Indian Poetry in English Today $5.00
New Delhi India: Sterling Publishers, 1981 – 1st Edition/2nd printing – Very Good+ paperback/stiff paper covers – 7″ tall – introductory essay on the state of Indian poetry written in English in the 1960s by Pritish Nandy – 5 poems each by twenty poets: A.K. Ramanujan, Adil Jussawalla, Arvind Kumar Mehrotra, Deba Patnaik, Gauri Deshpande, Gieve Patel, Jayanta Mahapatra, Kersi Katrak, Keki N. Daruwalla, Kamala Das, Keshav Malik, Nissim Ezekiel, Rakshat Puri, P. Lal, Tilottama Rajan, Pritish Nandy, Subhoranjan Dasgupta, Siddharth Kak, R. Parthasarathy, Suresh Kohli – brief biographical notes on the poets – small specks of binder’s glue on the covers, otherwise like new inside and out – 127pp. India Poetry anthology. 0-88253-312-6
Sale!Whispers of the Angel (Nawa-e Sarosh)
New Delhi: Ghalib Academy, 1969 – 1st printing – Good+ hardcover – 7.25” tall x 4.75” – dark red lettering on buff boards with black illustration – 4 color illustrations – poems printed in red and black inside green margins – upper outer corner bump; otherwise tight binding with no markings – 53 pages. Selections from 14 English translations of poems by Ghalib (1797-1869) with the original Urdu in English transliteration. Introduction by Hakeem Abdul Hameed. Includes 4 color illustrations by artists Satish Gujral, G.R. Santosh, Anis Farooqi, and Laxman Pai. Scarce. ISBN: 0-88253-384-3
Three Fish $5.00
New Delhi: Children’s Book Trust, 1982 – Very Good+ paperback – oblong 7″ tall x 9.5″ – color cover and illustrations by A.K. Godbole – near new with no markings – unnumbered (10) pages. Lovely color pictures illustrate a practical lesson: the need to be alert. Juvenile. Picture book. Elementary level.
A Taste of Sunflowers: A Natural Way to Healing Cookbook $20.00
Danielson CT: Linda Wojcik, 2005 – Very Good+ plastic ringbinder in illustrated card covers – 8.5″ tall -light cover scuff, otherwise as new inside and out – bw photos – 98 pages. Healthy vegetarian recipes from the former Sunflowers Health Food and Cafe, Danielson, CT (1995-2005). Scarce.
The Puranas A Magnifying Glass for Vedic Wisdom $7.99
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In this excellent work on the Pūrāṇas, Dr. Srinivasan has again made the highly complex and sophisticated literature of an equally complex and sophisticated culture accessible to the contemporary reader. He has a gift for communicating complex ideas in a way that makes them clear and easy to grasp, but does so without losing sight of their inherent complexity.” Professor Jeff Long, Elizabeth College, PA
LIBERTY – March 24, 1928, Vol. 5, No. 12 $15.00
NY: Liberty Weekly Inc., 1928 – 13″ tall x 10.5″ – color cover by Leslie Thresher (Theme: Long Distance phone calling) – rear color ad by Hickok Belts – color ads by Campbells & Baby Ruth, Oh Henry – b&w ills, photos & ads – 74pp. Fair to VG / paper covers – faint dampstain to left margin of front, age darkening to edges/margins of covers, otherwise interior pages Very Good, complete, with no markings; main feature: “The Sea-Rogue’s Moon”, first of a series of pirate stories by Robert W. Chambers; “Ten Years ago this Week: A look back at the great German drive of March 1918” by Frederick Palmer; on D.W. Griffiths; “Presidential Possibilities – [Governor of Maryland Albert Cabell] Ritchie [D]; graphics by Ralph Barton; serial (She Who Sleeps) by Sax Rohmer; “The Manassa Mauler”[Jack Dempsey] by Charles J. McGuirk, with photos of Dempsey and his wife, and more.
GARDEN & HOME BUILDER Volume XLVII Number II – April 1928 – Spring Building Number $20.00
near Very Good paperback – Garden City NY: Doubleday Doran & Co., April 1928 – 12.5″ tall x 9.5″ w – cover color painting by Abbott Graves – color & b&w ills – b&w photos – color ads for flooring (color stains), rugs, tiles, boilers, etc. – rear cover: David Warfield for Lucky Strike – moderate creasing, scratch to rear cover; shallow upper edge & corner crease, otherwise no markings – pp117-238. Home & garden magazine.
HOUSE AND GARDEN – June 1941.In This Section: Pennsylvania Dutch Influence $20.00
Vintage magazine – near Very Good paperback – Greenwich CT: Conde Nast Publications Inc., June 1941 – 12.5″ tall x 9.5″ w – color cover depicting living room from the movie “Come Live With Me” (interior 2 pages continue with color photos of 2 rooms from the movie & list of their Pennsylvania Dutch contents); color & b&w ills & photos – 14 articles & many ads on the same theme – backstrip rubbed, coming loose near top, 1 small edge tear, 1 tiny edge chip, light rear soiling, some corner creases; otherwise interior Very Good, bright, Coca-Cola ad on rear – 74pp. Published as Double Number in 2 sections, amounting to 84pp. This is the Pennsylvania Dutch Section & appears complete in itself. Size: Folio – over 12″ – 15″ tall
HARPER’S WEEKLY, Vol. VI. – No. 276. New York, Saturday, April 12, 1862 – [facsimile] reissue: Vol. 2 – No. 16. $10.00
Shenandoah, IA : Living History Inc., Issue of April 12, 1962 (Vol. 2 – No. 16) – Fair/ paper covers – 16 3/8″ tall x 11.15″w – b&w portraits & scenes from the Civil War, April 1862: Major General Buell & Brigadier-General Shields (from photos by [Mathew] Brady); Bomb-Proof Sand-Bag Battery at Newbern, North Carolina, taken by General Burnside’s Troops (sketched by A. Wiser) on the front page under the header (p. 225); 2 scenes of ships at sea landing troops and bombarding Newbern NC, from the Burnside expedition, sketched from the “Vidette” by A. Wiser (p. 229); 2 officer portraits (Jeffers & Stimers) & interior & exterior scenes on the “Monitor”(p. 236); cartoons, ads – paper yellowed with upper outer corner chipped off front page (not affecting text) – outer edge tears at center crease (4″ on first 2 pages, ½” marginal on next 2 – pages 225/226, 229/230, 235/236 & 239/240 present [missing pages are: 227/228 & 237/238].
ATLANTIC MONTHLY – November 1932, Vol. 150, No. 5 – Diamond Jubilee Issue 1857-1932 $10.00
Diamond Jubilee Issue, 1857-1932 – near Very Good/ paper covers – 9.5″ tall – color and bw ads – deckled outer edge – tan cover shows tiny dampspot, tiny adhesive stain, light overall, minor edgewear, foxed top edge – interior Very Good with no markings – 68pp ads plus pp 513-656. Ads are fresh and interesting. Highlights include: “My Hunt After ‘The Captain” (December 1862), Oliver Wendell Holmes’ search for his son among the wounded following the battle of Antietam. Also “Two Sonnets” by John Masefield; articles by Woodrow Wilson, John Burroughs, William Beebe & others; nice poem “In Memoriam – Leo: A Yellow Cat” by Margaret Sherwood.
A Hindu Primer: YAKSHA PRASHNA — Third Edition $15.99
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
The Yoga Year: a Seasonal Guide to Asanas, Breathing Exercises, and Inspiration $6.00
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