Japan: Fujiya Hotel, 1950. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, white with black print; Volume in Japanese 4-hole binding inserted in folded portfolio; Portfolio has small tear to one corner, mild shelfwear; Book cover in print tan cloth, slight spotting; Textblock, pouch binding, age-toning to paper, clean and tight; 591 pages, illustrated.
China [Dupont Only]
London: John Murray, 1857. First Edition. Octavo, xv, 440 pages; G; bound in original embossed brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine; rebacked with spine preserved, part of head and tail missing; with all 5 wood-engraved plates, including frontispiece, plus numerous in-text illustrations; slight age-toning to edges of pages; name on half-title page; Binder's sticker of Edmonds & Remnants on rear pastedown; shelved case 9.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. Early Reprint. Octavo, 624 pages; G; bound in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; some repair to tail end of front hinge; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; marbled text block and endpapers; sticker to front pastedown; some water-staining along edges of text block; with 9 folding maps; numerous full-page tinted lithographs and in-text woodcuts; lacking the suppressed "Public Bath at Simoda" plate at p. 408; shelved case 9.
[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.
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.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1981. Octavo; VG/VG; white spine, black and teal lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, minor edgewear, minor general soiling, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, closed tear on front head edge, light tearing on front interior flap head edge; boards strong, slight bowing, very minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges; text block slightly age toned; 487pp; shelved China.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1971. Octavo; G/VG; white spine, navy blue lettering; dust jacket age toned, general shelfwear, minor edgewear, some general soiling, rubbing on hinges, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, price cut, protected in BroDart; boards strong, minor shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, separation in front interior, minor tearing along rear interior gutter, erased penciling on front end paper; text block age toned, occasional minor creasing towards front, occasional minor soiling, foxing and soiling on exterior head and tail edges; volume IV: 3 only; 931pp; shelved China. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
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 Case 10.
New York: Random House, 1978. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 372 Pages; VG/VG-; Spine is pictorial with blue walls and a sitting figure, with a black bar on the top edge; Dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$15.00', has moderate shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small closed tear on the front flap; binding has minor detachment at the top and bottom of the spine; pages have a red marker streak on the bottom edge; shelved case 9.
Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1972. Quarto; VG-/VG-; white and grey spine, black lettering; dust jacket age toned, general shelfwear, general edgewear, minor general soiling, closed tear on rear tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned; boards strong, minor shelfwear, general edgewear, bumping on head and tail edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on end papers, minor soiling on rear end paper; text block age toned, occasional penciling, occasional creasing on head fore corner, page 394 dog eared, soiling on exterior edges; xix, 550pp; shelved China.
Tokyo, Japan: The Imperial Japanese Government Railways, 1913-1914. First Editions. 10mos., 2 volumes; G+; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering; top edges of text blocks gilt; mild rubbing and fraying, including creases to spine, wear to head and tail of spine; volume 1 illustrated with 17 color folding maps, numerous black and white plates, a folding map in rear pastedown pocket, and maps pasted to endpapers; volume 2 illustrated with a color reproduction of woodcut by Shimbi Shoin, 15 color maps (including 10 folding), black and white plates, and maps pasted to endpapers; volume one leaf 207/208 and accompanying map loose but present, gutter visible; volume 2 title page through vi loose but present; small bookseller sticker to front pastedown of volume 1; with ownership name on title pages of Gertrude Emerson; shelved case 9.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 756 Pages; VG-;VG; Spine is yellow with a red rectangle with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has minor chipping on the bottom of the spine and a small closed tear at the top of the spine, minimal shelf-wear on the top and bottom edges, and a small scratch on the front; binding and pages clear; shelved China.