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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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    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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    A Pocketful of Proverbs by: Anglund, Joan Walsh $100.00 $75.00

    NY: Harcourt Brace and World, 1964 – VG+ miniature hardcover (4 1/8″ tall x 3 1/8″) – SIGNED/ INSCRIBED on front endpaper by Joan Walsh Anglund with delightful illustration of a little girl sitting on a grassy hill with 3 kittens – Very Good dust jacket/Very Good case – pale green cloth covers, black lettered and dec; color and bw text ills, full color dust jacket and front label on case. Book, jacket and case lightly sunned with tiny tear to top of dust jacket; otherwise unmarked, tight, clean – unnumbered pages. Scarce signed copy by this artist. Size: 32mo – over 4″ – 5″ tall

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    APPRENTICE, The by: Joshi, Arun $9.00

    New Delhi : Vision Books Inc./ Orient Paperbacks, 1993 – Very Good+/ as new paperback – 8″ tall – minor handling, o/w clean, bright, unmarked – 144pp. India fiction; novel: ex-government/organization hack, in manner of Ancient Mariner, does penance at temple, stopping young men to relate his story of mid-20th century India corruption & betrayal. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 81-222-0167-9 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    BEYOND PUNJAB (autobiography) by: Tandon, Prakash $5.00

    Delhi India: Hind Pocket Books, 1971 – Good paperback – 16mo/6.5″ tall – label on backstrip, exterior shelfwear, otherwise no markings – 215 pages. India, Punjab, Memoir; sequel to Punjabi Century; Punjab trilogy #2. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-731-8 Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall

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    China Travel Gazette (written in English) by: China Travel & Tourism Press $10.00

    Hong Kong: General Press Co., 1983 – Travel brochure authorized by China International Travel Service, Beijing – Very Good+ paperback – 7.5″ tall x 4″ – color photos and ads throughout – pullout tourist map of China with Distances chart on the rear for major Chinese tourist cities – very faint cover corner crease; otherwise as new, unmarked – 64 pages. This informational hotel-type brochure intended for visitors and visiting business people was issued by the publishers of China Travel Gazette (a quarterly, in English) and China Travel Directory (a bi-monthly, in Chinese). Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    CURZON IN INDIA: Volume One: Achievement; Volume Two: Frustration – 2 volume Set by: Dilks, David $20.00

    2 volume set – NY: Taplinger Publ. Co., 1970 – 0-8008-2106-8 Volume One; 0-8008-2107-6 Volume Two – First U.S. Edition – Very Good+ hardcovers/ Very Good+ dust jackets (in mylar) – 8vo/8.75″ tall – burgundy cloth, gilt lettered on spine – red tinted top edge – b&w photos, ills, maps – light sunning to top edges, minor edgewear at top & bottom of spine o/w as new inside & out – dust jackets have light handling wear, minor wear along top edges, o/w bright, with photo rear panels; Vol. One: notes, index – 296pp; Vol. Two: notes, bibliography, index – 307pp. Lord George Nathan Curzon (1859-1925) was Viceroy of India 1898 to 1905. A difficult personality & reputation for arrogance have obscured his real & potential achievements, & his insight into late nineteenth century Central Asian politics. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    ENIGMA OF ARRIVAL by: Naipaul, V.S. $10.00

    First Edition – Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good dust jacket in mylar – NY, Alfred A. Knopf, 1987 – 8.5″ tall – small faint stain on title page margin, otherwise no interior markings – price-clipped dust jacket – 354pp. Autobiographical novel: writer from Trinidad moves to England. 0394509714 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    FOLK TALES OF TIBET (Folk Tales of the World series) by: O’Connor, W.F. $10.00

    New Delhi India: Sterling Publ., 1980 – 2nd Sterling edition – Very Good hardcover /no dust jacket, as issued – 8vo/8.5″ tall – color pictorial cover – bw text ills – light corner, edgewear, unmarked – 112 pages. Preface by author – 15 tales translated from Tibetan by the author. Tibet; folklore. ISBN: 0-86578-039-0 Availability: in stock, in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    GOA: A Tragedy by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good+ red flexible handloom cloth covers/Very Good+ paper title label/ acetate fitted dust jacket – 8.5″ tall – title page carries a copy of the ad for the Martinique Theatre showing of the play on Broadway, 1968 – 82 pages. Drama: set in the former Portuguese colony on the west coast of India. First volume in a projected set of complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-549-8. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Homage to Guru Gobind Singh by: Singh, Khushwant & Suneet Vir Singh $14.00

    Bombay, INDIA: Jaico Publ. House, 1970 – Second impression – Very Good+ paperback – stiff paper covers – 6.25″ tall – b&w photos – mild lower corner bump; otherwise bright, clean, unmarked, near new – appendix – bibliography – 100 pages. Short biography of Guru Gobind Singh, 10th Guru of the Sikhs (1666-1708), author of the Dasam Granth, with a sketch of the Sikh religion. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 0-88253-088-7 Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” 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