Leipzig: Tauchnitz, 1891. Frontispiece portrait of the author with tissue guard. 246 pages, 12mo, gorgeous Florentine vellum binding with ornate gilt stamping and dark green leather label and panels, beveled edges, metallic filigree endpapers. Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1891. A near fine copy. An adaptation of the Lalitavistara Sutra. Binder's label on preliminary page.
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Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1976. Illustrated by Ayers Houghtelling with 8 color plates and other drawings in the text. 193pp. 4to, patterned cloth with green leather label, board slipcase. Avon, CT: The Limited Editions Club, 1976. A fine copy in a near fine box. One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
Paris: Goupil & Vibert. Tinted lithograph. Sheet measures 14 7/8" x 21 5/8". Image measures 9 1/4" x 16 1/4" The title translating to "Temple, Pagoda, and Village On The Canals of the Interior from Macau to Canton", this print depicts a serene cityscape from the entrance into Canton [Guangzhou], along a canal. The artist wrote, "we passed close by a temple, built on a little jetty, which was reached by a stair, descending into the river." Figures are seen.....
Paris: Goupil & Vibert. Tinted lithograph. Sheet measures 15" x 21 5/8". Top image measures 6 3/4" x 11 1/2". Bottom image measures 8" x 11 1/4". An interior from Macao and a vista of Hong Kong are included together. The top image features the interior view of the Great Temple of Macao, of which Borget writes "It is so difficult to describe Chinese objects in European language, that I have not yet dared to speak to you of the.....
London: John Rodwell, 1827. In which is introduced a discussion on the worship of the serpent in various countries of the world. 6 black & white plates (frontispiece was intended to be bound opposite p. 84). 213pp., 4to, rebound tan morocco-backed marbled boards with raised bands, t.e.g. London: Printed for the author, and sold by John Rodwell, 1827. Faint ex-lib stamp on title page and scattered light foxing, else near fine.
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.
New York: Abrams, 1968. Illustrated with 24 mounted color plates and 184 b/w illustrations. Thick square 4to, natural cloth, edgeworn d.w. New York: Abrams, (1968). First edition. A near fine copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. A finely illustrated study of the diverse influences, especially Hellenistic and Persian, which shaped the art of Gandhara, the ancient province located in present-day northwest India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, from the 1st through the 5th century.
New York: George Ackerman, 1856. Color Lithograph. Image measures 7" x 9.25". This lovely view dating to 1856 depicts a Buddhist temple in Ceylon or Sri Lanka. The foreground depicts people sitting and chatting while others are praying on the steps leading up to the temple. Beautifully surrounded by palm trees and woods, the temple is seen in the background. This view, drawn from nature by Wilhelm Heine with figures by Eliphalet Brown Jr. and lithographed by George Ackerman appears.....