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Vedanta in Chicago Golden Jubilee Souvenir

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Vivekananda Vedanta Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17038


Crisp, as new copy marred only by a tiny crease to upper fornt corner. Published in celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the Vivekananda Vedanta Society. Profusely illustrated with photographs, a few in color. Includes numerous articles and quotes, as well as a history. Ads by commercial vendors at back. A publication of the Ramakrishna Order of India. View more info

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A History of Indian Buddhism: From Sakyamuni to Early Mahayana (Asian Studies at Hawaii)

By: Akira, Hirakawa

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hawaii, Univ of Hawaii Press: 1990

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 28053


Beautiful book, clean and bright inside and out with no names or writing. Pages and page edges are pristine and book is tightly bound. Measures 6-1/2" x 9-1/2" and has 402 pages.Text is divided into three sections: Early Buddhism, Nikaya Buddhism and and Early Mahayana Buddhism. Book has been translated to English from the Japanese. View more info

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The Rains Came: A Novel of Modern India (SIGNED)

By: Bromfield, Louis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap:

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 28120


Bromfield won the Pulitzer prize for this title when it debuted in 1937. This, however, is a reprint by Grosset & Dunlap. What's unusual is the fact that this reprint was SIGNED by Bromfield on the half title page thus, "With best wishes, Louis Bromfield." No names. Book is lacking dustjacket, but inspite of that is still quite nice with beveled boards and a large gold title box on spine. Book is tightly bound and clean. It measures 5-1/4" x 8-1/2" with ... View more info

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The Wayfarers: Meher Baba With the God-Intoxicated

By: Donkin, Williams

Price: $40.00

Publisher: North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, U.S.A., Sheriar Foundation: 1988

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 25885


Very nice clean book with no names or writing. and no bumps to boards. One very small tear to top back edge of jacket and two tiny freckles to side edge of text block. Original price is at back cover. Jacket protected by brand new mylar. Illustrated with black and white photographs.An interesting look at Meher Baba's work contacting h the mast in India -- people who rejected the world to be ever more intoxicated with God. 465 pages View more info

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Curzon: Imperial Statesman

By: Gilmour, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 27197TB


Crisp, beautiful book with no tears or chips, no bumps to baords, no names or writing and no price-clip. Pages and page edges pristine. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Photo illustrated. A biography of the controversial Lord Curzon from the heyday of his country's empire in India through the traumatic years following WWI. 684 pages including extensive index. Originally published in England in 1994. View more info

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India's Silent Revolution ; The Rise of the Low Castes in North Indian Politics

By: Jaffrelot, Christophe

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2003

Edition: 1st India Edition

Seller ID: 27943


Crisp, clean, attractive book with no names or writing, no bumps to boards, and no tears or chips to dustjacket which looks most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 5-3/4" x 8-3/4" and has 505 pages. A very interesting look at the rise of the lower castes in India, a phenomenon which has been called a "genuine democratization." which ahs brought about economic and social changes. Utter Pradesh, India's largest state, is controlled by low caste politici... View more info

Affectionately, Rachel: Letters from India, 1860-1884

By: Johnson, Rachel Kerr

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 19455


Clean and attractive with no names or writing. Dustjacket shows no tears or chips and is very handsome in brand new mylar cover.A fascinating collection of letters written by Rachel Kerr Johnson, the great-grandmother of Professor Tull who edited the book. Amazing detail of her life as a Christian missionary with her husband and children in India, carried out while the Civil War was going on back home in America. Detailed views of daily life, politics, cultural mores, an... View more info

Affectionately, Rachel: Letters from India, 1860-1884

By: Johnson, Rachel Kerr

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kent, Ohio, Kent State University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 19455B


Clean and attractive with no names or writing. Dustjacket shows no tears or chips and is very handsome in brand new mylar cover.A fascinating collection of letters written by Rachel Kerr Johnson, the great-grandmother of Professor Tull who edited the book. Amazing detail of her life as a Christian missionary with her husband and children in India, carried out while the Civil War was going on back home in America. Detailed views of daily life, politics, cultural mores, an... View more info

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Ayurvedic Cooking for Westerners: Familiar Western Food Prepared With Ayurvedic Principles

By: Morningstar, Amadea

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, U.S.A., Lotus Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 13126A


Crisp, beautiful copy with no defect. Brand new. An unusual cookbook which brings Ayurvedic principles to the preparation of familar Western food such as pasta salad, tortillas, minestrone and apple butter. 230 recipes in all.395 pages, plus ads. View more info

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Harper's Bazar January 1, 1888

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1888

Edition: Vol. XXL No. 1

Seller ID: 25922


Very clean attractive magazine presented newspaper-style and geared to women. It's quite large, though folded in the middle and has no mailing label. There's a bit of toning at the fold and several small edge tears which have been pressed and, if s9ignificant, repaired with archival tape. Measures 11-1/2"x16-1/2" with 16 dense pages. One of the most interesting stories is a first person account entitled "How We Spent Christmas Day in India" with accompanying drawings. Ot... View more info

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Festival of India in the United States 1985-1986 12 Booklets in Original Box from the Government of India Tourist Office

By: No Authors Stated

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Welcomegroup: 1985

Seller ID: 25156


Original box of booklets came to previous owner via the Government of India Tourist Office in Chicago. They were printed and disseminated to promote the Festival of India in the United States during 1985 and 1986. Titles are: The Master Weavers; An Introduction to Handcrafted Textiles of India; Master Craftsmen, An Introduction to Crafts in India; The Splendour of Indian Silk; Know India -- Architecure; Know India -- Civilization; Know India -- Cities; Know India -- Cla... View more info

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Rural India: Land, Power and Society Under British Rule

By: Robb, Peter (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London & Dublin, Curzon Press: 1983

Seller ID: 26083TB


Very nicely kept book. Only fault to book itself is former own r's name and date written on front free endpaper for woich we will provide a brand new bookplate to use, or not, at buyer's discretion. Pages and page edges pristine and no bumps to boards. Dustjacket is likewise nice with just a small bit of wear to top edge which is almost invisible in brand new mylar cover. Contents include 10 articles on various aspects of the topic written by several authors. The focus i... View more info

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The Raj Quartet; A Division of the Spoils, The Towers of Silence, The Days Of the Scorpion and The Jewel in the Crown

By: Scott, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1984

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 14937A


A lovely set with four pristine novels. All are clean as a whistle inside and out with no writing and no spine crease. Quality paperback measuring 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Story is set against the backdrop of the last days of India under British rule. The author held a commission in the Indian army during WWII View more info