Exceptional signed war-date card, 3.75 x 2.5", "George S. Anderson - Col. 38th Vol. Inf." This example most defiantly signed while he was awaiting confirmation of his appointment to Brigadier General Evenly toned and in very good condition. United States military officer who saw extensive service during the Indian Wars and later, throughout the Philippine Insurrection. Prior to the latter he was superintendent at Yellowstone Park and of Fort Yellowstone (1891 - 1897). He was sent to the Philippines in...
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. 8vo, blue cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1971. Very good.
Colllege Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1992. Illus. 503pp. 8vo, white cloth, d.w. lightly soiled and with a small tear. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, (1992).
Paris. Map. Copper engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 7.75 x 11". This map of the Philippines shows the southern half of the archipelago, including the large islands of Palawan and Mindanao and the smaller islands of the Visayas. The coastlines are detailed with great care, while pictorial mountains describe the volcanic topography of the region. To the left of the decorative title cartouche is a note that reads, in rough translation, "It is said that there are many islands...
New York: William Morrow, 2003. Color Illus. 458pp. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w., corners of boards bumped. (New York): William Morrow, (2003).
New York: William Morrow, 2003. Color Illus. 458pp. 8vo, black boards, d.w. lightly soiled. (New York): William Morrow, (2003).
London: Bowen, Emanuel. Map. Uncolored Engraving. Image measures 14 1/2" x 17 3/4". This elaborate map of the East Indies extends from Australia, the Philippines and the Carolines in the east to India, the Malvdives and Afganistan in the West. The index includes towns and geographic features such as mountains, rivers, and islands. In addition, the map also features information about trade winds in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea. The coast of early Australia, labeled here as New...
New York: Saturday Review Press, 1973. 16 color and 100 b/w Illus. 4to, blue cloth, d.w. New York: Saturday Review Press, (1973). Very good.
Las Cruces: Yucca Tree Press, 1992. Illus. 431pp. 8vo, red cloth, d.w. lightly soiled. (Las Cruces): Yucca Tree Press, (1992). History of New Mexico National Guardsmen who served in the Philippines and became prisoners of war there in 1941.
New York: Abrams, 1978. With a preface and introduction by Ferdinand & Imelda Marcos. Profusely illustrated with large color photographs by Larry Secrist & Jeffrey Aas. 289 pages. Very heavy large folio, gilt-stamped blue cloth in a tri-fold decorative cloth slipcase with clasps. New York: Abrams, (1978). First printing of the deluxe edition. Large ink stamp from Harry Abrams Editorial Library on front map endpapers; smaller stamp on top edges, else a fine copy in a near fine case.
Beijing: China Cartographic Publishing House, 1992. Map. Lithograph. 29" x 41 1/2". Good condition with original cover Detailed modern map of China from 1992. Shows the entirety of the country as well as Mongolia, parts of Russia, Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tadzhikistan, Uzbekistan, Kirghizstan, and Kazakhstan. There is an inset in the lower right corner showing the South China Sea with labeled islands. A legend in the lower left explains the...
New York: 1960. With illus. & maps. 305pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York, 1960. A very good copy.
Venice: Vincenzo Coronelli, 1690. Map. Uncolored engraving. Image measures 23.75" x 17.75". This beautiful map of the East Indies includes the Malay Peninsula, the Philippines, and the north coast of Australia, depicting the region when it was the center of the VOC (Dutch) trading network. Sand banks, inlets, ports, towns, villages, are labeled in Italian. The title cartouche in the lower left shows winged cherub mermaids emerging from the water carrying the title in a banner format. Creative engraved line...
New York: Harper, 1994. Illus. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. (New York): HarperCollins, (1994). Book Club Edition. Near Fine.
New York: Harper, 1994. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w., corners of boards lightly bumped. (New York): HarperCollins, (1994). Very good.
Norwalk: Easton, 1989. Illustrated. 256 pages, short 8vo, gilt-decorated black leather, a.e.g. Norwalk: The Easton Press, (1989). A fine copy. With the one page Collector's Notes.
New York: Norton, 1966. Illus. 330pp. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. New York: Norton, (1966). Very good.
Paris: de Fer, Nicolas. Map. Engraving with modern hand coloring. Image measures 5.5" x 6.5". Rare and unusual map of the Phillipines with an inset of Japan, circa 1720. With centerfold. Nicolas de Fer (1646-1720) was a French cartographer, engraver and publisher. He became official geographer to the French Dauphin (1691) and to the Spanish King (1702).
Novato: Presidio Press, 1988. Illus. 8vo, black boards, d.w. chipped, corners of boards bumped. (Novato): Presidio Press, (1988).
Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1987. Photo Illus. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, (1987). Narrative of author's explorations of Borneo and the Northern Philippines.
Durham: Duke University Press, 2008. 8vo, blue cloth. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008. Fine.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1968. 455pp. 8vo, green cloth, bottom of cloth and some page margins lightly dampstained. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1968).
Our Possessions Publishing, 1899. Illus. 452pp. tall 8vo, brown cloth, corners bumped, browning to margins, light dampstain to lower right corner of margin throughout. N.p.: Our Possessions Publishing, (1899).
New York: Macmillan, 1947. Illus. 984pp. 8vo, blue cloth, cloth lightly soiled, corners lightly bumped, edge of one corner lightly worn. New York: Macmillan, 1947.
Signed Spanish-American War card, 3.75" x 2.25", "Walter Howe - Col. 47th Inf. U.S.V." Evenly toned and in very good condition. A veteran of the Indian Wars, he served with General Philip Sheridan and Col. George A. Custer. At the Powder River Campaign he commanded 200 Indians under the auspices of General Cook. During the Spanish-American War he fought in over 350 engagements in the Philippines.