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New York: Random House, 1929. Hard Cover. First Edition. First US Edition. Light scuffing to dust jacket from shelf wear, minor sunning to spine, now in mylar cover. Blue cloth covered boards with black cloth spine with gold embossed lettering to cover board and spine. Profusely illustrated and limited to an edition of 1040 copies. Very Good / Very Good.
London: The Argonaut Press, 1930. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Argonaut Press Edition. Faux vellum spine, red gray cloth covered boards with color embossed crest on front boards. Light scuffing to boards, interior clean and crisp, with some pages uncut. Limited edition printed on Japon Vellum in an edition of 1050 copies, this copy not numbered. Very Good.
London: G.G. and J. Robinson/Gilbert, Wright, and Hooke, 1793. Full Leather. First Edition. xii, 100 pp. 8vo. Full brown calf binding with losses at corners, board hinges splitting but still tight to spine. Interior has considerable foxing and staining, mostly due to the volume used for pressing flowers. Previous owner's signatures on title page and last free endpaper. Missing the volvelle used for illustrating wind direction and the setting of sails that would have been tipped into the front pastedown. Good.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1942. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Original two-volume set in slipcase. Plain paper dust jackets with tilting only to spine, light scuffing, in mylar covers. Slipcase is missing rear panel and is in Fair condition with many losses and chipping at edges. Illustrations by Bertram Greene, Maps by Erwin Raisz. Fine / Very Good.
Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, 2010. Hardcover. First Edition. xvi, 448 pp. 4to. Wear and scuffing to dust jacket, small tears at base of spine, bumping to corners, now in mylar cover. Minor water damage to lower right corner of text block. Clean otherwise.
Signed by the author on the title page. Very Good / Good.
Bisti, Dmitry. Moscow: Raduga Publishers, 1985. Hardcover. First Edition. 66 pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with slight bumping to the corners. Clean within.
Afanasy Nikitin was one of the first from Europe to visit India between 1466 & 1472. This book chronicles some of the most interesting parts of his journey with engaging illustrations. Very Good.
London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd., 1900. Hard Cover. Third Edition. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. 281 pp. Blue cloth covered boards with a blind embossed wave flowing across the front at midpoing, gold embossed titling to cover board and spine. Light bumping to corners, clean and crisp within. Very Good.