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New York, A Signet Book/New American Library. 1954. Soft cover. Book, Later Printing. 190,[ii] pp. 12mo/18cm. Paper, light wear, internally fine. The first novel of this talented South Indian writer. Kamala Markandaya ( _. Very Good.
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Book number: 005465
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1338]

 
American Oriental Society, 169th Meeting--1959. Abstract of Communications
Ann Arbor , Michigan, American Oriental Society. 1959. No Binding. Book, 16pp. Mimeographed and stapled. 4to/28cm. Abstracts of 75 communications received since the last meeting. Very Good.
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Book number: 005217
USD 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1635]

 
Belgian Congo 57. Monthly Report No.2. November
Brussels, Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi Information & Public Relations Office. 1957. Soft cover. Book, First edition. 15pp. Tall 8vo/24cm. A newsletter type publication with a number of current affairs stories relating to the Belgian Congo and Ruanda-Urundi, this month featuring an article on the first municipal elections in the three major 'Towns' of the Congo , i.e. Elisabethville, Leopoldville and Jadotville scheduled for December 1957. Also a long letter from Rev Leonard C. Robinson in Washington to Roy Ottley of the Chicago Tribune on European colonial and racial attitudes in Africa. Rev. Ronbinson was an American Seventh-day Adventist missionary who had spent thirty years in Africa. Very Good.
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Book number: 005041
USD 19.55 [Appr.: EURO 18 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2180]
Catalogue: Belgian Congo
Keywords: Africa Belgian Congo Ruanda-Urundi Current Affairs Newsletters Digests Journals Reports Rev. Leonard C. Robinson

 
Bibliography of Selected Indian Books 1976
New Delhi, Mrs. Nirmal Single for Navrang. 1976. Soft cover. Book, vi, 192, [ix ads] pp, Preface, form letter with holograph signature of N. Single, Sm 8vo/20cm. Printed white wrappers, closed split head of spine, light soil, internally fine. Subtitled: Selected Booklist on Indian Art & Culture: Special Issue. A selected list of Indian books published in the latter half of 1975, the first half of 1976 and those which are expected to be published in the last half of 1976. Navrang was an Oriental Publisher and Bookseller. Fine.
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Book number: 004490
USD 11.73 [Appr.: EURO 11 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1308]
Keywords: India Books Published 1975-76 Art and Culture Bibliography South Asia

 
The Brooklyn Daily Eage Almanac. 1917. A Book of Information General of the World, and Special of New York City and Long Island
Brooklyn, Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 1917. Hardcover. Book, Volume XXXII. First Edition. xxxii, 640, [ii] pp, detailed index (including to previous volumes), innumerable other details of life and culture in the Borough (formerly City) of Brooklyn, also known as Kings County. Red cloth gilt, spine and front board lightly faded, light edgewear, 3 marks back board, Lacks pocket map, internally clean, tight and very good, otherwise clean, tight and very good. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle which was published from 1845 to 1955 (with a brief later revival) was one of the nation's leading dailies and its distinguished editors included Walt Whitman, Cleveland Rogers, Thomas Kinsella, St. Clair McKelway, Frank Schroth and Charles Montgomery Skinner.Among the many illustrated adverts, this volume has seating charts of Brooklyn and New York Theatres. Very Good.
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Book number: 004430
USD 92.86 [Appr.: EURO 85.25 | £UK 71.75 | JP¥ 10355]
Catalogue: Brooklyn
Keywords: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Publications 1917 American Almanacs Theatre Seating Charts

 
The Brooklyn Daily Eage Almanac. 1910. A Book of Information General of the World, and Special of New York City and Long Island
Brooklyn, Brooklyn Daily Eagle. 1910. Hardcover. Book, Volume XXV, First Edition. 690, [ii] pp, large double-sided folding map in front pocket dated 1908 with Manhattan and the Bronx on one side and six road maps of parts of Long Island on the other, detailed index (including to previous volumes), many adverts (including full page), innumerable other details of life, business and culture in the new Borough (former City) of Brooklyn, also known as Kings County. Red cloth gilt, light soil, small splits head of spine, ca. 3/8" damp stain foot of front board, light wear and soil, otherwise clean, tight and very good. The Brooklyn Daily Eage was a newspaper published in Brooklyn, New York from 1845 to 1955 with a short-lived revival in the sixties. At one time it was the most popular afternoon paper in the United States and its distinguished Editors included Walt Whitman, St. Clair McKelway, Thomas Kinsella, Cleveland Rogers and Charles Montgomery Skinner. Very Good.
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Book number: 004429
USD 83.09 [Appr.: EURO 76.5 | £UK 64.25 | JP¥ 9266]
Catalogue: Brooklyn
Keywords: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Publications 1910 American Almanacs Directories Guides

 
The City of London: Official Guide. Issued with the Approval of the Corporation of London
Cheltenham and London, Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd. 1962. Soft cover. Book, n.d. (1962?). 336pp, 2 maps (1 folding colored), many b/w photo illustrations, ads. 8vo/22cm. Soft red plasticized cover with silver lettering, no wear, bookmark attached with red cord, internally fine. NF. An unusually complete guide with excellent photographs. Fine.
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Book number: 003468
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1091]
Catalogue: London--Guides
Keywords: City of London Guidebooks Guides Britain Travel & Description History Armorial Insignia

 
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The Clique. The Antiquarian Booksellers' Medium. No. 4013 (Oct 13, 1962)
London, The Clique Ltd. 1962. Soft cover. Book, 66pp, ads, subject index and index of advertisers. Tall 8vo/24.5cm.Wrappers, slightly rubbed and faded, lower corner slightly chipped text not disturbed, occasional small checkmarks, five inch chip in Francis Edwards'ad pp 47-48, otherwise internally clean and very good. Very Good.
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Book number: 004217
USD 10.75 [Appr.: EURO 10 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1199]
Catalogue: Book Trade
Keywords: Bookseller Periodicals Great Britain

 
Crescent and Green: A Miscellany of Writings on Pakistan
London, Cassell & Company, Ltd. 1955. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. x, 170pp, map, 12 pages of half-tone illustrations from photographs and artwrork. 8vo/22cm. Black cloth gilt in protected dj, round book stamp of the Punjab Religious Book Society/The Mall/Lahore on ffep, otherwise internally fine. NF/NF. Sixteen essays by distinguished authorities like Arnold Toynbee, Sir Mortimer Wheeler, Professor Norman Brown, S. Amjad Ali, V. Gordon Childe, Ahmed S. Bokhari and Dr. Alessandro Bausani. Many of the essays have appeared in The Pakistan Quarterly periodical. A keepsake from early Pakistan. Fine.
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Book number: 004968
USD 34.21 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 | £UK 26.5 | JP¥ 3815]
Catalogue: Pakistan
Keywords: Pakistan Literature Culture History Archaeology People Art Institutions Travel & Description Urdu Iqbal Jiinnah Versus the West Intellectual Life

 
The Honourable Artillery Company. Captain-General Her Majesty the Queen
London, The Honourable Artillery Company Headquarters. 1960. Soft cover. Book, N.d. (ca 1960?). 24pp, many photo illustrations, Introduction by Major-General, Colonel Commandant Julian A. ( ? ), History of the Company, The Infantry Battalion, The 1st Regiment H.A.C. (R.H.A.), "G" Locating Battery H.A.C. Armoury House, The Company and Its Facilities, Terms of Service, Battle Honours. 12mo/18/5cm. Red pictorial semi-stiff paper covers, shelf wear only, few marginal check marks, several words on last page, otherwise clean, tight and very good. The "HAC" is one of the oldest units in the British Army. An attractive and scarce booklet. Good.
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Book number: 003517
USD 12.71 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 | £UK 10 | JP¥ 1417]
Catalogue: Military-Britain
Keywords: British Military Units H.A. C. History

