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Color frontispiece and 13 other full-page color plates; 99 b/w plates with 2 views each. xiv, 212pp of text. Folio, original gilt and blind- stamped orange cloth; uncut edges (covers are just slightly bowed and the spine has a touch of faint spotting, otherwise a near fine copy). London: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1933. First edition. With the small ownership plate of art historian Meyer Schapiro.
London: James Bohn, 1834. Illustrated with 11 lithographed plates and folding map at rear. 2 volumes in one. viii, 472, xxxiv, (2), (2), 238 pages. Thick 8vo, handsomely bound in full contemporary brown calf with ornately gilt borders on covers and spine; marbled endpapers and pages edges. London: James Bohn, 1834. First edition. Ex-library copy with small blue stamps from"Relations Department" on halftitle, title and back of map; removed pocket at rear and inked numerals on spine. Light scattered toning.....
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2011. Profusely illustrated throughout in color. 287 pages. Tall folio, blue cloth with inset pictorial label, protected in decorative board slipcase. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (2011). First trade edition. Previous owner has made some very small faint pencil markings at lower margin of some pages, otherwise a fine copy in fine box. Scarce. Published in conjunction with the 2011 opening of the galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran.....
New York: Houghton Mifflin/ Riverside Press, 1888. Frontispiece. 12mo, vellum-backed boards. New York ,Boston & Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin/The Riverside Press, 1888. The text of the fourth edition, followed by that of the first; with notes showing the extent of his indebtedness to the Persian original; and A Biographical Preface. From the library of Kenneth Roberts, with his bookplate.
Oxford: Shakespeare Head, 1926. Decorations by Thomas Lowinsky. Slim 37 pages, rubricated title, untrimmed edges. 12mo, vellum-backed cream cloth, lightly soiled and warped. Oxford: Shakespeare Head Press, 1926. Limited Edition. A very good copy, internally fine. The Shakespeare Head Quartos No. 6. Limited to number 25 of only 55 copies.
New York: Golden Press, 1962. Translated by Stuart Gilbert and James Emmons. With 538 illustrations, mostly handsomely printed photogravures, and 142 in color. Thick 4to, red cloth. New York: Golden Press, (1962). First American edition. A near fine copy. The Arts of Mankind series, volume 3, edited by Andre Malraux & George Salles.
Berlin: Propylaen, 1925. 39 gravure plates, some colored and mounted, numerous additional photographic illus. 617pp. 4to, cloth-backed boards (rubbed), backstrip frayed at head and tail. Berlin: Propylaen, 1925. Propylean-Kunstgeschichte V. "The strength of this series lies in the illustrations which form an invaluable body of visual material." - - Arntzen/Rainwater I19.
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.
Edinburgh: Hodder & Stoughton. Illustrated with 10 mounted color plates by Edmund Dulac, protected with lettered tissue. , 113 pages. Short, thick 4to, original white cloth with ornate green & gilt-stamped pictorial cover and spine. In the original pictorial box - though the box is broken it has preserved the book in fine condition. Edinburgh: Hodder and Stoughton, no date, ca.1913. First trade edition. A fine attractive copy.