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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    How To Conduct Puja (set of 9) by: A. V. Srinivasan $55.00

    9 volume set – Very Good/ as new paperbacks – E. Glastonbury CT, Parijata Publ., 1999–2014 – 5.25″ tall x 4.25″ – full color cover – b&w illustrations – Sanskrit transliteration & English translation – step-by-step instructions with introduction and list of materials – how-to handbooks. Hinduism: ceremonies of worship for Ganapati (Ganesha); Shiva; Lakshmi; Saraswati; Rama; Soorya; Durga; Krishna; the Navagrahas (Nine Planets). Size: 24mo – over 5″ – 5¾” tall

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    A History of Craig Gardner & Co. The First 100 Years by: Farmar, Tony $21.00

    Dublin Ireland: Gill and Macmillan, Ltd., 1988 – Very Good+ hardcover – 8.75″ tall – gilt lettered blue covers – color frontis by Muriel Brandt – map endpapers (Dublin in 1864) – bw illustrations, photos, charts – slight lean, otherwise as new with no markings – index – 239 pages. History of a Dublin accounting firm from the 1860s to 1968; published in 1988, the year the city of Dublin celebrated its millennium. ISBN: 0-7171-1594-1 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Amedeo Amedei by: Smith, Lee Alton $20.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1973 – Very Good/flexible cloth covers – 8.5″ tall – 40 pages. Subtitled A Novelette. Short novel. Author (in Afterword): ‘A fellow once said to me “Yes, but I’m confused by it.” I whispered in his ear, “It’s about a peninsulate lawyer who put one evening too much cheese on his pasta.” The fellow smiled, his eyes lit up.and he went away.’ Scarce. ISBN: 0-88253-493-9 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    AWAKE AND REHEARSE by: Bromfield, Louis $10.00

    NY: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1929 – Good hardcover/ no dust jacket – 7.5″ tall – grey lettered red cloth – red tinted top edge, decorative endpapers – rubbed corners; top, backstrip sunned with short tear at top, otherwise covers are clean, bright; prev owner name/ date on pastedown and front endpaper; some pencilling in one story; otherwise tight, unmarked – 349 pages. Thirteen short stories. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    British India (The Story of the Nations) by: Frazer, R.W $12.00

    NY: G.P. Putnam’s, 1897 – Good+ hardcover – green pictorial cover – 7.75″ tall – frontis map, frayed at outer edge but clear – hinges tender, otherwise tight, clear, unmarked text – ex-lib – index – 399 pages. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    Commonwealth Novel in English Volume 3, Number 2 Fall 1990 by: Jamkhandi, Sudhakar, Editor $10.00

    Bluefield WV: Bluefield State College, 1990 – 9″ tall – Very Good+/ as new paperback – stiff paper covers – as new with no markings – index – pp. 130-209. ISSN: 0732-6734 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    DISCOURSE ON THE REAL NATURE OF SELF, A by: Sankaracarya. Das, Deb Kumar (transl. from Sanskrit) $20.00

    Good+ hardcover/Good title label/publisher’s plastic wrap dustjacket – Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1970 – 9″ tall – handloom turquoise blue cloth covers with wraparound paper title label – covers have traces of magenta clothweaver stamp – dj taped to pastedown, adhesive remnants , otherwise unmarked – philosophical glossary – 24pp. Translation from the original Sanskrit of the 8th century A.D. philosopher Sankaracharya’s Upadesa-Sahasri, paragraphs 45-110. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 0-89253-617-9 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    FICTION in Several Languages by: Peyre, Henri (ed.) $5.00

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968 – 1st printing (stated) – Very Good hardcover/ no dust jacket – 9.25″ tall – red covers, white lettered w/ black dec – dust jacket flap pasted to front endpaper – ex-library, small coffee stain on lower edge of front endpapers, otherwise tight, bright, clean, as new, with no other markings – chapter endnotes, bios on contributors, index – xxv + 172 pages. Essays by 9 contributors on post WWI to 1967 fiction in several languages or regions: Filipino, Arab, Brazilian, Greek, Japanese, Polish, Hungarian, Dutch and Belgian. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    GANDHI: The Traditional Roots of Charisma by: Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber and Lloyd I. Rudolph $5.00

    Chicago IL: University of Chicago Press, 1983 – Very Good+ paperback – 8″ tall – tight, clean, unmarked, with minor edgewear – viii + 95 pages. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    HARPER’S WEEKLY, Vol. VI. – No. 276. New York, Saturday, April 12, 1862 – [facsimile] reissue: Vol. 2 – No. 16. by: Harper’s Weekly $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].

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    Hunza Health Secrets for Long Life and Happiness by: Taylor, Rene $18.00

    8th printing – Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice Hall, 1969 – 9″h/23cm – Very Good+ hard cover/Good+ dust jacket – yellow and brown batik-style or marbled paper boards, red tinted top edge – 3 pages with few underlined words, address label on front pastedown, prev. owner name in ink in top corner of front endpaper, otherwise near Fine interior – dust jacket has edgewear to top & to rear flap edges, 1. 5″ closed tear at top of rear flap – 173pp. Hunza; Shangri-la; Himalayas; Kashmir; Baltit; Pakistan. Health; recipes. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall