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    A Taste of Sunflowers: A Natural Way to Healing Cookbook by: Ken Wojcik et al. $20.00

    Danielson CT: Linda Wojcik, 2005 – Very Good+ plastic ringbinder in illustrated card covers – 8.5″ tall -light cover scuff, otherwise as new inside and out – b\w photos – 98 pages.  Healthy vegetarian recipes from the former Sunflowers Health Food and Cafe, Danielson, CT (1995-2005).  Scarce.

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    KING OF THE DARK CHAMBER by: Tagore, Rabindranath $14.00

    Bolpur Edition/ First Edition thus – Good+ hardcover/no dust jacket – 8″ tall – gilt lettered decorated cloth covers – decorated endpapers – bw frontis by W. Rothenstein – color decorated title page – spine sunned, front, spine & top edge darkened – faint damp-rippled patch on half-title page, otherwise interior clean, bright, unmarked, Very Good+ – 206pp. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Vanio and Zanda Zulan by: Thakur, Asaita $20.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good/ flexible cloth covers/ Very Good+ paper title label – 8.5″ tall – intro by Farley Richmond – 45 pages. Two Gujarati folk plays, in the Bhavai tradition, by mid-14th century composer Asaita Thakur (aka Thakar). Adapted by Farley Richmond and Tevia Abrams from a translation by Harish Trivedi. The 2 farces are played together, Zanda following, or separately. Main characters: Tejo Vanio the Hindu merchant, his wife, Teji, and the Muslim Zanda. ISBN: 0-89253-659-4 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Farce of the Drunk Monk: A One-Act Sanskrit Play of the 7th Century by: Mahendravarman, Raja. (P. Lal, transl.) $10.00

    Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1974 – 2nd Edition – Very Good+ flexible cloth covers/ Very Good clear plastic dust jacket – 8.5″ tall – orange cloth – no markings of any kind – 39 pages. Original title, in Sanskrit: Matta-vilasa Prahasanam, composed by Mahendravarman I, a 7th century (c. 571-630 AD) king of the South Indian Pallava dynasty. Two Kapalis, a wandering Shaivite monk and his female companion, visit the great city of Kanchipuram where they lose their skull begging bowl and encounter a Buddhist monk and a mad dog. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-301-0 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Last of the Maharajas by: Cowasjee, Saros $9.00

    Screenplay based on Mulk Raj Anand’s novel, Private Life of an Indian Prince. Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1980 – Very Good flexible cloth cover – 8.5″ tall – upper corner bump, otherwise unmarked – glossary + 130 pages. ISBN: 0-86578-100-1. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    World of Asif Currimbhoy by: Bowers, Faubion $10.00

    Writers Workshop, Calcutta, n.d. – VG+ hardcover/ near Very Good paper title label – 8.5″ tall – maroon cloth, binding – ads + 6 pages. Review of Indian plays by Bombay dramatist and social critic, Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-89253-664-0 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    CALCUTTA 1851 by: Scholberg, Henry $15.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta – Very Good hardcover/ Very Good paper title label/VG mylar fitted jacket – 8.75″ tall – green saree-cloth binding – tight, as new, unmarked – 78 pages. Dramatization of the ice house murder, Calcutta, 1851, and execution of American seaman, Francis Very. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    MIRACLE SEED, The by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    Subtitled: A One-Act Play. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1973 – Very Good red flexible handloom cloth covers/Very Good+ paper title label – 8.5″ tall – 3-page listing of Currimbhoy plays from 1959 to 1973 composition dates, production, and publication dates – page featuring bw ill of 3 posters from Currimbhoy productions – 38 pages. Drama: set in mid 1972 to early 1973, in a Maharashtra (Western India) farmhouse; monsoon drought; generational clash; tension between old and new attitudes; triumph of faith as well as new farming techniques. Eighth volume in a projected set of complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-575-7 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    INQUILAB by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    Subtitled: A Play In Three Acts. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good+ red flexible cloth covers/Very Good paper title label – 8.5″ tall – frontis bw photo of the playwright and his wife – lightly sunned backstrip, otherwise unmarked – 86 pages. Drama, based on the Naxalite revolt that caused so much violence in Calcutta in 1970 (and continues in eastern India). Second volume in a projected set of the complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic, Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-807-1. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    REFUGEE, The by: Currimbhoy, Asif $5.50

