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Seeker: The Art of Sohan Qadri The Art of Sohan Qadri
1 Seeker: The Art of Sohan Qadri The Art of Sohan Qadri

NJ Grantha Corporation 2004 1-890206-72-5 / 9781890206727 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality! As new book and dustjacket. Very clean white boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 132 pgs. Beautifully illustrated (in color) with the work of Sohan Qadri, fine artist from India. Very clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 10" x 11-3/4" 012172

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An Indian Journey, Bonsels, Waldemar
2 An Indian Journey
Bonsels, Waldemar
Garden City Garden City Publishing 1928 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harry Brown, Illustrator 
273 pgs. VG+ in VG+ DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Very clean and tight red cloth book. All pages clean. No names or writing inside. Binding is tight & square. No cracking at hinges. Attractive dust jacket is unchipped, with one very small closed tear at bottom rear edge. A very solid, attractive book. 8vo. 002766

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3 The Complete Kama Sutra: The First Unabridged Modern Translation of the Classic Indian Text
Danielou, Alain
Rochester, VT Park Street Press 1994 0-89281-492-6 / 9780892814923 First Thus Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red boards with red spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small previous owner label at top edge of front free endpaper. 564 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has one small closed edge tear at top spine corner (under 1"), smaller 1/16" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Literature. 009750

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The Perfumed Tigers - Adventures in the Land of the Maharajahs, Dekobra, Maurice
4 The Perfumed Tigers - Adventures in the Land of the Maharajahs
Dekobra, Maurice
New York Brewer and Warren 1930 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with yellow and green tiger design on cover, green lettering; yellow and green lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean exotically decorated gold and black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the French by Neal Wainwright. Illustrated with black and white plates. 300 pages. Dust jacket has large piece missing at top of spine, additional shallower chips, short closed edge tears, edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Famous novelist writes a travel book about India that is engagingly informal in tone and amazingly penetrating in its descriptions of the county and its customs. 024534

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The Hill of Devi, Forster, E. M.
5 The Hill of Devi
Forster, E. M.
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1953 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers. Very small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of blank fly leaf. 267 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has light to moderate soiling to rear panel, no chips, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Forster's two visits to Dewas in India, which strongly influenced his masterpiece "A Passage to India." 8vo. India. 015465

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Ancient India: History and Culture, Gokhale, B. G., Ph.D.
6 Ancient India: History and Culture
Gokhale, B. G., Ph.D.
Asia Publishing House 1962 Later Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 224 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of wear at spine edges, 1" closed tear at top of spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. India. 008777

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Christ and the Hill-Men, Harding, Dr. Frederic
7 Christ and the Hill-Men
Harding, Dr. Frederic
Lakemont, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1974 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated endpapers. 185 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Dr. and Mrs. Harding's 40 years as Christian missionaries in the isolated mountains of North East India. 8vo. Christian. 010189

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None of Self and All of Thee: A Tale of Indian Life, Hewlett, S. S.
8 None of Self and All of Thee: A Tale of Indian Life
Hewlett, S. S.
New York Robert Carter & Brothers Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gilt illustration and lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Chipping and short closed tear at top of spine, small chip and wear at bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Floral decorated endpapers. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. Small presentation inscription on half-title (not from author). Frontis photograph ( a priest at the Golden Temple) with tissue guard; 13 additional photographs. 226 pgs. No publication date; circa late 1800s. 8vo. India. 008232

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Son of the Moon, Hitrec, Joseph George
9 Son of the Moon
Hitrec, Joseph George
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1948 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Small spots of fraying at bottom spine edge only. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 383 pgs. with glossary. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has some rippling to front panel from water contact. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean solid book, no mustiness. Winner of the 1948 Harper Prize, this is the story of a Hindu family and a great love story. 6" x 8-1/2". Fiction. 016987

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Along the Indian Road, Jones, E. Stanley
10 Along the Indian Road
Jones, E. Stanley
New York Abingdon Press 1939 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Dark green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Faintest hint of soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by the author. 248 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has large piece missing at base of spine, very shallow chipping and short closed edge tears along top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024507

