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Album Delhi Views

By: India - Photographic Album)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 0,:

Seller ID: 52513


(India - Photographic Album). Album Delhi Views : Containing 24 Real Photographs. Dehli : Jainco, n.d. [1960s?]. Pp 12 leaves. Oblong sm 8vo, orange wrappers, tied at spine with multicoloured string. An album of "real" black-and-white photographs of scenes of Dehli, India, attached at corners. One inch tear to lower spine, else very good. 40.00 View more info

Albuquerque : Caesar of the East : Selected texts by Afonso de Albuquerque and his son

By: ALBUQUERQUE, Alfonso de EARLE, T. F. VILLIERS, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aris & Phillips, Warminster, England, 1990, ISBN:0856684880:

Seller ID: 114705


ALBUQUERQUE, Alfonso de. Albuquerque : Caesar of the East : Selected texts by Afonso de Albuquerque and his son. Edited with a Translation, Introduction and Notes by T.F. Earle & John Villiers. Warminster, England : Aris & Phillips, (1990). Pp (4),[v]-xii,1-308. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lettered in red and black. "Of all the remarkable people who first opened up the rest of the world to the Europeans Columbus, Magellan, Vasco da Gama, Pizarro and Cortes Afonso de Albuquerque, governor of Portuguese India from 1509 to 1515, was one of the most astonishing. He wa... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume 45, No. 3, Summer 1985

By: American Neptune GORDINIER, Glenn S. REID, Seth O. STEVENS, Hawley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1985,:

Seller ID: 88535


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLV, No. 3, Summer 1985. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1985. Pp [149]-220. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated green, white and blue striped card covers. Contents : Early American Trade with India: Taking an Observation (by Glenn S. Gordinier). The Trade between Providence, Rhode Island, and the Caribbean and South America, in 1796 (by Seth O. Reid). 'Boston': Two 'New' texts of an Old Favorite Sea Song (by Stuart M. Frank). 'It Was a Noble Calling...' (by Helen M. Hill). C.S.S. Georgia: ... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 47, No. 4, Fall 1987

By: American Neptune KRUEGER, Hilmar C COLETTA, Paolo E. STILL, William N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1987,:

Seller ID: 81457


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume XLVII, No. 4, Fall 1987. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1987. Pp [225]-302. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, decorated white card covers. Articles : Hilmar C. Krueger's “Genoese Shipowners and Their Ships in the Twelfth Century” (pp. 229-239); Jaap R. Bruijn's “The Dutch East India Company as Shipowner, 1602-1796” (pp. 240-248); Paolo E. Coletta's “Pat Bellinger and the May 1919 Transatlantic Flight” (pp. 249-256); William N. Still, Jr.'s “A Nickel a Bucket: A History of the North Car... View more info

American Notes.

By: KIPLING, Rudyard. Munro's Library of Popular Novels, 197.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: George Munro's Sons, Publishers, New York, 1896,:

Seller ID: 109859


KIPLING, Rudyard. American Notes. New York: George Munro's Sons, Publishers, 17 to 27 Vandewater St., (May 21, 1896). Pp. (4),[5]-137,(23) of ads at rear. Small 8vo, printed, decorated brown wraps, black lettering to front cover and spine. Not in David Alan Richards, Rudyard Kipling: A Bibliography.Munro's Library of Popular Novels, number 197. Half-inch chip to tail of s pine, nicking to head of spine, faint soiling to spine, faint dampstain to bottom edge and bottom fore-corner (not even visible on margins of pages proper), a couple cover creases, browning to leaves (as per usual), else a ve... View more info

An Area of Darkness. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: NAIPAUL, V. S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company, 1965,: 1965

Seller ID: 63752


NAIPAUL, V. S. An Area of Darkness. New York : The Macmillan Company, (1965). First American Edition. Pp (10),11-281,(7). 8vo [143 x 213 mm], brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed orange. Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul (b. August 17, 1932, Chaguanas, British Trinidad and Tobago – d. August 11, 2018, London, England), known as Vidia Naipaul or V. S. Naipaul, was a Trinidadian-British writer who won the 2001 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Trinadad-born author writes about his journey to the land of his forefathers, taking the reader from ... View more info

An Area of Darkness. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: NAIPAUL, V.S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch, 1964,: 1964

Seller ID: 3954


NAIPAUL, V.S. An Area of Darkness. (London) : Andre Deutsch, (1964). First British Edition. Pp (10),11-281,(3). 8vo [140 x 215 mm], dark brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed grey. Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul (b. August 17, 1932, Chaguanas, British Trinidad and Tobago – d. August 11, 2018, London, England), known as Vidia Naipaul or V. S. Naipaul, was a Trinidadian-British writer who won the 2001 Nobel Prize for Literature. "This is not only a discovery of India, but also a writer's discovery of a great deal in himself. To see with such co... View more info

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An Unfinished Journey. First Edition in dustjacket

By: NAIPAUL, Shiva SMART, Douglas (foreword)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London, 1986, ISBN:024111943x: 1986

Seller ID: 70365

ISBN: 024111943X


NAIPAUL, Shiva. An Unfinished Journey. [Introduction by Douglas Smart]. London : Hamish Hamilton, (1986). First British Edition. Pp. (8),1-136. 8vo [140 x 220 mm], black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Shiva Naipaul (b. February 25, 1945 – d. August 13, 1985), born Shivadhar Srinivasa Naipaul in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, was a Trinidadian and British novelist and journalist. An unfinished collection of essays by the Trinidad-born writer, published posthumously. "He buries his hands in his pockets. "Is it like that in your island as ... View more info

Ancient Indian Army : Its Administration and Organization. First Edition industjacket

By: SRIVASTAVA, A. K.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Ajanta Publications, Delhi, 1985,:

Seller ID: 113775


SRIVASTAVA, A. K. Ancient Indian Army : Its Administration and Organization. (Dehli) : Ajanta Publications, 1985. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xxiv,(2),[1]-134,+ 43 plates. Index. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt letering to spine. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 40.00 "An analysis of the organisation and administration of the armed forces in ancient India can contribute towards a better understanding of the ancient Indian polity. Unfortunately this aspect of the ancient Indian aimed forces has not received due consideration. Using archaeological material, the indigenous sources and the account... View more info

And Ships and Sealing-Wax : A Chronicle of the Cruise of the Empress of Britain, 1933-4.

By: IRWIN, Alan Maurice.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Macmillan Company of Canada , Toronto, 1934,:

Seller ID: 94162


IRWIN, Alan Maurice. “-- and ships – and sealing-wax” : A Chronicle of the Cruise of the Empress of Britain, 1933-4. With photographs by the Author. Toronto : The Macmillan Company of Canada Limited, 1934. Pp (8),[1]-285,(3),frontis + 7 plates. 8vo, blue patterned cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Wh iteman, et al. A Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada, 585. Not in Watters. “Decidedly of the twentieth century, this book, which is illustrated with forty photographs by the author, records a voyage around the world. Enlivened by touches of humour, and written in a breezy, readable style, ... View more info

Anthology of Modern Urdu Poetry Volume I. in dj signed by Grant

By: BAKHT, Baidar and Kathleen Grant JAEGER (ed. & trans.) JAEGER, Kathleen Grant SINGH, Khushwant

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Educational Publishing House, 1984,:

Seller ID: 53017


BAKHT, Baidar and Kathleen Grant JAEGER (ed. & trans.). An Anthology of Modern Urdu Poetry Volume I. Foreword by Khushwant Singh. Delhi: Educational Publishing House, (1984). Pp. 251. Corresponding Text in English and Urdu. 8vo, maroon cloth. Translations of works by the following poets: Makhdoom Mohi-ud-Dee, N. M. Rashed, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Meeraji, Ali sardar Jafri, Akhtar-ul-Iman, and Munib-ur-Rehman. Vg in slightly edgeworn dj. Signed on the ffep by Kathleen Grant Jaeger. 50.00 View more info

Anthropology and Photography, 1860-1920. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: EDWARDS, Elizabeth

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, The Royal Anthropological Institute, New Haven and London, 1992, ISBN:0300051689:

Seller ID: 102591


EDWARDS, Elizabeth, ed. Anthropology & Photography, 1860-1920. Edited by Elizabeth Edwards. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, in association with The Royal Anthropological Institute, 1992. First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xi,(3),3-275,(1). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The book opens with five substantial essays on the nature of photography, visual perception, theoretical and historical approachesto anthropological photography, and the photograph as a document. These ar e followed by twenty shorter essays by leading anthropologists and hist... View more info

Anti-Oppressive Social Work : A guide for developing cultural competence. First Paperback Printing

By: LAIRD, Siobhan E.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Los Angeles / London / New Dehli / Singapore, 2008, ISBN:9781412912365:

Seller ID: 106346


LAIRD, Siobhan E. Anti-Oppressive Social Work : A guide for developing cultural competence. Los Angeles / London / New Dehli / Singapore : SAGE Publications, (2008). First Paperback Printing. Pp (5),[vi]-ix,(1),[1]-182. Index. 8vo, purple and blue card covers, lettered in white. "This book assists students to develop cultural competence when working with individuals from minority ethnic communities. Bringing together the latest research, it movesbeyond traditional conceptions of anti-oppressive and anti-racial practice by exploring the cultural aspects of people's lives. It explores many o... View more info

Archaeology of Contact in Settler Societies. First Edition, Paperback

By: MURRAY, Tim, (ed.) KLIMKO, Olga DELGADO, James P. ACHESON, Steven

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press,, Cambridge , 2004, ISBN:0521796822:

