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    Hindu Wedding: The Guide by: A. V. Srinivasan $13.00

    Amherst MA: White River Press, 2010 – NEW paperback – 9.25″ tall by 7.5″ – color photo cover – b/w illustrations by Bapu and others; color photographs – 207 pages. A step-by-step Hindu wedding ceremony with full rituals and prayers in Sanskrit, with English transliteration and translation. A full basic ceremony for a one hour event, with lists and easy guide to basic steps and additional options. Also: Appendices for materials, auxiliary pujas – annotated Glossary with pronunciation guide – 207 pages. Condensed, revised paperback version of the author’s Vedic Wedding: Origins, Tradition and Practice. By the author of Hinduism for Dummies. ISBN: 978-1-935052-38-8. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    SEA HAWK: Life & Battles of Kanhoji Angrey by: Malgonkar, Manohar $9.95

    New Delhi India: Vision Books/Orient Paperbacks, no date (circa 1985) – Good+/paperback – 6.75″ tall – b&w maps – minor corner bump, cover dent, light sunning to edges, otherwise interior tight, clean, unmarked – 293 pages. India historical biography; 18th century Konkan coast; “Angria the Pirate” harasses English & Portuguese shipping along the west coast of India – based on true historical personage & events. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 0-86578-069-2 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    How To Conduct Puja (set of 9) by: A. V. Srinivasan $55.00

    9 volume set – Very Good/ as new paperbacks – E. Glastonbury CT, Parijata Publ., 1999–2014 – 5.25″ tall x 4.25″ – full color cover – b&w illustrations – Sanskrit transliteration & English translation – step-by-step instructions with introduction and list of materials – how-to handbooks. Hinduism: ceremonies of worship for Ganapati (Ganesha); Shiva; Lakshmi; Saraswati; Rama; Soorya; Durga; Krishna; the Navagrahas (Nine Planets). Size: 24mo – over 5″ – 5¾” tall

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    MARTHANDA VARMA by: Pillai, C.V. Raman (transl. by Devi, Leela) $10.00

    New Delhi: Sterling Publ., 1984 – Very Good paperback – 7″ tall – light cover crease – 292 pages. English translation from Malayalam by R. Leela Devi of a classic historical romance (Scott-style) re 1727 Travancore (now Kerala); India Fiction. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-241-5 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    OH BOMBAY! (orig. Title: ONION PEEL) by: Mahadevan, T.K. $15.00

    Very Good paperback – New Delhi India: Arnold-Heinemann Pvt. Ltd., 1982 – 8.5″ tall – backstrip has small closed cut at center, minor wear at top – interior clean, unmarked, as new – 175pp. This novel was originally published in 1973 by the same publisher, in hardcover, under the title Onion Peel and author pseudonym K.M. Trishanku. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    YOGA: MEANING VALUES AND PRACTICE by: Sinha, Dr. Phulgenda $10.00

    Bombay India: Jaico Publishing House, 1972/1973 – 1st Jaico impression – Good paperback – 12mo/7″ tall – b&w ills & photos – bibliography – cover crease, recycled paper; otherwise clean with no markings – 119pp. India; Major Yoga systems; Yoga as science. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-259-6 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    The Journal of Josiah Atkins of Waterbury, Farmingbury Society in Ye State of Connecticut, N. England, Written by Himself, 1781 by: Atkins, Josiah $10.00

    Waterbury, CT: The Mattatuck Historical Society, 1954 (Occasional Publications, New Series. Number 21. October 1954) – Very Good paperback – 9″ tall – light handling, otherwise as new, clean, unmarked – unnumbered pages. First publication of a journal written by Josiah Atkins, schoolteacher and blacksmith, who enlisted in the Continental army January 1 to October 4, 1781. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Transcreation: Two Essays by: Lal, P. $16.00

    Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1972 – Very Good hardcover/ Very Good paper title label – 8.75″ tall – 29 pages. 2 Essays: Myth, Literature and Transcreation; On Translating “Shakuntala”. ISBN: 0-88253-269-3 Ships from U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    A History of Craig Gardner & Co. The First 100 Years by: Farmar, Tony $21.00

    Dublin Ireland: Gill and Macmillan, Ltd., 1988 – Very Good+ hardcover – 8.75″ tall – gilt lettered blue covers – color frontis by Muriel Brandt – map endpapers (Dublin in 1864) – bw illustrations, photos, charts – slight lean, otherwise as new with no markings – index – 239 pages. History of a Dublin accounting firm from the 1860s to 1968; published in 1988, the year the city of Dublin celebrated its millennium. ISBN: 0-7171-1594-1 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    A JOURNAL OF THE WAY by: Katrak, K.D. $39.95

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1969 – First Edition – Very Good+ hardcover/ Very Good dust jacket – 8.75″ tall – brown handloom cloth – 23 poems – ads + 40 pages. First book of poems by Kersey Katrak, aka K.D. Katrak, also author of Diversions by the Wayside (1969), and Purgatory: Songs from the Holy Planet (1984). Founder, with Nissim Ezekiel, Adil Jussawalla and Dom Moraes, of a new trend in English poetry by Indian writers originally written in English. Many are included in Pritish Nandy’s Indian Poetry in English Today, 1981 reprint. ISBN: 0-88253-570-6 In stock and ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    ANTHOLOGY OF MODERN KASHMIRI VERSE 1930-1960 by: Raina, Trilokinath (ed. & trans.) $45.00

    Poona India: Suresh Raina, 1972 – First Edition – Very Good hardcover/Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 8 5/8″ tall – black lettered pale green cloth – foreword by Ghulam Mohammed Sadiq – Kashmiri text in English script + English translation – transliteration guide – index of first lines – faint glue shadow; otherwise tight, clean, unmarked text – dust jacket corner clipped, small scratch – 280pp. India; Kashmir; South Asia poetry. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-469-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Berkshire Stories: History, Nature, People, Conservation — SIGNED — by: Morgan Bulkeley Sr. $15.00

    Great Barrington MA: Lindisfarne Books, 2004 – 1st printing, SIGNED/INSCRIBED by the author – Very Good paperback – b/w text drawings by Morgan Bulkeley Jr. – Very light handling wear, otherwise as new – 287 pages. ISBN: 1-58420-028-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall