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Student's Practical Dictionary Containing Hindustani Words With English Meaning in Persian Character Urdu - English

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Allahabad :: Bombay, Ram Narain Lal: 1936

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 33640

Condition: Very Good-


4to 11" - 13" tall; 622 pages; 9th edition. 4to sized in original thatched green cloth with titles in black. Soundly bound and generally clean copy with expected light general toning to page stock; a few mild instances of worming to the cloth boards, but not through to the endpages or contents. Light shelf rub to cloth at edges with mild crimping at spine ends. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Indian Food; A Historical Companion

By: Achaya, K. T.

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Delhi, Oxford University Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35972

ISBN: 0195634489

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W & Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 360 pages; Oversize HC/DJ. 1st edition. Soundly bound and clean in original glossy, pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed to edges and surfaces with a small, shallow chip to the lower edge of the front panel. Illustrated with b&w photos and a selection of color photographs on glossy paper stock. VG+/VG View more info

The White Tiger; A Novel [Advance Reader's Copy]

By: Adiga, Aravind

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 26551

ISBN: 1416562591

Condition: Very Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 276 pages; Advanced Reader's Copy. Trade paperback in illustrated covers. Tight bright and clean. Just a touch of shelf/handling evidence to covers. Handsome copy. VG++ View more info

Mahavastu Avadana, Vol 2: [Sanskrit Language] (Calcutta Sanskrit College Research Series No. , XXX, [30])

By: Basak, Radhagovinda (Ed. )

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Sanskrit College: 1965

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 32922

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 757 pages; Vol 2 (of 3) of the Mahavastu Avadana edited by Basak . Lxxiv; 683 pp. Issued as #16 [17] in the text series and xxx in the larger series of Sanskrit studies published by the College. Handsome copy of this uncommon title. Square, snug and very neat. No marks. Original printed dust jacket is sharp and clean with just mild handling evidence at edges. Introducion of lxxiv pages in English; larger primary text of 683 pp is in Sans... View more info

Mahavastu Avadana, Vol 3: [Sanskrit Language] (Calcutta Sanskrit College Research Series No. , LXIII, [63])

By: Basak, Radhagovinda (Ed. )

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Sanskrit College: 1968

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 32923

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 787 pages; Vol 3 (of 3) of the Mahavastu Avadana edited by Basak . Xcii; 694 pp. Issued as #21 in the text series and LXIII in the larger series of Sanskrit studies published by the College. Handsome copy of this uncommon title. Square, snug and very neat. No marks. Original printed dust jacket is sharp and clean with just mild handling evidence at edges. Introducion of xciii pages in English; larger primary text of 694 pp. Is in Sanskri... View more info

The Cross in the Land of the Trident

By: Beach, Harlan Page

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23824

Condition: Good+


B/W tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages; Apparent and presumed 1st edition. Snug solid copy in original decoratively lettered cloth covers. Corners and spine ends lightly worn; spine cloth gently toned. A slight damp ripple along the top edge of the book's pages and a dim tide line across the surface of the rear board. Mild underscoring and pencil marks on about four pages. Prior owner name and address written neatly in pencil to front endpaper. Illustrated wi... View more info

Americans in India, 1784-1860

By: Bhagat, G

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, New York University Press: 1970

Seller ID: 00-6L8B-0FJM

Condition: Very Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 195 pages; 1970 NYU Press HC in original black cloth. Bright snug and neat; no marks. Lacking dust jacket but otherwise very neat. VG+ View more info

The Doms and Their Near Relations

By: Briggs, George Weston

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Mysore, Printed in India At the Wesley Press and Publishing House: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 35834

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 680 pages; Inscribed and signed by the author on the front flyleaf. Dust jacket lightly shelf soiled and and superficially rubbed at edges. Light toning to endpages. Illustrated with b&w photographs on glossy stock. Solid clean copy. Uncommon. VG/VG; Signed by Author View more info

Paharpur and its Monuments

By: Charu Chandra Das Gupta

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0005826

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 31 pages; Original photographic illustrated hard/semi flexible paper board covers. Spine unlettered, as issued. Solid, clean and neat. Publisher/retailer ink stamp inside front cover. Text unmarked. 31 pgs text and 16 photographic illustrations-one per page. Scarce work on the excavations at the Paharpur temple site. VG++ View more info

Catalogue of Indian (Buddhist) Texts in Tibetan Translation: Kanjur and Tanjur (Alphabetically Rearranged) : Volume 1: Texts (Indian Titles) in Tanjur

By: Chattopadhyaya, Alaka

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Indo-Tibetan Studies: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13832

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Catalogue of Kanjur & Tanjur; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 535 pages; HC/DJ. Soundly bound gray cloth with original title lettered, glossy dust jacket. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, more moderate on corners and ends of spine. 1/2" closed tearlower edge of front panel. Text itself is tight and neat, about as new. NF/VG View more info

Buddhist Centres in Ancient India; Calcutta Sanskrit College Research Series, No. 70. Studies, No. 47

By: Chaudhury, Binayendra Nath

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Sanskrit College: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33672

Condition: Good+


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 292 pages; Issued as Calcutta Sanskrit College Research Series, No. 70. Studies, No. 47. Snugly bound in original terra cotta colored cloth with titles stamped in black to cover and spine. Text contents bright and clean with no marks to text, but with ex-library indications limited to light attachments to endpages. Mild sunning at spine. Prior owner's several lines of notations regarding content on the front endpage. Snug with clean text; cond... View more info

The Gazetteer of India; Indian Union Vol. 2, History and Culture.

By: Chopra, P. N., Ed.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: India, Ministry of Education and Social Welfare: 1973

Seller ID: 19955

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 807 pages; Stout HC in ivory cloth with titles stamped in navy to front cover and spine. Square, sound and clean; no marks. Mild foxing to the endpages as well as the top edge. Illustrate with B&W fold-out maps. VG+. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Another Sun, Another Home

By: Croft-Cooke, Rupert

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21627

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; 1st American edition. Sound clean copy in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Drip splotching to publisher's red color topstain. A little shaken in the spine. Dust jacket missing a silver dollar-size swath from the top edge of the rear panel, with several smaller chips out along the edges and light to moderate rubbing at the spine and flap fold edges. General light toning to the jacket panels and title lettering a little dulled... View more info

Popular Poetry of the Baloches. [Vol. 1 & 2 Bound in One. ]

By: Dames, Longworth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, David Nutt (Publications of the Folk-Lore Society: 1907

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 33439

Condition: Good+


Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 428 pages; HC soundly bound in original terra cotta colored cloth with decorative bordering and titles in black and gilt. 1st edition, limited to 1000 copies, not numbered. 2 volumes bound as one. 204; 224 pp with separate title pages. But with ex-library indications including a catalog label at spine and light attachments to endpages. Cloth with a short closed tear at crown of spine and light shelf rubbing at extremities. Endpages fragi... View more info

Buddhist Monks and Monasteries of India

By: Dutt, Sukumar

Price: $33.95

Publisher: London, G. Allen and Unwin: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: haz.z6442bm1x2x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 397 pages; 1962 George Allen & Unwin HC/DJ 1st edition. Square snug and neat; no marks. Dust jacket has 2 or 3 tiny closed edge tears and light stressing at spine ends. Front flap price clipped. VG+/VG+ View more info

Banaras; City of Light

By: Eck, Diana L.

Price: $33.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1982

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20003

ISBN: 039451971x

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 427 pages; Clean, sound copy in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Spine slightly cocked. Stress wrinkle and creases to jacket spine along with a small set of surface abrasions (with no loss of color or material). Illustrated with B&W photographs and maps. VG+/VG View more info

Banaras; City of Light

By: Eck, Diana L.

Price: $9.85

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 21032

ISBN: 069102023x

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 428 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Square, sound and neat. Sporadic checkmarks penned to margins. Cover just a little curled at front edge. Illustrated with B&W photographs. G++ to VG- View more info

Democracy in NEFA [North-East Frontier Agency]

By: Elwin, Verrier

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Shillong, North-East Frontier Agency: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13781

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 195 pages; 1965 North-East Frontier Agency HC/DJ. Solid clean copy in original graphic, title lettered dust jacket. Publisher's amll address ink stamp to front free endpage. Text unmarked. Paper covered boards have graphic design matching the dust jacket design. Shallow chipping at crown of dust jacket spine and a short closed tear at the tail. NF/VG. Scarce title View more info

IN THE ABSENCE OF GOD: THE EARLY YEARS OF AN INDIAN SECT, A TRANSLATION OF SMRTISTHAL WITH AN INTRODUCTION

By: Feldhaus, Anne and Shankar Gopal Tulpule

Price: $13.45

Publisher: Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press: 1992

Seller ID: 0915L580673

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages; 1992 U Hawaii Press HC/DJ Square, snug and neat; no marks. Touch of mild handling rub to DJ syrfaces. F/NF View more info

Ladakh; the Mysterious Land History of Western Himalayas

By: Francke, August Hermann

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Cosmo Publications: 1978

Edition: 1st Indian Reprint

Seller ID: 13785

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Plates, B&W Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 191 pages; HC/DJ. Sound and tight in original brown linen covered boards. Publisher/wholesaler's small circular ink stamp to front end page; text unmarked. Small closed tears and light chipping to the edges of the dust jacket. Indian reissue of a work 1st published in 1908. VG+/VG- View more info