Published by World Publishing Co., Cleveland OH, 1959
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1959 - First Edition (stated) - near Very Good hardcover/Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) - 9.5" tall - blue lettering and blue and gilt dec on green cloth - color title page dec - 4 color plates - 51 b&w ill and photos - front board very slightly bowed, outer edges & cover edges lightly sunned; brief gift inscription on front endpaper, 2 creased corners; otherwise tight, bright, with no markings - dust jacket sunned, frayed with shallow chipping along upper edge and front flap edge - index - 314pp. Late 1950s Japan through the eyes of a leading British art critic.
Seller Inventory # HA060804
Published by Harper & Row, NY, 1964
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Papin, Joseph (illustrator). First Edition. NY: Harper & Row, 1964. First Edition. Very Good hardcover/Very Good+ dust jacket; 8.25" tall; brown paper covered boards with gilt-lettered brown cloth backstrip brown; illustrated endpapers; b\w ills by Joseph Papin; black marker bleed through to frontis illustration (illustration repeated elsewhere), otherwise near new with no other markings; dust jacket interior sunned lightly. 151 pages. Lively account of American missionary family in Ludhiana, Punjab State, INDIA, 1953-1959.
Seller Inventory # RC020603
Published by St Martin's Press, LLC, NY, 1995
Hardcover. Condition: Near New. Dust Jacket Condition: Near New. NY: St Martin's Press, 1995. First Edition/3rd printing; near new hardcover/ near new dust jacket; white paper covered boards with gilt lettered blue backstrip; b\w ills , b&w photos by Kamrun Noor; tiny nick at bottom edge of two pages, o/w no markings. 238pp. Himalayas; India; Nepal. Travelogue, snowboarding, with spiritual dimension. 0-312-14147-5.
Seller Inventory # RO052002
Published by Lothrop Lee Shepard, NY, 1962
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. NY, Lothrop Lee Shepard, 1962 - 9th printing - Very Good hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) - 9.75" tall - profusely illustrated with b\w ills & photos - cover lightly sunned at spine and edges, otherwise near new with no interior markings of any kind - dust jacket has small edge tears, rear panel creasing, wear to top & bottom of backstrip (in mylar)- index - glossary - 160pp. Asia religion traditions & ritual: Hinduism; Confucius; Lao-tzu; Shinto; Buddhism.
Seller Inventory # RA042416
Published by Writers Workshop, Calcutta India, 1969
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. No Jacket. Calcutta: Writers Workshop Publication, 1969. First Edition. Very Good+ hardcover/ Very Good+ paper title label/no dust jacket; 8vo/8.75" tall, gilt lettered red handloom cloth with gilt medallion on front, purple/white/gold woven border; mild sunning to backstrip; unmarked, near new exterior and interior; unnumbered pages. A selection from 38 songs originally composed in Punjabi by Guru Nanak (1469-1539), founder of the Sikh religion: Songs 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 20, 23, 31, 33, & 34. This selection has been 'transcreated' by the poet P. Lal; it forms a sequel to his JAPJI: Volume One. Lal: "Some songs (Nos. 6, 14, 15) have been re-translated, to give readers an idea of how approaches to the same text may differ at different times of a transcreator's understanding of the meaning." ISBN: 088253-708-3.
Seller Inventory # RS050114
Published by Vision Books, Delhi, INDIA, 1973
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Delhi India: Orient Paperbacks, 1973 - 1st Edition - Very Good hardcover/ Very Good dust jacket - 7.25" tall - black boards with white lettered spine - gluespots on cover (binder flaw); otherwise unmarked, as new - 156pp. India; Indian Thought; essays by former President of India on: Legacy of Sanskrit; Mahabharata & Ramayana; Samkaracarya (Shankaracharya); Buddha; Ramakrishna & Vivekananda; Mahatma Gandhi; Jawaharlal Nehru. ISBN: 0-86578-205-9.
Seller Inventory # RH091508
Published by Writers Workshop, Calcutta, 1968
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Writers Workshop, Calcutta, 1968. near Very Good hardcover/ Very Good paper title label. 8.75" tall; yellow cloth covers, moderately soiled at rear; otherwise clean, unmarked text. 49 pages. Essays on: (1) Literature and Myth; (2) 3 myths (sage Narada and the meaning of maya; the shy boy and the wishing-fulfilling tree; the ant march in Indra's palace); (3) Sanskrit Drama; (4) Tagore; (5) Contemporary Hindi Fiction; (6) Indian Writing in English. ISBN: 0-88253-303-7.
Seller Inventory # FN032112
Published by Satsangha Seva Samithi, Bangalore India
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. Bangalore: Satsangha Seva Samithi, no date (circa 1970) - Very Good hardcover (card covers)/ Good+ dust jacket attached to backstrip - 8.75" tall - dust jacket has 2" closed tear at top rear of backstrip, some light scuffing to rear, edgewear; otherwise clean - interior has price in ink at top of first endpaper, otherwise unmarked throughout - 39 pages. The Message of Gita-Govinda of Jayadeva (Krishnadasa): An Episode in Krishna Leela, a 20-page essay in English (no author name given) precedes the full text in Sanskrit (devanagari script). The last page carries 3 stanzas from the Sri Vrndavana -Mahimamrta I-5-7 in Sanskrit and English translation.
Seller Inventory # PS092508
Published by Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, London, 1979
Hardcover. Condition: Near New. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. London: Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, 1979 - 2nd printing - near Fine hardcover/near Very Good dust jacket - 8.75" tall - color photo frontis + 7 color plates - light foxing to outer edges - interior like new with no markings of any kind - dust jacket backstrip & upper panel edges sunned; front flap vertical crease - 258pp. India: Hinduism; spiritual discourse on an episode from the ancient India epic The Mahabharata: Queen Kunti speaks to Krishna. 0892131020.
Seller Inventory # RH120108
Published by Barnes & Noble, Inc., NY, 2003
Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Ryan, Andy (photos) (illustrator). NY: Barnes & Noble Books, 2003 - First printing (stated) - Fine/as new hardcover/ Very Good+ dust jacket (in mylar) - 4to/11.25" tall - gilt lettered dark red covers - lavish color and few b\w photos by Andy Ryan and others - tight, bright, unmarked, as new - dust jacket has tiny corner inner flap crease - bibliography, index - 216 pages. More than 25 American Yoga masters in profile and practice. ISBN: 0-7607-4558-7.
Seller Inventory # YN030305
Published by Northminster Presbyterian Church, Evanston IL, 1973
First Edition Signed
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Evanston IL: Northminster Presbyterian Church, 1973 - 50th Anniversary edition [1923-1973] - SIGNED by the author - Very Good+ hardcover in near Very Good dust jacket - 9.5" tall - gilt-lettered brown cloth - color pictorial endpapers, b\w photos - book as new inside and out, except for one tiny edge nick - dust jacket has edge wear, light rubbing at rear - 120 pages. History of Evanston, IL Presbyterian church. Signed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # GG-WT100315
Published by Random House, NY, 1949
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. New York: Random House, 1949 - Very Good hardcover/ near Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) - 8vo/8.50" tall - brown cloth with black illustration on front repeated on title page and gilt lettered spine - lower corners bumped; otherwise clean, unmarked inside and out - dust jacket lightly sunned with small chip, and moderate wear at top and bottom - bibliography, index - vii + 374 pages. BOMC Selection, with 4 page pamphlet review by Clifton Fadiman included with book.
Seller Inventory # BG120507
Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publ., Delhi INDIA, 1992
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Delhi India: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.,1992. First Indian Edition. Very Good hard cover/near Very Good dust jacket 8.75" tall; khaki cloth boards with dark blue lettering; 48 b\w photos, stencil ills, map; light spots on upper & lower edge, o/w near new with no name or markings; chapter notes, glossary, bibliography, index - xvi + 339pp. India; Religious Studies; Indic studies; 4 ras lilas (religious dramas): The Birth of Krishna; The Theft of the Flute; The Great Circle Dance; The Coming of Akrur.
Seller Inventory # RD072201
Published by Hemkunt Press, New Delhi India, 1972
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. New Delhi: Hemkunt Press, 1972 - Very Good hardcover/ no dust jacket - 8.75" tall - black lettered green covers - very light sunning to backstrip, slight bowing to front cover; otherwise as new, clean, tight, unmarked - xvi + 176 pages.
Seller Inventory # RS032809
Published by South Asia Books, Columbia MO, 1978
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Columbia MO: South Asia Books, 1978. First Edition. Very Good hardcover; blue cloth, gilt lettered on spine; 8.75" tall; last few pages rippled (not stained); otherwise clean, tight with no markings; notes, bibliography, index, xi + 197 pages.
Seller Inventory # RI101311
Published by Writers Workshop, Calcutta India, 1970
Hardcover. Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1970. Good+ hardcover/Good title label/publisher's plastic wrap dust jacket. 9" tall. handloom turquoise blue cloth covers with wraparound paper title label; covers have traces of magenta cloth-weaver stamp; dj taped to pastedown, adhesive remnants , otherwise unmarked; philosophical glossary. 24 pages. Translation from the original Sanskrit of the 8th century A.D. philosopher Sankaracharya's Upadesa-Sahasri, paragraphs 45-110. ISBN: 0-89253-617-9.
Seller Inventory # PS022209
Published by Samskriti International/InterCulture Associates, Madras INDIA & Thompson CT, 1974
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. Bapu (illustrator). First Edition. Madras India: Samskriti International/Thompson CT: InterCulture Associates, 1974. Very Good+ hardcover/acetate fitted dust jacket/decorative wooden box. 8.25" tall; color pictorial cloth covers; glue shadow to inner cover margin, otherwise no markings. Retelling of the Hindu epic for the younger reader with color ills pages 7-71 by wellknown Andhra Pradesh cartoonist/illustrator, Bapu, Sattiraju LakshmiNarayana. Cloth covers in kalamkari style featuring black outline with red/blue/white/mustard yellow/green crisp story-telling design. India epic; India children's literature. 0-88253-292-8.
Seller Inventory # FJ083114
Published by New University Society, Edinburgh UK
Full-Leather. Condition: Very Good+. No Jacket. Hepple, Norman (illustrator). Edinburgh: New University Society, not dated - Very Good+/no dust jacket - 16mo - dark red grained leather/buckram, gilt decorated front cover & spine - top edge gilt - b&w frontis dated 1931 - b&w ills by Norman Hepple - ribbon marker - v. light wear to corners, upper right corner light bump, otherwise near Fine - 254pp. Philosophy. Author: Margaret Barber (1869-1901).
Seller Inventory # RN2080901
Published by Kaziranga Books, Guwahati INDIA, 2011
Hardcover. Condition: Near New. Dust Jacket Condition: Near New. Guwahati INDIA: Kaziranga Books, 2011 - Very Good+ hardcover/Very Good+ dust jacket - gilt stamped red cloth covers - 8" tall x 5.25" - many color photos and maps, b\w ills - red silk ribbon marker - faint bend to front lower corner, otherwise as new inside and out - chronology, notes - 171 pages. Foreword by Amjad Ali Khan. The story of Sankaradeva (1449-1569) who reformed Hindu practice and belief in Assam (eastern India) in the sixteenth century. Motivated by the Bhagavad Gita and the Bhakti movement centering on Krishna, he introduced the element of personal faith and worship in simple prayer halls as opposed to temple ritual, priesthood, and Saktism/Shaivism. His influence on classical dance, music and other art forms continues into the 21st century in Assam. ISBN: 978-81-920126-1-2.
Seller Inventory # BR012715
Published by P.N. Oak, New Delhi India, 1967
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. New Delhi: P.N. Oak, 1967 - First Edition (stated) - Very Good hardcover/ Very Good dust jacket (in mylar) - 8vo/8.5" tall - paper covered boards with front illustration, rear bio - b&w figures and charts - light edgewear, exterior light shelfwear; 1 neat correction in ink, otherwise no markings - corrigendum + 302 pages.
Seller Inventory # RN021005
Published by Writers Workshop, Calcutta India, 1971
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Writers Workshop Calcutta, 1971 - 2nd Edition - Very Good hardcover/Very Good paper title label - 8.5" tall - transliteration chart - 34 pages. A lucid translation from the original Sanskrit. Includes Professor Lal's essay: The Difficulties of Translation. Lal goes on to give the transliteration of the original Sanskrit with a verse-by-verse literal translation which he then compares to the 1930s Yeats-Purohit version. Variant: Isha Upanishad Ishavasya Upanishad ISBN: 0-88253-274-8.
Seller Inventory # RH091312
Published by Charles P. Somerby, NY, 1880
Hardcover. Condition: Good. First Edition. NY: Charles P. Somerby, 1880 - First Edition - near Good hardcover/no dust jacket - 7.5" tall - dark blue cloth with blindstamped dec and gilt lettered spine - brown endpapers - inscription: "Margaret A. Bradley, Compliments of the Author" - errata slip tipped in - front cover shows few dark spills and faded patch; wear at top & bottom of spine, edgewear; rubbed corners; front hinge cracking - two small corner turndowns; otherwise interior is near Very Good, unmarked - 171pp. Author describes himself as an "American Buddhist" on the title page; his Preface is dated Forestville, Conn., October, 1879. The book itself is cited in Volume 2 of Thomas A. Tweed's Buddhism in the United States, 1844-1925 (6 volumes). Landmark volume in the history of Buddhism in America.
Seller Inventory # RB082704
Published by Hudson and Goodwin, Hartford CT, 1800
Full-Leather. Condition: Good+. Hartford: Oliver D. and I. Cooke, 1800 - Good+ hardcover - 6 5/8" tall - full leather, mottled edges, with gilt lettered leather label on spine - writing on 2nd flyleaf: Jeremiah Baldwin Jr. His Book Bought August the 2 AD 1800 - edge wear with corners rubbed, title label peeling out slightly from backstrip edge, page toning, but binding tight - 6.75" tall x 4" - 180 pages.
Seller Inventory # GX-WT120912
Published by Longmans Green & Co., London, 1875
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1875 - First Edition - near Very Good hardcover - 9.25" tall - brown mottle-patterned paper covered boards with brown cloth backstrip and tips, paper label on spine - lessons in Sanskrit, using devanagari lettering as well as English transliteration - light sunning and rubbing to covers, rubbed top and bottom cover edges - tiny neat interlinear writing on about 8 lesson pages, faint ink smudge in a lower margin otherwise clean, clear text with no other markings - 96 pages. Printed at Oxford. Preface dated Sept 1, 1875, New Britain CT. Elihu Burritt (1810-1879), born in New Britain, CT, was a 19th century peace advocate known as the "Learned Blacksmith.".
Seller Inventory # LS030813