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White Dacoit. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MATHER, Berkely

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1974,:

Seller ID: 97499


MATHER, Berkely. The White Dacoit. London : Collins, 1974. First Edition. Pp [1]-384. Map. 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Charles Wyndham, newly commissioned subaltern and descendant of the founder of Wyndham's Horse, a famous Indian cavalry regiment, is posted to command a remote outposton the North-West Frontier. The time is 1924. Wyndham, heavily in debt, be comes involved in a series of 'punitive expeditions', which prove to be a front for organized robbery. By the time he realizes what is afoot he is unable to withdraw, and when a raid misfires he is arrested, court-martial... View more info

White Tiger. First Edition in dustjacket

By: ADIGA, Aravind

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London, Atlantic Books, London, 2008, ISBN:9781843547204:

Seller ID: 105666


ADIGA, Aravind. The White Tiger. London : Atlantic Books, (2008). First Printing. Pp. (8),3-321,(1). 8vo, black cloth, silver lettering to spine. The first novel by the Indian-born author. Winner of the 2008 Booker Prize. Very good in clean, crisp, unclipped dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

Whole Bloody Bird : (obs, aphs & pomes). First Edition in dustjacket

By: LAYTON, Irving

Price: $40.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1969,:

Seller ID: 8738


LAYTON, Irving. The Whole Bloody Bird : (obs, aphs & pomes). Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, (1969). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-155,(5). 8vo, decorated orange and white cloth. Mansbridge, Irving Layton : An Annotated Bibliography A52, Bennett & Polson A25, Spadoni & Donnelly 2111. "In the fall of 1967, the Canada Council made a special arts grant to Irving Layton to permit the prolific and talented Montreal poet to spend the next twelve months in the Far East. So fascinating did he find Greece, Israel, India, and Nepalthat Layton never did get to Japan. The year 1968 was a vintage year, w... View more info

Wild Places, Wild Hearts : Nomads of the Himalaya.

By: SMUTYLO, Allen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario, 2007,:

Seller ID: 83696


SMUTYLO, Allen. Wild Places, Wild Hearts : Nomads of the Himalaya. (Owen Sound, Ontario) : Tom Thomson Art Gallery, (2007). First Edition. Pp [i]-xv,(3),1-302. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, grey paper covered boards, gilt lettering to front board and spine. "For the past 25 years, Canadian artist Allen Smutylo has travelled and created artwork in some of the most remote and desolate places on Earth. In the High Arctic, Patagonia, the Amazon, Antarctica, and the Himalaya, Smutylo has sought his muse. On a trip to eastern Ladakh in the central Himalaya in 2001, Smutylo encountered a small tribe o... View more info

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William H. Seward's Travels Around the World. 1st ed

By: SEWARD, William H.) SEWARD, Olive Risley (ed.) SEWARD, Olive Risley, (ed.).

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Appleton, 1873,:

Seller ID: 30378


(SEWARD, William H.) SEWARD, Olive Risley (ed.). William H. Seward's Travels Around the World. With two hundred illustrations. N.Y.: D. Appleton and Company, 1873. First Edition. Pp 730. Illustrated. Fldg.Map. Large 8vo, half-leather with marbled boards. A description of Seward's travels around the world, as recorded by his adopted daughter's sister, Miss Risley. Includes descriptions of the United States, Canada, the Pacific Ocean, Japan, China, India, Egypt, Palestine, and Europe. Light edgewear, small waterstain to edge of frontispiece, name, else vg. 140.00 View more info

Wilson Line

By: CREDLAND, Arthur G.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Tempus, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2000, ISBN:0752417282:

Seller ID: 110856


CREDLAND, Arthur G. The Wilson Line. (Stroud, Gloucestershire) : Tempus, (2000). First Edition. Pp [1]-128. With 167 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated green cardcovers. "Founded in the early years of the 19th century, the Wilson Line became the largest privately-owned steamship fleet in the world. Based in Hull, its main trade was to and from Scandinavia and the Baltic States, although the Wilson Line also carried cargoes to the USA, the Mediterranean, and India.[...] By 1916, losses from the fleet were such that the line was put up for sale. [...]... View more info

Windward Ho : Windjammer Days. First Edition, signed

By: PEARSE, A.W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: John Andrew & Co, Sydney, 1932,:

Seller ID: 29285


PEARSE, A.W. Windward Ho : Windjammer Days. Sydney : John Andrew & Co. 21 Phillip Street, (1932). First Edition. Pp (20),[1]-186,(2), portrait frontispiece + 10 leaves of illustrations and photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Albert William Pearse, FRGS (b. 6th April 6, 1857, Hornsey, London - d. July 12, 1951, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, NSW), Member of The Honourable Company of Master Mariners and Representative fot The Port of LondonAuthority for Australia and New Zealand, one-time gold miner, and involved with the cattle industry. Introduction by R. Scott-Skirving. Chapters: 1. S... View more info

