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    NIRAD C. CHAUDHURI by: Verghese, C. Paul $6.00

    First Edition – New Delhi India: Arnold-Heinemann, 1973 – near Very Good hardcover/ Very Good dust jacket – 7.25″h – bibliography – interior unmarked – 118pp. Critical biography; analysis of 5 books: Autobiography of an Unknown Indian; A Passage to England; Continent of Circe; The Intellectual in India; To Live or Not To Live! Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-89253-509-1 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    TORU DUTT by: Dwivedi, A.N. $12.00

    First Edition – Very Good hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket – New Delhi India, Arnold-Heinemann Pvt. Ltd./Indian Writers Series #15, 1977 – 7.25″h – gilt lettered black cloth – interior like new with no markings of any kind – dust jacket rubbed with light edgewear – notes, bibliography, index – 168pp. India; 1856-1877; born to Bengali parents in Calcutta, this young woman poet was a pioneer of Indo-Anglian literature who wrote and translated works in English, French and Sanskrit. Critical biography. Literary criticism. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-002-1 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    BURMESE FAMILY by: Khaing, Mi Mi. Rama Rau $9.95

    Bloomington IN: Indiana University Press, 1962 – First American Edition – Very Good hardcover/ Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 9.25″ tall – gold-lettered, illustrated white cloth covers – b&w title page & text ills by E.G.N. Kinch – intro by Santha Rama Rau – covers sunned at edge and backstrip, otherwise as new with no markings – dust jacket, price-clipped, has large closed tear at rear upper corner and overall light sunning – glossary – 200 pages. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    PERFECT TRIBUTE, The by: Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman $5.95

    NY: Scribners, 1915 (3rd reprint of 1908 first illustrated edition) – Good hardcover/no dust jacket – 12mo/7 5/8″ tall – grey papercovered boards with dark brown backstrip – b&w on buff frontis – exterior wear; some foxing behind the frontis illustration – prev owner name on front endpaper, date 1923; otherwise no markings – 47 pages. Moving tale of a visit by Lincoln to the hospital bedside of a young, dying Southerner who, not recognizing the visitor, praises his Gettysburg speech. Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews (1860-1936). Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    QUEEN OF THE HEAD HUNTERS: Autobiography of H.H. the Hon. Sylvia Lady Brooke, Ranee of Sarawak by: Brooke, Sylvia $10.00

    First U.S. Edition/1st printing – Very Good+ hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – NY: William Morrow, 1972 – 8vo/8.5″h – yellow boards with gilt-lettered black cloth backstrip – b&w photos – light foxing on top edge; otherwise, Fine/as new interior with no markings of any kind – dust jacket has light edgewear at top & bottom of backstrip (1/2″ lamination tear at top of rear) with light sunning along top edge, light rubbing – 194pp. Memoir/autobiography of the last Ranee (Queen) of Sarawak (northern region in the island of Borneo; now part of Malaysia); wife of Charles Vyner Brooke, last Rajah. Funny, witty, candid, highly readable memoir. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    The Cecils of Hatfield House: An English Ruling Family by: Cecil, David $20.00

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1973 – near Very Good+ hardcover/ Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 10″ tall – genealogy, bibliography, notes, index – 320 pages. Story of the Cecil family of Great Britain from the time of Queen Elizabeth I of England to the present. Ships from the U.S. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    World Design by: Polster, Bernd (ed) $15.00

    San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2000 – First thus – Very Good hardcover – 9.75″ tall x 10.25″ – lower corner light bump, both cracked hinges repaired, otherwise tight page block, no markings – lavish photo spread – chronology of design from 1900 to 1999 – 432 pages. Subtitled: The Best in Classic and Contemporary Furniture, Fashion, Graphics and More. Survey of designers from Aalto to Zanuso. Heavy book. Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses only). Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Bourke-White: A Retrospective by: Goldberg, Vicki $40.00

    NY: International Center of Photography – Catalogue sponsored by United Technologies Corp. for exhibit at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1988 – Very Good+ hardcover – 12″ square – white lettered black cloth with bw photo pasted on front – January 1989 UTC presentation slip included – very light handling; otherwise unmarked, crisp, as new – 116 full page photo plates – 120 pages. Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses only). Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    American Scientist, Volume 75, Number 3, May – June 1987 by: Press, Michelle (editor) $7.00

    Special Book Review Issue .with a report on preservation of libraries – New Haven CT: Sigma XI: The Scientific Research Society, 1987 – Very Good paperback – 11″ tall – light handling wear, otherwise tight, unmarked – pp 229-336. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    INDIAN DIARY & ALBUM by: Beaton, Cecil $15.00

    ISBN:0192122991 Fine hardcover/Fine dust jacket (in mylar) – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991 – 9.75″h x 7.5″ – b&w ills, photo plates & photos by the author – like new with no markings of any kind – 170pp. India; Indian subcontinent; Burma; photos & journal January-July1944. Photography. Memoir. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    GOD LEFT US HERE ALONE: A Book of War by: Gaps III, John $15.00

    First Edition – Fine/like new paperback – Rochester MN, Lone Oak Press, 1997 – oblong 7 7/8″h x 10″ – b&w photos & poems by John Gaps III – 86pp. Poetry & photography by Iowa photojournalist, based on his experiences in Somalia, the Balkans, the Middle East, Gulf War, Los Angeles, Haiti, Panama. ISBN: 1883477174

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    INDIAN MUSIC 1980 on Records and Musicassettes – Long Play, Super-7 & Extended Play by: $175.00

    Calcutta/Bombay/Madras/Delhi/Gauhati/Kanpur/Chandigarh and London: EMI The Gramophone Company of India Ltd, 1980 – Very Good+ hardcover – 7.25″ tall x 9.5″ – gilt lettered blue cloth – slight warp to rear upper corner; rub at front spine edge, light crease to few pages; otherwise as new with no markings of any kind – many b/w record jacket covers illustrated – indices for reference numbers and artistes – 476 pages. Catalogue of Indian music on records and cassettes, compiled up to December 1979 with additional list of January to June 1980 releases. Classical music, Popular, Film, Folk, Devotional, Tagore compositions, Nursery, Vocal and Instrumental, some Comic Skits, Speeches, etc., in many Indian languages. Size: oblong

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    Panorama of Jain Art by: Sivaramamurti, C. $65.00

    New Delhi: Times of India, 1985 – Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – 12.5″ tall x 9″ – natural handloom cloth binding, brown lettered on front and spine – brown pictorial endpapers – foreword by Indira Gandhi – intro by Shriyans Prasad Jain – 564 plates – glossary, index – 372 pages. A lavish survey of the contribution of Jainism over many centuries to the art and sculpture of South India. Published in conjunction with the 1981 millennium (1,000 year anniversary) of the monolithic sculpture of Bahubali at Sravanabelagola. Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses) Size: Folio – over 12″ – 15″ tall

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    Traditional Indian Textiles by: Gillow, John; Barnard, Nicholas $15.00

    NY: Thames and Hudson, 1991 – near new hardcover/ near new dust jacket – 12″ tall x 8.5″ – black lettered and dec orange covers – lavish color and bw photos and illustrations – sources – index – 160 pages. ISBN: 0-500-01491-4 Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses) Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Classic Indian Cuisine by: Moon, Rosemary (ed) $7.00

    NY: Smithmark Publishers, 1995 – Very Good+ hardcover – 9.5″ tall – color pictorial glossy cover – bw ills throughout – near new with no markings – recipes – index – 252 pages. Measurements in cups, lbs, spoons, etc. ISBN: 0-8317-1177-9 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    SURA’S DELICIOUS 101 RECIPES [INDIA] by: Niranjala Devi, V. $8.00

    Madras: Sura College of Competition, 2005 – Very Good paperback – 7″ tall – uneven print quality but legible, tight, clean, unmarked – 69 pages. Unusual recipe book from India includes: potato scones, pawpaw, plantain & potato muscats, vattalappam, omelette fritters, etc. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    INDIAN REGIONAL RECIPES (For Newly-Weds) by: Muthachen, Rachel C. $5.75

    Bombay: Jaico Books, 1981 – Good+ paperback – 7″ tall – some yellowing to page edges, price markings to front endpaper; otherwise clean – 169 pages. India cuisine. Measurements given in cups, spoons. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Asian Microwave Cookbook by: Selvarajah, Carol $18.00

    Singapore: Times Books International, 1988 — Second Edition/ 3rd reprint – near Very Good hardcover/ no dust jacket – 11.25″ tall x 8″ – glossy pictorial photo covers – color plates and b&w ills – backstrip carefully taped 4″ from top, otherwise hinges and binding tight – 1 tiny marginal spot through 3 pages; otherwise interior bright, clean, unmarked – recipes, menu plans, glossary – 304 pages. 200 step-by-step Asian recipes for the microwave. Heavy book: price includes extra postage. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Flavors of India: Recipes from the Vegetarian Hindu Cuisine by: Sacharoff, Shanta Nimbark $15.00

    San Francisco: 101 Productions, 1973 – 2nd printing of First Edition – Very Good paperback – 8″ square – white pictorial covers – saffron text paper with bw ills by Linda Robertson – light exterior wear, otherwise tight, clean, unmarked – glossary, index, bio – 192 pages. ISBN: 0-912238-16-X Size: Square

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    Early Work of Aubrey Beardsley by: Beardsley, Aubrey $25.00

    Near Fine hardcover/near Fine dust jacket – NY, Dover Publ., 1967 – 4to – unabridged reprint of revised 1930 John Lane publn. – 157 plates (two in color) by Beardsley – xxi + 175pp. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall