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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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    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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    ANDHRA PRADESH (India: Land & the People) by: Choudhary, A. Ramesh $5.00

    2nd Edition – near Very Good paperback – New Delhi India: National Book Trust, 1979/1984 – 8.25″ tall – foldout map – b&w photos – index – rear corner chip/crease, light scuff, otherwise as new with no markings of any kind – 112pp. Southern state in India: rivers; population; history from the Satavahanas c. 236 B.C. to modern Indian statehood; language, literature; culture; land resources & development. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    BARNES GENEALOGIES including a Collection of Ancestral, Genealogical and Family Records and Biographical Sketches by: Barnes, Rev. Geo N. $19.00

    collected and compiled from authentic sources by Rev. Geo. N. Barnes – The Rieg and Smith Printing Co., Conneaut, O[H]: 1903 – Salem MA: Higginson Book Co., facsimile n.d. – near Very Good cloth-backed paper binding – 11″ tall x 8.5″ – many bw copies of portraits, photos (some too dark or uneven in finish) – mild exterior wear, otherwise tight, clean, unmarked interior and edges – index – 221 pages. ISBN: 0832801933 Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    CHALLENGE And RESPONSE: An Intimate Report on Tamil Nadu Politics 1967-1971 by: Ramanujam, K.S. $12.00

    Near Very Good hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket – Madras India, Sundara Prachuralyam, 1971 – 8vo/8.75″h – pale yellow paper covered boards with black cloth backstrip – dust jacket glued to pastedowns, glue shadow on endpapers; otherwise, no markings of any kind – 226pp. Author was a Hindustan Times journalist reporting the current political scene 1967-1971 when regional DMK party was voted back to power in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu in the same March 1971 mid-term poll which saw the triumph of Indira Gandhi’s Congress Party on the national level. This book is the followup to his earlier Big Change: Success Story of the DMK in Tamilnadu in 1967. India Politics; Tamilnadu; Madras; South India. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-429-7 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ENGLISH VERSE: An Evaluation by: $9.00

    New Delhi: Arnold-Heinemann, 1982 – First paperback edition – Very Good/stiff paper covers – 8vo/8.5″ tall – introduction and 20 essays by well known poets & critics, including Meena Alexander, M.K. Naik, P. Lal & others – minor cover dents, light sunning to exterior edges; otherwise clean, tight, unmarked – notes, bibliography – 314pp. India poetry. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-128-1 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    EAST AND WEST IN MAN’S PERENNIAL QUEST by: $19.00

    Very Good+ soft cover book in fitted acetate dust jacket – Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1978 – flexible maroon cloth covers – 8.5″ tall – 6 illustrations by the author – references, bibliography – ads plus 157pp. Originally presented as series of lectures delivered in Adyar, India, for the School of Wisdom, under the auspices of the Theosophical Society. “There is no religion higher than truth” Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-054-4 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    FOLK TALES OF IRAN by: Dhar, Asha $10.00

    New Delhi India: Sterling Publ., 1979 – Second Edition – Good hardcover/ no dust jacket – 8vo/8.5″ tall – preface – b&w ills – wear at top of backstrip, glue speck on rear pastedown; otherwise clean, bright, unmarked – 127pp. 19 tales from Persian legends & lore. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-036-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    GITANJALI (Hindi Edition) by: Tagore, Rabindranath $5.00

    Very Good hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – Delhi India: Rajpal, 1983 – 12mo/7.25″ tall – pictorial cover & dust jacket – very light foxing (age spotting) to outer edge; interior unmarked – 156pp. India: poetry of Tagore translated from Bengali into Hindi. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-184-2 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Hinduism for Dummies – SIGNED Copy by: A. V. Srinivasan $15.00

    Indianapolis: J. Wiley Publishing, 2011 – NEW paperback, SIGNED by the Author – 9.25″ tall – b/w ills; b/w cartoons by Rich Tennant – index – xviii + 366 pages. ISBN 978-0-470-87858-3 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    INDIA & THE AWAKENING EAST by: Roosevelt, Eleanor $5.00

    First Edition – Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – NY, Harper & Bros., 1953 – 8.5″h – map front endpapers – b&w photos (32pp) – interior near Fine with no po name or any markings – upper corner bumps – dust jacket backstrip sunned, half-inch chip out of backstrip top, rubbing – index – 237pp. India visit in 1952, with side trips to Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Pakistan, Nepal, Indonesia , Philippines. 1952 Asia. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Isa Upanishad by: Lal, P. $16.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – 2nd Edition – Very Good hardcover/Very Good paper title label – 8.5″ tall – transliteration chart – 34 pages. A lucid translation from the original Sanskrit. Includes Professor Lal’s essay: The Difficulties of Translation. Lal goes on to give the transliteration of the original Sanskrit with a verse-by-verse literal translation which he then compares to the 1930s Yeats-Purohit version. Variant: Isha Upanishad Ishavasya Upanishad ISBN: 0-88253-274-8 Ships from the U.S.A. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall