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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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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
2 Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662)
Adamson, Jack H.
Boston Gambit 1973 0876450648 / 9780876450642 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 498 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, small shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emissar of Charles the First, second governor of Massachusetts, pillar of the Protectorate, and victim of Charles the Second, atypical Puritan and passionate lover, Sir Harry Vane was a man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. His experience reaches from Indian wigwam to royal palace. This is an unparalleled picture of a formative age which is with us yet. 026034

Price: 15.00 USD
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Indian Hill Birds, Ali, Salim
3 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

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
4 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
5 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A really attractive, solid copy. A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025242

Price: 75.00 USD
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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
6 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Very Good 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Closed tear to lower spine has been carefully repaired. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025243

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The Bridge of The Gods - A Romance of Indian Oregon, Balch, F. H.
7 The Bridge of The Gods - A Romance of Indian Oregon
Balch, F. H.
Chicago A. C. McClurg 1912 Illustrated Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket L. Maynard Dixon, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding, with publisher's pamphlet enclosed, preface by the author. Dark blue cloth boards with blue, black, and pale blue decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering. A few small faint spots to rear cover, otherwise clean. Tiny closed tear at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (neat) on front free endpaper. Eight full-page illustrations by L. Maynard Dixon. Sixteenth Edition. 280 pages. All-time Oregon classic, an intensely interesting story with faithful portrayal of Northwest Indian life, customs, and legends. 023349

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8 The Painted Cave
Behn, Harry
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Stated First Edition. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 63 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very short closed edge tear (1/3") at bottom panel edge, faint sticker shadow on lower front corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Moving tale of an Indian boy's courageous search among the animals and gods of his native Southwest for a true name. 9" x 6". Children's. 017216

Price: 25.00 USD
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When the Legends Die, Borland, Hal
9 When the Legends Die
Borland, Hal
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean teal cloth boards with silver lettering, small orange decoration on spine. Slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket designed by Paul Laune is unchipped, has slight age-toning, slight wear to corners. Photo of author by Sam Falk on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. After the Ute Indian boy Thomas Black Bull has been betrayed both by his own people and by the white man, he dedicates himself to killing the legends that gave him his distinction and his pride--and becomes a man without a dream, with emptiness inside him. The story of how he comes back, how he achieves regeneration and maturity--in large measure through the world of nature to which he returns--ios one that is hard to leave and impossible to forget. 026219

Price: 100.00 USD
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Everglades Adventure, Boughton, Willis A.
10 Everglades Adventure
Boughton, Willis A.
Readfield, Maine Brattle Book Company 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine (one very tiny faint water spot to lower front board -- smaller than a pea). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 246 pgs. Unchipped white dustjacket with green illustration and lettering, not price clipped, no tears, with slightest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of young Burt Lloyd, pampered son of a wealthy Florida airplane manufacturer, who borrows a plane from his father's private hangar and cracks up in the Florida Everglades. Befriended y a white hermit and a Seminole Indian, he is taught how to live in the wilds and learns the real meaning of friendship, and wonderful description of the Great Cypress Swamp. 8vo. Adventure. 015509

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11 Without Reserve
Burnford, Sheila
Boston/Toronto Little Brown & Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Susan Ross, Illust. 
242 pgs. Fine in Nr Fine DJ Very clean red cloth boards with gold and black lettering on spine. No wear to boards. Binding is tight & square. Illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Beautiful drawings by Susan Ross. Clean dustjacket has not been price-clipped, is unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Incredible Journey". Stated First Edition. 8vo. Native American. 003616

Price: 12.00 USD
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West to the Setting Sun, Chalmers, Harvey
12 West to the Setting Sun
Chalmers, Harvey
Toronto The MacMillan Co. 1946 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to one corner of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers with maps. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No names, writing or marks. 363 pgs. with notes and chronilogical list of events. The story of Mohawk Indian leader Joseph Brant, and the early Canadian/American frontier. 8vo. Historical Novel. 010769

Price: 15.00 USD
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13 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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Amazon Head-Hunters, Cotlow, Lewis
14 Amazon Head-Hunters
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Henry Holt & Company 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, association copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean rose paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "To my fellow explorer Allan R. Holmberg with high esteem and sincere best wishes for continued success on your Peruvian humanitarian project. - Lewis Cotlow (Christmas 1957)." Laid in is a four page review of the book with photographs by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Saturday Review, and the New York Herald Tribune. Book is illustrated with black and white photographs by the author, maps. 245 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has small v-shaped chip at top front panel edge, slight wear at top spine edge. Photo of author with an Indian of the Mato Grosso on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Cotlow's journeys and adventures in his quest to learn as much as he could abou the Jivaro head-hunters and other primitive tribes of South America, and to make a film about their lives. 024544

Price: 60.00 USD
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Island at the End of the World, Crouzat, Henri
15 Island at the End of the World
Crouzat, Henri
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Scarce first edition, first printing in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 214 pp. Jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), with tiny closed tear and hint of wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Shipwrecked when their hospital ship is torpedoed, a young officer of the French Air Force and three English nurses find themselves marooned on a tiny island in the Indian Ocean. This book was made into a French film in 1959 titled L’île du bout du monde, directed by Edmond T. Gréville, and was later brought to the U.S. as a movie called TEMPTATION. 019516

Price: 100.00 USD
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16 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Land Grabbers, Daniels, John S.
17 The Land Grabbers
Daniels, John S.
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1955 Review Copy Hard Cover Very Good+ Poor Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Slight fading to board edges. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. J. B. Lippincott review slip tipped in at front free endpaper. 222 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has 2" missing at bottom front panel, small corner chips at upper spine and one small chip at top front panel. Enclosed in new mylar cover. Scarce book. Much gunplay and a hair-raising hand-to-hand fight to the death spice this account of a dramatic crisis in the Indian-versus-squatter wars of the late Nineteenth Century American West. 009604

Price: 15.00 USD
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Heaven Has Claws, Doyle, Adrian Conan
18 Heaven Has Claws
Doyle, Adrian Conan
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright orange boards with large palm tree decoration on cover, clean brown cloth spine with white lettering and small brown decorations. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 245 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has age-toning, is not price-clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Nice photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. With the spirit and zest for adventure that marked the achievement of his father Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author tells vividly the story of an expedition he made with his wife to the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa exploring the wild coral islands of the mafia Channel and the seas of Zanzibar, Kilwa Kisiwani and the ruins of the Palace of Songa Manara. 026539

Price: 35.00 USD
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Indian History for Young Folks, Drake, Francis S.
19 Indian History for Young Folks
Drake, Francis S.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1884 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published 1884, with maps and many black and white illustrations throughout. Approximate size of book 7" x 9". Olive green cloth boards with brown decoration, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spot of wear to upper rear spine corner. Light soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Solid book with sound binding. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 479 pages with index. From the earliest European intercourse with Native Americans to the last of the Indian Wars, this book covers all of the inevitible encroachment of settlers onto North American lands on which the "Indians" once roamed free. 025139

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Spunyarn - More True Tales of Heroism and Villainy at Sea, Duff, Douglas V.
20 Spunyarn - More True Tales of Heroism and Villainy at Sea
Duff, Douglas V.
London Jarrolds 1957 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original dust jacket (unclipped). Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 200 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here are tales of voyages long forgotten, of sailors who sailed strange craft on even stranger missions--like the mysterious Northmen who landed on the Isle of Kutch off the Indian coast when Ethelred the Unready was King in England and whose statues, seventy-two men and one woman, still stand in the Rajput temples there. 026633

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