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    A Taste of Sunflowers: A Natural Way to Healing Cookbook by: Ken Wojcik et al. $20.00

    Danielson CT: Linda Wojcik, 2005 – Very Good+ plastic ringbinder in illustrated card covers – 8.5″ tall -light cover scuff, otherwise as new inside and out – bw photos – 98 pages.  Healthy vegetarian recipes from the former Sunflowers Health Food and Cafe, Danielson, CT (1995-2005).  Scarce.

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    A Pocketful of Proverbs by: Anglund, Joan Walsh $100.00 $50.00

    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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    Thirteen Irish Writers On Ireland by: Coughlin, Jack; Skelton, Robin $500.00 $400.00

    Brookline MA: The Godine Press/David R. Godine, n.d. [1969] – unbound – Limited Edition (1 of 100 copies), Signed by the artist, Jack Coughlin, on each print (13 original portrait etchings each numbered 2/100 in this set) – in quarter leather clamshell box. The folders, artwork, and accompanying printed material are near new, unmarked, except for a faint shadow on the blank page opposite some of the etchings. The box shows very light corner, handling wear, otherwise clean and tight. Price includes heavy book surcharge. ISBN: 0-87923-067-3 Price reduced from $750 up to December 31, 2015 Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall

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    Profile of Indian Culture by: Chaitanya, Krishna $10.00

    0-88253-774-1 Very Good/no dust jacket – New Delhi India, India Book Co./India Library, 1975 – 8.75″ tall – 202pp. India: a well-written discourse on Indian traditions and attitudes and their relationship to Western values; includes a section on Gandhian thought.

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    KING OF THE DARK CHAMBER by: Tagore, Rabindranath $14.00

    Bolpur Edition/ First Edition thus – Good+ hardcover/no dust jacket – 8″ tall – gilt lettered decorated cloth covers – decorated endpapers – bw frontis by W. Rothenstein – color decorated title page – spine sunned, front, spine & top edge darkened – faint damp-rippled patch on half-title page, otherwise interior clean, bright, unmarked, Very Good+ – 206pp. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Vanio and Zanda Zulan by: Thakur, Asaita $20.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good/ flexible cloth covers/ Very Good+ paper title label – 8.5″ tall – intro by Farley Richmond – 45 pages. Two Gujarati folk plays, in the Bhavai tradition, by mid-14th century composer Asaita Thakur (aka Thakar). Adapted by Farley Richmond and Tevia Abrams from a translation by Harish Trivedi. The 2 farces are played together, Zanda following, or separately. Main characters: Tejo Vanio the Hindu merchant, his wife, Teji, and the Muslim Zanda. ISBN: 0-89253-659-4 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Farce of the Drunk Monk: A One-Act Sanskrit Play of the 7th Century by: Mahendravarman, Raja. (P. Lal, transl.) $10.00

    Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1974 – 2nd Edition – Very Good+ flexible cloth covers/ Very Good clear plastic dust jacket – 8.5″ tall – orange cloth – no markings of any kind – 39 pages. Original title, in Sanskrit: Matta-vilasa Prahasanam, composed by Mahendravarman I, a 7th century (c. 571-630 AD) king of the South Indian Pallava dynasty. Two Kapalis, a wandering Shaivite monk and his female companion, visit the great city of Kanchipuram where they lose their skull begging bowl and encounter a Buddhist monk and a mad dog. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-301-0 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    Last of the Maharajas by: Cowasjee, Saros $10.00

    Screenplay based on Mulk Raj Anand’s novel, Private Life of an Indian Prince. Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1980 – Very Good flexible cloth cover – 8.5″ tall – upper corner bump, otherwise unmarked – glossary + 130 pages. ISBN: 0-86578-100-1. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    World of Asif Currimbhoy by: Bowers, Faubion $10.00

    Writers Workshop, Calcutta, n.d. – VG+ hardcover/ near Very Good paper title label – 8.5″ tall – maroon cloth, binding – ads + 6 pages. Review of Indian plays by Bombay dramatist and social critic, Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-89253-664-0 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    CALCUTTA 1851 by: Scholberg, Henry $15.00

    Writers Workshop Calcutta – Very Good hardcover/ Very Good paper title label/VG mylar fitted jacket – 8.75″ tall – green saree-cloth binding – tight, as new, unmarked – 78 pages. Dramatization of the ice house murder, Calcutta, 1851, and execution of American seaman, Francis Very. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    MIRACLE SEED, The by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    Subtitled: A One-Act Play. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1973 – Very Good red flexible handloom cloth covers/Very Good+ paper title label – 8.5″ tall – 3-page listing of Currimbhoy plays from 1959 to 1973 composition dates, production, and publication dates – page featuring bw ill of 3 posters from Currimbhoy productions – 38 pages. Drama: set in mid 1972 to early 1973, in a Maharashtra (Western India) farmhouse; monsoon drought; generational clash; tension between old and new attitudes; triumph of faith as well as new farming techniques. Eighth volume in a projected set of complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-575-7 Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    INQUILAB by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    Subtitled: A Play In Three Acts. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good+ red flexible cloth covers/Very Good paper title label – 8.5″ tall – frontis bw photo of the playwright and his wife – lightly sunned backstrip, otherwise unmarked – 86 pages. Drama, based on the Naxalite revolt that caused so much violence in Calcutta in 1970 (and continues in eastern India). Second volume in a projected set of the complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic, Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-807-1. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    REFUGEE, The by: Currimbhoy, Asif $5.50

    Subtitled: A One-Act Play. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good+ green flexible cloth covers/Very Good paper title label – 8.5″ tall – frontis bw photo of the playwright and his wife – faint foxing behind photo plate, sunned backstrip, otherwise unmarked – 38 pages. Drama, based on the flight of refugees across the Indian border following the Bangladesh massacre of 1971. Fourth volume in a projected set of the complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic, Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-765-2. Ships from 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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    DARJEELING TEA? by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    DARJEELING TEA? Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 – Very Good+ blue flexible handloom cloth covers/Very Good+ paper title label – 8.5″ tall – 64 pages. Drama: post-colonial comedy of manners, in faded British Raj Assam Planter’s Club style, circa 1970s India. Third volume in a projected set of complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic Asif Currimbhoy. ISBN: 0-88253-521-8. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    SONAR BANGLA by: Currimbhoy, Asif $10.50

    Subtitled: A Play in Four Acts. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1972 – Very Good+ green flexible cloth covers/Very Good+ paper title label – 8.5″ tall – frontis bw photo of the playwright and his wife – 105 pages. Drama, based on the Bangladesh massacre of 1971, in 4 acts: Act I: March 25, 1971: The Slaughter; Act II: Exodus: The Refugees; Act III: Liberation Forces: The Mukti Bahini; Act IV: The Final War. Title translates: Golden Bengal, based on a poem by Rabindranath Tagore. Fifth volume in a projected set of the complete plays by the Bombay playwright and critic. ISBN: 0-88253-764-4. Ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    UBU: version pour la scene (Theatre National Populaire: Collection du Repertoire) by: Jarry, Alfred $90.00

    First Edition (of this publisher) printed for the March 5, 1958 premiere production at the Theatre National du Palais de Chaillot – Good+/ paperback – L’Arche Editeur a Paris, March 3, 1958 (3 mars 1958) – 7″h (17.75cm) x 5.5″ (13.5cm) – red & black lettering on covers – b&w ills – text in French – 76pp. Covers show shelfwear with darkening on & near backstrip & outer edges; previous owner name/address stamp inside front cover (otherwise interior Very Good with no tears or markings). Includes program on pale blue paper laid in & theatre ticket for Wednesday, March 5, 1958 (soiree mercredi 5 mars 1958 a 20 h.). France: French drama: Ubu roi.

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    EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH DRAMA by: Krutch, Joseph Wood (editor) $10.00

    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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    Six Eighteenth Century Plays by: Wilson, John Harold (ed.) $19.00

    Very Good hardcover/no dust jacket – Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. Riverside Press B85, 1963 – 8.5″h – gray boards with blue lettering – bookseller stamp on front end paper, o/w interior VG+ with no markings – 374pp. English drama: Background; Nicholas Rowe’s The Fair Penitent; Richard Steele’s The Conscious Lovers; John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera; George Lillo’s The London Merchant; Oliver Goldsmith ‘s She Stoops To Conquer; Richard Sheridan’s The School for Scandal. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall

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    QUALITY STREET: A Comedy (The Plays of J.M. Barrie) by: Barrie, J.M. $10.00

    near Very Good hardcover/ no dust jacket – London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1929 -7.25″h – blue cloth cover with paper title labels on spine & front cover – front cover also has gilt stamped school crest ( Howell’s School, Denbigh) – prize award label affixed to front pastedown – very light foxing to endpapers & edges (interior Very Good) – 143pp. Drama by author of Peter Pan.