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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 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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Indian Hill Birds, Ali, Salim
2 Indian Hill Birds
Ali, Salim
London Oxford University Press 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket G. M. Henry, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with 64 color plates by G. M. Henry. 188 pages with index. Book size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". Clean dust jacket has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful book for the non-technical bird lover, covering over 300 species of birds likely to be sighted in India, superbly illustrated, with useful keys for field identification. 024706

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The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe, Barrow, John D.
3 The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe
Barrow, John D.
New York Pantheon 2001 0375420991 / 9780375420993 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in black and white. 361 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating exploration by a foremost mathematician and cosmologist on the nature of nothing. From the origins of zero in ancient India to the early abhorrence and eventual acceptance of the concept of the void by Christianity, he traces the notion through the work of writers and thinkers from the ancient Greeks to our own time. He looks at math, cosmology, theology, and physics to uncover the nothing that is at the heart of most things. 027434

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Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man, Bradshaw, Marion J.
4 Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1938 Deluxe Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Deluxe Limited Edition (this being number 487 of five hundred copies) SIGNED by the author and in original dust jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Errata sheet laid in. With one hundred twenty full page reproductions of the author's photographs and five itinerary maps. Photographs are gorgeous, clean and sharp, and are accompanied by clean printed tissue guards. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, and enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. Printed with the finest materials and containing full page photos of unusual beauty, this highly readable illustrated travelogue covers author's diverse travels around the world from Japan to Moscow to the Himalayas and beyond. As a visiting philosopher, he gets the people's views and reactions to foreign exploitation and their thoughts on religion as he mingles with the low castes of India, the coolies of China, and the poor of Japan. Dr. Bradshaw observes life as he found it among the people, and reported it faithfully without a preconceived agenda. 023463

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Night in Bombay, Bromfield, Louis
5 Night in Bombay
Bromfield, Louis
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 351 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 016559

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Samadhi, Comfort, Will Levington
6 Samadhi
Comfort, Will Levington
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean and solid book in lovely unclipped jacket. Copyright 1927 with no additional printings listed, no date on title page. Clean unfaded orange cloth boards with black lettering and elephant head on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers are clean with tasteful previous owner book plate on front free endpaper; no other marks. 310 pgs. Clean beautifully illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), two tiny chips at upper spine edge, hint of age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romantic adventure set in the northern hills of India. 017854

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7 My Lady of the Indian Purdah
Cooper, Elizabeth
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
205 pgs. VG A very nice copy of this book, even though an ex-library. Clean olive green cover with gold lettering, picture of the Taj Mahal on cover. Light corner wear, binding is tight & square. Tasteful, attractive illustrated library bookplate inside front cover, no edge markings. Pages are clean. Lovely frontis photo of the Taj Mahal with tissue guard. 003615

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8 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 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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Ships of Youth - A Study of Marriage in Modern India, Diver, Maud
9 Ships of Youth - A Study of Marriage in Modern India
Diver, Maud
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1931 on title page and copyright page. Clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold title box on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 496 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has two tiny edge chips, one tiny closed chip at spine fold. Faintest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Woven in with the lives of the characters is the vast background of changing India: life on the march in the silds of Sadak; camp life and work in the desert district around Kohab; life in the solitary hill state of Chitral, and glimpses of Kashmir. 017918

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Mother Teresa - Her People and Her Work, Doig, Desmond
10 Mother Teresa - Her People and Her Work
Doig, Desmond
New York Harper & Row 1976 0-06-060560-X / 9780060605605 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Very slight fading to board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly age-toned). 175 pgs. Illustrated with full page photographs, foreword by Indira Gandi. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018417

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The Hill of Devi, Forster, E. M.
11 The Hill of Devi
Forster, E. M.
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1953 First 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.
12 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
13 Christ and the Hill-Men
Harding, Dr. Frederic
Lakemont, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1974 First 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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In Times of Peril - A Tale of India, Henty, G. A.
14 In Times of Peril - A Tale of India
Henty, G. A.
New York A. L. Burt 1900 Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Clean gray-green decorated cloth boards and spine with red lettering on cover, gold title box on spine. Hint of very light surface wear only to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, clear tape reinforcement to front and rear hinges, but no visible cracking; binding is solid. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained page edges all around. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 427 pages. 021264

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None of Self and All of Thee: A Tale of Indian Life, Hewlett, S. S.
15 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
16 Son of the Moon
Hitrec, Joseph George
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1948 First 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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The Tusk That Did the Damage, James, Tania
17 The Tusk That Did the Damage
James, Tania
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0385354126 / 9780385354127 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean unmarked endpapers. 225 pages. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story set in South India that plumbs the moral complexities of the ivory trade through the eyes of a poacher, a documentary filmmaker, and, in a feat of audacious imagination, an infamous elephant known as the Gravedigger. 025968

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Along the Indian Road, Jones, E. Stanley
18 Along the Indian Road
Jones, E. Stanley
New York Abingdon Press 1939 First 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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19 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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A Thousand Suns, Lapierre, Dominique
20 A Thousand Suns
Lapierre, Dominique
New York Simon & Schuster 1999 0684858665 / 9780684858661 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, slightest hint of surface wear to base spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 541 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Translated from the French by Kathryn Spink. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From Earl Mountbatten, Viceroy of India to Mahatma Gandhi, from a legendary bullfighter in Spain to Mother Teresa; from the spread of Nazism to the birth of the State of Israel; Lapierre delves eloquently into the very heart of the history of our time. 018189

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