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Japanese Girls and Women, Bacon, Alice Mabel
1 Japanese Girls and Women
Bacon, Alice Mabel
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1891 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with silver decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name and date (1891) neatly penned on front pastedown. Occasional pencil marking in margin of text (erasable). 333 pages with index. 027962

Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Check Points On How To Buy Oriental Rugs
Jacobsen, Charles W.
Tokyo, Japan Tuttle 1972 2nd Printing Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Signed by author. 208 pgs. VG++ First Edition, Third Printing. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by author. Blue cloth with gold lettering & design. Generously illustrated with color and b & w photos. Very informative book. Clean and tight.Oriental Rugs. 001266

Price: 10.00 USD
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Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide (signed, in dust jacket and slipcase), Jacobsen, Charles W.
3 Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide (signed, in dust jacket and slipcase)
Jacobsen, Charles W.
Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc. 1975 Fourteenth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Beautiful, clean book and dust jacket in original slipcase, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Rich red cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (small return address label on front fixed endpaper under dust jacket flap). Inscribed and signed on half-title page by the author: "Aug. 13, 1981 - To Mr. and Mrs. Richard Strauss with my compliments, Charles W. Jacobsen." Beautifully illustrated in full color and black & white, maps. 479 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Cardboard slipcase with color paper title label is sturdy, no cracking or chipping, a few faint water marks to edges. A fabulous and informative book on the most beautiful rugs in the world. 027376

Price: 75.00 USD
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Indian Tales, Kipling, Rudyard
4 Indian Tales
Kipling, Rudyard
New York / Boston H. M. Caldwell Company 1899 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
"Oriental Edition" with clean decorated cloth front and rear boards and spine in the manner of an oriental rug, with gold lettering on cover and spine. Wear (some fraying) to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean - small previous owner name is ink-stamped in upper corner of front fixed endpaper; "Contents" page is loose. Frontispiece photo of Rudyard Kipling with clean tissue guard, sixteen additional illustrations. 750 pages. 026199

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Three Students, MacFall, Haldane
5 The Three Students
MacFall, Haldane
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1926 Hardcover Fine Good+ Jacket 
Very clean decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Both title and copyright page show year 1926 - no statement of printing. 351 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips, closed tear at center above title, small cello tape reinforcement at bottom rear corner. Very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tale of Eleventh Century Persia - one of the best of all Oriental novels. Based on the historic lives of three men, it begins with their student days. In a realistic romance of medieval Persia, the author gives us the biographies of three unique characters as well as a new interpretation of Omar Khayyam's poetry. 026304

Price: 25.00 USD
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6 The Oriental Rug Book
Ripley, Mary Churchill
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1904 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Very clean red buckram cloth boards with oriental design on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No fraying or wear. Pages and edges are clean. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Tasteful custom-printed bookplate on front free endpaper. Well illustrated with drawings and photographs. 310 pgs. with index. 009813

Price: 25.00 USD
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7 To Lay a Hearth
Scovel, Myra
New York,Evanston, London Harper & Row 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 148 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author returns home to America to live after almost 30 years living in an oriental culture. 8vo. Travel. 008685

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Corner of the World, Shaplen, Robert
8 A Corner of the World
Shaplen, Robert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1949 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Nice sharp corners, hint of light surface wear to base spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 246 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very shallow chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectible quality. 8vo. Fiction. 015062

Price: 25.00 USD
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