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Complete Works of Pir-o-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan. Original Texts: Lectures on Sufism. Volume 1926-I: December 1925 to March 12 1926. Source Edition.

By: KHAN, Hazrat Inayat, Pir-o-Murshid.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Omega Publications, New Lebanon, NY, 2010, ISBN:9780930872830:

Seller ID: 109291


KHAN, Hazrat Inayat, Pir-o-Murshid. Complete Works of Pir-o-Murshid Hazrat Inayat Khan. Original Texts: Lectures on Sufism. Volume 1926-I: December 1925 to March 12 1926. New Lebanon, NY: Omega Publications, Inc., (2010). Source Edition. Pp. (8),vii-xxix,(1),1-606,(4). 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine, white ribbon place-marker. "Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882-1927)was an Indian mystic, philosopher, and poet-musician. The teachings contai ned in his numerous lectures represent a striking and significant modernization and renewal of the religious and philosophical traditions of Sufis... View more info

Conquest of the Ocean : The Illustrated History of Seafaring. First Printing in dustjacket

By: LAVERY, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DK Publishing, New York, 2013, ISBN:9781465408419:

Seller ID: 111530


LAVERY, Brian. The Conquest of the Ocean : The Illustrated History of Seafaring. (New York) : DK Publishing, (2013). First American Printing. Pp (7),8-400. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, white cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Brian Lavery MA, (b. July 18, 1945, Scotland) is a British naval historian, author, and Curator Emeritus at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. "For many years, the oceans that cover most of our planet were considered unimportant - eve as late as the 19th century the naturalist Charles Darwin dismissed them as "a tedious waste, a desert of wate... View more info

Constabulary : The Rise of Police Institutions in Britain, the Commonwealthand the United States

By: SENIOR, Hereward.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dundurn Press, Toronto / Oxford, 1997, ISBN:1550022466:

Seller ID: 87306


SENIOR, Hereward. Constabulary : The Rise of Police Institutions in Britain, the Commonwealth and the United States. Toronto / Oxford : Dundurn Press,(1997). First Printing. Pp [1]-192. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated p urple card covers. Contents : I. Origin of Common Law: Anglo-Saxons to the Eighteenth Century. II. The Emergence of the London Metropolitan Police. III. The Rise of the New York Police Department. IV. Police in Montreal. V. Rural Policing in Ireland: the Royal Irish Constabulary. VI. Police in India. VII. Police in Australia. VIII. South African Police. IX. Rural America a... View more info

Consultation and Co-operation in the British Commonwealth : A Handbook on the Methods and Practice of Communication and Consultation Between the Members of the British Commonwealth of Nations.

By: PALMER, Gerald E.H. (compiler).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London , 1934,:

Seller ID: 96520


PALMER, Gerald E.H. (compiler). Consultation and Co-operation in the British Commonwealth : A Handbook on the Methods and Practice of Communication and Consultation Between the Members of the British Commonwealth of Nations. With an Introduction by A. Berriedale Keith on the Constitutional Development of the British Empire in Regard to the Dominions and India from 1887 to 1933. London : Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, 1934. First Edition. Pp lix,(1),[1]-264. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : I. Machinery of Co-operation. 1. Governors-General. 2. The Imperia... View more info

Conversations in Bloomsbury.

By: ANAND, Mulk Raj.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Wildwood House, London, 1981, ISBN:0704530619:

Seller ID: 99796


ANAND, Mulk Raj. Conversations in Bloomsbury. London : Wildwood House, (1981). First British Edition, from the New Delhi sheets. Pp. (4),[5]-159,(1). With errata sheet tipped in at rear. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book is an hitherto unpublished collection of conversations that Mulk Raj Anand, one of the leading novelists of India, had with the avant garde writers of the twenties including E.M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley and T.S. Eliot. The talks with literary men and women in the bookshops, pubs, cafes and at sherry parties thrown new lig... View more info

Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. 1st US in dj. slipcase.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat, Boston, 1935,:

Seller ID: 77728


LUBBOCK, Basil. Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, 1935. First American Printing (stated). Pp. [i]-x,(2),1-180, frontis., + 36 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering tospine, t.e.g., in black slipcase. "In this book Mr Basil Lubbock gives a v ivid description of two specialised phases of the old sea life in sailing ships -- phases which have not been touched upon in any of his previous shipping histories. There is till a number of old seamen scattered about the world who knew the fine full-rigged ships of Sandbach, Tinne & Co. and Ja... View more info

Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. 2nd UK in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat, Boston, 1955,:

