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    The Journal of Josiah Atkins of Waterbury, Farmingbury Society in Ye State of Connecticut, N. England, Written by Himself, 1781 by: Atkins, Josiah $10.00

    Waterbury, CT: The Mattatuck Historical Society, 1954 (Occasional Publications, New Series. Number 21. October 1954) – Very Good paperback – 9″ tall – light handling, otherwise as new, clean, unmarked – unnumbered pages. First publication of a journal written by Josiah Atkins, schoolteacher and blacksmith, who enlisted in the Continental army January 1 to October 4, 1781. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Transcreation: Two Essays by: Lal, P. $16.00

    Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1972 – Very Good hardcover/ Very Good paper title label – 8.75″ tall – 29 pages. 2 Essays: Myth, Literature and Transcreation; On Translating “Shakuntala”. ISBN: 0-88253-269-3 Ships from U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” 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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    Hindu Wedding: The Guide by: A. V. Srinivasan $13.00

    Amherst MA: White River Press, 2010 – NEW paperback – 9.25″ tall by 7.5″ – color photo cover – b/w illustrations by Bapu and others; color photographs – 207 pages. A step-by-step Hindu wedding ceremony with full rituals and prayers in Sanskrit, with English transliteration and translation. A full basic ceremony for a one hour event, with lists and easy guide to basic steps and additional options. Also: Appendices for materials, auxiliary pujas – annotated Glossary with pronunciation guide – 207 pages. Condensed, revised paperback version of the author’s Vedic Wedding: Origins, Tradition and Practice. By the author of Hinduism for Dummies. ISBN: 978-1-935052-38-8. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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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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    MARTHANDA VARMA by: Pillai, C.V. Raman (transl. by Devi, Leela) $10.00

    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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    OH BOMBAY! (orig. Title: ONION PEEL) by: Mahadevan, T.K. $15.00

    Very Good paperback – New Delhi India: Arnold-Heinemann Pvt. Ltd., 1982 – 8.5″ tall – backstrip has small closed cut at center, minor wear at top – interior clean, unmarked, as new – 175pp. This novel was originally published in 1973 by the same publisher, in hardcover, under the title Onion Peel and author pseudonym K.M. Trishanku. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    A Guide to Istanbul by: $5.00

    Istanbul: Yenilik Basimevi, 1969 – Good+ paperback – 7.5″ tall – color photo cover – many color and b/w photos – cover corner crease, tiny dampstained patch to upper corner, pages edge tanned but not brittle; otherwise tight, no markings – 351 pages. Travel guide for Istanbul, Turkey. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    An Experiment with Truth by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    Subtitled: A Play in Three Acts. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1972 – Very Good+ blue flexible handloom cloth covers/ Good+ paper title label – 8.5″ tall – Afterword by Faubion Bowers – 62 pages. Drama, based on the life and assassination of Mahatma Gandhi. The title of the play echoes the title of Gandhi’s own autobiography. ISBN: 0-88253-537-4. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    BANDICOOT RUN by: Malgonkar, Manohar $10.00

    Delhi: Vision Books Orient Paperbacks, 1982 – Very Good paperback – 18cm/7″ tall – faint cover dents, o/w no markings or underlining – 337pp. India Fiction; Espionage. ISBN: 0-86578-192-3 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    CASTE AND COMMUNICATION IN AN INDIAN VILLAGE by: Majumdar, D.N. $10.00

    Near Very Good hardcover/no dust jacket – NY: Asia Publishing House, 1958; Asia Publishing House, Bombay is also mentioned as publisher on the copyright page, New York address on title page – maroon cloth – 8.75″ – map endpapers – b&w ills, figures, charts – bibliography, glossary, index – 358pp. Backstrip & upper rear cover sunned; ex library with usual library markings (otherwise interior Fine & tight). Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall