POETRY (70)
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    ROOP by: Gorakhpuri, Firaq $7.00

    Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1982 – First Edition – Very Good hardcover/ Very Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 8vo/8.75″ tall – color illustrated paper covered boards – b&w portrait of author on rear – b&w motifs – poems – some glue scuffs on endpapers, printer’s marginal smudges; otherwise no markings – 204 pages. Urdu poetry (rubais or quatrains) in devanagari script, by the well known Urdu poet. Availability: in stock, in the U.S. 0-86578-186-9

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    URDU SHAIRI KE CHUNE HUE SHE’R by: Pandit, Prakash (editor) $15.00

    Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1982 – Very Good hardcover/Very Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 12mo/7.5″ tall – color illustrated paper covered boards – b&w portrait ills – 240 pages. Select Urdu poetry in devanagari script, with introduction and notes. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-187-7 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    ANTHOLOGY OF MODERN KASHMIRI VERSE 1930-1960 by: Raina, Trilokinath (ed. & trans.) $45.00

    Poona India: Suresh Raina, 1972 – First Edition – Very Good hardcover/Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 8 5/8″ tall – black lettered pale green cloth – foreword by Ghulam Mohammed Sadiq – Kashmiri text in English script + English translation – transliteration guide – index of first lines – faint glue shadow; otherwise tight, clean, unmarked text – dust jacket corner clipped, small scratch – 280pp. India; Kashmir; South Asia poetry. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-469-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Selections From Ghalib & Iqbal by: Sud, K.N. (transl.) $8.00

    G+ paperback – New Delhi India, Sterling Publ., 1978 – 6.5″ tall – rear outer corners lightly bumped; recycled paper; otherwise clean, clear, with no markings – 106pp. India; Urdu & Persian poetry translated into English, with introductory essays on Ghalib (1797-1869) & Mohammed Iqbal (c.1877-1938). Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-220-2 Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    Where to, Tarapada-babu? by: Roy, Tarapada. S. Devi & P.Lal (tr.) $15.00

    Writers Workshop, Calcutta, 1974 – Very Good flexible cloth covers/VG paper title label – 8.5″ tall – 8.5″ tall – bio – 70 poems – ads + 51 pages. Translation from the original 1970 Bengali publication: Kothay Jachchhen, Tarapada-babu? by eminent Bengali poet, Tarapada Roy (1936-2007). ISBN: 0-88253-840-3 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    MADHUBALA [text in Hindi] by: Bachchan, Harivansh Rai $7.00

    Delhi: Rajpal & Sons, 1980 – First Edition – Very Good hardcover/Very Good+ dust jacket – 12mo/7.5″ tall – pictorial cover – b&w ills – some small glue stains to rear cover; tiny lower corner chip off rear endpaper; otherwise unmarked – bibliography + 99 pages. Text in Hindi, in devanagari script. Poems written in 1934 – 1935, first published in 1936: a favorite collection by this poet. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-185-0 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    FORTY (40) POEMS OF RABINDRANATH TAGORE by: Tagore, Rabindranath $15.00

    First Edition – Very Good / paperback – New Delhi India: Arnold-Heinemann (India) Publ., 1984 – 8.25″h – stiff paper covers with photo front – 10pp preface by Sisir Kumar Ghose, decrying Nobel laureate Tagore’s eclipse during the mid to late 20th century – corner crease, bowing to covers; very faint outer edge smudge (not into pages); otherwise interior unmarked – 84pp. 0-86578-235-0 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Tagore’s Last Poems (Shesh-Lekha) by: Tagore, Rabindranath $15.00

    3rd revised & enlarged edition – Very Good+ hardcover/Fine paper title label/mylar jacket – Calcutta, 1980 – 9″h – maroon handloom cloth covered boards – b&w ill on title label & title page by the author – 15 poems – unnumbered pages. India literature; India Nobel laureate; Bengali poetry. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-120-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Gitanjali by: Tagore, Rabindranath $5.00

    NY: Scribner, 1997 – Very Good+/ near new/ paperback – 8.5″ tall – subtitled A Collection of Prose Translations Made by the Author From the Original Bengali – introduction by W.B. Yeats – no markings of any kind – indexed by first words in English – 128 pages. Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was born in Bengal. Gitanjali, a group of over 100 prose poems, translated into English by Tagore himself and published in 1911 with the help of the poet Yeats, earned him the 1913 Nobel laureate for literature. ISBN: 0-684-83934-2 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Forty Poems of Rabindranath Tagore by: Ghose, Sisir Kumar (ed.) $15.00

    New Delhi: Arnold-Heinemann, 1984 – near Very Good paperback – 8″ tall – stiff paper covers (photo of Tagore) – light lamination creases on front cover, faint coffee-type blotches on outer edge (not into interior); otherwise tight binding, clear, unmarked – intro – appendix – notes – 84 pages. Introduction by Sisir Kumar Ghose. Appendix: Tagore’s Last Question. Tagore won the 1913 Nobel Prize for Poetry. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Poems of Govindagraj by: Gadkari, Ram Ganesh. Namjoshi, Sarojini; Namjoshi, Suniti (transl.) $10.00