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11 The Sanskrit Drama in Its Origin, Development, Theory and Practice
Keith, A. Berriedale
London Oxford University Press 1959 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean light maroon cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 405 pgs. with index. Scarce dustjacket is not price clipped, has two small closed edge tears and very small corner chips, is quite clean (just a hint of soiling to rear panel). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Theater. 008752

Price: 30.00 USD
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Ooty Preserved - A Victorian Hill Station in India, Panter-Downes, Mollie
12 Ooty Preserved - A Victorian Hill Station in India
Panter-Downes, Mollie
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1967 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First American Edition (stated) in original jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. 134 pp. with black & white photo illustrations. Dustjacket is price clipped, very shallow chipping at top spine edge (under 1/4"), very light soiling, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of Ootacamund, or Ooty as it was affectionately called--once the queen of the Hill Stations to which the British repaired to escape the heat of the plains of India. 020610

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Himalayan Passage: Seven Months in the High Country of Tibet, Nepal, China, India and Pakistan, Schmidt, Jeremy
13 Himalayan Passage: Seven Months in the High Country of Tibet, Nepal, China, India and Pakistan
Schmidt, Jeremy
Seattle, WA The Mountaineers 1991 0-89886-262-0 / 9780898862621 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with blue faux leather spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Light bump to one corner tip. No other wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers are illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 302 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs by Patrick Morrow. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the first Barbara Savage "Miles From Nowhere" Memorial Award. "In the Himalaya, you can never be sure of getting where you want to be, whether in body or spirit. The mountains are full of surprises and politics and changes of plan, but then, that's the essence of travel. If you knew everything about a place before getting there, why woudl you go?" - from the introduction 8vo. Mountaineering. 013376

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The Daniells in India and The Waterfall at Papanasam, Shellim, Maurice
14 The Daniells in India and The Waterfall at Papanasam
Shellim, Maurice
Calcutta The Statesman, Ltd. 1970 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with no previous owner markings. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Maurice Shellim". Illustrated with black and white plates, maps. 79 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Maurice Shellim was born in Shanghai, and spent his childhood in India. He arrived in Calcutta in 1949 to practice medicine, and became interested in prints of Calcutta and India, and acquired a large collection. He also held exhibits of his own paintings, and travelled extensively in India, mainly by jeep. 024048

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Indigo, Weston, Christine
15 Indigo
Weston, Christine
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1943 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" and Scribner's Seal on copyright page. Clean gray cloth boards with dark blue lettering and gold fern decoration on cover, blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly stamped on front free endpaper. 374 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inner flap), numerous closed edge tears with associated creasing; author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Approx. 6" x 8". Fiction. 017116

Price: 20.00 USD
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Hathoo of the Elephants, Wheeler, Post
16 Hathoo of the Elephants
Wheeler, Post
New York Viking Press 1943 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, Inscribed to Thomas E. Dewey, Jr.. (son of the former governor of New York and two-time presidential candidate, Thomas E. Dewey, Sr.) and SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Both book and dustjacket in fine condition. Very clean unfaded orange cloth boards with small elephant illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. "To Thomas E. Dewey, Jr. - Merry Christmas - Post Wheeler" on half-title page. 333 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped ($2.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Original introductory card from publisher enclosed describing and reviewing the book. A tale of Man's brotherhood with the beast of the earth -- the life of a boy in the wild jungles of India. A collectable first edition, signed association copy in exquisite condition. 8vo. Fiction. 015633

Price: 250.00 USD
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17 An Error of Judgment
Wolpert, Stanley
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1970 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Orange cloth boards with bright lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slight tape shadows on board edges. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). 318 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 010932

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Shameful Flight - The Last Years of the British Empire in India, Wolpert, Stanley
18 Shameful Flight - The Last Years of the British Empire in India
Wolpert, Stanley
Oxford University Press, USA 2006 0195151984 / 9780195151985 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page and in clean unclipped dust jacket. White boards with yellow spine, gold lettering on spine. Light soiling. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 238 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (28.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Birtain's precipitous and ill-planned disengagement from India in 1947 - condemned as a "shameful flight" by Winston Churchill -- and its catastrophic effect on South Asia. 023174

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