HISTORY (92)
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    Memories of a Rolling Stone by: Rasmusson, Kathryn M. $25.00

    Baudette MN: Lake of the Woods Historical Society, 1988 – Very Good paperback – 11″ tall – bw photos – tight, clean, unmarked – unnumbered pages. Minnesota pioneer. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    History of the Wanzer Family in America From the Settlement in New Amsterdam, New York 1642 to 1920 by: Wanzer, William David $5.00

    Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1977 – Good paperback facsimile of a 1920 publication with some page corner turndowns and notes on a rear blank page – 121 pages. GENEALOGY WANZER FAMILY

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    History of St. Mark’s Church, Frankford, Philadelphia 1832-1932 by: Gossling, John H. $10.00

    Philadelphia PA: St. Mark’s Church, 1932 – Good hardcover/no dust jacket – 9.25″ tall – gilt lettered and decorated red cloth – many bw portraits, illustrations and photos; 2-page pullout chart of fixed memorials – exterior cover wear with rubbing; otherwise interior is tight, clean, unmarked – 108 pages. History of an Episcopal church in PA. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Islandgods : Exploring the world’s most exotic Islands by: Bangs, Richard $12.50

    Dallas TX: Taylor Publishing Co., 1991 – 1st printing – Very Good+ hardcover/ Very Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 12.25″ tall x 9.25″ – lavish color photo spread by Pamela Roberson; color world map; b/w historical text illustrations – mild sunning to top edge, otherwise as new – 198 pages. Heavy book. Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses only). Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    A World of Nuclear Powers? by: Buchan, Alastair $15.00

    Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1966 – American Assembly series, Columbia University – First Edition/2nd printing – Very Good hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 8.25″ tall – black cloth, gilt lettered on spine – previous owner name on front endpaper, lightly sunned top edge, otherwise as new with no markings – dust jacket lightly sunned, with 3 v. small closed edge tears – index – series titles + 176pp. Nuclear history; study of nuclear proliferation prepared for the International Assemby on Nuclear Weapons, 1966. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    A Year From a Reporter’s Note-Book by: Davis, Richard Harding $11.99

    NY: Harper and Brothers, 1903 – near Very Good hardcover/no dust jacket – 7.75″ tall – dark green covers, gilt lettered and decorated on spine with orange title label – b/w frontis; many b/w illustrations and line drawings from photos – covers moderately rubbed with wear to top of backstrip and one edge nick to same – interior bright, unmarked – outer edge deckling with a few uncut and some roughly opened pages – x + 305 pages. Account from the notes of journalist Richard Harding Davis, covering events of May 1896 to June 1987: Czar’s Coronation; U.S. Presidential Inauguration; Cuba in war; Greek-Turkish conflict; Millennial Celebration in Hungary; Queen Victoria’s Jubilee. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    LEBANON (Around the World Program) by: Hepburn, Andrew H. $5.00

    Garden City NY: Nelson Doubleday & Oldhams Books, 1966 – Very Good+ paperback – 8.25″ tall – wraparound color map covers – color maps and stickers – b&w photos – stickers not affixed – light corner bump, light rubbing to backstrip; otherwise clean, unmarked – chronology – 64 pages. American Geographical Society’s Around the World Program.

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    World Orders: An Unorthodox Comic Book by: $20.00

    Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1978 – Very Good flexible cloth covers – 11 1/8″ tall x 8.75″ – red cloth – b/w cartoons – pastedowns show moderate vertical creasing; otherwise clean, unmarked interior – 32 pages. Comic book inspired by the 6th Special Session of the U.N. 1974, which saw the founding of the N.I.E.O. and set plans to bridge the gap between rich and poor nations and build a “new international economic order.”

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    AMERICAN INDIAN IDENTITY: Today’s Changing Perspectives by: R. David Edmonds; Donald L. Fixico; Clifford E. Trafzer; Christopher H. Bentley; Micheline Fixico; Carol Hampton; Carter Blue Clark. Trafzer, Clifford E. (ed.) $10.00

    Sacramento CA: Sierra Oaks Publishing Co., 1989 – Very Good paperback – oblong 8″ tall x 8.5″ – b&w photo cover – b&w photos – covers rubbed lightly, slightly bent; otherwise bright, clean, unmarked interior – xii + 104 pages. Seven essays on American Indian (native American) themes by American Indian authors. Contents: Antelope and the Engineers: Challenge and Change in the Indian Communities; From Indians to Cowboys: The Country Western Trend; The Twenteith Century Horse: The Role of the Pickup Truck in Indian Country; The Comanche Shield: Symbol of Identity; The Road to Middle Class Indian America; Tribal Esteem and the American Indian Historian; America’s First Discipline: American Indian Studies. ISBN: 0-940113-19-8 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Rana Kumbha (Amar Chitra Katha) by: Uppal, Jagjit $4.95

