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
New Delhi: SP Guide Publications, 2011 – Very Good hardcover, Very Good dust jacket – 10.75″ tall – 2 ribbon bookmarks – index – 524 pages. Worldwide resource of military material for armament, aerospace and related industries. Shipped from the U.S. to U.S. addresses only, regular mail. Price includes heavy book shipping surcharge. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall
41st Year of Issue – New Delhi: SP Guide Publications, 2012 – VG hardcover, VG dust jacket – 10.75″ tall – tabbed pages – 3 ribbon bookmarks – index – 536 pages. No markings; minor edge nicks, corner rubs, otherwise as new. Worldwide resource of military material for armament, aerospace and related industries. Large foldout tipped in Events Reference list for the Asia Pacific Region April 2011 to Dec 2012 included. ISSN 0076-8782 Shipped from the U.S. to U.S. addresses only, regular mail. Price includes heavy book shipping surcharge. Size: 4to – over 9¾” – 12″ tall
First paperback edition – Very Good/paperback – Delhi India: Orient Paperbacks, 1980 – 12mo/7″h – 150 math puzzles & solutions – mild corner bump, price strikeout on front endpaper, otherwise clean interior with no markings – 136pp. Mathematics. Pages 1 – 92 contain the 150 puzzles; pages 93 – 136 contain the solutions, ranging from one line to half a page where necessary. The author has toured the world demonstrating her amazing computer-like mental agility with numbers. Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
8th printing – near Very Good hardcover/no dust jacket – NY, Macmillan, 1959 – 8.5″h – grey boards with green title label on front & spine with gilt lettering – po name on front end paper, some neat, ruled ink underlining, binding tender at index, o/w Very Good+ – index – 472pp. Logical reasoning: language; deduction; induction; probability.
Vol. 82, U Penn. #311 (1991 March), #312 (June 1991), U of Chicago Press, #314 (December 1991), Vol. 83, Numbers 1 (March 1992), 2 (June 1992), 4 (December 1992) Fine covers, No interior markings. Price quoted is for each number/issue.
Bombay: Popular Prakashan for the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), 1972 – near Very Good hardcover/ no dust jacket – 9.5″ tall – gilt lettered black cloth – foreword by M.S. Gore – minor damprippling across top of covers (text not affected), price on rear endpaper, otherwise clean, tight, unmarked – bibliographies at the end of the introduction & each chapter – subject index – name index – caste and tribe index – xii + 335 pages. This is Volume III (of 3 vols.) in the first survey of this subject area put out by ICSSR. Contributing authors: Lakshman Kumar Mahapatra, Lalita Prasad Vidyarthi, Baidyanath Saraswati, Indra Deva, T.B. Naik, T.N. Madan. Contents: Cultural Anthropology [transmission, change, contact; personality, area studies]; Tribal Ethnography; Material Culture Studies [housing, tools, arts/crafts, clothing]; Folklore Studies; Applied Anthropology; Research Methodology. Availability: ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Bombay: Popular Prakashan for the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), 1974 – near Very Good+ hardcover/ near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 9.5″ tall – gilt lettered black cloth – foreword by M.S. Gore – intro by M.S.A. Rao – light smudge to outer edge, few lower margins sunned, otherwise tight, clean, unmarked – dust jacket has closed tears – bibliographies at the end of the introduction & each chapter – subject index – name index – lxxviii + 479 pages. This is Volume I (of 3 vols.) in the first survey of this subject area put out by ICSSR. Contributing authors: M.S.A. Rao, B.K. Roy Burman, B.R. Chauhan, Victor S. D’Souza, N.R. Sheth, S.C. Sinha, Sachchidananda, Yogendra Singh & A.M. Shah. Contents: Social Demography; Rural Studies [Villages]; Urban Studies [City growth & development; planning ]; Caste Studies; Studies of Scheduled Castes; Caste systems & social stratification; Concepts & theories of social change; Historical Sociology. Availability: ships from the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
New York NY: Reinhold Publ. Corp., 1942 – 4th printing – near Good hardcover/ no dust jacket – green cloth – 9″h x 6″ – color photo frontis – b&w photos – sunning to spine & edges – foxing to endpapers & margins – index – 155pp. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
near Good hardcover/no dust jacket – Boston: Taggard & Thompson, 29 Cornhill, 1863 – 32mo/4 3/8″/11cm. tall x 3″/7.5 cm. – blindstamped dec green covers with gilt dec spine – b&w frontis, title page ill, text ills – gilt moderately faded, tiny edge tear at backstrip, corner wear to front cover bottom edge with small chip at backstrip – interior has faint dampstain on first few pages, a signature loosening; gift inscription to child from teacher Hattie Sherwood; otherwise interior near Very Good – 48pp. Appears to be intended as a gift for a teacher to give to students. Contents: John in Search of a Place [Job]; Lead Us Not Into Temptation; Birds; Insect Life & Its Lesson; The Two Pictures; A Bad Sign; The Penknife; The Lame Boy; Flowers & Weeds; Things That Have Wings; 2 Hymns. 1863 Reprint of a book registered in Boston by Brown, Taggard & Chase in 1857. Size: 32mo – over 4″ – 5″ tall
Madras India: Sangam Publishers for Madras Institute of Development Studies, 1972 – Very Good hardcover/Very Good dust jacket – 8vo/8.75″h – b&w graphs & tables – index – front cover very slightly bowed, dust jacket flaps glued to pastedowns; otherwise interior like new with no markings – 128pp. South India agriculture: study of 5 major dry farming crops: cholam, cumbu & ragi (types of millet), cotton & groundnut (peanuts) (types of oilseeds). 0-88253-431-9 Availability: in stock in the U.S. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
NY: Vantage Press, 1985 – 1st Edition – Very Good+ hardcover/no dust jacket – 8.25″ tall – dark green boards w/gilt lettering on spine – faint 2.75″ scratch on rear, v. minor fore edge & lower edge dents – interior like new: bright & clean with no markings of any kind – 100pp. Cotton entomology; cotton insect control. Personal observations from a 43+ year career (1933 to 1981) at Waco TX, Beltsville MD, Stoneville MS. Changing attitudes towards insect control in mid 20th century. ISBN: 0-533-06082-6 Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Good paperback – Saginaw MI: Lufkin Rule Co. Precision Tool Division, no date – 7.75″h – b&w photos & ills – catalog with exact sizes & prices – metric & decimal equivalent tables included – alphabetical index – numerical index – light cover creasing, edgewear, rubbing; previous owner name across top of title page and inside rear cover, otherwise no markings – 128pp.
Garden City NY, Doubleday Page & Co., 1908 – Twenty Fifth Anniversary Edition (stated) with medallion portrait of Henry George by his son, Richard F. George, gilt, on front cover – near Very Good hardcover/no dust jacket – 12mo/7.5″ tall – gilt lettering to spine & gilt medallion on blue cloth – front end paper removed, library # on reverse of title page (no other library marking, no pocket), medallion lightly rubbed, light wear to top & bottom of backstrip & corner tips – 568pp + ads. Author Henry George (1839-1897) is said to be the George of “Let George do it” fame. Included at no extra charge: Twayne ex-lib biography: Henry George by Edward J. Rose. U.S. History of Economic Thought; Economic Theory. Size: 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall
Very Good/no dust jacket – NY. McGraw Hill, 1960 – 9″h – gray cloth covers with red lettering – light wear to outer edges, otherwise Very Good+ with near Fine interior (po name in pencil on front end paper; pencil notations on few pages; no underlining or yellowlining) – bibliography & index – ix + 297pp. Extensive revision of first edition published in 1948. Mathematics; Science.
NY & Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, 1994 – First Edition – as new hardcover /no dust jacket – 9″ tall – illustrated boards – b&w diagrams – bibliography, index – tight, as new, with no name or any markings – 346pp. ISBN: 0-521-45131-0 Computer Science.
Edinburgh UK: Edinburgh University Press, 1962 – Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – 8.75″ tall x 5.75″ – illustrated boards – b&w ills – prev. owner small stamp at bottom of title page, on pastedowns; otherwise tight, bright, with no markings – dust jacket has wear at top of backstrip and one very small tear at rear edge – 330pp. Mathematics, Physics, Engineering. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
NY: John Wiley, 1927 – 1st Edition/7th printing, with additional problems – Good+ hard cover/no dust jacket – 9.25″ tall – gilt-lettered olive cloth – b&w ills – very light sunning to backstrip, faint spots on rear – light foxing to endpapers, otherwise tight, clean, Very Good interior with no previous owner name, underlining or notations of any kind – 508pp. Engineering Mathematics. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Moscow: Mir Publishers, 1972 – 1st English language edition (revised from the 1969 Russian edition) – Very Good+ hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) – about 9″ tall – clean black-lettered red cloth – lightly sunned outer & upper page edges, otherwise tight, with clean, unmarked interior – dust jacket rubbed with edgewear to upper & lower backstrip, sunning, light edge fraying – 360pp. Engineering. Size: 8vo – over 7¾” – 9¾” tall
Very Good+ hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket – Hyderabad, India: National Institute of Community Development, 1968 – 9.5″h – blue cloth boards – gift inscription on half-title page, otherwise interior Fine with no other markings – bibliography, index – 119pp. India: 108 villages studied in the states of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh & West Bengal for factors that either facilitate or inhibit the success of innovation in agricultural methods. Availability: in stock in the U.S.