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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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    SOCIAL MOBILITY AMONG THE PROFESSIONS: A Study of the Professions in a Transitional Indian City. by: Dubey, S.M. $39.00

    Bombay: Popular Prakashan, 1975 – First Edition – Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 8vo/8.75″ tall – black cloth, gilt lettered on spine – tables – bibliography, index – xi + 221 pages. A pioneering work on the sociology of professions in India, based on a study of 300 members of six professions from Gorakhpur in the northern Indian state of Utttar Pradesh: the extent of mobility in 3 generations in terms of occupation, education, income, caste and family. Availability: in stock, in the U.S. 0-89253-057-X Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    SUBJECT INDIA by: Brailsford, Henry Noel $8.00

    NY: John Day Co., 1943 – A John Day Wartime Book – First Edition – Very Good hardcover/ near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 7 1/8″ tall – white lettered red-orange covers – lightly rubbed at corners and bottom of backstrip; dusty top edge; prev owner label remnant on front endpaper; otherwise clean, tight, unmarked inside and out – dust jacket corner clipped, price present – viii + 274 pages. English journalist writes to seek American support for the complete freedom of India from British rule. A John Day Wartime Book. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    The Cecils of Hatfield House: An English Ruling Family by: Cecil, David $20.00

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1973 – near Very Good+ hardcover/ Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 10″ tall – genealogy, bibliography, notes, index – 320 pages. Story of the Cecil family of Great Britain from the time of Queen Elizabeth I of England to the present. Ships from the U.S. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    The PRISONERS (Lauha Kapat) by: Jorasandho (Chakraborty, C.C.) transl. by Ray, Lila $15.00

    Very Good+ paperback – Delhi: Orient Paperbacks, 1975 – 16mo/ 6 3/8″ tall – b&w frontis – light exterior wear, otherwise interior as new with no markings – 253pp. India Fiction; India penal system revealed by ex-jailor author. Selected for UNESCO Collection of Representative Work – Indian series. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 06578-142-7 Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    Treasured Moments on Cape Cod and the Islands by: Ford, Dan $9.00

    Brewster MA: Paraclete Press, 2001 – First Edition – Very Good+ hardcover/no dust jacket – oblong 8″ tall by 9.25″ – photo covers – color photography throughout by Dan Ford, opposite blank lined pages – small discolor on one lined page from former bookmark/ticket insert; otherwise near new, unmarked – unnumbered pages. Illustrated blank journal/ Guestbook/ Photography souvenir of Cape Cod, MA. Size: Oblong 8″ X 9.25″

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    Wesleyan Writing / Fall 1990 by: Nardin, Sophia; Lathrop, Robin (editors) $20.00

    Middletown CT:Wesleyan University, 1990 – near Very Good paperback – 9″ tall – b/w photo cover by David Rynick, b/w photos by Lucile Blanchard, Frank DiCapua and Chantal Prevost – covers lightly worn with light edge creasing; interior unmarked, as new – 112 pages. Short Fiction, Essays, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Translations: academic work by students, and new writing from works in progress by Wesleyan faculty (e.g. Annie Dillard, Kit Reed, Somarsen, and others). Billed as a new campus magazine by the editors. Creative Writing. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    The Puranas A Magnifying Glass for Vedic Wisdom by: A. V. Srinivasan $7.99

    “Reserve your copy today. Save 20% by ordering before March 15

    In this excellent work on the Pūrāṇas, Dr. Srinivasan has again made the highly complex and sophisticated literature of an equally complex and sophisticated culture accessible to the contemporary reader. He has a gift for communicating complex ideas in a way that makes them clear and easy to grasp, but does so without losing sight of their inherent complexity.” Professor Jeff Long, Elizabeth College, PA

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    A Genealogy of the Curtiss-Curtis Family: A Supplement to the Supplement of 1953 by: Jacobs, Charles Juan $20.00

    Guilford CT: National Society of the Descendants of John and Elizabeth Hutchins Curtiss, 1975 – Very Good black file folder with paper title on front – 11″ tall x 9″ – 19 pages text plus 9 pages of alphabetized names. Folder outer edges show light creasing; end page outer edges very lightly sunned; otherwise tight, clean, unmarked with no underlining or dogears. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    American Scientist, Volume 75, Number 3, May – June 1987 by: Press, Michelle (editor) $7.00

    Special Book Review Issue .with a report on preservation of libraries – New Haven CT: Sigma XI: The Scientific Research Society, 1987 – Very Good paperback – 11″ tall – light handling wear, otherwise tight, unmarked – pp 229-336. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Bali & Lombok by: Greenway, Paul; Lyon, James; Wheeler, Tony. $4.99

    Hawthorn (Vic) Australia: Lonely Planet Pub., 1999 – 7th Edition – near Very Good paperback – 7.25″ tall – light exterior wear with rubbed corners; otherwise Very Good+ unmarked interior – 456 pages. Guide to 2 major Indonesian island destinations. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    BURMESE FAMILY by: Khaing, Mi Mi. Rama Rau $9.95

    Bloomington IN: Indiana University Press, 1962 – First American Edition – Very Good hardcover/ Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 9.25″ tall – gold-lettered, illustrated white cloth covers – b&w title page & text ills by E.G.N. Kinch – intro by Santha Rama Rau – covers sunned at edge and backstrip, otherwise as new with no markings – dust jacket, price-clipped, has large closed tear at rear upper corner and overall light sunning – glossary – 200 pages. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall