Hardcover. Ann Arbor , The University of Michigan Press, reprint, 2004, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 231 pages, hardcover with dust jacket. An erudite and authoritative guide of Chinese travel literature by American and British writers. Mild rubbing and slight fading to dust jacket. Unmarked and scarce; a tight copy.
Softcover. New York, White, Stokes, & Allen, 1st, 1885, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 292 pages. Softcover. Fold-out map of New York City circa 1885 - map has small hole at one edge, and some areas of staining. Title page states: "Guide and Select Directory - New York City - Giving information concerning all places and objects of interest, means of travel in and about the city, etc. - With Excellent Map - With lists of public institutions, places of amusement, hotels, and of trustworthy houses in retail trade, and many interesting and important branches of business, Arranged Alphabetically, so that any subject can be easily referred to. With lists of prominent residents and their permanent addresses." Page edges are darkened. Some pages with light foxing. Covers are age darkened with spotting, chipping along edges.
Softcover. Redwood City, Pacific Coast Chapter Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Inc., 1st, 1960, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 80 pages. Softcover. Ex-museum library copy with sticker at bottom left corner of front cover and dry tape residue with some paper loss along spine. Illustrated with many black & white photographs. Clean, unmarked pages.
Hardcover. New York , Charles Scribner's sons, rep, 1894, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 726 pages, illustrated throughout in b&w with fold-out map in rear. Light edgewear, rubbing and soil to blue, gilt decorated boards. Small stain to lower corner of frontis piece portrait. Internally very good.
Hardcover. Philadelphia, Carey and Hart, 1st, 1843-46, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Five volumes bound into one, 537 total pages. Half leather with marbled boards, edgeworn. All first American editions. The final book's full title: The Military Operations at Cabul, Which Ended in the Retreat and Destruction of the British Army, January 1842. With a Journal of Imprisonment in Afghanistan. Condition good with some browning and foxing to paper. Front inner hinge repaired with tape.
Softcover. Montreal, Canadian Pacific Railway, 1st, 1921, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 24 pages. Softcover booklet. Illustrated with black & white photographs and drawings and fold-out illustration of the "Quadruple Screw Turbine Steamship Empress of France" in rear of booklet. Center 2 pages loose from booklet. Heavy foxing to covers, and to edges of front and rear preliminary pages. Clean, unmarked text.
Hardcover. New York , Charles Scribner, reprint, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 229 pages including index, illustrated with engravings and woodcuts (2 fold-out), including frontispiece and decorated title page. Red cloth covers with embossed design with gilt design on front panel and spine, all edges gilt. No date but title page states fifth edition. Spine a little darkened, internally clean.
Hardcover. St. Louis, J. W. Henry, 1st , 1893, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 418 pages. B&w frontispiece with b&w illustrations throughout. Decorated endpapers. Blue cloth cover with gilt titles. Some edgewear and soiling to cover. Front hinge cracked. Foxing to edges. Previous owner's signature on front flyleaf.
Hardcover. Lausanne, Switzerland, Edita, 1st, 1966, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: None, 221 pages. "Being a Nineteenth Century Journey through the most Picturesque Portions of North America, Reconstructed from Accounts by European Visitors." Red leather cover with decorative gilt border and US Department of State's seal of bald eagle to from cover, gilt lettering and decorative border to spine, green and white decorated endpapers, b&w frontispiece, 24 color plates from paintings tipped in on extra stock, illustrated map of America, numerous b&w figures throughout, green slip case. Evidence of rubbing to slipcase, book in excellent condition.
Hardcover. New York, G. P. Putnam, 1st, 1855, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 539 pages. Hardcover. Ex-Library copy with stamp at bottom of half title page; Bookplate on inside front cover. Front endpaper is loose from book. Light foxing to preliminary pages. Card envelope has been gently removed from rear inside cover. Pages 305/306 and 307/308 missing bits of paper at top corner - no lost text. Half leather spine and corners over Marbled boards. Light fade and wear to spine. Spine titles in gilt. Clean, unmarked text.
Hardcover. Boston, Page Company, 1st, 1919, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 428 pages. Features fold-out map and fifty-four plates of which six are in color. Minor foxing to some plate edges. Top edge gilt. Light wear overall. Clean, unmarked copy.
Hardcover. New York, 1st, August 1979, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 239 pages, several b&w maps. Large piece missing from rear of dust jacket; protected by mylar cover. Else a very clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Boston, Roberts Brothers, 1st, 1895, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Two volumes complete. 811 pages, many b&w illustrations. Green cloth with black rule, gilt design and lettering, top edge gilt. Volume one with fraying to cloth at top of spine, previous owner's sticker inside front covers. Otherwise clean, very good set.
Softcover. NA, NA, 1st?, NA, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 51 pages. Softcover. No date or publication information. Library stamp at bottom left corner of front cover. Number stamped on reverse of title page. Text is clean, unmarked. Some light chipping to cover edges.
Hardcover. Boston, James H. Stark, 1st, 1902, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 153 pages plus index and advertisements, b&w plates, fold-out maps and illustrations, color map in rear pocket. Gray-green cloth covers. Light edge wear, rubbing to corners. Rear hinge starting to crack. Previous owner's signature on front fly leaf. Else a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Hartford, CT , Privately Printed, 1 st, 1924, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 560 pages. Black & white illustrations. Red cloth with gilt lettering. Binding slightly cracked in several places. The author's travel accounts featuring some unpleasant adventures all over the world. Scarce. Clean. Previous owner's small sticker inside cover. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. Supplement laid in rear.
Softcover. Shanghai, Carl Crow, 2nd, ND, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 243 pages. Blue cloth flexi-covers, titles in gilt on spine and front cover. Previous owners name and date on inside front cover and endpaper dated Jan. 22, 1916. Features 9 maps - 6 fold-out, 3 single page. 18 pages of ads in rear. Clean, unmarked pages.
Softcover. Boston, New England Gas & Coke Co., 1st, na, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Fold-out color map in softcover wraps of the Greater Boston, Massachusetts region as related to The New England Gas & Coke Company circa 1899. Booklet measures: 6.75" L X 4.25" W. Small tear in very center of map folds. Ex-museum library copy with "Gift of..." sticker at bottom of inside cover. Light wear.