Windward Ho : Windjammer Days. First Edition, signed

By: PEARSE, A.W.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: John Andrew & Co, Sydney, 1932,:

Seller ID: 14066


PEARSE, A.W. Windward Ho : Windjammer Days. Sydney : John Andrew & Co. 21 Phillip Street, (1932). First Edition. Pp (20),[1]-186,(2), portrait frontispiece + 10 leaves of illustrations and photos. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Albert William Pearse, FRGS (b. 6th April 6, 1857, Hornsey, London - d. July 12, 1951, Rushcutters Bay, Sydney, NSW), Member of The Honourable Company of Master Mariners and Representative fot The Port of LondonAuthority for Australia and New Zealand, one-time gold miner, and involved with the cattle industry. Introduction by R. Scott-Skirving. Chapters: 1. S... View more info

Wisdom : The Magazine of Knowledge for Lifetime Learning and Education. Volume 34 : The Widsom of India

By: GUTTERMAN, Leon (ed.) KARSH, Yossuf (cover photography)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Wisdom Society for the Advancement of Knowledge, Learning and Research in Education, Beverley Hills, CA, 1960,:

Seller ID: 110619


GUTTERMAN, Leon (ed.). Wisdom : The Magazine of Knowledge for Lifetime Learning and Education. Volume 34 : The Widsom of India. (Beverley Hills, CA : The Wisdom Society for the Advancement of Knowledge, Learning and Research in Education, June 1960). Pp 1-64. Illustrated. Double Column. Folio, illustrated paper-covered boards (hardcover). Contents : India Today and Tomorrow; Women of India; Children of India; Rural India - Villages and Villagers;The Hindu iew; Wisdom of Hindiusm; Wisdom of Buddha; Agriculture and India 's Economy; Industrialization in India; Educating 400 Million Minds; The Li... View more info

With Star and Crescent : A Full and Authentic Account of a Recent Journey with a Caravan from Bombay to Constantinople, comprising a Description of the Country, the People, and Interesting Adventures with the Natives. as is.

By: LOCHER, A.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Aetna Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1890,:

Seller ID: 77035


LOCHER, A. With Star and Crescent : A Full and Authentic Account of a Recent Journey with a Caravan from Bombay to Constantinople, comprising a Description of the Country, the People, and Interesting Adventures with the Natives . Philadelphia, PA: Aetna Publishing Company, 1890. Pp. (2),[1]-634,(2),frontis., including plates (some of which still have tissue-guards). Illus trated. 8vo, pictorial blue-green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. At Bombay; 2. Looking Around Muscat; 3. Anchored; 4. Crossing the Gulf to El Kerweik; 5. Moslem Slaves; 6. Steaming to Bagdad; 7-8. ... View more info

Woolgathering. First Edition

By: SMITH, Patti

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hanuman Books, Madras & New York, 1992, ISBN:0937815470:

Seller ID: 110102


SMITH, Patti. Woolgathering. New York & Madras : Hanuman Books, 1992. FirstEdition. Pp (10),[9]-80,(4), frontispiece + 1 plate. 16mo, plain red card covers, with a red and white illustrated dustjacket. over photograph by Edward Maxey. Frontispiece and inside photos by Linda Smith Bianucci. Hanuman Books No. 45. Hanuman Books was founded by Raymond Foye and Francesco Clemente in 1986. The press published small handmade books, primarily of works by contemporary avant-garde writers and rare translations. The administrative and editorial functions were housed in New York's Chelsea Hotel, while pri... View more info

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Works of Edmund Burke, with a memoir

By: BURKE, Edmund

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, New York, 0,:

Seller ID: 99471


BURKE, Edmund. The Works of Edmund Burke, with a memoir. IN THREE VOLUMES. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, [n.d. - mid-1800s]. I: Pp. (8),[i]-iii,(3),[i]-xxix,(1),[iii]-xii,[13]-584,(4), portrait frontispiece; II: Pp. (8),[v]-viii,[3]-597,(5); III: Pp. (8),[i]-iii,(1),[3]-537,(5). 8vo, pressed purple cloth with gilt lettering to spines. "A new Edition of the Worksof Mr. Burke having been called for by the Public the opportunity has been taken to make some slight changes, it is hoped for the better. A different distribution of the contents, while it has made the volumes more nearly... View more info

World of Magic. mass-market paperback

By: DE MARTINO, Ernesto WHITE, Paul Saye, trans.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Pyramid Special, New York, 1972,:

Seller ID: 103089


DE MARTINO, Ernesto. The World of Magic. (New York) : A Pyramid Special, (1972). Pp (6),[7]-223,(1). Illustrated. Sm 8vo (mass-market paperback), illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Pyramid Special 02720. "The World of Magic is full of secret rites and rituals that are baffling to Western men. Nevertheless it has always existed and is still being practised bymany societies. Ernesto de Martino takes the reader to Australia, Siberia, India, the Near East, Fiji Islands, the Arctic and shows how magic is a da ily event in the lives of these primitive peoples. Precognition, divina... View more info

Wreck Hunters. in dj.

