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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    A Life-Giving Spirit 75 Years at the Bushnell by: Miller, Beth $15.00

    Hartford CT: Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 2005 – near Very Good large format paperback – 12″ tall x 9″ – color & bw portraits/photos – bibliography – light exterior and corner wear; otherwise no markings v – 45 pages. 75 years Commemorative issue. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Anything Out of Place is Dirt by: Daniels, Michael Chacko $10.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good flexible cloth covers – 8.5″ tall – Fiction: novel. ISBN: 0-88253-497-1 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Best American Short Stories 2008 by: Rushdie, Salman $5.25

    Boston MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008 – First Edition – Very Good+ paperback – 8.25″ tall – very minor lower front edgewear, otherwise no markings/ near new – 358 pages. Anthology of best American short stories for 2008 selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines. Includes contributor notes; 100 other distinguished stories of 2007; addresses of U.S. & Canadian magazines which publish short stories. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    CHILDREN OF OUSEPH (Ouseppinte Makkal) by: Pillai, T.S. $12.00

    New Delhi India: Arnold- Heinemann, 1984 – near Very Good hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket – 8.75″ tall – gilt lettered blue cloth with blue endpapers – faint binder’s gluestain patches on covers; light foxing on outer page edge, otherwise tight, unmarked – glossary – x + 150 pages. India fiction: Kerala fishermen: three generations in a poor family; South India; Malayali lit. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-86578-282-2 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    COURTING THE DIAMOND SOW: A Whitewater Expedition on Tibet’s Forbidden River by: Walker, Wickliffe W. $10.00

    0-7922-7960-3 First printing – Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good+ dust jacket – Washington DC:National Geographic/Adventure Press, 2000 – 9.25″h – red paper covered boards with copper gilt lettered black cloth backstrip – b&w map frontis – color photo ills – b&w decorative chapter initials & motifs – 3 small ink check marks on corner of front cover, otherwise Fine/like new interior – dust jacket lightly rubbed, o/w Fine – bibliography, notes – 252pp. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH DRAMA by: Krutch, Joseph Wood (editor) $5.00

    NY: Bantam Books, 1967 – Very Good paperback – 7″ tall – pictorial cover – Covers: tiny rear corner crease, adhesive remnant; very light foxing to outer page block edges – interior as new, bright, tight, with no markings of any kind – introduction and prefatory note to each play by Joseph Wood Krutch – xvii + 430 pages. Full text of six plays: The Fair Penitent, by Nicholas Rowe; The Beggar’s Opera, by John Gay; The Beaux’ Stratagem, by George Farquhar; She Stoops to Conquer, by Oliver Goldsmith; The Rivals and The School for Scandal, both by Richard B. Sheridan.

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    FOLK TALES OF NEPAL by: Sharma, Nagendra $10.00

    New Delhi India: Sterling Publ. Folk Tales of the World series, 1979 – Second Edition – Good hardcover/no dust jacket – 8vo/8.5″ tall – pictorial cover – b&w ills – intro – minor cover edge dents, edgewear; page edges beginning to tan, otherwise unmarked – 110pp. 31 traditional Nepalese folk tales. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    GLIMPSES OF BENGAL: Selected Letters 1885-95 by: Tagore, Rabindranath $6.95

    Macmillan India, 1997 – Very Good+ paperback – 7″ tall – light upper corner cover crease, shallow dent; otherwise as new, unmarked, inside and out – intro by Tagore, dated 1920 – 166pp. Selection of the Bengali Nobel laureate’s 1885-1895 letters, many of which read like prose poems, and which pre-date the book of poems, Gitanjali, which made him famous in the West. 0-333-90352-8 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall

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    History of the Wanzer Family in America From the Settlement in New Amsterdam, New York 1642 to 1920 by: Wanzer, William David $5.00

    Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1977 – Good paperback facsimile of a 1920 publication with some page corner turndowns and notes on a rear blank page – 121 pages. GENEALOGY WANZER FAMILY

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    INDIA STYLE by: Bonfante-Warren, Alexandra $5.00

    NY: MetroBooks/ Architecture & Design Library, 2001 – Very Good hardcover/ near Very Good dust jacket – 10″ tall x 9.75″ – clean blue covers, gilt-lettered at spine with small indent at top rear edge; otherwise tight, clean, unmarked, as new – full-page color photos – dust jacket rubbed with light edge wear – index – 96 pages. ISBN: 0-7607-5487-X Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    IT HAPPENED IN INDIA: The story of Pantaloons, Big Bazaar, Central and the great Indian Consumer by: Biyani, Kishore $5.00

    Delhi: Rupa & Co., 2008 – Good paperback – 8″ tall – b/w newspaper photos – 268 pages. Edgeworn with handling wear, early pages hand-numbered, otherwise tight, unmarked. Good reading copy. Innovative Indian entrepreneur divides Indian consumers into three groups: India One (upper middle and lower middle class) consumers with disposable income; India Two (worker/server class); India Three (struggling class) with no income; finds way to attract the upper two, together, to the same giant sales venues. A selling strategy based on understanding how the consumer thinks and lives. Colleagues share their experience and opinions in this book. Availability: in stock in the U.S. ISBN: 81-291-1137-3 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall