Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (1996). 1st ed. Hardcover. Illustrated (b & w), index, xix, 295p. Original cloth. dj. 28cm. SIGNED by Bickford on title-page. This scarce study was awarded a Joseph Levenson Book Prize as the best book of the year on pre-20th century China.
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Geneva: Skira; NY: Rizzoli, (1990). Hardcover. Illustrated (some color), index, 319p. Original cloth. dj. 27cm. Card slipcase (Skira) present.
Hong Kong: Heinemann Asia, (c. 1979). Paperback. illustrations, photos, map (on endpapers), (8), 179p. Softcover in original wrapper. Oblong 19cm.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1965. Paperback. 245p. Wrapper. 26cm. Cover unevenly faded. Harvard-Yenching Institute Studies, No. 21.
Moskva: Izd-vo "Nauka," Glav. red. vostochnoi lit-ry, 1981. Hardcover. 301p. Original brown boards. 22cm. Some splitting along front joint. No jacket. Russian text.
New York: D. Appleton, 1909. Hardcover. frontis, photos & maps, index, xxxi, 217p. Original cloth. 24cm. Backstrip mostly gone and replaced with several strips of clear reinforced cellophane tape. Lacks front free endpaper and one of the photos. No Jacket.
Hong Kong: Heinemann (Asia), (c. 1984). 1st ed. Paperback. frontis, illustrations, index, 214p. Softcover in original wrapper (plain card cover with dj pasted down along backstriop). 25cm.
Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, 1922. 2nd ed., revised and enlarged. Hardcover. frontis, photos, 6 folding maps, index, x, , 523p. Original orange silk cloth. 22cm. Silk worn away along cover edges. Backstrip worn away in many spots what remains has been glued down. Endpapers foxed. Contents sound although maps are...
Shanghai: Kelly & Walsh, 1920. 1st ed. Hardcover. frontis, photos, 7 folding maps and plans, index, x, , 523p. Original orange silk cloth. 22cm. Both front and back covers (and rear free endpaper) detached. Backstrip chipped and ends and faded and soiled. Silk on front cover thinned and worn or...
Frankfurt am Main: Institute for the History of Arabic-Islamic Science, 1996. Hardcover. 2 vols. 2 folding maps, index, xii, 334, x, 352p. 24cm. No Jackets. The Islamic World in Foreign Travel Accounts (series), Volumes 71-72. Added title-page in Arabic at end of each volume. Reprint, limited to 80 copies, of the London edition of 1888.
Maryknoll: Orbis Books, (c. 1997). Hardcover. illustrations, index, xxiii, 428p. Original binding. 26cm. A few pencil marking. No Jacket.
Boston: Marshall Jones Co., (copyright dates mostly 1910-1912). Hardcover. 9 (of 10) volumes, frontispieces, illustrations (a modest numbere colored) folding maps, xxiii, 1684p. Original green cloth. 28cm. Vol. 1 Hawaii; Vol. 2 Philippines and first part of Japan; Vols. 3 & 4 Japan; Vols. 5-6 China; Vol. 7 end of...
North Miami Beach: Rare Reprints, Inc., (1977). Reprint. Hardcover. 2 vols. photos, index, 156, (18), xi, 150p. Original cloth. 23cm. No jacket. Binding on Vol. II a different darker color than Vol. I. Reprint of the 1903 edition.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1907. Hardcover. frontis (portrait), vi, 255p. Contemporary polished prize leather (Kelvinside Academy). 18cm. All edges marbled (as are endpapers). Minor foxing. Prize label on endpaper. Mounted on the recto of the frontis is the clipped bottom portion of an autograph letter, SIGNED Gordon, which reads as...
Moskva: Voen. izd-vo ministerstva oborony SSSR, 1982. Paperback. 80p. Wrapper. 21cm. Russian text.
San Francisco: California Division of Fair Employment Practices, June 1965. Paperback. 52p. Wrapper. 28cm.
Beijing: Wen wu chu ban she: Xin hua shu dian jing shou, 1990[-1997]. Hardcover. This volume only (of 3). 9p. [Preface in Chinese and English], iii(p.) [Table of Contents in Chinese and English] , 14p. [Foreword and List of Plates in Chinese and English], 35p. [Notes on the Plates in...
New York: Columbia University Press, 1925. 1st ed. Hardcover. folding chart, illustrations, index, 282p. Original black cloth. 24cm. Light cover spotting. Backstrip slightly faded. Sound copy. No Jacket.
London: Long, 1903. 1st ed. Hardcover. frontis, photos, xiv, , 307p. plus 40p. publisher's catalog dated 1/03. Original red cloth. 22cm. Moderate cover soil and some spotting. Upper right corner discolored to purple on front cover. Former owner's name on title-page. Half-title browned and the tissue guard for the frontis...
New York: Viking Press, 1960. Hardcover. illustrations (some tipped in), 79p. dj. 28cm, Jacket rather edge-worn. Moderate discoloration and a chip on backstrip and edges of cover. English text by Helen F. Chang, the author's widow.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1939. [1st Amer. ed.?]. Hardcover. frontis, illustrations, photos, index, xiv, 342p. Original cloth. dj. 24cm. Jacket spotted and has significant edge-wear and some tears. Minor foxing and soiling.
Turnhout: Time-Life Books, (c. 1983). Hardcover. viii, 607p. 21cm. Bookplate. No Jacket. French text. Reprint of the Paris edition of 1799.
Singapore: University of malaya Press, 1967. 1st ed. photos and illustrations (1 folding), index, ix, 171p. Hardcover. dj (price-clipped). 22cm.
London: Heinemann Educational Books Ltd, (c. 1971). Hardcover. illustrations, photos, index, xii, 210p. Original light blue boards. dj. 22cm. Several scuff marks on back cover of jacket.
Peiping: January, 1946. 2nd ed. Paperback. 28p. Original wrapper. 19cm.