Seller ID: 114947


HUNTER, John, and Ian RALSTON, (eds.). The Archaeology of Britain : An Introduction from Earliest Times to the Twenty-first Century. Second Edition. (Cambridge) : Cambridge University Press, (2004). Pp (4),v-xviii,1-454,(8). Some illustrations, diagrams, tables in the text. Maps. 8vo, photo-illustrated black & yellow cardcovers, lettered in white, black spine, yellow and white lettering to spine.. "Several decades of research into the archaeologyof contact in North America have laid the foundations for the global explo ration of the archaeology of European colonization. It is significant, ... View more info

Archaeomalacology : Molluscs in former environments of human behaviour. First Edition

By: BAR-YOSEF MAYER, Daniella E. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the International Council of Archaeozo

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books, Oxford, 2005, ISBN:1842171208:

Seller ID: 113245


BAR-YOSEF MAYER, Daniella E. (ed.). Archaeomalacology : Molluscs in former environments of human behaviour. Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the International Council of Archaeozoology, Durham, August 2002. (Oxford) : Oxbow Books, (2005). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,[1]-184. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, ilustrated pale and dark blue paper-covered boards (hardcover), lettered in dark blue and white. Molluscs are the most common invertebrate remains found at archaeological sites, but archaeomalacology (the study of molluscs in archaeological contexts) is a relatively new archaeo... View more info

Around the World Awheel : The Adventures of Karl M. Creelman

By: KINSMAN, Brian F. CREELMAN, Karl M.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, N.S. , 1993, ISBN:0889995443:

Seller ID: 7727


KINSMAN, Brian F. Around the World Awheel : The Adventures of Karl M. Creelman. Hantsport, N.S. : Lancelot Press, (1993). First Edition. Pp (3),4-130,(2). Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, card covers. Creelman b.1878 Upper Stewiacke, d.1924 Vancouver. "Karl Creelman, a turn of the century adventurer from Truro, became the first Canadian to bicycle around the world in 1902. This is the story of his two-and-a half-year odyssey, taken from Creelman's own diaries and news accounts of the time.Humourous incidents and many hardships are experienced by this determined and resourceful young man. He ridesth... View more info

Art of Arabian Costume : A Saudia Arabian Profile. First Edition, Signed

By: ROSS, Heather Colyer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Arabesque, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1981, ISBN:090751300X:

Seller ID: 99220


ROSS, Heather Colyer. The Art of Arabian Costume : A Saudia Arabian Profile. (Fribourg, Switzerland) : Arabesque, (1981). First Edition. Pp (5),6-188.Largely double column. Illustrated throughout. Folio, green leatherette, g ilt lettering to spine. Heather Colyer Ross (b. March 7, 1936, Australia). "Few in the world are unacquainted with Arabian costume to some degree, butmisconceptions about its true nature are many. With the publication of The Art of Arahian Costume, this situation is now remedied. For the first time it is possible to see the brilliance of colour, variety of form and ing... View more info

Arts of Bengal : The Heritage of Bangladesh and Eastern India : An exhibition organized by the Whitechapel Art Gallery in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum.

By: SKELTON, Robert, and Mark FRANCIS, (eds.). MURPHY, Veronica

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, 1979,:

Seller ID: 100291


SKELTON, Robert, and Mark FRANCIS, (eds.). Arts of Bengal : The Heritage ofBangladesh and Eastern India : An exhibition organized by the Whitechapel Art Gallery in collaboration with the Victoria and Albert Museum. (London :Published by the Trustees of the Whitechapel Art Gallery, November 1979). Pp [i]-xiii,14-80. Illustrated. 4to, illustrated card covers. Exhibition was held 9 November – 30 December 1979 at the Whitechapel Art Gallery abd 12 January – 17 February 1980 at the Manchester City Art Gallery. Contents : Bengal: The Historical Background (by Robert Skelton); Sculpture (by John ... View more info

As I Remember : Hantsport Area in the 30's : Book Two. First Edition, Signed

By: GLOADE, Harold.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lancelot , Hantsport, 1989, ISBN:0889994056: 1989

Seller ID: 25246


GLOADE, Harold. As I Remember : Hantsport Area in the 30's : Book Two. [Hantsport, Nova Scotia : Hantsport and Area Historical Society], (1989). First Printing. "Printed by Lancelot Press". Pp 1-56. 8vo (141 x 204 mm), floral-patterned cream white covers with black lettering to front cover, with unlettered spine. Foreword by George F. Arnold. Contents: The Great Paper Chase; A Note from the Teacher; Morris Taylor [b. in India in the late-1860s, a reverend]; Morris Taylor Once More; March Hiltz's .22 [hunting rabbits]; The Pollard Place; Keep Off the Grace [above the Col... View more info

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Asoka And Other Poems

By: THADANI, Nanikram Vasanmal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1921,:

Seller ID: 64255


THADANI, Nanikram Vasanmal. Asoka And Other Poems. Delhi: (the author), 1921. Pp. 97. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt titles to spine. A collection of poems. Spine browning, waterstaining to the boards, corners bumped, bookplate to front paste-down, some light browning to the first and last few leaves, else vg. 50.00 View more info