New York: George Ackerman, 1856. Original lithograph. Image measures 9" x 6.5". This 1856 map of Formosa or Taiwan features the entire island in detail. This map appeared in Francis Hawk's 'Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the Command of Commodore M. C. Perry'. The map notes important towns, capes, and topography including the Pescadores and the south eastern coast of China in...
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New York: China Institute, 1999. With Contributions by Kenneth J. DeWoskin and Mitchell Clark. 143pp., tall thin 8vo, glossy pictorial wrappers; very minor bump to lower front corner. New York: China Institute Gallery, 1999. A near fine copy. Catalog produced to accompany "The Resonance of the Qin in East Asian Art", September 17-December 12, 1999.
Antwerp: Henrico y Cornelio Verdussen, 1709. 42 maps with original hand color, including elaborate "Plani-Spherium Coeleste." Colored frontispiece (split along right margin of plate). 232 pages, slight water staining on lower right of pages. 12mo, original brown calf (corners rubbed), tan leather label. Antwerp: Henrico y Cornelio Verdussen, 1709. Third edition. Very good (+). This very rare pocket atlas describes the world at the end of the 17th century. Published in the former Spanish Netherland by the Catholic cleric Don...
Slim 8vo, printed wrappers. (London): Curzon Press, (1980). Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies Monograph Series, No. 43.
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.
Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1958. Illustrated in color & in black & white. 67 pages. 8vo, spiral bound stiff wrappers, wrappers lightly soiled, otherwise very good. Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1972.
Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1958. Illustrated in color & in black & white. 67 pages. Slim 8vo, gray boards with red-stamped cover. Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones, 1972. A fine copy.
Singapore: Graham Brash, 1990. 50 color plates and 50pp. of descriptions of the plates. 8vo, pictorial boards, pages very slightly wavy in right margins. Singapore: Graham Brash, (1990). Very good Facsimile of the 1814 edition.
London: G. Nicol, 1796. View. Engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 11.25" x 17.25". From Sir George Staunton's "An authentic account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China"
London: Studio Editions, 1988. Foreword by Lord Maclehose of Beoch. 109 color plates, reproduced from the engravings of William Alexander and George Henry Mason. 223pp., 4to, cloth, d.w.; lower edge of rear cover dented near the spine, dust wrapper lightly worn at head of spine. London: Studio Editions, (1988). A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
London: Studio Editions, 1988. Foreword by Lord Maclehose of Beoch. 109 color plates, reproduced from the engravings of William Alexander and George Henry Mason. 223 pages, folio, brown cloth (small tear at top front hinge), dust wrapper (front panel of dust wrapper crumpled at top edge) London: Studio Editions, (1988). A very good copy in a good dust wrapper. Remainder mark, bottom edge.
Many b/w illus., 339pp., tall 8vo, cl.-backed bds., d.w. N.Y.: Crown, (1980). First Edition. Near fine.
Peking: New World Press, 1963. Black & white illustrations. 112pp, 16mo, boards, dust wrapper; d.w. lightly soiled & torn. Peking; New World Press, 1963. Very good.
8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w. N.Y.: knopf, 1988. Near fine.
La Haye: Pierre Gosse, 1756. 5 of 6 volumes, lacks volume 1. 12mo, rubricated titles and edges, yellow glossy boards (corner lightly bumped), leather spine labels. La Haye: Pierre Gosse & Nicolas Van Daalen, 1756. Fifth Edition. Very good (+).
New York: Knopf, 1980. Illustrated with 170 color photographs. 201pp., square 4to, black boards, d.w.; dust wrapper is edge-worn and torn. New York: Knopf, 1980. First Edition. A very good (+) copy in a very good (-) dust wrapper.
Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1964. Illustrated in black and white. Unpaginated, very slim 4to, white pictorial wrappers (very slightly edgeworn and dust soiled). Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, 1964. A very good(+) copy.
New York: Beechhurst, 1953. Color frontispiece with 192 illustrations. 366 pages. 8vo, green cloth; somewhat worn. New York: Beechhurst, (1953). First American edition. Several pages with minor penciling, else a very good copy.
Leipzig: Richard Hadl, 1935. Many tipped in black & white photographs. 239pp. (pages 105-344), large 8vo, printed wrappers; some chipping to outer margin, unopened. Leipzig: Richard Hadl, 1935. A very good copy. Chapters by various authors in both German and English.
192pp. 12mo, cloth, d.w. Moscow, U.S.S.R., 1972. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
8vo, cloth, d.w. Garden City, 1960. A very good(+) 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.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971. 287 pages, 8vo, red cloth, dust wrapper (price-clipped and edge-worn). Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1971. A very good(+) copy in a very good dust wrapper.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1925. Illustrated by Lucille Douglass. 464 pages, 8vo, patterned cloth (edge-worn; corners very rubbed). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1925). Good.