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Krishnamurti: The Years of Awakening

by Luytens, Mary

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KingChamp Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Thus.
ISBN
9780380007349
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$4.75

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NY: Avon Books, 1976 355 pp., 16 pp. historical b&w photos. Light wear, binding firm. Light spine creasing. Lightly toned. A childhood friend relates the first 37 years of the life of Jiddu Krishnamurti, a South Indian Brahmin regarded as a guru by the Theosophical Society. In later years, as he traveled the world with Annie Besant and others, he… Read more
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$4.75
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Shanghai: Crucible of Modern China

by Wei, Betty Peh-T'i

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KingChamp Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780195838312
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$4.32

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Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1987 299 pp. 16 pp. of historical photos and illustrations, glossary, bibliography. Glossy stiff wraps showing a color cartoon of Chinese and British negotiating at Tientsin in 1858. Light wear, Previous owner's name on endpaper. Light creasing of spine. A few notes and marks in red ink in margins of a few pages toward the… Read more
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$4.32
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Beyond East and West: Memoirs, Portraits and Essays

by Leach, Bernard

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KingChamp Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9780571116928
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$14.25

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London: Faber & Faber, 1985 320 pp. Vertical ripple in front cover, diagonal crease to lower right corner. Otherwise close to new, no markings. Includes chronology, index, several b&w photos. Leach, an eminent potter, provides an anthology of writing tracing his career in ceramics, his extended stay in Japan, his travels and evolution of his thought and religious belief. Size:… Read more
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$14.25
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Shri Hans Ji Maharaj -- The Light of Wisdom: Life and Teachings

by Maharaj, Satpal Ji

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KingChamp Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First English Edition.
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$28.50

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New Delhi, India: Manav Utthan Sewa Samiti, 1987 480 pp. Lightly read, still close to new, spine uncreased. No marking in text. Front cover has color portrait of the guru; rear cover features his son, the author. Frontispiece with protective tissue. About 30 pp. of b&w photos. The hard-to-find biography of a Hindu guru (1900-1966) who was based in Hardwar… Read more
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$28.50
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Simple Malay Plus Dictionary and Travel Guide

by Sapawi, Tuminah

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KingChamp Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
4th Edition.
ISBN
9789971994488
Item Price
$8.55

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London: Europhone Language Centre, 1991 123 pp., about 70 devoted to language lessons, the remainder, travel pointers. Previous owner's name on title page. No other markings.Diagonal corner crease on front cover. Bright glossy coovers showing drawing of drums, and photo of a mosque. No cassettes included. A 6-page workbook drill (Lesson 6) is laid in. Introduction promises mastery of elementary… Read more
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$8.55
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Steppingstones to Go: A Game of Strategy

by Kishikawa, Shigemi

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KingChamp Books
Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
6th Printing.
ISBN
9780804805476
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$9.50

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Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1974 159 pp., glossy stiff wraps with fold-in flaps. Close to new. No markings. Detailed introduction to the Asian stone game that originated in China and remains popular in Japan. Numerous diagrams of game situations. Size: 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall
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$9.50
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One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate

by Segev, Tom

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KingChamp Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fair
Edition
5th Printing.
ISBN
9780805048483
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$1.90

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New York: Metropolitan Books (Henry Holt), 2000 612 pp. , numerous b&w historical photos on glossy paper. Text clean but dampstains on front cover, endpapers and dj. Satisfactory as reading copy. Binding OK. A detailed but readable history of colonial Palestine. Size: 8vo -- -- 9.5 In
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$1.90
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Beijing Spring

by Liu, Melinda

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KingChamp Books
Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9781556701313
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$8.08

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NY: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc, 1989 175 pp. of color photos on glossy stock. Nearly new, small red line on upper edge, no other markings, previous owner's address label on inside cover. Liu and Peter Turnley from Newsweek document the unrest among students in China from April through June of 1989. David Turnley of the Detroit Free Press also… Read more
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$8.08
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The Cult of Desire: An Interpretation of Erotic Sculpture of India

by Lal, Kanwar

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KingChamp Books
Published
1966
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition Stated.
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$17.10

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DeLhi: Asia Press, 1966 84 pp. essay, 19 pp. of notes on plates, 126 b&w glossy plates of sculptures. Red khadi-type cloth shows very little age. Dust jacket has some crinkling and soil on edges. Text is clean, very faint foxing on edges of endpapers. No markings. Scarce first edition. An Indian art specialist provides a general introduction to India's… Read more
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$17.10
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Japanese Temples: Sculptures, Paintings, Gardens and Architecture

by Kidder Jr., J. Edward

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KingChamp Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition.
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$33.25

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Tokyo/Amsterdam: Bijitsu Shuppan-shia and Harrn N. Abrams, 1964 554 pp. in brown raw silk cover, stamped in gilt, acetate protective wrapper. Sturdy binding, text clean. With bibliography. More than 300 full page b&w photos showing temples with detailed text explaining their history, structure, design and Buddhist function. Handsome, oversized copy weighing 10 pounds-plus. Size: Folio -- 14 In. Tall By… Read more
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$33.25
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Folk Songs of China, Japan, Korea

by Dietz, Betty Warner and Park, Thomas Choonbai, Eds.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Edition.
Item Price
$42.75

