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A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: TURNER, R.L. School of Oriental and African Studies series

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 73982


TURNER, R.L. A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages. London : Oxford University Press, 1966. First Printing. Pp. [i]-xx,[1]-841,(3). Double column. Large 4to, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Indo-aryan is the term applied to that branch of Indo-European languages which was brought into India by the Aryans and of which the oldest recorded form is to be found in the hymns of Rgveda. From this there developed on the one hand a literary medium, called Sanskrit, which has been the vehicle down almost to the present day of a vast literature; and on the other ... View more info

Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country case studies

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, 2000,:

Seller ID: 111224


(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations). Agriculture, Trade and Food Security : Issues and Options in the WTO Negotiations from the Perspective of Developing Countries. Report and papers of an FAO Symposium held at Geneva on 23-24 September 1999. Vol. I [and] Vol. II : Country casestudies. Rome : Commodities and Trade Division, Food and Agriculture Organ ization of the United Nations, 2000. Pp (2),iii-x,(2),1-174; (2),iii-viii,(2),3-350,(2). 8vo, green card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Vol. I.Part One - Report of the Symposium. 1. Introduction. 2. Agriculture, Trade ... 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

Beautiful Empire. First Edition in dustjacket

By: GHOSE, Zulfikar

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 40102


GHOSE, Zulfikar. The Beautiful Empire. (London) : Macmillan, (1975). Pp 383. 8vo, orange cloth. Faint rubbing to bottom edge, paper yellowing (as usual), else very good in rubbed, nicked dustjacket. 40.00 View more info

Blue Helmets : A Review of United Nations Peace-keeping. Third Edition, Paperback.

By: United Nations].

Price: $30.00

Publisher: United Nations Department of Public Information, New York , NY, 1996, ISBN:9211006112:

Seller ID: 114042


[United Nations]. The Blue Helmets : A Review of United Nations Peace-keeping. New York, NY : Published by the United Nations Department of Public Information, (1996). Third Edition. Pp. (3),iv-xvi,[1]-808. Double colum. Large 8vo, grey card covers with blue lettering to front cover and spine. "The third edition of 'The Blue Helmets' is a unique publication, containing themain facts of 41 United Nations peace-keeping operations from 1948 through early 1996. Wearing their familiar blue helmets or blue berets, military p ersonnel serving as United Nations peace-keepers are increasingly being... View more info

Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. First Edition

By: GREENHILL, Basil VILLIERS, Alan, foreword

Price: $30.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715350099:

Seller ID: 105364


GREENHILL, Basil. Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. Foreword by Alan Villiers.Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-191,(1) , colour frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo,red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. National Maritime Museum, The Deve lopment of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 476. Dr. Basil Jack Greenhill CMG (b. February 26, 1920, Bristol - d. April 8, 2003, St. Dominick, Cornwall) noted marine historian. "This is an original and detailed study of the lives and work of the boatmen of Pakistan, an area where a special patte... View more info

Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: GREENHILL, Basil VILLIERS, Alan, foreword

Price: $40.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1971, ISBN:0715350099:

Seller ID: 97684


GREENHILL, Basil. Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan. Foreword by Alan Villiers.Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1971). First Printing. Pp. (10),11-191,(1) , colour frontispiece, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo,red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. National Maritime Museum, The Deve lopment of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 476. "This is an original and detailed study of the lives and work of the boatmen of Pakistan, an area where a special pattern of life is set by the great rivers' systems, and by the annual inundation following the onset of the south-west monsoon. A wh... View more info

British Warships 5th ed

By: LE FLEMING, H.M. Ian Allan ABC

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ian Allan, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 86430


Le FLEMING, H.M. British Warships. London: Ian Allan Ltd, (1960). Fifth Edition. Pp. [1]-63,(1). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated stapled pink and blue card covers. A volume in the Ian Allan ABC series. Including ships of the R.A.N. (Royal Australian Navy), R.C.N. (Royal Canadian Navy), R.N.Z.N. (Royal New Zealand Navy), I.N. (Indian Navy), P.N. (Pakistan Navy), R.Cy.N.(Royal Ceylon Navy), R.M.N.(Royal Malayan Navy), S.A.N. (South African Nav y). Rubbed, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Canadian Army Journal. Vol. 12, No. 1, Spring 2009 / Le Journal de l'Armée du Canada. Vol. 12, No. 1, Printemps 2009

By: GODEFROY, Andrew B., Major (ed.) MANOUKIAN, Chris SULLIVAN, Andrew Brian S JANJUA, Raashid Wali

