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London: Universal Magazine. Print. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 8" x 7". Sheet measures 9" x 8". Beautiful engraving of the endangered East Indian Leopard. This print accompanied the circa 1770 edition of "The Gentleman's Magazine". The Gentleman's Magazine, founded by Edward Cave of London in 1731, was the first to use the term 'magazine' for any periodical. With its widespread distribution across the British Empire, it was read throughout the English-speaking world. Although the magazine went into decline during the.....
Rutland: Tuttle, 1962. Color frontispiece with overlay, & many other illustrations, a few in color. 220pp of text. Short 4to, gray cloth, stamped in red & black,chipped dust wrapper. Rutland VT: Charles E. Tuttle, (1962). First Tuttle edition. Fine in very good(-) dust wrapper. Illustrations from the collection of Henry H, Getty. Reprint of the revised second edition.
Paris: Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1971. With collaboration by Mme Tania Ghirshman and A. Hardy, architect. 40 pages of plates, 220pp. and 2 folding plans. Tall 4to, grey cloth backed printed boards. Paris: Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner, 1971. A very good copy with occasional light penciling.
New York: Crescent Books. Introduction by Paul-Louis Couchoud. With 16 plates in colour and 354 other illustrations. 460 pages (front free endpaper clipped on upper right corner), 4to, brown and red cloth-backed boards, dust wrapper (gently edge-worn). New York: Crescent Books, no date. A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
London: Spring Books, 1950. Translated by Hedda Vesela Stranksa. Profusely illustrated in color and black & white images. 58 pages of text, small 4to, pictorial wrappers sewn with white silk cord in the Asian style; housed in a lightly faded wrap around green folding cloth slipcase, fastened with a bamboo dowel. London; Spring Books, (no date, circa 1950). A near fine book in a very good(+) case.
London: John Harris, 1748. Woodcut. Image measures 6" X 8". This charming view of a large street in China was published in 1748 by John Harris. The view features a large street somewhere in China, lined with shops, suggesting how their signs are placed and shops disposed. People on horseback and on foot are seen throughout. This view appeared in "Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca" or, "A complete collection of Voyages and Travels", an account of Harris travels in the mid-18th.....