Seller ID: 77759


LUBBOCK, Basil. Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson. Second UK Printing. Pp. (4),v-x,(2),1-180, frontis., + 36 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. "In this book Mr Basil Lubbock gives a vivid description of two specialised phases of the old sea life in sailing ships -- phases which have not been touched upon in any of his previous shipping histories. There is till a number of old seamen scattered about the world who knew the fine full-rigged ships of Sandbach, Tinne & Co. and James Nour... View more info

Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. 3rd UK in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brown, Son and Ferguson, Glasgow, 1981,:

Seller ID: 83947


LUBBOCK, Basil. Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson, (1981). Third Printing. Pp. (4),v-x,(2),1-180, frontis., + 36 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. "In this book Mr Basil Lubbock gives a vividdescription of two specialised phases of the old sea life in sailing ships -- phases which have not been touched upon in any of his previous shipping histories. There is till a number of old seamen scattered about the world who knew the fine full-rigged ships of Sandbach, Tinne & Co. and James N... View more info

Cosmic Order and Cityscape of Varanasi (Kashi) : Sun Images & Cultural Astronomy. signed

By: SINGH, Rana P. B. and John McKim MALVILLE MALVILLE, John McKim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1995,:

Seller ID: 55173


SINGH, Rana P. B. and John McKim MALVILLE. Cosmic Order and Cityscape of Varanasi (Kashi) : Sun Images & Cultural Astronomy. N.pl.: n.p., 1995. An offprint of National Geographical Journal of India, Vol. 41 (1), March 1995. Pp. [69]-88. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, light green, ill. paper covers. Offprint Series (India) : 13. Spine faded with some rippling, top front corner chipped, lower corner creased, else vg. Author's signed gift inscription to front cover. 25.00 View more info

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Courting of Dinah Shadd and other stories AND The Courting of Dinah Shadd: A Contribution to a Bibliography of the Writings of Rudyard Kipling. FirstAmerican Edition.

By: KIPLING, Rudyard. LANG, Andrew. Harper's Franklin Square Library, 680.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1890,:

Seller ID: 107655


KIPLING, Rudyard. The Courting of Dinah Shadd and other stories. With a biographical and critical sketch by Andrew Lang. New York: Harper and Brothers, Publishers, September 1890. Harper’s Franklin Square Library, 680Pp. (6),[vii]-xii,[1]-182,(2) of ads, including frontispiece. 8vo, printed bluish-green wraps, blue lettering to front cover and spine. WITH The Courting of Dinah Shadd: A Contribution to a Bibliography of the Writings of Rudyard Kipling. (Jamaica, Queensborough, NY: The Marion Press), [ca. 1898]. Pp. (4),1-20,(8) including colophon. 8vo, printed sewn blue paper wr... View more info

Cow-Slaughter : Horns of a Dilemma. Indian Renaissance Institute.

By: SHAH, A.B. (ed.).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lalvani Publishing House, Bombay , 1967,:

Seller ID: 83540


SHAH, A.B. (ed.). Cow-Slaughter : Horns of a Dilemma. Indian Renaissance Institute. Bombay : Lalvani Publishing House, (1967). First Edition. Pp [1]-82,(2). 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Introduction (by A.B. Shah). 2. Cow Cult in India (by Mikandi lal). 3. Cattle problem (by V.M. Dandekar). 4. Cow-Slaughter: The Economic Aspect (by M.M. Shah). 5. Cow-Slaughter: The Legal Aspect (by S.P. Sathe). Ex-library (spine label, bookplate, inkstamps, remnant of rear pouch), sunned, else good. 20.00 View more info

Cripple and His Talisman. proof.

By: IRANI, Anosh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books, 2004,:

Seller ID: 78435


IRANI, Anosh. The Cripple and His Talisman. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, (2004). Advance Reading Copy. Pp. (8),9-252,(4). 8vo, white card covers. The Indian author's debut novel. He now lives in British Columbia. Vg. 25.00 View more info

Cripple and His Talisman. signed

By: IRANI, Anosh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books, 2005, ISBN:1551928035:

Seller ID: 65963


IRANI, Anosh. The Cripple and His Talisman. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, (2005). Pp. 252. 8vo, red card covers, yellow and white titles to black spine.The Indian author's debut novel. He now lives in British Columbia. Vg. Sig ned by the author on the half-title. 20.00 View more info

Cripple and His Talismans. signed. 1st ed.

By: IRANI, Anosh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books, Vancouver, 2004, ISBN:1551926512:

Seller ID: 75654


IRANI, Anosh. The Cripple and His Talismans . Vancouver: Raincoast Books, (2004). First Canadian Printing. Pp. [1]-252,(4). Map endpapers. 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to front and spine, and vertical wraparound blurb band to rear board. The Canadian author's first novel, set in India. Vg. Signed and dated by Irani on the half-title. 30.00 View more info

Crystal Palace and the Great Exhibiiton : Art, Science and Productive Industry : A History of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HOBHOUSE, Hermione

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Athlone Press, London and New York, 2002, ISBN:0485115751:

Seller ID: 115982


HOBHOUSE, Hermione. The Crystal Palace and the Great Exhibiiton : Art, Science and Productive Industry : A History of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851. London and New York : The Athlone Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-xx,[1]-451,(1) + 48 pages of b&w illustrations + 8 pages of colour plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Mary Hermione Hobhouse, MBE (b. February 2, 1934 – d. October 17, 2014) was an English architectural historian. "The Crystal Palace, in which the Great Exhibition of All Nations was held, has become a national icon. It housed the first... View more info

Cultivation and Utilization of Medicinal Plants.

By: ATAL, C.E., and B.M. KAPUR (eds.).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Regional Research Laboratory, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Jammu-Tawi, India, 1982,:

Seller ID: 92733


ATAL, C.E., and B.M. KAPUR (eds.). Cultivation and Utilization of MedicinalPlants. Jammu-Tawi (India) : Regional Research Laboratory, Council of Scie ntific & Industrial Research, (1982). Pp [i]-xxii,(2),[1]-877,(1). Index. 8vo, illustrated reddish cloth, white lettering to front board and spine. Sections : General; Medicinal Plants (Steroids; Alkoloidal - Poppy, Ergot, Cinchona, Tropane Alkoloidal, Gloriosa, Periwinkle, Rauvolfia, Ipecac; Courmarins; Flavonoids - Rutin, Catechu & Catechia; Glycosides; Polyterponoids; Cathartics; Adaptogen; Others); Products Used as Additives in Medicines (Dye... View more info

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Cultural History of India. Vols I-III, V-VI in dj

By: RADHAKRISHAN, Sarvepalli (intro.)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, 1982,:

Seller ID: 46460


The Cultural History of India. Introduction by Dr. Sarvepalli Radharkrishnan, formerly President of India. Calcutta: The Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, (1982). Volumes I-III and V-VI . Vol. I: The Early Phases (Prehistoric, Vedic and Upanisadic, Jaina, and Buddhist); Vol. II: Itihasas, Puranasa, Dharma and Other Sastras; Vol. III: The Philosophies; Vol. V: Languages and Literatures; Vol. VI: Science and Technology. Pp. 652; 738; 695; 839; 550. Large 8vo, red boards, gilt illustration to front, gilt lettering to spine, in acetate covers. Missing Vol. IV. Vol. III has half-inch circul... View more info

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Current Trends in Indian Philosophy. in dj

By: MURTY, K. Satchidananda and K. Ramakrishna RAO (eds.) RAO, K. Ramakrishna

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Asia Publishing House, 1972,:

Seller ID: 54945


MURTY, K. Satchidananda and K. Ramakrishna RAO (eds.). Current Trends in Indian Philosophy. (L): Asia Publishing House, (1972). Pp. 307. 8vo, white paper covered boards, black cloth spine, no titles present. Light rubbing to boards, else vg in dj (one inch tear to front, a few small chips to head of spine, light wear to corners). 80.00 View more info

Cyclones. in dj ex lib

By: DAS, Manoj

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sterling Publishers Private Limited, 1987,:

Seller ID: 46682


DAS, Manoj. Cyclones. (New Delhi): Sterling Publishers Private Limited, (1987). Pp. 183. 8vo, black cloth. Ex library (inkstamps, black in 'star" to top edge), white smear to ffep, dj taped to endpapers, small price sticker to rear fep, else vg in dj. 30.00 View more info

Daily Quotations

By: CLARKE, Flora, (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Maha - Kali Press, Vizianagr, 1925,:

Seller ID: 111979


CLARKE, Flora, (ed.). [Daily quotations]. Vizianagram : Printed at the Maha- Kali Press, [1925]. Pp (372) + frontispiece photo of the Taj Mahal, unpa ginated. 12mo, black pebbled card covers. A collection of daily quotations,prayers, etc. "The quotations given in this note book have been culled fro m various books and authors. The writer enjoyed them and found them very helpful so conceived the idea of having them arranged in book form, a quotation for each day of the year, with space reserved for notes or names and addresses of friends. The book is sent forth with the earnest prayer that ... View more info