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Nearest the Pole. A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906
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Nearest the Pole. A Narrative of the Polar Expedition of the Peary Arctic Club in the S.S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906

By Peary, R. E.

New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1907. First edition, 1907. Sound ex-library copy. Blue-green cloth printed in gilt, 10.25" tall, 411 pages plus two color folding maps at rear, color frontis, other full page illustrations throughout. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, spine number, social library bookplate and patron pocket, small library stamp on title page, good hinges, sound text block, maps very good with a couple of extra creases, pages clean with light foxing to the margins of the frontis illustration.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.99

A Voyage Round the World [Vol. I & II}. And Visits to Various Foreign Countries in the United States Frigate Columbia; Attended By Her Consort the Sloop of War John Adams, and Commanded By Commodore George C. Read
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A Voyage Round the World [Vol. I & II}. And Visits to Various Foreign Countries in the United States Frigate Columbia; Attended By Her Consort the Sloop of War John Adams, and Commanded By Commodore George C. Read

By Taylor, Fitch W.

New Haven, CT: H. Mansfield, 1845. Fifth edition, 1845, two volumes in one binding. Worn. Dark brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, 317+ 332 pages plus publisher's ads, illustrated with engraved plates, color frontis in second volume. Covers heavily rubbed and spotted, wear and short tears to corners of spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned and heavily foxed (but legible) pages, minor insect damage to lower end of rear hinge, dampstains to outer margins of first few pages, endpapers somewhat soiled, names in pencil on front endpapers.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$67.99

First Impressions of England and Its People
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First Impressions of England and Its People

By Miller, Hugh

Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1857. Title page dated 1857. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration in blind, frontis portrait of the author, 430 pages plus ads. Covers rubbed and lightly spotted, good hinges, sound and sturdy text block, intermittent foxing - very light to heavy- throughout, name in pencil on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$37.99

Raymond and Whitcomb's Tours: Porto Rico [Puerto Rico]. Leaving New York 1901
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Raymond and Whitcomb's Tours: Porto Rico [Puerto Rico]. Leaving New York 1901

By Raymond & Whitcomb

New York, Boston, Chicago & Philadelphia: Raymond & Whitcomb, 1900. Published 1900, with first of four tours leaving on January 5th, 1901. Steamship travel and tours to the island of Puerto Rico shortly after it became a US Possession after the Spanish American War. Softcover, 7.5" tall, 32 pages, illustrated with view of the island, a map, and the steamship Ponce. Light cover wear, binding sound, small chip from the outer edge of one page with affects the three outer letters of four lines on each page, so little loss of text.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$67.99

The Official Northern Pacific Railroad Guide for the Use of Tourists and Travelers Over the Lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad and Its Branches
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The Official Northern Pacific Railroad Guide for the Use of Tourists and Travelers Over the Lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad and Its Branches

By W. C. Riley, Publisher

St. Paul, MN: W. C. Riley, 1894. 1894 edition, covering the main line from St. Paul to the Pacific Coast and branch lines, plus a trip to Alaska. Illustrated with engravings. Red cloth flexible covers printed in black and gilt, 7.75" tall, 442 pages. Map from back pocket is no longer present. Covers have some wear and soil, particularly the upper portion of the spine which has dark speckles but is legible, crease to rear cover, front hinge has an internal surface crack but is very secure, pages age-toned but clean, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$57.99

A Guide Manual to the Mammoth Cave of Kentucky
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A Guide Manual to the Mammoth Cave of Kentucky

By Wright, Charles W.

Louisville, KY: Bradley & Gilbert, 1860. First edition, 1860. Scarce original guide to Mammoth Caves, describing its history and characteristics, with special attention paid to the various rooms, chambers and underground lakes. Softcover with paper covers absent, about 6.25" tall, [3], vi, 7-61 pages (covers were part of page count). Binding has been restitched, light soil to front and rear pages, other pages mainly very clean with some occasional foxing, name of H. S. Fuller at top of title page, no other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$877.99

Scenic America: The Beauties of the Western Hemisphere, Containing a Rare and Elaborate Collection of Photographic Views of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central & South America
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Scenic America: The Beauties of the Western Hemisphere, Containing a Rare and Elaborate Collection of Photographic Views of the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central & South America

By Stoddard, John L.

Chicago, New York, Etc.: The Werner Company, 1900. First edition, undated, ca 1900. Collection of photographic views, oblong format, about 11" x 13.5". Green cloth printed in darker green. Some light edgewear and some light spotting and shelf soil to the covers, sound binding, front hinge internally gently cracked but very secure, pages very clean, shallow vertical creases to last two leaves, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Oblong Folio.

