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The Traveler; Six Artists from Taiwan. Exhibition venue, Taipei Gallery. Exhibition dates, March 15-April 19, 2002
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The Traveler; Six Artists from Taiwan. Exhibition venue, Taipei Gallery. Exhibition dates, March 15-April 19, 2002

By Tseng Fangling, texts

Taipei: Taipei Gallery / Chinese Information and Culture Center. 56p., color reproductions or enhancing spot-color on nearly every page, irresdescent endsheets, presswork in both Chinese and English on fine alkaline paperstock, softbound in frenchfold cardstock color-map wraps that fold out to a huge 11.5x31 inches. Clean, sound and unmarked, a perfect copy. The large cover-wrapper reproduces a portion of a very old Dutch cartograph labelled "Het Eyland Formosa

$25.00

Environmental Impacts of the NATO War in FR Yugoslavia; An Independent experts report
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Environmental Impacts of the NATO War in FR Yugoslavia; An Independent experts report

By Susic, Srdjan, editor. Vukasin Pavlovic, publisher's editor

Belgrade / Beograd: Eco Centar / Eko Centar, 1999. 132p., illustrated with numerous color-coded line maps showing areas and kinds of impact, softbound in 9.5x6.5 inch glossy green wraps titled white. One of a press-run of only 500 copies. Immaculate, sound and unmarked.

$25.00

Gong fei qie ju xia de Zhongguo da lu fen sheng di tu
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Gong fei qie ju xia de Zhongguo da lu fen sheng di tu

By Zhang Qiyun, et al.

Guo fang yan jiu yuan di qing yan jiu suo; Zhongguo wen hua xue yuan da lu jin kuang yan jiu suo, 1966. 146 pages, [33] color maps; a large, heavy hardcover (), in dustjacket with original plastic cover, unobtrusive rubberstamp indicating it was removed from a university collection, no other library markings. Front free endpaper creased, otherwise very good. Atlas of China under the "Communist bandits," with extensive text that is sprinkled with KMT rhetoric. Cover art depicts China in chains, with small vignettes of prisoners, laborers, and a group about to be executed.

$195.00

Handbook for China; (including Hongkong) with six maps and plans; fifth edition revised throughout
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Handbook for China; (including Hongkong) with six maps and plans; fifth edition revised throughout

By Crow, Carl

Hong Kong: Kelly & Walsh, 1933. v, 390p. + index and ads, the six fold-out maps all present, but the bottom of the spine unfortunately reinforced by black tape.

$75.00

Atlas zur deutschen geschichte der jahre 1914 bis 1933
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Atlas zur deutschen geschichte der jahre 1914 bis 1933

By von Leers, Johann; Konrad Frenzel

Bielefeld; Leipzig: Velhagen & Klasing, 1934. 4 preliminary leaves, 42 pages with color maps, slender hardcover, ex-library with surplus duplicate discard stamp. Maps showing the Nazi perspective on European history since 1914; prefaced with a quote from Mein Kampf.

$25.00

Mare Island Naval Shipyard: Alden Park tree tour [brochure]
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Mare Island Naval Shipyard: Alden Park tree tour [brochure]

Mare Island: The Shipyard, 1995. Six-panel folded brochure, 5.75x11 inches, green text and images/map on cream stock, very good. Unfolds to display a map across top third of sheetwith numbers and text below the map, on another panel find the key to the names and positions of the various trees on the map, historical notes on rear panel.

$20.00

The Map of Old Beijing Folklore: 1936 / Lao Beijing feng su di tu
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The Map of Old Beijing Folklore: 1936 / Lao Beijing feng su di tu

By Dorn, Frank

Beijing: Xue yuan chu ban she, 2007. Printed folder containing a folded reprint of Dorn's 1936 map; light handling wear, very good. The map is 21x30 inches when unfolded.

$15.00

Mountains Lakes and Fiords of New Zealand
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Mountains Lakes and Fiords of New Zealand

Wellington: W.A.G. Skinner, Government Printer, 1910. Folio leaves of glazed alkaline paper (still bright-white, 9.5x24 inches) printed, folded and stapled to make eight triple-column pages of text that when folded is 9.5x4 inches. Find numerous b&w photos reasonably well-reproduced amidst pretty printers' ornaments, white the outer layer is a triptych in colors, a panel each to the mts, lakes and coastal inlets. Also fine two 9x6.5 inch maps, one a detailed rendering of the South Island, the other a drawn topographical map with onlay color showing the hiking trails. External fold-edges are mildly abraded, no other problems (even the staples are clean), a very good copy.

$20.00

Croatia: Land and People
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Croatia: Land and People

By Galic, Mirko

Motovun, 1988. Paperback. 95p., 5x9.5 inches, pictorial wraps, color photos throughout, a bit of creasing and dog-earing to front cover, else very good. Late socialist Yugoslav travel guide in English for tourists. Included neatly folded map of Socialist Republic of Croatia tipped in at rear of text block.

