-covered spine and boards, with gold lettering to spine, dark brown endpapers; bumping and fraying to head and tail of spine and to corners of boards; slight age-toning to top edge of boards; cocking to spine; interior clean; shelved Aisle A, Photography.
London: Thorsons, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Square Octavo, 176 pages; VG/VG; spine gold and purple with black and white lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '£12.99'; small closed tear to upper rear corner; small sticker to rear cover; boards have a small amount of rubbing to corners, tail of spine; SIGNED flat on the half-title page by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama; BL consignment; shelved case 5.