 
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Jalal-ud-din Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan. [from Darbar i-Akbari?]
?, ?. 1921. No Binding. Book, N.d. pp 1-117. Uncovered, spine sewn but paper taped which tattered and chipped, first leaf and last two leaves slightly chipped, otherwise clean and tight. Good+. 8vo/22cm. Apparently this is an excerpt from a scholarly journal or possibly part of a work titled Darbar-i-Akbari , the phrase which appears at the head of each page. Possibly it is an English translation of a part of Muhammad Husain Azad's Urdu work, Darbar-i-Akbari, ya'ni Jalal al-Din Akbar Badshah-i-Hindustan..published in Lahore, 1921. Muhammad Husain Azad (1834-1910) taught at Oriental College, Lahore. It is heavily footnoted. The origins and antecedents of this article or monograph are a bit of a mystery. Akbar, Emperor of Hindustan lived from 1542 to 1605. Good.
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Book number: 004061
USD 39.10 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 30.25 | JP¥ 4360]
Catalogue: Moghul India
Keywords: Akbar Moghul Emperor Darbar-I-Akbari Mogul Dynasties History Biography Muhammad Husain Azad

 
Laird & Lee'sVest-Pocket Pronouncing Dictionary including Leading Synonyms , Speller, Gazetteer of the World and Toasts and Speeches for all Occasions
Chicago, Laird & Lee Publishers. 1899. Soft cover. Book, New Efition, Revised [1893]. 199pp, Preface, Key to Pronunciation, Vest-Pocket Webster Dictionary, Abbreviations, Rules for Spelling, Gazetteer, Rules of Etiquette, Marks of Pronunciation, Forms of Notes . Bills, etc. When to use Capital Letters, Latin Words Often Met With, Toasts and Speeches for Sundry Occasions, Parliamentary rules, Value of Foreign Coins, The World's Decisive Battles, Perpetual Calendar.24mo/14cm.(2.5" x 5.5") Limp red-brown leather gilt, well worn with small chips and 2 short splits at spine ends, dront hinge cracked A scarce copy of this late 19th century work. Good.
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Book number: 005505
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.25 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 3903]
Keywords: Dictionary Gazetteer Speller 19th Century

 
Lenin Central Museum
Moscow, Foreign Languages Publishing House. 1957. Soft cover. Book, First Edition. Unpaged (ca 80 pages), profusely illustrated in sepia from photographs, documents, maps and other media. 12mo/20cm. Pictorial paper, light wear, internally fine. Description of the Lenin (Ulyanov) Central Museum opened in Moscow May 15, 1936. Vladimir Ilyitch Lenin (1870-1924) was a Russian revolutionary, author, lawyer, economic theorist, political philosopher, creator of the Soviet Communist Party, leader of the 1917 October Revolution and founder of the USSR, the world's first socialist state. Fine.
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Book number: 004911
USD 15.64 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 | £UK 12.25 | JP¥ 1744]
Catalogue: Russia
Keywords: Lenin Museum Ussr Russia Communism Biography Russian Leaders

 
Map of West Bengal showing boundaries of small sub-divisions
Calcutta, Diept Printing & Binding Works. 1965. Soft cover. Book, N.d. (pre-1971). 29 x 19 3/8 inches folded to ca 5 7/8 x 4 1/4 inches in printed paper folder. Colored showing state, division, district, sub-division and police station boundaries. Exterior folder is chipped, torns and soiled, map is good plus but with closed fold tears, some strengthened by tape applied at back. Each division is in a different color with boundary lines designating the smaller areas down to those of a police station, a rather unusual level of description. Good.
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Book number: 004588
USD 24.44 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 | £UK 19 | JP¥ 2725]
Catalogue: India-maps
Keywords: Maps India West Bengal Cartography Travel and Description Geography

 
Map: Kerala. Political. Scale 1 Inch = 8 Miles
New Delhi, Sarvodaya Service Corporation. 1954. Soft cover. Map, N.d. (1950s?). 40 x 30 inches folded down to 8 1/8" x 5" in a 8 3/4" x 5 1/2" folder entitled "Reorganized State Map of Kerala". and priced at Rs. 3:50 n.P. Map in full color showing district and state boundaries with capitols of each, broad and narrow gauge railways, roads, rivers, air routes, lighthouses, Folder lightly soiled and edgeworn with 2 numbers in ink, map very good other than 2 small closed splits at fold corners. 4 inset panels show: Physical map of Kerala, Tourist and Mineral Map of Kerala, the Relative Size of Kerala in India and a short narrative description of the high points of Kerala. An attractive map. Very Good.
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Book number: 004573
USD 43.99 [Appr.: EURO 40.5 | £UK 34 | JP¥ 4906]
Catalogue: Maps-India
Keywords: Kerala India Map Geography Cartography South Asia Travel and Description

 
Map: Himachal Pradesh. Political
New Delhi, Sarvodaya Service Corporation. 1954. Soft cover. Book, N.d. (ca 1950s?). Series: Reorganized State Maps. 33 x 28 inches folded down to ca. 8 1/2 x 5 inches in printed folder. Card-stock older slightly soiled, map clean and very good. Map in full color shows rivers, state and district boundaries, kacha and pacca roads, railway lines, cities and villages. Inset panel labelled, "Political Divisions of H.P." lists 4 districts and 26 tehsils. Line at bottom printed by "Bharat Offset Printers at H.E.P. Delhi." Attractive and seemingly somewhat scarce map. Very Good.
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Book number: 004572
USD 29.33 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3271]
Catalogue: Maps-India
Keywords: Maps India Himachal Pradesh Districts Geography Cartography South Asia

 
An Outline History of China
Peking, Foreign Languages Press. 1958. Soft cover. Book, China Knowledge Series. 487pp, 4 illustrations in color, ca. 25 in monochrome, Chronological Table of Chinese Dynasties, Index. 12mo/18.5cm. Paper, light wear, short splits at tail of spine, otherwise internally clean, tight and very good. A simply written account of the history of China from ancient times to the founding of the People's Republic in 1949. Very Good.
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Book number: 005556
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1115]
Keywords: China History and Description Dynasties Table Asia Mao Tse Tsung People's Republic Reds New Democratic Revolution Socialism Communism Communist Party

 
Political Map of Punjab. Scale 1 Inch = 12 Miles
New Delhi, Sarvodaya Service Corporation. 0. No Binding. Map, Series: Reorganized State Maps. N.d. (1950s?). 40 x 30 inches folded down to 8 x 5 inches in 9 x 5 1/2 inch folder.Inset: Tourist Map of Kulu-Kangra at a scale of about 1 inch = 25 miles. Full color on heavy card-stock paper, one small closed split at fold corner, otherwise clean and very good. Shows metalled and other roads, broad and narrow gauge rail lines, air routes, district boundaries & headquarters . Very Good.
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Book number: 004571
USD 29.33 [Appr.: EURO 27 | £UK 22.75 | JP¥ 3271]
Catalogue: Maps-India
Keywords: Maps India Punjab Geography Cartography Kulu Kangri Cartography South Asia

 
Taxila West Pakistan
Lahore, Public Relations Department West Pakistan. 1960. No Binding. Book, Folded 2-sided single page publicity brochure. 37cm x 22cm sheet folded into 8 pages of 22 x 9.5cm, 8 monochrome illustrations. Very Good. An early publicity effort of the West Pakistan Public Relations Department. On cheap paper but nicely got up and in very good shape. Very Good.
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Book number: 005501
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1338]
Keywords: Pakistan Greco-Buddhist Sites Tourism Taxila Travel and Description

 
University of Pennsylvania Bulletin: South Asia Regional Studies 1957-1958
Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania. 1957. Soft cover. Periodical, 22.[i] pp. 12mo/20.5cm. Paper, light wear. Description of the department's program and participating personnel for the 1957 and 1958 academic years. W.Norman Brown, Professor of Sanskrit, was then the Chairman of the South Asia Rrgional Studies Department. Good.
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Book number: 005569
USD 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1227]
Keywords: Area and Regional Studies South Asia India Pakistan Ceylon Nepal Afghanistan Academia

 
Vivekenanda Centenary Number. Vedanta for East and West. Vol.XII, No.6 (July-August 1963)
Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1985. Book, As New.
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Book number: 005564
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2230]

 
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. Volume 4: Asia & Oceania
Worldmark Press Ltd. 1984. (ISBN: 047188622X) Hardcover. Book, Sixth Edition. [vi], 426pp, multiple colored maps on pastedowns, many monochrome maps in text. 4to/28.5cm. Illustrated blue cloth silver, half inch closed split head of back joint, minimum ex-library marks, otherwise clean, tight and very good.VG. Good.
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Book number: 005231
USD 14.66 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 | £UK 11.5 | JP¥ 1635]
Keywords: 047188622x Geography Asia Oceania Travel & Description Cartography

 
Y.W.C.A.
The Fsce of Southern Thailand. 1974 Appointment Calendar
Bangkok, Thailand, Y.W.C.A. 1974. Soft cover. Ill.: Photographs by Thomas Seale. Book, Unpaged (ca. 33). Map, short sections on the purpose of the Y.W.C.A. of Thailand in Thai and English), Thai Holidays, U.S. Holidays, Holidays observed in Thailand 1974, 14 color photographs of typical and historical or landmark scenes, a portrait of Queen Sirikit, daily spaces for appointments, blank pages, pages for names and addresses of contacts and a page for Emergencyy nrmbers. Sm 8vo/ 19.5cm. Paper, spiral bound, light wear, many personal (holograph) entries in pen and ink. All in all a typical appointment calendar. Entries are by an unidentified English speaking person and are in English. Good condition. Good.
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Book number: 005394
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 1561]
Keywords: Photographs By Thomas Seale,Thailand Scenic Illustrations in Color Queen Sirikit Scenery Beaches Monasteries Historical Landmarks

 
GOLDSTON, JAMES A. AND PATRICIA GOSSMAN
Human Rights in India: Kashmir Under Siege
New York, Human Rights Watch. 1991. Soft cover. Book, First edition. [v], 161pp, Introduction, Summary of Conclusions, Historical Background, Scope of Conflict and Applicable Law, Violations by Government Forces, Violations by Militant Organizations, Conclusion and Recommendations, Appendix. 8vo/23cm. Card wrappers, light wear, internally fine. Mentioned inTaylor 203 along with a 1992 follow-up report by Asia Watch: The Human Rights Crisis in Kashmir--a pattern of impunity.. Fine.
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Book number: 003907
USD 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1091]
Catalogue: Kashmir
Keywords: India Human Rights Kashmir

 
GORDON, LEONARD A. AND PHILIP OLDENBURG, EDITORS PLUS WALTER ANDERSEN, SUMON DUBEY, DEENA KHATKHATE, ET AL
India Briefing, 1992
Boulder and New York City, Westview Press and The Asia Society. 1992. (ISBN: 0813314976) Soft cover. Book, First Edition. viii, 259pp, Preface by Marshall Bouton of the Asia Society, 2 maps, 5 figures, multiple tables, 1991 Chronology, Glossary, Further Reading, Contributors, index. Tall 8vo/23cm. Paper, light wear, internally fine. A review of political, economic and social changes in India in 1991. The editors, both well-reputed South Asian scholars, were affiliated with Columbia University at the time of writing. The authors of the six papers (W. Andersen, S. Dubey, D. Khatkhate, B.R. Nayar, A.K. Ramanujan and H. Sims) are all established authors, researchers and writers on South Asia. Fine.
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Book number: 003058
USD 10.75 [Appr.: EURO 10 | £UK 8.5 | JP¥ 1199]
Catalogue: India
Keywords: 0813314976 India 1992 Description and Travel Government Economy B R Nayar a K Ramanujan Holly Sims

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