    Mumbai: India Book House, 1998 – Very Good paperback – 24cm/9.5″ tall – color cartoons – 32 pages. Story of Maharana Kumbha, c. 1433 AD, the ruler of Mewar in Rajasthan, who built the Tower of Victory in Chittor. Retold from the historical biography by Harbilas Sarda. Availability: in stock in U.S. ISBN: 81-7508-204-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Inimitable Birbal (Amar Chitra Katha) by: Sastry, Margie $3.95

    Mumbai: India Book House, 1994 – Very Good paperback – 24cm/9.5″ tall – color cartoons – 32 pages. Story of Maheshdas, known as Birbal, a minister at the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, renowned for his wit. Historical story, retold for children. Availability: in stock in U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Ashoka (Amar Chitra Katha) by: Talim, Meena $2.95

    Mumbai: India Book House, 1997 – Very Good paperback – 24cm/9.5″ tall – color cartoons – 32 pages. Retold for children from the Mahavamsa, the Dipavamsa and the edicts of Ashoka (3rd century BC ruler of India). ISBN: 81-7508-119-8 Availability: in stock in U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    PEASANTS AND MONKS IN BRITISH INDIA by: Pinch, William $10.00

    First Edition – near Fine paperback – Berkeley CA, University of California Press, 1996 – interior like new with no previous owner name or markings of any kind – notes, bibliography – index – 242pp. India social history; Asian studies, India religion; Colonial India. 0520200616 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    RUDYARD KIPLING’S INDIA by: Bhaskara Rao, K. $14.00

    First Edition – near new hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967 – 9.25″ tall – brown cloth with black gilt-lettered spine label – light lower edge wear (interior like new with no name or any markings) – dust jacket priceclipped, closed one inch tear at top of backstrip, edgewear (in mylar jacket) – bibliography, index – 190pp. India; Indian subcontinent; influence of Kipling’s India writings on British imperialism. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    INDIA CHANGES! by: Zinkin, Taya $7.00

    First Edition – NY: Oxford UP, 1958 – Very Good+ hardcover /Good+ dust jacket – 8 1/8″h – brown cloth, 233pp. Prev owner – Mrs. Chester Bowles (address label on front endpaper), o/w no interior markings – dust jacket backstrip sunned, small closed edge tear, edgewear. India travel; Manchester Guardian correspondent reports on 1950s political, economic & social scene in modern India. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    JUST HALF A WORLD AWAY: My Search for the New India by: Lyon, Jean $14.00

    Very Good+ hardcover/Good dust jacket – NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Co, 1954 – gilt lettered maroon covers – 8.5″h – map endpapers – b&w photos by the author – index – 373pp. Faint foxing to upper & outer e dge, o/w tight clean interior with no markings – dj backstrip sunned with upper edge worn & 2 tiny chips at top of backstrip. Author was graduate of Wellesley College, born in China. Wrote this book in India in Almora, a Himalayan hill station or mountain town. Photos include Vinoba Bhave. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    LEGACY OF INDIA by: Garratt, G.T. (ed.). $25.00

    Oxford University Press, 1951 – Very Good hardcover/torn dust jacket (in mylar) – cloth – 12mo/7.25″ tall – b&w frontis plus 20 plates, foldout map – index, 428pp. – interior Very Good+ with light foxing to endpapers & outer edges, small date notation in ink on rear endpaper, otherwise no markings – dust jacket has large chips, taped tears, front flap taped on, front flap lower corner clipped. India history; India art & civilization, philosophy. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    NIGHT LETTERS: Inside Wartime Afghanistan by: Schultheis, Rob $13.00

    0-517-58861-7 First printing – Very Good hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – NY: Orion Books – 9.25″ tall – remainder dot on top edge; gift label remnant; o/w interior as new with no other markings – dj has few small scapes with a tiny hole, 2 tiny tears – 155pp. Combat reportage from the front lines of the 1979-1989 Afghan civil war between a Soviet-backed Communist central government and Muslim mujahedin rebels.

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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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    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