Revised draft of the proposed Penal Code for the Kingdom of Siam, April, R.S. 126. [Bangkok], 
FIRST EDITION. This volume is heavily revised with manuscript changes in at least two hands, some in red ink and others in pencil, and with pasted-on slips. The text has been extensively reworked, with considerable additions, deletions, corrections, revisions, and reorganization.
Mapping the Transmississippi West 1540-1861. San Francisco: Institute for Historical Cartography, 1957-63
First edition, one of 1000 sets. Wheat’s massive Mapping of the Trans-Mississippi West is the definitive cartographic history of the American West, from early Spanish explorers through Lewis and Clark and on to the great geological surveys. The finely printed work is filled with hundreds of reproductions of maps and the riveting stories of the events those maps help to document.
The Indo-Iranian borderlands: their prehistory in the light of geography and of recent explorations. The Huxley Memorial Lecture for 1934. London: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, 1934
First separate edition. This is Stein’s lecture delivered on the occasion of being awarded the Society’s Huxley Medal.
Chinese Sketches. London: Trubner, 1876
FIRST EDITION. Sinologist Herbert A. Giles began his distinguished career was a British diplomat in China. There he wrote these literary and historical sketches to show that, contrary to prevailing Western views, “the Chinese are a hardworking, sober, and happy people, occupying an intermediate place between the wealth and culture, the vice and misery of the West.” Giles later became professor of Chinese at Cambridge for thirty-five years.
DAVIS, JOHN FRANCIS
Chinese Novels, Translated from the Originals; to which are added Proverbs and Moral Maxims. London: John Murray, 1822
FIRST EDITION. This volume contains introductory “Observations on the Language and Literature of China” followed by “The Shadow in the Water,” “The Twin Sisters,” “The Three Dedicated Chambers,” and a selection of Chinese proverbs.
(BOOK AUCTIONS) (DENT, JOHN.) (WILLIAMS, THEODORE)
Two book auction catalogues: (DENT, JOHN.) Catalogue of the Splendid, Curious, and Extensive Library of the Late John Dent, Esq. … sold by auction by Mr. Evans (1827). [bound with] (WILLIAMS, THEODORE.) A Catalogue of the Splendid and Valuable Library of the Rev. Theodore Williams … sold by auction, by Messrs. Stewart, Wheatley, and Adlard (1827). London: Evans [and Stewart, Wheatley, and Adlard], 1827
These catalogues from the golden age of English book collecting are filled with landmark early printed books, books printed on vellum, illuminated manuscripts, and more. The Dent library contained “numerous volumes of the greatest beauty, several illuminated manuscripts, … other books printed on vellum” (De Ricci, English Collectors of Books and Manuscripts). Both auction catalogues are fully priced in manuscript with prices realized and buyer names.
The Psychological Portrait: Marcel Sternberger’s Revelations in Photography. Foreword by Phillip Prodger.. New York: Skira Rizzoli, 2016
First edition, one of 100 copies of the Deluxe Estate Edition, signed and numbered by the author and accompanied by your choice of one of four 8 x 10 inch archival pigment photographs (Einstein, Freud, Shaw, or Kahlo).