    Writers Workshop, Calcutta, 1975 – Very Good flexible cloth on stiff paper covers/VG paper title label – 8.5″ tall – minor corner bump, otherwise unmarked – 28 pages. Translation from the Marathi original of poems by Ram Ganesh Gadkari, aka Govindagraj (1885-1919) by Sarojini Namjoshi and her daughter the poet Suniti Namjoshi. ISBN: 0-89253-145-2 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Banalata Sen by: Das, Jibananda $10.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1962 – near Very Good flexible cloth covers – 8.5″ tall – poetry ISBN: 89253-511-0 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    LIPIKA by: Tagore, Rabindranath $10.00

    Delhi India, Clarion Books, 1978 – As new hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 8.75″ tall/8vo – natural papercovered boards – interior like new – dust jacket design by Dorothy Brook – dust jacket rubbed, frayed at top & bottom of backstrip – 140pp. India prose poems by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore translated from the original Bengali. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 0-7206-0505-9 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Gita Govinda of Jayadeva [text in Sanskrit] by: Jayadeva $15.00

    Bangalore: Satsangha Seva Samithi, no date (circa 1970) – Very Good hardcover (card covers)/ Good+ dust jacket attached to backstrip – 8.75″ tall – dust jacket has 2″ closed tear at top rear of backstrip, some light scuffing to rear, edgewear; otherwise clean – interior has price in ink at top of first endpaper, otherwise unmarked throughout – 39 pages. The Message of Gita-Govinda of Jayadeva (Krishnadasa): An Episode in Krishna Leela, a 20-page essay in English (no author name given) precedes the full text in Sanskrit (devanagari script). The last page carries 3 stanzas from the Sri Vrndavana -Mahimamrta I-5-7 in Sanskrit and English translation. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    SANSKRIT LOVE LYRICS by: Vidyakara (ed.) $30.00

    Second Edition – near Fine hardcover/no dust jacket/Very Good paper title label – Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – 8.75″h x 5.5″ – 4 pages illustrated with 8 Sanskrit poems in saffron lettering by P. Lal – index of first lines & titles – 31pp. India love poetry – Translations from Vidyakara’s 11th century Sanskrit anthology Subhasita-ratna-kosa. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    HYMNEN DES MANIKKA-VASAGA (TIRUVASAGA) by: Walter, Otto (ed.) Schomerus, H.W. (transl.) $12.00

    Very Good hardcover/Fair dust jacket – Jena: Eugen Diederich (Religioese Stimmen der Voelker), 1923 – 8.25″h x 6″ – green papercovered flexible boards, gilt lettered & decorated front with gilt lettered green cloth backstrip – clean covers; interior pages darkening at edges but clean & unmarked – dust jacket: dampstained, edge frayed, discolored, with light chipping at fore edges, back panel – 216pp. India Religion, Philosophy, Literature. Eighth century Saivite hymns of Manikkavachakar (“the ruby-worded saint”) translated from Tamil into German . Text in German.

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    DISCOURSE ON THE REAL NATURE OF SELF, A by: Sankaracarya. Das, Deb Kumar (transl. from Sanskrit) $20.00

    Good+ hardcover/Good title label/publisher’s plastic wrap dustjacket – Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1970 – 9″ tall – handloom turquoise blue cloth covers with wraparound paper title label – covers have traces of magenta clothweaver stamp – dj taped to pastedown, adhesive remnants , otherwise unmarked – philosophical glossary – 24pp. Translation from the original Sanskrit of the 8th century A.D. philosopher Sankaracharya’s Upadesa-Sahasri, paragraphs 45-110. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 0-89253-617-9 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    KRISHNAVATARA Volume VII: The Book of Yudhishthira – With 13 Chapters of Volume VIII: The Book of Kurukshetra by: $6.95

    Bombay: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 1991 – Very Good paperback – 7″ tall – stiff pictorial paper covers – sunned along top edge with discoloring along upper margin of endpapers; otherwise near new, tight, bright, with no markings of any kind – xvi + 215 pages. Ref: ancient Sanskrit epic, the Mahabharata & Yudhishthira the eldest of the Pandava brothers; The Dice Game; the war with the Kauravas. Availability: in stock in the U.S.

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    INDIAN IDYLLS from the Sanskrit of the Mahabharata by: Arnold, Edwin $12.00

    Only American Edition.published with his (Author’s) sanction – near Good hardcover/no dust jacket – Boston MA: Roberts Brothers, 1883 – 7″h – green cloth, gilt lettered & decorated – backstrip frayed at top & bottom with minor corner chipping, edgewear; covers rubbed – closed 1″ tears to front endpaper & blank at inner margin – ex library – text pages clean, bright with no markings – 318pp. Ind ia; Poetry; selections from the epic Mahabharata in verse. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    ANNOTATED MAHABHARATA BIBLIOGRAPHY by: Lal, P. $10.00

    Very Good hardcover/ no dust jacket – Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1967 – 8.75″ tall – green cloth covers, tight binding; text very lightly tanned,otherwise no markings of any kind – 31pp. I. Books in English on, and English translations of, the Mahabharata; II. Other references; III. Recommended dictionaries; IV. Important Sanskrit Recensions & Editions of the Mahabharata. A translator’s bibliography. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-306-1 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall