Bestsellers

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    SEA HAWK: Life & Battles of Kanhoji Angrey by: Malgonkar, Manohar $9.95

    New Delhi India: Vision Books/Orient Paperbacks, no date (circa 1985) – Good+/paperback – 6.75″ tall – b&w maps – minor corner bump, cover dent, light sunning to edges, otherwise interior tight, clean, unmarked – 293 pages. India historical biography; 18th century Konkan coast; “Angria the Pirate” harasses English & Portuguese shipping along the west coast of India – based on true historical personage & events. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 0-86578-069-2 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Genealogy of the Descendants of John Guild, of Dedham, Massachusetts by: Guild, Calvin $15.00

    Salem MA: Higginson Book Company [2000] reprint of 1867 Providence publication limited to 250 copies – Very Good+ clean grey paper covers with black cloth backstrip – 11″ tall x 8.5″ – xii + 120 pages. Divided into 2 parts: The Dedham Branch and The Wrentham Branch. Slight bend to upper right corner; otherwise clean, unmarked text with no underlining or dogears. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ 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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    HOUSE AND GARDEN – June 1941.In This Section: Pennsylvania Dutch Influence by: Conde Nast Publications $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

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    INDIAN IDYLLS from the Sanskrit of the Mahabharata by: Arnold, Edwin $12.00

    Only American Edition.published with his (Author’s) sanction – near Good hardcover/no dust jacket – Boston MA: Roberts Brothers, 1883 – 7″h – green cloth, gilt lettered & decorated – backstrip frayed at top & bottom with minor corner chipping, edgewear; covers rubbed – closed 1″ tears to front endpaper & blank at inner margin – ex library – text pages clean, bright with no markings – 318pp. Ind ia; Poetry; selections from the epic Mahabharata in verse. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    JANAM DIN KI BHAINT (in Hindi) by: Bachchan, Harivansh Rai $5.00

    Delhi India, Rajpal, 1982 – Fine/paperback – – 8″ x 6.5″ – illustrated – 24pp. India: Hindi poems for children. 0-86578-217-2

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    Liber Brunensis 1914 by: Moffat, William A. ed. $30.00

    Providence RI: Chester A. Files, n.d. [1914] – 56th edition – Good hardcover – gilt lettered and dec brown covers with gilt bear and color seal of Brown University on front – binding shaken, backstrip sunned with wear and some separation at rear; one page taped neatly; generally complete and clean, unmarked – 9.75″ tall – ads + 300 pages. Brown University yearbook. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    MARTHANDA VARMA by: Pillai, C.V. Raman (transl. by Devi, Leela) $6.00

    New Delhi: Sterling Publ., 1984 – Very Good paperback – 7″ tall – light cover crease – 292 pages. English translation from Malayalam by R. Leela Devi of a classic historical romance (Scott-style) re 1727 Travancore (now Kerala); India Fiction. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-241-5 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    NEHRU (pictorial biography) by: Rao, Chalapathi $5.00

    Good+ hardcover/no dust jacket – New Delhi India, Children’s Book Trust, 1971 – 8vo/9 3/8″h x 7.25″w – photo covers – b&w photos – minor rubbing to covers, interior has “Printed in India” inkstamp, otherwise unmarked – small hole in margin of one page (paper flaw), not affecting text – 112pp. India juvenile nonfiction; biography. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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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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    PUZZLES TO PUZZLE YOU by: Devi, Shakuntala $3.00

    First paperback edition – Very Good/paperback – Delhi India: Orient Paperbacks, 1980 – 12mo/7″h – 150 math puzzles & solutions – mild corner bump, price strikeout on front endpaper, otherwise clean interior with no markings – 136pp. Mathematics. Pages 1 – 92 contain the 150 puzzles; pages 93 – 136 contain the solutions, ranging from one line to half a page where necessary. The author has toured the world demonstrating her amazing computer-like mental agility with numbers. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    RURAL CHANGE IN MAHARASHTRA: An Analytical Study of Change in Six Villages in Konkan by: $25.00

    Bombay: Popular Prakashan, 1973 – First Edition – near Very Good hardcover/ Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 8vo/8.75″ tall – black cloth, gilt lettered on spine – b&w map – charts – light foxing (spotting) to top and outer edge, bookseller stamp on front endpaper; otherwise no markings – dust jacket rubbed ar rear – index – vii + 138 pages. Study of economic, social and political aspects of life in 6 villages of the North Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra – in the wake of India’s post-Independence Panchayati Raj and Community Development Programme. Availability: in stock, in the U.S. 0-89253-009-X Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall