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The Mask of Siam

By: DAVID BARNETT

Price: $50.00

Publisher: HALE: 1959-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150609002

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover, First Edition 1959 Robert Hale London 189 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to maroon cloth boards with gilt titles-corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear and a bit of chipping and light soiling to unclipped DJ-now in mylar. (NOTE: my DJ is a creme color with a red illustration and red and black titles --not a blueish tone like the picture). Previous owner name on inside front cover, no notes-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Author's observations of Siam in the 1950's include poking around the back streets of Bangkok, visiting an opium den and exp... View more info

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My Adventures Among South Sea Cannibals: An Account of the Experiences and Adventures of a Government Official Among the Natives of Oceania

By: Douglas Rannie

Price: $180.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott: 1912-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160614010

Condition: Good


Hardcover with fold-out color map, First American Edition 1912 J. B. Lippincott 314 pages. Good, lacking the DJ. Moderate shelf/edge wear to Red cloth boards with gilt titles and accents - corners lightly bumped, spine is sunned/faded and has two small tears at the head,front panel has two small spots. TEG. A touch of foxing to textblock edges. Previous owner bookplate on inside front cover - no writing, all pages are clean and crisp with a touch of age-toning to edges. Some scattered foxing to a few pages. Rear inside cover has an antique bookstore label from Bretano?s in New York. Binding ... View more info

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Unknown Mexico-2 Volumes

By: Lumholtz Carl

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Scribners: 1902-01-01

Seller ID: 181003003

Condition: Good+


2 Volume Hardcover Set, First Edition 1902 Scribner's Sons 530 pages to Vol 1 and 496 pages to Vol 2. Good+, Leather Bound. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to 2 Vol Set. Spine titles, Author name, volume number and decorative accents in bright gilt. Top edge gilt. (TEG) Red silk bookmark ribbon in each volume. Expertly rebound (probably in the late fifties) in elaborate gilt stamped Maroon leather with five raised bands (with gilt stars) on the spine and red marbled endpapers. The original front panel pastedown to both sets has been expertly transferred to the new binding. The spines lightly... View more info