    Subtitled: A One-Act Play. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good+ green flexible cloth covers/Very Good paper title label – 8.5″ tall – frontis bw photo of the playwright and his wife – faint foxing behind photo plate, sunned backstrip, otherwise unmarked – 38 pages. Drama, based on the flight of refugees across the Indian border following the Bangladesh massacre of 1971. Fourth volume in a projected set of the complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic, Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-765-2. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    GOA: A Tragedy by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good+ red flexible handloom cloth covers/Very Good+ paper title label/ acetate fitted dust jacket – 8.5″ tall – title page carries a copy of the ad for the Martinique Theatre showing of the play on Broadway, 1968 – 82 pages. Drama: set in the former Portuguese colony on the west coast of India. First volume in a projected set of complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-549-8. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    DARJEELING TEA? by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    DARJEELING TEA? Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good+ blue flexible handloom cloth covers/Very Good+ paper title label – 8.5″ tall – 64 pages. Drama: post-colonial comedy of manners, in faded British Raj Assam Planter’s Club style, circa 1970s India. Third volume in a projected set of complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-521-8. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    SONAR BANGLA by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    Subtitled: A Play in Four Acts. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1972 – Very Good+ green flexible cloth covers/Very Good+ paper title label – 8.5″ tall – frontis bw photo of the playwright and his wife – 105 pages. Drama, based on the Bangladesh massacre of 1971, in 4 acts: Act I: March 25, 1971: The Slaughter; Act II: Exodus: The Refugees; Act III: Liberation Forces: The Mukti Bahini; Act IV: The Final War. Title translates: Golden Bengal, based on a poem by Rabindranath Tagore. Fifth volume in a projected set of the complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic. ISBN: 0-88253-764-4. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    UBU: version pour la scene (Theatre National Populaire: Collection du Repertoire) by: Jarry, Alfred $90.00

    First Edition (of this publisher) printed for the March 5, 1958 premiere production at the Theatre National du Palais de Chaillot – Good+/ paperback – L’Arche Editeur a Paris, March 3, 1958 (3 mars 1958) – 7″h (17.75cm) x 5.5″ (13.5cm) – red & black lettering on covers – b&w ills – text in French – 76pp. Covers show shelfwear with darkening on & near backstrip & outer edges; previous owner name/address stamp inside front cover (otherwise interior Very Good with no tears or markings). Includes program on pale blue paper laid in & theatre ticket for Wednesday, March 5, 1958 (soiree mercredi 5 mars 1958 a 20 h.). France: French drama: Ubu roi.

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    EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH DRAMA by: Krutch, Joseph Wood (editor) $5.00

    NY: Bantam Books, 1967 – Very Good paperback – 7″ tall – pictorial cover – Covers: tiny rear corner crease, adhesive remnant; very light foxing to outer page block edges – interior as new, bright, tight, with no markings of any kind – introduction and prefatory note to each play by Joseph Wood Krutch – xvii + 430 pages. Full text of six plays: The Fair Penitent, by Nicholas Rowe; The Beggar’s Opera, by John Gay; The Beaux’ Stratagem, by George Farquhar; She Stoops to Conquer, by Oliver Goldsmith; The Rivals and The School for Scandal, both by Richard B. Sheridan.

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    Six Eighteenth Century Plays by: Wilson, John Harold (ed.) $19.00

    Very Good hardcover/no dust jacket – Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. Riverside Press B85, 1963 – 8.5″h – gray boards with blue lettering – bookseller stamp on front end paper, o/w interior VG+ with no markings – 374pp. English drama: Background; Nicholas Rowe’s The Fair Penitent; Richard Steele’s The Conscious Lovers; John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera; George Lillo’s The London Merchant; Oliver Goldsmith ‘s She Stoops To Conquer; Richard Sheridan’s The School for Scandal. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    QUALITY STREET: A Comedy (The Plays of J.M. Barrie) by: Barrie, J.M. $10.00

    near Very Good hardcover/ no dust jacket – London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1929 -7.25″h – blue cloth cover with paper title labels on spine & front cover – front cover also has gilt stamped school crest ( Howell’s School, Denbigh) – prize award label affixed to front pastedown – very light foxing to endpapers & edges (interior Very Good) – 143pp. Drama by author of Peter Pan.

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    World Design by: Polster, Bernd (ed) $15.00

    San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2000 – First thus – Very Good hardcover – 9.75″ tall x 10.25″ – lower corner light bump, both cracked hinges repaired, otherwise tight page block, no markings – lavish photo spread – chronology of design from 1900 to 1999 – 432 pages. Subtitled: The Best in Classic and Contemporary Furniture, Fashion, Graphics and More. Survey of designers from Aalto to Zanuso. Heavy book. Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses only). Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Bourke-White: A Retrospective by: Goldberg, Vicki $40.00

    NY: International Center of Photography – Catalogue sponsored by United Technologies Corp. for exhibit at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1988 – Very Good+ hardcover – 12″ square – white lettered black cloth with bw photo pasted on front – January 1989 UTC presentation slip included – very light handling; otherwise unmarked, crisp, as new – 116 full page photo plates – 120 pages. Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses only). 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