By: JEFFERIS, Roger and Kendall McDONALD McDONALD, Kendall

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Adventurers Club, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 77708


JEFFERIS, Roger and Kendall McDONALD. The Wreck Hunters. London: The Adventurers Club, (1967). Pp. (4),[5]-255,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A selection of capsules relating to the rediscovering of ships lost off the English coast, as well as examining what new information on each individual wreck has been found -- or, what riches may be contained within said wreck. "Dozens of wrecks are discussed. The story of the wreck is told in detail: when, how, and why it sank.Then the reader is taken below the surface to see what the wreck looks ... View more info

Wreck on the Half-Moon Reef : The True Story of the Wreck of the Dutch EastIndia Ship Zeewyk. in dj.

By: EDWARDS, Hugh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scribner's, New York, 1970,:

Seller ID: 31885


EDWARDS, Hugh. The Wreck on the Half-Moon Reef : The True Story of the Wreck of the Dutch East India Ship Zeewyk. New York: Scribner's, (1970). First Printing. Pp. (12),1-193,(9). Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, grey cloth. An account of the particularly lurid wreck of the Dutch East India Company's ship Zeewyk, which was lost through appalling recklessness on the west coast of Australia in 1728. Drunkenness, "stupid sin", and an ill-fated smallboat journey ensued. Vg in unclipped dj. 30.00 View more info

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Wrecks in Tasmanian Waters. in dj.

By: O'MAY, Harry, comp ROWNTREE, Andy, foreword.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: L.G. Shea, Government. Printer, 1952,:

Seller ID: 31850


O'MAY, Harry, comp. Wrecks in Tasmanian Waters 1797-1950. Tasmania: L.G. Shea, Government. Printer, [ca. 1952]. Pp 209, 24 of plates. Folding map at rear. 8vo, red cloth. A narrative listing dozens of wrecks chronologically, beginning with vessels of the East India Company in the eighteenth century,and concluding with the handsome steam yacht Alvena in 1951. With an index of vessel names divided according to place of wreck. Small puncture to rea r inner hinge, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 125.00 View more info

Yankee and the Swamis. First Edition in dustjacket

By: YALE, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 113959


YALE, John. A Yankee and the Swamis.. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, (1961). First Edition. Pp (8),[9]-224, frontispiece + 6 pp plates. Endpaper Maps. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The record of a journey by an American to the great holy places of India, and his study of the Ramakrishna Order and movement. In the past decade a strong interest developed in comparative religion, the 'perennial philosophy', and Eastern spirituality.Writings on these subjects by Aldous Huxley, Christopher Isherwood, Gerald Heard and others have been read enthusiastically. Sharing this interest... View more info

Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : A Sequel to Campbell's History. cloth.

By: BROWN, George S.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Rand Avery Company, Boston, 1888,:

Seller ID: 72969


BROWN, George S. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : A Sequel to Campbell's History. Boston : Rand Avery Company, Printers, 1888. Pp (6),[5]-524,(2). 8vo, maroon pressed cloth. George Stayley Brown (b. November 20, 1827, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - d. September 12, 1915, Boston, Massachusetts). ship owner, historian and politician in Nova Scotia.. Morley p.94, Watters p.657, Vaison p.59, Rhodenizer p.567, NSIB 83. With appendices and an index. With much of nautical interest throughout, esp. Chapter XIV, the contents of which are as follows: "Maritime Interests of the County.- Early Settlers Skilled Naviga... View more info

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Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : A Sequel to Campbell's History. cloth. signed

By: BROWN, George S.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Rand Avery Company, Boston, 1888,:

Seller ID: 39690


BROWN, George S. Yarmouth, Nova Scotia : A Sequel to Campbell's History. Boston : Rand Avery Company, Printers, 1888. Pp (6),[5]-524,(2). 8vo, maroon pressed cloth. George Stayley Brown (b. November 20, 1827, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - d. September 12, 1915, Boston, Massachusetts). ship owner, historian and politician in Nova Scotia.. Morley p.94, Watters p.657, Vaison p.59, Rhodenizer p.567, NSIB 83. With appendices and an index. With much of nautical interest throughout, esp. Chapter XIV, the contents of which are as follows: "Maritime Interests of the County.- Early Settlers Skilled Naviga... View more info

Yearbook of Asian Languages and Linguistics 2002

By: SINGH, Rajendra (ed.)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Sage Publications, 2002, ISBN:076199694X:

Seller ID: 54549


SINGH, Rajendra (ed.). The Yearbook of Asian Languages and Linguistics 2002. New Dehli: Sage Publications, (2002). Pp. 278. 8vo, tan ill. paper covered boards. Small white smudge to spine, else vg. 60.00 View more info