Bestsellers

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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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    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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    Alakananda by: Varma, Monika $10.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1976 – Very Good flexible cloth covers – 8.5″ tall – poems – 42 pages. ISBN: 0-98253-824-4 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    AT PLAY WITH KRISHNA: Pilgrimage Dramas from Brindavan by: Hawley, John Stratton $15.75

    First Indian Edition – Very Good+ hard cover/near Very Good dust jacket – Delhi India: Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1992 – 8.75″h – khaki cloth boards with dark blue lettering – 48 b&w photos, stencil i lls, map – v.v. light spots on upper & lower edge, o/w near Fine with no name or markings of any kind – price-clipped dust jacket has lightly frayed upper edge, faint edge dampstaining, indents (no tears or chips) – chapter notes, glossary, bibliography, index – xvi + 339pp. India; Religious Studies; Indic studies; 4 ras lilas (religious dramas): The Birth of Krishna; The Theft of the Flute; The Great Circle Dance; The Coming of Akrur. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Bourke-White: A Retrospective by: Goldberg, Vicki $40.00

    NY: International Center of Photography – Catalogue sponsored by United Technologies Corp. for exhibit at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 1988 – Very Good+ hardcover – 12″ square – white lettered black cloth with bw photo pasted on front – January 1989 UTC presentation slip included – very light handling; otherwise unmarked, crisp, as new – 116 full page photo plates – 120 pages. Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses only). Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Commonwealth Novel in English Volume 2, Number 1 January 1983 by: Jamkhandi, Sudhakar, Editor $10.00

    Bluefield WV: Bluefield State College, 1983 – 9″ tall – near Very Good+ paperback – blue paper covers, sunned at backstrip – no markings inside or out – – ads – pp. 1-103. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Dictionnaire Geographique ou Description de Toutes les Parties du Monde by: Vosgien $29.00

    Paris: Chez Menard et Desenne, Fils, 1826 – full leather, gilt lettered red title label, gilt bands & dec – 8.25″/21 cms tall – marbled endpapers, marbled edges – 7 maps: frontis pullout map of France (clear but torn), 4-panel pullout global projection of the world; Carte d’Afrique, Amerique Meridionale 1826, Amerique Septentrionale 1826, Carte d’Asie 1826, Carte d’Europe 1826 – vii + 672 pages + 5-page section on contemporary coin images. Moderate exterior wear with rubbed extremities, faded edges; text, edges, and maps toned with varied foxing; few margin stains; no markings. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Father India: A Reply to Mother India by: Iyer, C.S. Ranga $15.00

    NY: Louis Carrier & Company, 1928 – First U.S. edition/1st printing – VG+ hardcover/ no dust jacket – 7.75″ tall – previous owner has signed his name 3 times (endpapers and title page) , otherwise tight, clean, as new, inside and out – publisher’s Note – 213 pages. A response from an Indian member of the Indian Legislative Assembly to Katherine Mayo’s 1927 attack on social and economic conditions in India, titled Mother India, a book disparaged by Mahatma Gandhi as “the drain inspector’s report.” Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall