Paris: Librairie Renoluard, 1910. 16 heliotype plates with lettered tissue guards. Full black morocco, raised bands, gilt decorated spine & dentelles, (corners rubbed), g.t. Paris: Librairie Renouard, n.d. (ca. 1910). Presentation copy, signed on the half-title, together with a post-card, signed by the author. A bookseller's sticker has been pasted over the imprint.
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Tientsin: Paradissis, 1940. 32 black & white plates; 86pp. of text. 8vo, green cloth. Tientsin: John E. Paradissis, 1940. First Edition "An ivory lover considers twenty years' experience and has endeavored to put his knowledge in order for the benefit of his fellow collectors". Scarce book, printed in China. Label removed from inside back cover, otherwise fine.
London: Batchworth, 1960. Photographs by W. & B. Forman. 46 carved ivory objects illustrated on 43 plates. XXIV pages of text, folio, decorative cloth, decorative endpapers; ownership signature on front free endpaper, some discoloration in lower margin of page 20. London: Batchworth Press, (1960). A very good (+).
Nuremberg: 1743. Map. Engraving with original coloring. In good condition with light foxing. 20 x 21 3/4 inches. Haunting map of West Africa with a focus on Guinea and Senegal. The interior is not thoroughly mapped but port cities are listed and labelled carefully. The Niger River (in Mali) is noted but its course was not yet known to reach the Atlantic by European map makers. Letters indicate which country controls which port: Dutch (H), English (A), Danish (D), and.....
Hong Kong: Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1990. Illustrated with 200 color photographs and other b/w figures. 382pp with text in English and Chinese. Thick 4to, black boards, d.w. Hong Kong: Art Gallery at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1990. First edition. A fine copy of this scarce and beautifully produced catalogue.
New York: Macmillan, 1968. Translated by Stefan de Haan. Photographs by Claus and Liselotte Hansmann. 80 color and 80 black and white plates. 100 pages of text. Large 4to, gilt-decorated green cloth, edgeworn d.w. London: Macmillan, 1968. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Works of fine craftsmanship, amassed by the great families and royal houses of Europe.
London: London Illustrated News, 1855. Print. Wood engraving. Page measures 15 3/8" x 22 5/8" This print, published by the London Illustrated News on April 21, 1856, depicts an open air market in Grahamstown, South Africa. Vendors are seen selling ivory tusks and animal skins, while a European family inspects some pelts.