First Edition – Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – London: Aldus Books, 1964 – sm 4to/9.75″ tall – gilt lettered black cloth w/ decoration (zodiac) on front – color & b&w ills & photos – b&w charts & maps – no interior markings – dj sunned lightly along upper edge with minor edgewear, neatly taped edge tear & flap corner creases – index – 351pp. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall
Bangalore: Institute of Speech and Hearing, 1998 – Good+ paperback – stiff paper covers – 8″ tall – minor edgewear, corners rubbed – gift inscription on front endpaper, otherwise no markings – 92pp. The author, a retired IAS officer involved in rural development and rehabilitation, recounts instances of love and kindness experienced or learned, in a quest to understand the true meaning of beauty. Availability: in stock in the U.S.
Very Good+ soft cover book in fitted acetate dust jacket – Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1978 – flexible maroon cloth covers – 8.5″ tall – 6 illustrations by the author – references, bibliography – ads plus 157pp. Originally presented as series of lectures delivered in Adyar, India, for the School of Wisdom, under the auspices of the Theosophical Society. “There is no religion higher than truth” Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-054-4 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall