-Childrens Literature (40)
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    Three Fish by: Doongaji, Dolat; Lavangia, A.K. $5.00

    New Delhi: Children’s Book Trust, 1982 – Very Good+ paperback – oblong 7″ tall x 9.5″ – color cover and illustrations by A.K. Godbole – near new with no markings – unnumbered (10) pages.  Lovely color pictures illustrate a practical lesson: the need to be alert.  Juvenile.  Picture book.  Elementary level.

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    STORIES THAT NEVER GROW OLD by: Piper, Watty (ed) $25.00

    NY: Platt & Munk Co., 1965 – Very Good hardcover – full color illustrated covers, endpapers and text ills (some full-page) by George and Doris Hausman – 12″ tall x 10″ – gift inscription, cover handling and edge and corner wear, otherwise no markings – 84 pages. Fifteen favorite children’s classic stories retold by Watty Piper. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    STUART LITTLE by: White, E.B. $20.00

    Fourth Edition (stated) – Good hardcover/no dust jacket – NY: Harper & Bros., no date (circa 1945) – 8.25″h x 5.5″w – pictorial cover – tan cloth with dk green & white lettering – color pictorial endpapers – b&w ills by Garth Williams – light overall exterior wear – hinge tender between half-title page & frontis, 2 lower corner turndowns; few faint margin prints otherwise interior clean and unmarked – 131pp.

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    SHAKUNTALA by: Thakur, Avanindra Nath $5.00

    Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1981 – Very Good+ paperback – 7 7/8″ tall – color illustrated cover – b/w illustrations – 32 pages. TEXT IN HINDI Re-telling of the classic tale, translated from the original Sanskrit into Hindi for children. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” Tall

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    The Pandava Princes (Amar Chitra Katha) by: Bhagwat, B.R. $2.95

    Mumbai: India Book House, 1996 – Very Good paperback – 24cm/9.5″ tall – color cartoons – 32 pages. Retold from the epic, the Mahabharata. Availability: in stock in U.S. ISBN: 81-7508-046-9 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Indra and Shibi (Amar Chitra Katha) by: Pai, Anant (ed.) $4.95

    Mumbai: India Book House, 1997 – Very Good paperback – 24cm/9.5″ tall – color cartoons – 32 pages. Retold from the epic, the Mahabharata, and the Puranas. ISBN: 81-7508-074-4 Availability: in stock in U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Krishna and Jarasandha (Amar Chitra Katha) by: Chandrakant, Kamala $3.95

    Mumbai: India Book House, 1997 – Very Good paperback – 24cm/9.5″ tall – color cartoons – 32 pages. Retold from the epic, the Mahabharata, and the Bhagavata Purana. ISBN: 81-7508-080-9 Availability: in stock in U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    PHATIK CHAND: A Novel by: Ray, Satyajit (transl. by Ray, Lila) $4.00

    First edition – near Very Good paperback – Delhi: Vision Books, 1983 – 8vo – novelization of children’s movie by the famed Oscar award winning film director Satyajit Ray – translated from the original Bengali by Lila Ray – 10 b&w photos (movie stills) + a full b&w rear cover portrait of Satyajit Ray – light front cover indents; otherwise interior unmarked – 108pp. India films; Satyajit Ray. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-230-X Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    ADVENTURES OF A WILDLIFE WARDEN by: Davidar, E.R.C. $11.00

    New Delhi: National Book Trust, 1998 reprint of 1982 publication – Very Good+ paperback – 8″ tall – color pictorial laminated covers – color ills by Shekhar – 64 pages. Juvenile fiction. Kookal Wildlife Sanctuary in the Nilgiri Hills of South India. Story of the rescue of an endangered elephant by E.R.C. Davidar, well known Indian conservationist, author of Cheetal Walk. ISBN:81-237-2269-9 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    ROHANTA AND NANDRIYA [Two Tales from the Jatakas] by: Chaitanya, Krishna $9.00

    New Delhi: National Book Trust, 1971 – First Edition – near Very Good paperback – 8″ tall – multicolor covers and color ills throughout by Pranab Chakravarty – light foxing around margins & staples – unnumbered (about 64) pages. Two animal stories retold from the Buddhist Jatakas by K.K. Nair (aka Krishna Chaitanya) : (1) the tale of the noble deer Rohanta; (2) the tale of Nandriya the Monkey King. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    MONKEY TREE by: Bose, Irene Mott $30.95

    NY: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1956 – First Edition – Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 9.5″ tall – brown cloth – illustrated dust jacket and bw ills by Enver Ahmed – minor rubbing at top and bottom of backstrip, otherwise tight, unmarked, as new – unclipped dust jacket has minor top edgewear, top corner wear, otherwise bright color – 153 pages. Hindu & Muslim village boys fight monkeys over possession of a tree; all make peace; boys & monkeys rescue Muslim villagers from city ruffians; a joyous romp of a tale. America-born author was daughter of John R. Mott, Nobel Peace laureate. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    SHAKUNTALA (in Hindi) by: Thakur, Avanindra Nath $5.00

    Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1981 – Very Good+ paperback – 7 7/8″ tall – color illustrated cover – b/w illustrations – 32 pages. TEXT IN HINDI Re-telling of the classic tale, translated from the original Sanskrit into Hindi for children. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    PERRINET; or, The Sorceror’s Daughter. Translated From the French. by: Anonymous $19.95

    near Very Good hardcover/no dust jacket – NY: P.J. Kenedy (Sister Mary’s Library,–No. 11.), no date – 24mo/5.5″ tall x 3.75″ – brown blindstamped decorated covers with gilt lettered & dec. spine – moderate fraying at top & bottom of backstrip; very light edgewear; 2 faint margin smudges & light endpaper foxing; otherwise clean, tight, unmarked – 88pp. Delightful little tale, set in 1393 Paris, in which Gilette, the scrivener’s daughter, teaches her parents the best way to transmute ordinary substance into gold, while her suitor learns that a woman’s ability to read and write is not sorcery. Translated from French by “E.F.” Size: 24mo – over 5″ – 5¾” tall

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    RAMAYANA: THE STORY OF RAMA by: Bapu $5.00

    Madras India: Samskriti International/Thompson CT: InterCulture Associates, 1974 – Good+/ paperback – 8.25″ tall x 7.25″ – pictorial cover, color ills – light exterior wear; otherwise unmarked – 71pp. Retelling of the Sanskrit epic for the younger reader with color ills pp7-71 by wellknown cartoonist/illustrator from Andhra Pradesh. India epic folklore; India children’s literature. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-291-X Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    RAMAYANA:The Story of Rama by: Bapu $40.00

    Madras India: Samskriti International/Thompson CT: InterCulture Associates, 1974 – Very Good+ hardcover/acetate fitted dust jacket/decorative wooden box – 8.25″ tall – color pictorial cloth covers – color ills – glue shadow to endpaper inner margins, otherwise no markings – 71pp. Retelling of the Hindu epic for the younger reader with color ills pp7-71 by wellknown Andhra Pradesh cartoonist/illustrator. Cloth covers in kalamkari style featuring black outline with red/blue/white/mustard yellow/green crisp story-telling design. India epic; India children’s literature. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-292-8 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    The Best Thirteen: A collection of the best stories from 13 languages of India by: Patel, Mickey (ill.) $35.00

    New Delhi: National Book Trust, 1983 – First Edition – Very Good paperback – 9.25″ tall x 7 ” – stiff color illustrated paper covers, with bump at top of backstrip, otherwise as new, unmarked – covers and full-page ills by Mickey Patel – 119 pages. Authors include Ruskin Bond (English) and Satyajit Ray (Bengali). Except for Bond’s, the 12 other stories, Middle through Jr. High level, are translated into English from modern Indian languages. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Head of the House of Chang (Globetrotter Adventure series II: Japan, China, Morocco, Tibet) by: Craine, E.J. & Bacskai, Lotta $18.95

    Cleveland OH, World Syndicate, 1932 – Very Good+ hard cover/near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – red cloth with gilt lettering on spine & front cover label – red-tinted top edge – interior clean & bright with no markings of any kind – b&w ills by Charlotte Lederer – pictorial dust jacket with 2 small edge chips, fraying at backstrip, near invisible numerals scratched on front, otherwise bright, colorful) – Part I: pp1-58 (Japan) Cherry Blossom; pp61-116 (China) Head of the House of Chang; Part II: pp1-62 (Morocco) Kidnaped (sic); pp65-11 6 (Tibet) The Sacred Journey. Juvenile fiction; travel & customs. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    TEEN MACHLIYA (THREE FISH in Hindi) by: Doongaji, Dolat; Lavangia, A.K. $5.00

    New Delhi: Children’s Book Trust, 1982 – Very Good+ paperback – oblong 7″ tall x 9.5″ – color cover and illustrations by A.K. Godbole – near new with no markings – unnumbered (10) pages. Lovely color pictures illustrate a practical lesson: the need to be alert. Juvenile. Picture book. Elementary level. Size: oblong

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    LITTLEST WAVE, The by: Chandavarkar, Sumana $5.00

    Near Fine/paper covers – New Delhi India, National Book Trust, 1983/84 – 9.25″ x 7.25″ – pictorial covers – color ills by Subhash Tendle – light printer’s ink smudge on copyright page – unnumbered pages. India juvenile fiction. Availability: in stock in the U.S.

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    THREE FISH by: Doongaji, Dolat; Lavangia, A.K. $5.00

    New Delhi: Children’s Book Trust, 1982 – Very Good+ paperback – oblong 7″ tall x 9.5″ – color cover and illustrations by A.K. Godbole – near new with no markings – unnumbered (10) pages. Lovely color pictures illustrate a practical lesson: the need to be alert. Juvenile. Picture book. Elementary level. Size: oblong