$67.99

Atisa and Tibet. Life and Works of Dipamkara Srijnana in Relation to the History and Religion of Tibet
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Atisa and Tibet. Life and Works of Dipamkara Srijnana in Relation to the History and Religion of Tibet

By Alaka Chattopadhyaya

Delhi, India: Motilal Banarsidass, 1981. 1981 printing. Dark blue hardcover with dustjacket. The book has minor shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has price information inside flap and on rear panel covered neatly with white-out, otherwise very good with light shelf rubbing, no chips or tears.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$47.99

Sukarno: An Autobiography
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Sukarno: An Autobiography

By Sukarno. As Told To Cindy Adams

Hong Kong: Gunung Agung, 1965. Stated first edition, 1965. Red cloth with dustjacket. The book is in generally good condition with some edgewear, firm binding with a slight lean when laid flat, good hinges, clean pages with a smudge to the title page and frontis, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is fair to good with some edgewear and age-toning, closed tear to upper corner of front panel, some chipping to corners and spine ends.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.99

New Zealand. The Dear Old Maori Land
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New Zealand. The Dear Old Maori Land

By Lysnar, Frances Brewer "Gipsy"

Auckland, New Zealand: The Brett Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd, 1928. Stated third edition, 1928. A guide to history, travel and landmarks of New Zealand, illustrated with black and white plates. Dark yellow cloth printed in dark green, printed dustjacket. The book has some edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name and 1943 date, Auckland, on the front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is unevenly age-darkened with modest shelf soil and several short closed tears but little paper loss. . Third Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$32.99

Interview With India. An Asia Book
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Interview With India. An Asia Book

By Muehl, John Frederick

New York: The John Day Company, 1950. First edition. Travels of an American in newly-independent India. Salmon colored cloth with dustjacket. The book has light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has some light shelfwear and rubbing, very tiny chips at corners and spine ends, effectively no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.99

Arts of the Sung and Yuan: Papers Prepared for an International Symposium Organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Conjunction With the Exhibition Splendors of Imperial
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Arts of the Sung and Yuan: Papers Prepared for an International Symposium Organized by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Conjunction With the Exhibition Splendors of Imperial

By N. Y.) Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York; Guo Li Gu Gong Bo Wu Yuan

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1996. First edition, first printing, 1996. Thick softcover, 373 pages. Near fine with minimal edge rubbing, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$77.99

Japan Society - 100 Years - Celebrating a Century 1907-2007
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Japan Society - 100 Years - Celebrating a Century 1907-2007

By Michael R. Auslin; Edwin O. Reischauer

New York: Japan Society, 2007. Large softcover published in celebration of a hundred years of partnership across the Pacific. This is the first 2007 edition updated from the 75 year celebration book from 1982. Softcover, 112 pages. A couple of faint finger smudges to the covers, otherwise about fine condition, tight binding, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$37.99

Of Gold and Grass: Nomads of Kazakhstan
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Of Gold and Grass: Nomads of Kazakhstan

By Dr. Claudia Chang; Katharine S. Guroff

N.P.: FIAE/Mosaic - Foundation for International Arts & Education, 2006. First edition, 2006. Color illustrated throughout. Large softcover, 12" tall, 180 pages. Some edge rubbing and light corner bumping, binding firm, pages very clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall.

$47.99

Song Ceramics
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Song Ceramics

By Tobu Museum of Art

Tokyo, Japan: Tobu Museum of Art, 1999. In Japanese and English. First edition exhibition catalog illustrated in color. Large softcover, 230 pages. Light edge rubbing, binding firm, pages very clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$77.99

Classical Chinese Furniture IV - Spring 2001. MD Flacks Ltd Oriental Furniture & Art
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Classical Chinese Furniture IV - Spring 2001. MD Flacks Ltd Oriental Furniture & Art

By MD Flacks Ltd Oriental Furniture & Art

New York: MD Flacks Ltd Oriental Furniture & Art, 2001. 2001 catalog featuring 25 items of Chinese furniture and smaller accessories. Softcover, just over 12" tall, 48 pages, color illustrated throughout. Light edge rubbing, binding firm, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall.

$112.99

Classical Chinese Furniture II - Autumn 1997. MD Flacks Ltd Oriental Furniture & Art
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Classical Chinese Furniture II - Autumn 1997. MD Flacks Ltd Oriental Furniture & Art

By MD Flacks Ltd Oriental Furniture & Art

New York: MD Flacks Ltd Oriental Furniture & Art, 1997. 1997 catalog featuring 16 items of Chinese furniture and smaller accessories. Softcover, just over 12" tall, 32 pages, color illustrated throughout. Some shelfwear and rubbing, binding firm, pages clean and unmarked.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall.

$67.99

Masks of the Himalayas
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Masks of the Himalayas

By Lisa Bradley; Eric Chazot

New York: Pace Primitive, 1990. First edition, 1990. Color illustrated exhibition catalog with light shelf rubbing to the covers, binding firm pages clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$37.99

Chinese Rare Books in American Collections
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Chinese Rare Books in American Collections

By Soren Edgren, Tsuen-Hsuin Tsien, Wang Fang-Yu, Wan-go H. C. Weng

New York: China House Gallery, China Institute in America, 1984. First edition, 1984. Covers Technical Aspects of Chinese Printing; Chinese Type Design and Calligraphy; Book Illustration; catalog of the exhibition and other exhibits. Softcover, 144 pages. Softcover, 104 pages. Some shelfwear, mainly rubbing to the extremities, firm binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$87.99

Marg: A Magazine of the Arts. Volume XLVII No. 4, 1996
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Marg: A Magazine of the Arts. Volume XLVII No. 4, 1996

By Edited By Pratapaditya Pal. Foreword by the Dalai Lama

Mumbai, India: Marg Publications, 1996. June 1996. Special issue devoted to Tibetan art and culture, well illustrated throughout mainly in color. Softcover, 13" tall, 124 pages. Light edgewear, sound binding, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - 12" - 15" Tall.

$37.99

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