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Indian History and Literature From C L Hawley


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A Mine of Faults
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A Mine of Faults

By Bain, F. W ( translator )

London: Methuen,. 105pp. Several small areas of wear where the board is exposed. Pages uncut. Previous owner's name to endpaper. No dw. Good, sound copy. . Hardcover. Sixth edition.. 1925.

$7.89

Great Works of Indian Art

By Mannering, Douglas

Bristol: Parragon,. Hardback. 79pp. Covers the a selection of the art of the entire Indian subcontinent including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Colour illustrations throughout. Very slightly rubbed to dw. Very clean and bright. Near fine copy in very good + dw . Hardcover. 1996.

$13.14

Poems of Gitanjali

By Gitanjali

Shaftsbury: Element Books,. Paperback. 155pp. Poetry written by an Indian young woman who died at the age of 16.  Very light edge wear. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1988.

$2.63

Fabulous Females and Peerless Pirs: Tales of Mad Adventure in Old Bengal
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Fabulous Females and Peerless Pirs: Tales of Mad Adventure in Old Bengal

By Stewart, Tony K. (editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press,. Paperback. 267pp. Translations of 8 lively folk tales from eighteenth and nineteenth century Bengali tradition where the figure of Satya Pir is relevant to both the Muslim and Hindu communities. Very slightly rubbed to edges. Very good copy. . Paperback. 2004.

$3.94

Raj

By Mehta, Gita

London: Jonathan Cape,. Hardback. 463pp. Novel by the Indian writer set in early twentieth century in the run up to independence. First UK edition. Very slightly bumped to spine ends. Slight ding to bottom edge. Dust wrapper is very clean and bright but lightly rubbed. Very good copy in Very Good (Price-Clipped) dw. . Hardcover. First edition. 1989.

$7.89

Studies in Contemporary Indian Drama

By Pandey, Sudhakar and Freya Taraporewala

New Dehli: Prestige Books,. Hardback. 111pp. The playwrights studied include: Girish Karnad, Vijay Tendulkar, Nissim Ezekiel, Badal Sircar, Mohan Rakesh. Inscribed by Sudhakar Pandey to a UK academic. Green cloth. Front board is creased and back board has been heavily creased creating one very weak corner. Dust wrapper is rubbed to edges. Good copy in good dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1990.

$9.86

Modern Indian Poetry in English
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Modern Indian Poetry in English

By King, Bruce (editor)

Oxford: Oxford University Press,. Hardback. 301pp. A comprehensive overview of Indian poetry covering poets, books, poetry journals, publishing, the readership of Indian English language poetry and the literary marketplace. Lightly bumped to spine ends. Somewhat rubbed. Good+, sound copy in like dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1989.

$11.83

India: British-Indian Campaigns in Britain for Indian reforms, justice &  freedom 1831-1947
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India: British-Indian Campaigns in Britain for Indian reforms, justice & freedom 1831-1947

By Vadgama, Kusoom

London: Banyan Tree,. Hardback. Large format. 240pp. Published in the 50th anniversary year of Indian independence. Draws on and quotes at length many primary sources. Black and white photographs throughout. Very clean and bright. Dw has a slight roll to bottom edge. Fine, bright copy in near fine dw. . Hardcover. 1997.

$18.40

The Eastern Anthology Volume II / Eastern Love

By Mathers, E. Powys

London: John Rodker,. Published for subscribers and possibly individually bound by the customer. Marked volume II to the binding and contains Mathers Volume 4 (1927) Eastern Love: The Young Wives' Tale and Tales of Fez; Volume 5 (1928) Eastern Love: The Loves of Radha Krishna and Amores of Amaru and Mayura; Volume 6 (1928) Eastern Love: Love Stories and Gallant Tales from the Chinese. Illustrated with copper engravings by Hester Sainsbury and hand coloured by the printer. 1000 numbered copies printed but the number is in the missing volume 1. Bind has gilt illustration to front and gilt titles to spine. Gilt to front is bright but pale vellum bevelled boards, once dark cream or yellow, are heavily dust soiled and has some occasional marks to front, with a significant stain to back which as a thin layer of paper stuck to it. Gilt to spine is rubbed and the spine is creased and marked. Slight stain to endpapers to closed page edges of next few pages. Text block is clean and bright and illustrations are crisp. Gilt to top edge; uncut to fore-edge and bottom edge. One illustration has missed being coloured. An unusual volume of traditional tales in translation from Arabic, Sanskrit and Chinese. Good+, sound copy. . Hardcover. 1927.

$23.66

Anita Desai's Fiction: Patterns of Survival Strategies
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Anita Desai's Fiction: Patterns of Survival Strategies

By Solanki, Mrinalini

Delhi: Kanishka Publishing House,. Hardback. 220pp. An assessment of the work of the Indian novelist Anita Desai that draws much on psychoanalytical theory. Detailed bibliography. Indexed. Stamped 'author copy' to title page. Slightly rubbed and bumped. Dust wrapper is edge worn with some creasing. Good copy in good dw. . Hardcover. 1992.

$10.51

Voices of Modern India: Views of Great Indian Thinkers

By Mishra, Ganeswar and Arun Kumar Mohanty (editors)

Hyderabad: Orient Longman,. Paperback. 156pp. Essays and speeches from five Indian writers, thinkers and politians: Rabindrath Tagore, Swami Vivekananda, M. K. Ghandi, S. Radhakrishnan and Jawaharlal Nehru. A section of notes and exercises for self study are included, as well as a glossary. Some fading and rubbing. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1992.

$7.89