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NY: John Day Co., 1964 47 pp. and flexible plastic 33 rpm record in rear pocket. Light foxing and flap crease on jacket, closed tear on rear panel. Chip at top of spine.Text clean. Not an ex-library copy. Features 9 chinese songs, 8 Japanese songs and 8 Korean songs, presented for school children. Features simple piano melodies in the pentatonic… Read more
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$42.75
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Autobiography of a Yogi

by Paramahansa Yogananda

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KingChamp Books
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good +
ISBN
9780876120835
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$6.18

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Los Angeles: Self-Realization Fellowship, 2011 448 pp. Handsome copy of updated edition of a book first published in 1946. Numerous b&w historical photos, and large color photo of the author on the front cover. Corner crease on front cover; text clean. Spine uncreased. Yogananda spent many decades in the United States, introducing westerners to yoga and Hindu beliefs. His life… Read more
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$6.18
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"The Question of the Kurds" -- Feb. 20, 2005 Issue

by New York Times Magazine

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KingChamp Books
Published
2005
Condition
Good
Item Price
$3.80

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NY: NY Times, 2005 62 pp. Moderate wear at stapling. Pages intact. Cover story by Nir Rosen looks at Kurd life and poltics in the Kirkuk region of northern Iraq. Includes color photo at Gen. Rostam Hamid Rahim at a field office of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan. Many details of ethnic rivalries. Issue also includes a profile of baseball… Read more
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$3.80
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I Killed Scheherazade: Conffession of an Angry Arab Woman

by Haddad, Joumana

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KingChamp Books
Published
2011
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint.
ISBN
9781569768402
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$4.75

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Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, 2011 160 pp. Library labels and stamping but no card envelope. Still close to new, text clean. A Lebanese journalist and poet who launched an erotic literary magazine for women speaks out against Western stereotypes of Arab women. She asserts many are well-educated, wear western clothing and are independent-minded. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall
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$4.75
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Gold's Gloom -- Tales from the Panchatantra

by Ryder, Arthur W., Trans.

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KingChamp Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
2nd Printing.
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$10.45

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Chicago: University of Chicago Press 151pp. Sturdy binding, but jacket is in two pieces, laid in, spine portion missing. Striking dense diamond art pattern on front and back covers. Previous owner's first name on front red endpaper. A charming collection of two dozen simple Sanskrit fables, mostly told by animals, dating back to at least 200 B.C. Long popular throughout… Read more
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$10.45
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Discourses on RadhaSoami Faith

by Misra, Pandit Brahm Sankar (also Known as Maharaj Sahab)

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KingChamp Books
Published
1960
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus Stated.
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$47.50

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Agra, India: Radhasoami Satsang Sabha, 1960 176 pp. , index., frontispiece photo of author, with glassine protector. Text clean, some foxing on endpapers. Beige-colored boards very clean, slight wrinkle on spine, hinges reinforced, binding sturdy. A guide to a Hindu sect founded in the mid-19th century in Agra by Shiv Dayal singh Sahab, also known as Soamji Maharaj (a cognate… Read more
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$47.50
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Meetings with Remarkable Men (All and Everything)

by Gurdjieff, G. I.

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KingChamp Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Goood
Edition
11th Printing of Arkana Edn.
ISBN
9780140190373
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$3.80

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NY: Arkana (Penguin), 1991 Lengthy note to gift recipient on inside cover. No other markings. Moderate edgewear and light soil on covers, some curling. Binding firm. Reprint of a philosophical autobiography/travelogue first published in UK in 1963. Author relates his quest for ancient wisdom that he believed was rooted in Central Asia and the Middle East. Size: 8vo -- 7.75… Read more
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$3.80
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Mind, the Middleman

by Maharaj, Satpal Ji

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KingChamp Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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$14.25

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New Delhi: Manav Utthan Sewa Samiti 280 pp., plus additional rear material. Dark blue cloth. Corners bumped and rubbed. Light wear to dj .No markings. No publication year given. Edited by Helen Clapham. A guide to overcoming mood swings and depression through meditation. Includes material on the law of karma, brain rest, yoga and slowing down the mind. A collection… Read more
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$14.25
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National Geographic August 1992 Issue "Struggle of the Kurds" Cover Story

by National Geographic Society

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KingChamp Books
Published
1992
Condition
Good
Edition
Vol. 182, No 2.
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$2.85

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Washington: National Geographic Society, 1992 130 pp. Light wear, some page corners creased. No markings. "Struggle of the Kurds," the 27-page cover story, describes the Kurdish people and atrocities they suffered in Iraq from Saddam Hussein before he was toppled in the First Gulf War . Article was the first Natl Geographic assignment by the late essayist Christopher Hitchens. Includes… Read more
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$2.85
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One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate

by Segev, Tom

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KingChamp Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fair
Edition
5th Printing.
ISBN
9780805048483
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$1.90

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New York: Metropolitan Books (Henry Holt), 2000 612 pp. , numerous b&w historical photos on glossy paper. Text clean but dampstains on front cover, endpapers and dj. Satisfactory as reading copy. Binding OK. A detailed but readable history of colonial Palestine. Size: 8vo -- -- 9.5 In
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$1.90
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