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
Philadelphia PA: St. Mark’s Church, 1932 – Good hardcover/no dust jacket – 9.25″ tall – gilt lettered and decorated red cloth – many bw portraits, illustrations and photos; 2-page pullout chart of fixed memorials – exterior cover wear with rubbing; otherwise interior is tight, clean, unmarked – 108 pages. History of an Episcopal church in PA. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Dallas TX: Taylor Publishing Co., 1991 – 1st printing – Very Good+ hardcover/ Very Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 12.25″ tall x 9.25″ – lavish color photo spread by Pamela Roberson; color world map; b/w historical text illustrations – mild sunning to top edge, otherwise as new – 198 pages. Heavy book. Ships from the U.S. (media mail, to U.S. addresses only). Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall
Sacramento CA: Sierra Oaks Publishing Co., 1989 – Very Good paperback – oblong 8″ tall x 8.5″ – b&w photo cover – b&w photos – covers rubbed lightly, slightly bent; otherwise bright, clean, unmarked interior – xii + 104 pages. Seven essays on American Indian (native American) themes by American Indian authors. Contents: Antelope and the Engineers: Challenge and Change in the Indian Communities; From Indians to Cowboys: The Country Western Trend; The Twenteith Century Horse: The Role of the Pickup Truck in Indian Country; The Comanche Shield: Symbol of Identity; The Road to Middle Class Indian America; Tribal Esteem and the American Indian Historian; America’s First Discipline: American Indian Studies. ISBN: 0-940113-19-8 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Mumbai: India Book House, 1998 – Very Good paperback – 24cm/9.5″ tall – color cartoons – 32 pages. Story of Maharana Kumbha, c. 1433 AD, the ruler of Mewar in Rajasthan, who built the Tower of Victory in Chittor. Retold from the historical biography by Harbilas Sarda. Availability: in stock in U.S. ISBN: 81-7508-204-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Mumbai: India Book House, 1994 – Very Good paperback – 24cm/9.5″ tall – color cartoons – 32 pages. Story of Maheshdas, known as Birbal, a minister at the court of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, renowned for his wit. Historical story, retold for children. Availability: in stock in U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Mumbai: India Book House, 1997 – Very Good paperback – 24cm/9.5″ tall – color cartoons – 32 pages. Retold for children from the Mahavamsa, the Dipavamsa and the edicts of Ashoka (3rd century BC ruler of India). ISBN: 81-7508-119-8 Availability: in stock in U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
First Edition – near Fine paperback – Berkeley CA, University of California Press, 1996 – interior like new with no previous owner name or markings of any kind – notes, bibliography – index – 242pp. India social history; Asian studies, India religion; Colonial India. 0520200616 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
First Edition – near new hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – Norman OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967 – 9.25″ tall – brown cloth with black gilt-lettered spine label – light lower edge wear (interior like new with no name or any markings) – dust jacket priceclipped, closed one inch tear at top of backstrip, edgewear (in mylar jacket) – bibliography, index – 190pp. India; Indian subcontinent; influence of Kipling’s India writings on British imperialism. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
First Edition – NY: Oxford UP, 1958 – Very Good+ hardcover /Good+ dust jacket – 8 1/8″h – brown cloth, 233pp. Prev owner – Mrs. Chester Bowles (address label on front endpaper), o/w no interior markings – dust jacket backstrip sunned, small closed edge tear, edgewear. India travel; Manchester Guardian correspondent reports on 1950s political, economic & social scene in modern India. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Very Good+ hardcover/Good dust jacket – NY: Thomas Y. Crowell Co, 1954 – gilt lettered maroon covers – 8.5″h – map endpapers – b&w photos by the author – index – 373pp. Faint foxing to upper & outer e dge, o/w tight clean interior with no markings – dj backstrip sunned with upper edge worn & 2 tiny chips at top of backstrip. Author was graduate of Wellesley College, born in China. Wrote this book in India in Almora, a Himalayan hill station or mountain town. Photos include Vinoba Bhave. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Oxford University Press, 1951 – Very Good hardcover/torn dust jacket (in mylar) – cloth – 12mo/7.25″ tall – b&w frontis plus 20 plates, foldout map – index, 428pp. – interior Very Good+ with light foxing to endpapers & outer edges, small date notation in ink on rear endpaper, otherwise no markings – dust jacket has large chips, taped tears, front flap taped on, front flap lower corner clipped. India history; India art & civilization, philosophy. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
0-517-58861-7 First printing – Very Good hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – NY: Orion Books – 9.25″ tall – remainder dot on top edge; gift label remnant; o/w interior as new with no other markings – dj has few small scapes with a tiny hole, 2 tiny tears – 155pp. Combat reportage from the front lines of the 1979-1989 Afghan civil war between a Soviet-backed Communist central government and Muslim mujahedin rebels.
NY: John Day Co., 1943 – A John Day Wartime Book – First Edition – Very Good hardcover/ near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 7 1/8″ tall – white lettered red-orange covers – lightly rubbed at corners and bottom of backstrip; dusty top edge; prev owner label remnant on front endpaper; otherwise clean, tight, unmarked inside and out – dust jacket corner clipped, price present – viii + 274 pages. English journalist writes to seek American support for the complete freedom of India from British rule. A John Day Wartime Book. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
Near Very Good hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket – Madras India, Sundara Prachuralyam, 1971 – 8vo/8.75″h – pale yellow paper covered boards with black cloth backstrip – dust jacket glued to pastedowns, glue shadow on endpapers; otherwise, no markings of any kind – 226pp. Author was a Hindustan Times journalist reporting the current political scene 1967-1971 when regional DMK party was voted back to power in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu in the same March 1971 mid-term poll which saw the triumph of Indira Gandhi’s Congress Party on the national level. This book is the followup to his earlier Big Change: Success Story of the DMK in Tamilnadu in 1967. India Politics; Tamilnadu; Madras; South India. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-429-7 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Fifth Printing – near Very Good+ hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – Philadelphia: Macrae- Smith Company, 1944 – 8.25″ tall – light cloth – top edge sunned; lower rear edge has been dampened (faint stain); otherwise clean, bright, unmarked – dust jacket has edgewear, small closed edge tears, very small chip at top of backstrip – index – 304pp. Brief history of India by former British Indian Army officer (author of Lives of a Bengal Lancer), written in 1942, a few years before Indian Independence.