Sale of the Month (11)
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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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    The Flirt by: Yadav, Rajendra. Ratan, Jai (transl.) $25.00

    New Delhi: Orient Paperbacks, 1975 – Very Good paperback – 6 3/8″ tall – b/w frontis – importer label inside rear cover, glue scuff on front endpaper, minor edgewear; otherwise unmarked – 100 pages. Landmark in Hindi fiction, translated from Hindi by Jai Ratan; a tale of marital discord. ISBN: 0-88253-769-5 Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    STUDIES IN MODERN INDIAN FICTION IN ENGLISH, 2 volume set [India fiction] by: Williams, Haydn Moore $40.00

    0-88253-652-4 1st Edition – Very Good+ cloth covered stiff paper boards/VG+ paper title label/no dust jacket – Calcutta, 1973 – 8.5″ tall – 94 & 182pp. India literary criticism. Volume One: Background of Indian Writing ; Mulk Raj Anand; R.K. Narayan. Volume Two: Raja Rao; Khushwant Singh; Govind Desani. 2 volume set.

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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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    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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    HIDDEN POOL, The by: Bond, Ruskin $25.00

    New Delhi: Children’s Book Trust, 1967 – First Edition, 2nd printing – Very Good large format paperback – 9.5″ tall x 7″ – color pictorial cover, b/w ills by Anup Das – light corner bump, mild sunning to edges; otherwise tight, clean, unmarked – 63 pages. Story of three boys who meet at a hidden pool: the narrator Laurie, an English boy living in India and his friends Anil and Kamal. Laurie takes part in the Holi festival with Anil, and several adventures with both boys, ending with a trip to a Himalayan glacier. Ships from the U.S.A. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    HAROUN AND THE SEA OF STORIES by: Rushdie, Salman $25.00

    First American Edition. 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. ISBN:0-670-83804-7. 1st American Edition – near Fine hardcover/Very Good+ dust jacket – 8.75″h – blue boards with red cloth silver lettered backstrip – gift inscription, otherwise like new with no other markings – dust jacket price clipped – 216pp. Fiction; Novel. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    STORIES by: Noronha, Leslie De $40.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1966 – Very Good hardcover/ G+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 8.5″ tall – 76 pages. Ten short stories by the author of the Goa-based novel, The Mango and the Tamarind Tree. ISBN: 0-89253-630-6 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Writers Workshop Handbook of Gujarati Literature Volume One by: Shastri, P.N., and P.Lal, eds. $25.00

    Writers Workshop, Calcutta, 1974 – Very Good flexible cloth covers/ VG paper title label/fitted acetate jacket – 8.5″ tall – glue spots on outer edge, otherwise tight, unmarked – Addenda, Corrections, WW checklist + 94 pages. Vol. 1 of a planned annotated bibliography, covering A -F, of Gujarati writers, written works and journals in the Gujarati language. Prithvinath Shastri. ISBN: 0-86578-042-0 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Writers Workshop Handbook of Assamese Literature Volume One by: Shastri, P.N., and P.Lal, eds. $25.00

    Writers Workshop, Calcutta, 1972 – Very Good+ flexible cloth covers/ VG paper title label – 8.5″ tall – 106 pages. Vol. 1 of a planned annotated bibliography, covering A – D, of Assamese writers, written works and journals in the Assamese language. Prithvinath Shastri. ISBN: 0-88253-703-2 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall