E. Glastonbury CT, Periplus Line LLC/Parijata Publication, 2014 – Third Edition, revised, enlarged – NEW paperback (no hardcover issued) – 8vo/8.5″ tall – b&w ills – translation and transliteration into English from the original Sanskrit; includes Sanskrit script – 86 pages. Foreword by Peter M. Scharf. All riddles included in this enlarged edition. Retelling of the Mahabharata episode of the Questions of the Yaksha in the Aranya Parva. India. Enquire about quantities. Availability: in stock in the U.S. – ships within 48 hours. ISBN: 978-0-9785443-5-5 The ebook edition has earned the IBPA’s Benjamin Franklin Digital Silver Award, 2016. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. Author: A.V. Srinivasan
North Adams, MA: Storey Books, 2001 – Fine/ as new hardcover/ Fine/ as new dust jacket – square 5.75″ tall x 5.75″ – decorative red/gold paper covered boards with matching dust jacket – color text with lavish illustrations – 256 pages. Yoga asanas and techniques for each month of the year. Based on techniques of BKS Iyengar and TKV Desikachar. An attractive giftable book. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall
2nd Edition/4th printing – Very Good+ paperback – Delhi India, Vision Books/Orient Paperbacks, 1983/1987 – 7″h – b&w ills & photos – some uncut pages; otherwise near new with no markings – 176pp. India alternative medicine; magnetotherapy; biomagnetics; biomagnetology; magnets. ISBN: 0-86578-223-7 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
First Edition (no hardcover issued) – Very Good+ paperback – Bristol CT, published by the author, 1986 – 10.75″ tall x 8.25″ – b&w ills, photos, calligraphy – glossary – 53pp. Theory and practice of one particular yogic asana, the Soorya Namaskar (Salutation to the Sun) in 3 variations : classical, popular, & modern. Full-page step-by-step photo demonstration & line illustration, including Sanskrit mantras and English translation. The author founded the Om Center in Winsted, CT in 1974. She has conducted many workshops, seminars and retreats in the area of Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and meditation, and has taught health food and vegetarian cooking courses. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall
Bombay India: Jaico Publishing House, 1972/1973 – 1st Jaico impression – Good paperback – 12mo/7″ tall – b&w ills & photos – bibliography – cover crease, recycled paper; otherwise clean with no markings – 119pp. India; Major Yoga systems; Yoga as science. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-259-6 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
NY: Barnes & Noble Books, 2003 – First printing (stated) – Fine/as new hardcover/ Very Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 4to/11.25″ tall – gilt lettered dark red covers – lavish color and few b&w photos by Andy Ryan & few others – tight, bright, unmarked, as new – dust jacket has tiny corner inner flap crease – bibliography, index – 216 pages. More than 25 American Yoga masters in profile and practice. ISBN: 0-7607-4558-7.
Near Very Good hardcover /Very Good dust jacket – Delhi India: Vision Books, 1982 reprint of 1976 publication – 7.5″ tall – many b&w photo sections – 4 photo pages too faintly reproduced; some with faint bleedthrough (otherwise text near new with no markings on any kind) – 204pp. Yoga for health; alternative medicine. Availability: in stock in the U.S. This is the scarce hardcover. 0-86578-227-X Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
NY: Vista House, 1958 – near Very Good hardcover/ Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 9 1/8″ tall – black-lettered green covers – 26 b&w ills – backstrip & covers sunned, otherwise clean, bright, unmarked interior – dust jacket has neatly taped closed tears, some damp-rippling without staining; color still bright – 158 pages. Reprint of 1937 Viking Press ed. Francis Yeats-Bown is best known as author of Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935 Hollywood movie version) and Lancer at Large, the memoirs in which he details his life in India as a British cavalry officer who joined the Bengal Lancers at the age of 18 in 1903, through his capture by the Turks in Iraq during World War I, his posting to the Northwest Frontier (now Pakistan & Afghanistan), hunting & polo, & the study of yoga which began early and occupied his later years. Francis Charles Claypon Yeats-Brown (1886-1944), soldier, writer and mystic.
Glenview IL: Himalayan International Institute, 1976 – Very Good paperback – 7″ tall – light exterior handling wear – interior clean, tight, unmarked – 112 pages. 4 essays on aspects of meditatation: (1) Meditation, Contemplation and the Yoga Tradition by Justin O’Brien compares methods and theological aspects East and West; Obstacles in Meditation by Rudolph M. Ballentine; Science and the Superconscious by James Heddle; Achievement in Meditation by L.K. Misra. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
Very Good paperback – Delhi: Orient Paperbacks/ Vision Books Ltd., 1990 – 12mo/7 1/8″ tall – b&w ills & photos – bookseller stamp on title page, faint shallow outer edgestain on last 4pp; otherwise near new with no markings of any kind – 208pp. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 81-222-0049-4 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall