London: Fisher, Son and Co. 1843, First Edition. Complete, 4 volumes bound in a single book, appended with Life of Kang-He. Hardcover, large, thick 4to., in contemporary 3/4 leather with marbled boards. 96, 72, 68, 56, 72 pp. Collated complete, four engraved title pages plus 124 engraved plates after Allom...
Cambridge University Press, 1991 Black cloth 4to, 266pp. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Contents are bright, clean and unmarked.
New York: Paragon Book Reprint Corp, Hardcover. c.1967. Maroon cloth, gilt spine titles. 12mo. 382pp. Very Good+. Mild shelfwear, light rubbing at corners and spine-ends, light tanning to contents.
New York: Columbia University Press, First volume ONLY. 1976. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in grey cloth, dust jacket. 1022pp. illustrated. Very good in good dust jacket. Chipping, several perforations to dj extremities, tape repair to dj verso. Dust jacket in worn but mostly complete, unclipped, and now in mylar. Soil...
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, Early Printing. c.1908. Hardcover. red cloth, gilt titles. 8vo. 447pp. Very Good, Light rubbing at spine-ends, spine mildly darkened, light soiling to boards.
London: Heinemann, 1914, presumed First Edition (there is no date on the title page, but there are also no mentions of additional printings. Hardcover, original rust cloth with gilt design. 531 pp. Illustrated throughout in b&w. Good. Cloth rubbed with some discoloration; corners and spine ends bumped. Foxing to the...
Taipei: Ch'eng Wen, 1970. Reprint. Hardcover, 531 pp. Good. Soiling to covers. Tearing to pages 49-54.
Milano: Banca Commerciale Italiana, 1983. Second edition. Paperback, 960 pp. Very good. Faint age-toning to pages, otherwise contents are clean and unmarked. Text in Chinese, Italian and English.
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Inscribed by Barnstone on the half-title page. First edition, 1973. Quarto, hardcover, unpaginated, heavily illustrated, Very Good copy, rubbing and wear along the edges of the covers.
New York: Free Press, 1996 Hardcover, with Dust Jacket. Condition rates as Fine, in a Fine Dust Jacket.
Leigh-on-Sea, England: F. Lewis Pub, One of only 600 copies of this edition. 1970, Limited ed. Hardcover. 64 pp., plus 142 plates. Illustrated in b&w. Very good in a very good dust jacket. DJ edgeworn with small tear to top edge of front panel; corners chipped. Top and bottom edges...
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in dust jacket. 822pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Edge wear to dust jacket. Edges scuffed. Internally unmarked.
Beijing: The Story of China Publishing Co. Deluxe edition, 2004. Hardcover porfolio with clasps housing a softcover book and many loose sheets, heavily illustrated (in color), 100 pp. + over 100 folding plates, clean unmarked text, Near Fine contents in Good slipcase, minor wear to covers of the book and...
London: T. Werner Laurie, Second revised edition, no date (ca. 1922), hardcover with decorative orange cloth boards, octavo, 523pp., illustrated in b&w + fold out maps. Book VG with edgewear to spine ends and corners, spine head mildly chipped, rubbing, binding mostly tight, inner hinges cracked, text shows some foxing...
University Park: Penn State Univ. 1961, Softcover, spiral binding. 510 pp. Near Fine copy, large 4to. Clean and unmarked text; sound binding; light sunning to covers.
Hong Kong: South China Morning Post, Later printing, 1972. Hardcover edition of volume I only, in a dust jacket, 180 pp. + index. A very good + copy in a very good jacket.
Seattle: University of Washington Press, First edition, 1978. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 553 pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Good dust jacket, discoloration to the outer pages, some soiling and discoloration to the dust jacket, dust jacket with rubbing and wear including creasing, tearing, and some loss...
Philadelphia, PA: G. B. Zieber & Co. Two volumes bound together as one. First American Edition. c.1845. First UK editions published 1844. Hardcover. Half black leather, four raised spine bands, gilt spine titles, marbled boards and endpapers. Frontis illustration for both volumes. 271pp. / 212pp. Very Good. Light rubbing to...
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, First edition, 1959. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 147 + lii pp., clean unmarked text, Very Good copy in Good dust jacket, a bit of soiling or age-toning to the page and page-edges, light rubbing to the tips of the book's covers, soiling and discoloration to...
Hong Kong: Joint Publishing (Hong Kong) Co Ltd, Softcover. c.1984. 8vo. 125pp. Very Good. Light general shelfwear, moderate rubbing to wraps.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Pr. 1962. First edition. Hardcover, 360 pp. plus glossary. Previous owner's signature to front pastedown. Very good in good dust jacket. Sunning to dust jacket.