Tokyo: Kodansha, 1969. Translated by Alexander C. Soper. Mounted color frontispiece, 218 plates, many in color. 30 pages text. Small folio, decoratively stamped linen, slightly worn d.w. Tokyo: Kodansha, (1969). First Edition. Near fine in very good dust wrapper.
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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.
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.
Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1891. (Mahabhinishkramana). Being The Life and Teaching of Gautama, Prince of India and Founder of Buddhism. xii, 244, 20pp. 12mo, original gilt- stamped purple cloth (slight edgewear). Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1891. A near fine, bright copy.
New York: Knopf, 1984. Illustrated in black & white. 383pp. 8vo, 1/2 gray cloth, d.w. New York: Knopf, (1984). Very good Biography of the Dalai Lama and history of Tibet since the Chinese conquest.
New York: China Institute, 2002. With an essay by Yuan Bingling. Illustrated with color photographs. 139pp., thin 4to, stiff, glossy pictorial wrappers; very minor fading along top edge of front cover. New York: China Institute Gallery, (2002). A fine copy.
photo illus. 352pp. 8vo, cloth (a bit faded). Indianapolis, (1963). very good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970. 235pp., 8vo, cloth, d.w. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1970. A very good(+) copy.
Berlin: Dummlers, 1882. Large folding plate. 8vo, black cloth backed marbled boards. Berlin: Dummlers, 1882. Very good (+).
New York: Throckmorton Fine Art, 2014. 31 color plates, 17 color text Illus. 86pp. 4to, pictorial boards. New York: Throckmorton Fine Art, (2014). Fine. Exhibition catalogue of Bhuddhist sculptures from China.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1985. Profusely illustrated in color and b/w. 281pp. 4to, red cloth with decorative gilt stamped dragon, dust wrapper. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. Fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.
256pp., 12mo, cloth; corners bumped & inner hinges cracking. London:George Routledge & Sons Ltd., n.d.
New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2003. Illus. 121pp. 8vo, purple pictorial boards, d.w. (New Delhi): Oxford University Press, (2003). A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper. History and archaeological study of the Buddhist monuments at Sanchi in India.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1936. Foreword by Sir John Woodroffe. Illustrated. xliv + 248pp., 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering and front cover illustration; corners slightly rubbed, ownership signature; very minor foxing. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1936). A very good(+) copy.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1927. Illustrated. 249 pages, 8vo, light green cloth with gilt design on front cover; d.w. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1960). Third Edition. Fine, in a tanned dust wrapper.
132pp., small 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York, (1965). A very good(+) copy.
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.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Profusely illustrated with color photos by Michael Freeman. 253 pages, 4to, green cloth, dust wrapper. Houghton Mifflin: Boston, (1990). A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
256pp. small 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y., 1961. Very good.
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: Paragon, 1963. 2 color plates plus more than 70 black-and-white images. 104pp., tall 8vo, black cloth, d.w.; dust wrapper worn, torn at head of spine. New York: Paragon Book Reprint Corp., 1963. Internally fine, a near fine copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
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.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. 236pp. 8vo, cloth-backed boards, dust wrapper. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1983). Very good.
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...
New York: Japan Society, 2003. 275 illustrations, 115 in color. New York: Japan Society, (2003). A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.