$15.00

Economic Handbook of the Soviet Union
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Economic Handbook of the Soviet Union

By American-Russian Chamber Of Commerce

New York: American-Russian Chamber Of Commerce, 1931. Paperback. 151p., 5x7 inches, worn wraps, two folded color maps tipped in, sewn binding quite sound, previous owner's name on cover and address written on first front end page, along with short skeptical note in pencil, good condition. Almanac-like compendium of facts and figures for the USSR at the start of the 1930s.

$20.00

Xin Zhongguo fen sheng tu
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Xin Zhongguo fen sheng tu

By Tu Sicong;  Wang Zhen

Chongqing: Shenghuo shudian, 1939. Hardcover atlas; 46, 97 pages, with color maps; front hinge starting, boards smudged and moderately worn. The textual portion is printed on acidic paper which has toned; the maps are on better paper which remains bright.

$125.00

Zhongguo fen sheng xin di tu
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Zhongguo fen sheng xin di tu

By Jin Qingyu

Shanghai: Ya guang yu di xue she, 1948. 100p., 49 color maps, very good hardcover, slight curve to the boards, faded remnant of old price label on rear cover. Fourth edition.

$250.00

Who discovered the Golden Gate? the explorers\' own accounts how they discovered a hidden harbor and at last found its entrance
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Who discovered the Golden Gate? the explorers' own accounts how they discovered a hidden harbor and at last found its entrance

By Stanger, Frank M. and Alan K. Brown

San Mateo: San Mateo County Historical Association, 1969. 173p., facsimile maps and sketch illustrations, 11 x 7.5 inch openweave cloth boards spine-titled gilt, a clean sound copy enclosed in its original acetate dust jacket, this also in good shape.

$20.00

Hangchow Itineraries
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Hangchow Itineraries

By Fitch, Robert

Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1922. 55p. plus preface, index and ads, hardcover, second enlarged edition; folded maps present, toned but otherwise very good. Minor wear and foxing. Guide to the Hangzhou area, with suggested itineraries mapped out for the traveler.

$275.00

Leben und Wirken von Karl Marx (1818-1883)
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Leben und Wirken von Karl Marx (1818-1883)

By Sperl, Richard

Gotha: VEB Hermann Haack, 1983. Map, 71x56 cm, folded into sixths, minor wear and edge curling; depicts Marx's travels and sites of his work. Haack aktuelle Karte, 11.

$25.00

The Travellers\' Handbook For China (Including Hongkong). Third Edition, Revised Throughout
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The Travellers' Handbook For China (Including Hongkong). Third Edition, Revised Throughout

By Crow, Carl

Shanghai: Carl Crow, 1921. [vii], v, 314, [X], plus advertisements, very good in limp cloth, nine maps (of which six fold out), all maps present and, aside from their fold creases, in very good condition. Ownership inscription inside front cover appears to read "B.P. Davis - USN." Carl Crow, a journalist, ad-man and promoter who lived in Shanghai for a quarter century, was a prominent advocate of American interest and investment in China. This Handbook, in its various editions, was one of the essential books for those arriving in the country for travel or for longer-term business.

$300.00

The Travellers\' Handbook For China (Including Hongkong). Third Edition, Revised Throughout
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The Travellers' Handbook For China (Including Hongkong). Third Edition, Revised Throughout

By Crow, Carl

Shanghai: Carl Crow, 1921. [vii], v, 314, [X], plus advertisements, limp cloth covers mildly edgeworn, nine maps (of which six fold out), all maps present and, aside from their fold creases, in very good condition. Endpapers toned, front endpaper creased with old price in pencil. Carl Crow, a journalist, ad-man and promoter who lived in Shanghai for a quarter century, was a prominent advocate of American interest and investment in China. This Handbook, in its various editions, was one of the essential books for those arriving in the country for travel or for longer-term business.

$250.00

Zhongguo di tu ji / An album of Chinese maps
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Zhongguo di tu ji / An album of Chinese maps

By Yang Zhiming; Huang Jiushun

Hong Kong: Xinyu chuban gongsi, 1986. 78p., very good paperback, 8.5x11.25 inches. Four-color line maps, one a fold-out, text in Chinese.

$20.00

Xian dai ben guo di tu
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Xian dai ben guo di tu

By Tu Sicong; Wang Zhen

Shanghai: Shijie yudi xueshe, 1938. Chinese atlas intended for use in schools, 2, 2, 2, [2], 44 pages of maps, 97 pages of text, very good hardcover, text in Chinese. Maps bright, textual pages evenly toned. 7.25x9.6 inches.

$195.00

A Reconnaissance Geography of Japan
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A Reconnaissance Geography of Japan

By Trewartha, Glenn Thomas

Madison: University of Wisconsin, 1934. Paperback. 283p., introduction, illustrated with glossy plates from b&w photos and maps, several folding, very good paperback in tan printed wraps. University of Wisconsin Studies in the Social Sciences and History number 22.

$20.00

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