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Canadian Army Journal, Kingston, Ontario , 2009,:

Seller ID: 95657


GODEFROY, Andrew B., Major (ed.). The Canadian Army Journal. Vol. 12, No. 1, Spring 2009 / Le Journal de l'Armée du Canada. Vol. 12, No. 1, Printemps 2009. (Kingston, Ontario : Canadian Army Journal, 2009). Pp 1-148,1-162. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated green card covers. Contents : State Failure in Afghanistan and Security Challenges for Pakistan (by Brigadier Raashid WaliJanjua); The “Operationalization” of Canadian Public Diplomacy in the 21st Century:The Importance of Properly Understanding the Communication Strateg y (by Lieutenant-Colonel Christian Lemay); Rethinking Military Leaders... View more info

Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers 1968 : A selection of the papers presented at the 1968 Annual Meeting held at Calgary.

By: Canadian Historical Association PRYKE, K.G. MATHIEU, Jacques CARELESS, J.M.S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, Ottawa, 1968,:

Seller ID: 100001


(Canadian Historical Association). The Canadian Historical Association : Historical Papers 1968 : A selection of the papers presented at the 1968 Annual Meeting held at Calgary. Edited by J. Atherton, John P. Heisler and Fernand Ouellet. (Ottawa : Canadian Historical Association, Public Archives, 1968). Pp (4),[1]-247,(1). 8vo, yellow printed card covers. Of nautical interest : Jacques Mathieu's “L’Échec de la construction navale royale à la fin du régime français” (pp 24–34). Historical Papers : J. M. S. Careless's Presidential Address “Somewhat Narrow Horizons” (pp 1–10); Y... View more info

Challenging the Skies : Horizons Around the World. First Printing in dustjacket. Signed

By: FONGER, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Challenging The Skies, Winnipeg, 1988, ISBN:0969367503:

Seller ID: 101492


FONGER, Donald. Challenging the Skies : Horizons Around the World. (Winnipeg : Challenging The Skies, 1988). First Printing. Pp (10),[1]-211,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, illustrated endpapers. "It is the story of a family of non-professional pilots and the lessons theyhave learned about flying. Included are their visits to the Bahamas, a fli ght around the entire Caribbean Ocean and their participation in a Transatlantic Air rally from New York to Paris. It progresses from the writer's frightening first cross-country to the flight of a lifetime, a 26,000 mile... View more info

Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946. Second Edition.

By: ELLERMAN, J.R. and T.C.S. MORRISON-SCOTT.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History, London, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 78875


ELLERMAN, J.R. and T.C.S. MORRISON-SCOTT. Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946. Second Edition. London : Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), July 1966. Pp (6),1-810,+ folding map frontispiece. Index. Thick 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering on maroon panel to spine. "It is a commonplace that novelty exercises such an attraction that it frequently diverts to itself a measure of attention out of all proportion to the true value of the subject or object. In science the field of every new discovery forthwith becomes the focal point round which atten... View more info

Eminent Muslim Freedom Fighters, 1562-1947 : Twenty-one Great Lives. 2nd pr.

By: ALLANA, G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Low Price Publications, Delhi, 1993, ISBN:8185418993:

Seller ID: 83843


ALLANA, G. Eminent Muslim Freedom Fighters, 1562-1947 : Twenty-one Great Lives . Delhi: Low Price Publications, (1993). Second Printing. Pp. (8),ix-x,(2),[1]-347,(1). 8vo, green card covered boards with grey title block to front and white lettering to spine. Almost two-dozen brief biographies of eminent Indian and Pakistani muslims who were important in paving the way to independence. Those included are: Mujaddid-i Alf-i Thani, Shah Waliullah, Haidar Ali, Tipu Sultan, Haji SHariat Allah, Hosh Mahomed Qambrani, Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk, Jamaluddin Afghani, Nawab Viqar-ul-Mulk, ... View more info

Evolution of Islamic Constitutional Theory and Practice from 610 to 1926.

By: FARUKI, Kemal A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: National Publishing House Ltd., Karachi / Dacca , 1971,:

Seller ID: 102695


FARUKI, Kemal A. The Evolution of Islamic Constitutional Theory and Practice from 610 to 1926. Karachi – Dacca : National Publishing House Ltd., AH 1391 / 1971 CE. Pp (4),vii-vii,(2),ix-x,[1]-299,(1), Index. 8vo, brown cloth,gilt lettering to spine. “Unique in its scope and the treatment of its sub ject, this book presents an objective historical analysis of how the Islamic concept of state evolved in the main centres of the Muslim world from thedawn of Islam in 610 to the end of the caliphate and the two Congresses of 1926. Giving a concise but lucid description of the development of Isla... View more info

Forster - Masood Letters

By: FORSTER, E.M.). KIDWAI, Jalil Ahmad (ed.) KIDWAI, Jalil Ahmad

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Ross Masood Education and Culture Society of Pakistan, Karachi, 1984,:

Seller ID: 98938


(FORSTER, E.M.). KIDWAI, Jalil Ahmad (ed.). Forster - Masood Letters. Karachi : Ross Masood Education and Culture Society of Pakistan, (1984). Pp (10),[9]-204,(2),+ 2 plates. 8vo, illustrated black and grey card covers. Correspondence between E.M. (Edward Morgan) Forster (1879-1970) and Sir Syad Ross Masood (1889-1937). Sir Ross Masood (15 February 1889 – 30 July 1937), was the only grandson of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, the father of Muslim renaissance in the Indian subcontinent. Some wear to spine ends and edges, else very good. From the library of Bloomsbury scholar S.P. Rosenbaum (with his mar... View more info

Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan : Volume One : Divers to Hawks.in dj.

By: ALI, Salim and S. Dillon RIPLEY RIPLEY, S. Dillon

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Bombay, 1968,:

Seller ID: 70943


ALI, Salim and S. Dillon RIPLEY. Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan : Volume One : Divers to Hawks . Together with those of Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Ceylon. Bombay: Oxford University Press, 1968. Pp. (2),[i]-lviii,1-380, + 18 p. of colour plates and one double-leaf colour map. Also includes textual illustrations. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The first of a ten-volume set detailing the birds of the Indian subcontinent. Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. Vol 1 only. 50.00 View more info

Himalayan Frontiers : A Political Review of British, Chinese, Indian and Russian Rivalries. First Edition in dustjacket

By: WOODMAN, Dorothy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, New York / Washington, 1969,:

Seller ID: 113643


WOODMAN, Dorothy. Himalayan Frontiers : A Political Review of British, Chinese, Indian and Russian Rivalries. New York / Washington : Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, (1969). First American Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xii,(4),[1]-423,(1),+ central folding map and another folding map at rear. Maps. Index.8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "The victory of Communism in th e Soviet Union and China and the withdrawal of Britain from the Indian subcontinent have revolutionized Asian politics, but the contest for the Himalayas continues to shape the policies of China, India, Pakistan, and the ... View more info

History of Khyber Rifles

By: ALI SHAH, Mahboob

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Landi Kotal, Pakistan, 1987,: 1987

Seller ID: 110314


ALI SHAH, Mahboob, Lt. Col. History of Khyber Rifles. [Landi Kotal, Pakistan : the Author, 1987?]. First Edition. Pp (8),7-66,(6),+ folding map. Illustrated. 8vo, grey and red card covers, front cover lettered in black, with a blank white spine. Contents : 1. Preface. 2. Introduction. 3. Important Features. 4. Special Measures of the British Reign. 5. Post Independence Period. 6. Historical Background of Khyber Rifles. 7. Operations and Expeditions. 8. Afridi Uprising — 1897. 9. History of the First Afridi Battalion (1942-46). ... View more info

History of Officer Social Origins, Selection, Education and Training Since the Eighteenth Century : An Introductory Bibliography. 17th Military History Symposium.

By: CONVERSE, Elliott V., III, Dr. WHITE, Elwood L. United States Air Force Academy Library Special Bibliography Series 90.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Air Force Academy Library, 1996,:

Seller ID: 115215


CONVERSE, Elliott V., III, Dr. and Elwood L. WHITE. The History of Officer Social Origins, Selection, Education and Training Since the Eighteenth Century : An Introductory Bibliography. [N.pl.] : United States Air Force Academy Library, September 1996. Pp. (6),[1]-129,(1). 8vo, side-stapled decorated white card covers, no spine, black lettering to front. United States Air Force Academy Library Special Bibliography Series, number 90. Includes entries under the following geographical headings: General/Comparative, Africa (General), Argentina, Australia, Austria-Hungary (Austria and Hungary), Bel... View more info

History of the Freedom Movement Vol. I 1707-1831. in dj

By: Pakistan)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Board of Editors, 1957,:

Seller ID: 52933


(Pakistan). A History of the Freedom Movement Vol. I 1707-1831. Karachi: The Board of Editors, 1957. Volume I only. Pp. 630. 8vo, green cloth. Small scars to paste-downs, inkstamp to ffep, else vg in rubbed, edgeworn dj. 60.00 View more info