New Delhi India: Sterling Publishers, 1981 – 1st Edition/2nd printing – Very Good+ paperback/stiff paper covers – 7″ tall – introductory essay on the state of Indian poetry written in English in the 1960s by Pritish Nandy – 5 poems each by twenty poets: A.K. Ramanujan, Adil Jussawalla, Arvind Kumar Mehrotra, Deba Patnaik, Gauri Deshpande, Gieve Patel, Jayanta Mahapatra, Kersi Katrak, Keki N. Daruwalla, Kamala Das, Keshav Malik, Nissim Ezekiel, Rakshat Puri, P. Lal, Tilottama Rajan, Pritish Nandy, Subhoranjan Dasgupta, Siddharth Kak, R. Parthasarathy, Suresh Kohli – brief biographical notes on the poets – small specks of binder’s glue on the covers, otherwise like new inside and out – 127pp. India Poetry anthology. 0-88253-312-6
New Delhi: Ghalib Academy, 1969 – 1st printing – Good+ hardcover – 7.25” tall x 4.75” – dark red lettering on buff boards with black illustration – 4 color illustrations – poems printed in red and black inside green margins – upper outer corner bump; otherwise tight binding with no markings – 53 pages. Selections from 14 English translations of poems by Ghalib (1797-1869) with the original Urdu in English transliteration. Introduction by Hakeem Abdul Hameed. Includes 4 color illustrations by artists Satish Gujral, G.R. Santosh, Anis Farooqi, and Laxman Pai. Scarce. ISBN: 0-88253-384-3
New Delhi: Children’s Book Trust, 1982 – Very Good+ paperback – oblong 7″ tall x 9.5″ – color cover and illustrations by A.K. Godbole – near new with no markings – unnumbered (10) pages. Lovely color pictures illustrate a practical lesson: the need to be alert. Juvenile. Picture book. Elementary level.
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In this excellent work on the Pūrāṇas, Dr. Srinivasan has again made the highly complex and sophisticated literature of an equally complex and sophisticated culture accessible to the contemporary reader. He has a gift for communicating complex ideas in a way that makes them clear and easy to grasp, but does so without losing sight of their inherent complexity.” Professor Jeff Long, Elizabeth College, PA
NY: Liberty Weekly Inc., 1928 – 13″ tall x 10.5″ – color cover by Leslie Thresher (Theme: Long Distance phone calling) – rear color ad by Hickok Belts – color ads by Campbells & Baby Ruth, Oh Henry – b&w ills, photos & ads – 74pp. Fair to VG / paper covers – faint dampstain to left margin of front, age darkening to edges/margins of covers, otherwise interior pages Very Good, complete, with no markings; main feature: “The Sea-Rogue’s Moon”, first of a series of pirate stories by Robert W. Chambers; “Ten Years ago this Week: A look back at the great German drive of March 1918” by Frederick Palmer; on D.W. Griffiths; “Presidential Possibilities – [Governor of Maryland Albert Cabell] Ritchie [D]; graphics by Ralph Barton; serial (She Who Sleeps) by Sax Rohmer; “The Manassa Mauler”[Jack Dempsey] by Charles J. McGuirk, with photos of Dempsey and his wife, and more.
near Very Good paperback – Garden City NY: Doubleday Doran & Co., April 1928 – 12.5″ tall x 9.5″ w – cover color painting by Abbott Graves – color & b&w ills – b&w photos – color ads for flooring (color stains), rugs, tiles, boilers, etc. – rear cover: David Warfield for Lucky Strike – moderate creasing, scratch to rear cover; shallow upper edge & corner crease, otherwise no markings – pp117-238. Home & garden magazine.
Vintage magazine – near Very Good paperback – Greenwich CT: Conde Nast Publications Inc., June 1941 – 12.5″ tall x 9.5″ w – color cover depicting living room from the movie “Come Live With Me” (interior 2 pages continue with color photos of 2 rooms from the movie & list of their Pennsylvania Dutch contents); color & b&w ills & photos – 14 articles & many ads on the same theme – backstrip rubbed, coming loose near top, 1 small edge tear, 1 tiny edge chip, light rear soiling, some corner creases; otherwise interior Very Good, bright, Coca-Cola ad on rear – 74pp. Published as Double Number in 2 sections, amounting to 84pp. This is the Pennsylvania Dutch Section & appears complete in itself. Size: Folio – over 12″ – 15″ tall
Shenandoah, IA : Living History Inc., Issue of April 12, 1962 (Vol. 2 – No. 16) – Fair/ paper covers – 16 3/8″ tall x 11.15″w – b&w portraits & scenes from the Civil War, April 1862: Major General Buell & Brigadier-General Shields (from photos by [Mathew] Brady); Bomb-Proof Sand-Bag Battery at Newbern, North Carolina, taken by General Burnside’s Troops (sketched by A. Wiser) on the front page under the header (p. 225); 2 scenes of ships at sea landing troops and bombarding Newbern NC, from the Burnside expedition, sketched from the “Vidette” by A. Wiser (p. 229); 2 officer portraits (Jeffers & Stimers) & interior & exterior scenes on the “Monitor”(p. 236); cartoons, ads – paper yellowed with upper outer corner chipped off front page (not affecting text) – outer edge tears at center crease (4″ on first 2 pages, ½” marginal on next 2 – pages 225/226, 229/230, 235/236 & 239/240 present [missing pages are: 227/228 & 237/238].
Diamond Jubilee Issue, 1857-1932 – near Very Good/ paper covers – 9.5″ tall – color and bw ads – deckled outer edge – tan cover shows tiny dampspot, tiny adhesive stain, light overall, minor edgewear, foxed top edge – interior Very Good with no markings – 68pp ads plus pp 513-656. Ads are fresh and interesting. Highlights include: “My Hunt After ‘The Captain” (December 1862), Oliver Wendell Holmes’ search for his son among the wounded following the battle of Antietam. Also “Two Sonnets” by John Masefield; articles by Woodrow Wilson, John Burroughs, William Beebe & others; nice poem “In Memoriam – Leo: A Yellow Cat” by Margaret Sherwood.
E. Glastonbury CT, Periplus Line LLC/Parijata Publication, 2014 – Third Edition, revised, enlarged – NEW paperback (no hardcover issued) – 8vo/8.5″ tall – b&w ills – translation and transliteration into English from the original Sanskrit; includes Sanskrit script – 86 pages. Foreword by Peter M. Scharf. All riddles included in this enlarged edition. Retelling of the Mahabharata episode of the Questions of the Yaksha in the Aranya Parva. India. Enquire about quantities. Availability: in stock in the U.S. – ships within 48 hours. ISBN: 978-0-9785443-5-5 The ebook edition has earned the IBPA’s Benjamin Franklin Digital Silver Award, 2016. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall. Author: A.V. Srinivasan
North Adams, MA: Storey Books, 2001 – Fine/ as new hardcover/ Fine/ as new dust jacket – square 5.75″ tall x 5.75″ – decorative red/gold paper covered boards with matching dust jacket – color text with lavish illustrations – 256 pages. Yoga asanas and techniques for each month of the year. Based on techniques of BKS Iyengar and TKV Desikachar. An attractive giftable book. Size: 16mo – over 5¾” – 6¾” tall
2nd Edition/4th printing – Very Good+ paperback – Delhi India, Vision Books/Orient Paperbacks, 1983/1987 – 7″h – b&w ills & photos – some uncut pages; otherwise near new with no markings – 176pp. India alternative medicine; magnetotherapy; biomagnetics; biomagnetology; magnets. ISBN: 0-86578-223-7 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
First Edition (no hardcover issued) – Very Good+ paperback – Bristol CT, published by the author, 1986 – 10.75″ tall x 8.25″ – b&w ills, photos, calligraphy – glossary – 53pp. Theory and practice of one particular yogic asana, the Soorya Namaskar (Salutation to the Sun) in 3 variations : classical, popular, & modern. Full-page step-by-step photo demonstration & line illustration, including Sanskrit mantras and English translation. The author founded the Om Center in Winsted, CT in 1974. She has conducted many workshops, seminars and retreats in the area of Hatha Yoga, Pranayama and meditation, and has taught health food and vegetarian cooking courses. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall
Bombay India: Jaico Publishing House, 1972/1973 – 1st Jaico impression – Good paperback – 12mo/7″ tall – b&w ills & photos – bibliography – cover crease, recycled paper; otherwise clean with no markings – 119pp. India; Major Yoga systems; Yoga as science. Availability: in stock in the U.S. 0-88253-259-6 Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
NY: Barnes & Noble Books, 2003 – First printing (stated) – Fine/as new hardcover/ Very Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) – 4to/11.25″ tall – gilt lettered dark red covers – lavish color and few b&w photos by Andy Ryan & few others – tight, bright, unmarked, as new – dust jacket has tiny corner inner flap crease – bibliography, index – 216 pages. More than 25 American Yoga masters in profile and practice. ISBN: 0-7607-4558-7.
Near Very Good hardcover /Very Good dust jacket – Delhi India: Vision Books, 1982 reprint of 1976 publication – 7.5″ tall – many b&w photo sections – 4 photo pages too faintly reproduced; some with faint bleedthrough (otherwise text near new with no markings on any kind) – 204pp. Yoga for health; alternative medicine. Availability: in stock in the U.S. This is the scarce hardcover. 0-86578-227-X Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
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
Amherst MA: White River Press, 2010 – NEW paperback – 9.25″ tall by 7.5″ – color photo cover – b/w illustrations by Bapu and others; color photographs – 207 pages. A step-by-step Hindu wedding ceremony with full rituals and prayers in Sanskrit, with English transliteration and translation. A full basic ceremony for a one hour event, with lists and easy guide to basic steps and additional options. Also: Appendices for materials, auxiliary pujas – annotated Glossary with pronunciation guide – 207 pages. Condensed, revised paperback version of the author’s Vedic Wedding: Origins, Tradition and Practice. By the author of Hinduism for Dummies. ISBN: 978-1-935052-38-8. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall