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The Naxalites
Delhi: Lok Publications, 1979. First Edition. Octavo. Red cloth boards; dustjacket; 112pp. Light external wear, still Near Fine in a lightly worn jacket. The prolific author/filmmaker's fictional documentation of the Indian communist youth movement of the Seventies and Eighties; the basis for Abbas's 1980 award-winning Bollywood film of the same...
[Item #28208]
Price: $75.00
 
The Naxalites. Khwaja Ahmad ABBAS.
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Family Planning in Ceylon
Colombo: [Colombo Apothecaries' Co. Ltd.], 1968. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); original buckram in grey decorative dust jacket; vi,188pp.; a few folding table plates. Minor shelf wear, else Very Good or better.
[Item #28573]
Price: $45.00
 
Family Planning in Ceylon. O. E. R. ABHAYARATNE, C H. S. Jayewardene.
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The Word Quarterly, Vol I, no. 1 (Spring 1950). Special Double Number: Gandhi Murder Trial: Official Account of the Trial of Godse, Apte, and Others for Murder and Conspiracy - With Verbatim Reports of Speeches by Godse and Savarkar
Glasgow: Strickland Press, 1950. First Edition. In-depth analysis of the Gandhi murder trial, incorporating documentary sources and extensive commentary by Guy Aldred. Aldred (1896-1963), a self-professed "non-sectarian anarchist," was a leading publisher of Communist-Anarchist materials and for many years the proprietor of the Strickland Press. "The Word Quarterly," of which...
[Item #18451]
Price: $150.00
 
The Word Quarterly, Vol I, no. 1 (Spring 1950). Special Double Number: Gandhi Murder Trial: Official Account of the Trial of Godse, Apte, and Others for Murder and Conspiracy - With Verbatim Reports of Speeches by Godse and Savarkar. Guy ALDRED.
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Congress Rule in India
London: NFRB and Victor Gollanz Ltd, 1938. Staple-bound pamphlet; 31pp. Pencil date to slightly sunned cover, small creases to bottom and top corners including pages, light wear to spine, else very good.
[Item #9027]
Price: $15.00
 
Congress Rule in India. Horace G. Alexander.
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The Story of Little Black Mingo
London: Chatto & Windus, [1960]. New Edition. 16mo (14cm.); original boards in blue pictorial dust jacket; 72pp.; color illus. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed, shallow closed tear to spine crown; Near Fine in About Very Good jacket. First published in 1901, this edition one in a uniform series of racial...
[Item #24830]
Price: $25.00
 
The Story of Little Black Mingo. Helen BANNERMAN.
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Their Heads Are Green and Their Hands Are Blue
New York: Random House, 1963. First Edition. An engaging collection of nine travel essays, covering Bowles travels throughout the remote locations of the Hindu, Buddhist, and Mohammedan worlds. An attractive copy of an easily-worn title. First Printing. Octavo; teal cloth, with titles stamped in gilt and blue on spine and...
[Item #19062]
Price: $100.00
 
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The Last Voyage, to India and Australia, in the "Sunbeam"
London: Longmans, Green and Co. 1889. First Edition. Thick octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's blue gilt-embossed cloth, top edge gilt; xxiv,490pp.; folding color map frontispiece, additional engraved frontispiece and title page, 19 leaves of two-toned (pale yellow and black) plates, additional text illus. throughout. Boards a bit rubbed along extremities, spine gilt...
[Item #31871]
Price: $125.00
 
The Last Voyage, to India and Australia, in the "Sunbeam" Annie BRASSEY.
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Whither Kenyan Emigrants?
London: Fabian Society, 1969. First Edition. Octavo (21.75cm.); original pale blue-grey staplebound wrappers; 30pp.; text in double columns. Fine. Young Fabian Pamphlet no. 18. Society membership form laid in.
[Item #27264]
Price: $15.00
 
Whither Kenyan Emigrants? Vincent CABLE.
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The Sacred Falls: A Novel of India
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, [1939]. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); original cloth in gilt pictorial dust jacket, black topstain; 308pp. Light wear to jacket extremities, spine panel a bit rubbed, corners slightly bumped, else a Very Good to Near Fine copy. Social novel set in a peasant village in India.
[Item #23330]
Price: $50.00
 
The Sacred Falls: A Novel of India. Mark CHANNING.
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Staff Agreement: Memorandum of settlement between CIBA Dyes Private Ltd. and the CIBA Staff Union
[Bombay: Usha Printers], 1957. First Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original grey staplebound textured wrappers; 12pp.; text in facing columns. Faint vertical crease, else Very Good or better. Account of a strike of the staff of the CIBA Dyes company, with A. Tavernini representing the company and P.A. Aranha representing the staff...
[Item #29990]
Price: $75.00
 
Staff Agreement: Memorandum of settlement between CIBA Dyes Private Ltd. and the CIBA Staff Union. CIBA DYES PRIVATE LTD.
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Towards Equality: Report
New Delhi: Government of India, Ministry of Education & Social Welfare, Department of Social Welfare, 1974. First Edition. Quarto (27.5cm.); contemporary black simulated cloth, spine lettered in silver; [4],xiv,480pp.; tables and charts throughout. Hinges reinforced with cloth tape, American distributor's address label mounted to title page verso obscuring original distribution...
[Item #25623]
Price: $60.00
 
Towards Equality: Report. COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN INDIA.
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The Zimmerwald Manifesto
Ceylon: Lanka Samasamaja Publication, 1951. Staple-bound pamphlet; 6pp. Pencil date to sunned and foxed cover with soft crease and small tear near center of right edge, pages foxed, else very good. Uncommon printing of this declaration of socialist solidarity against the European war, originally published in 1915, here issued by...
[Item #14154]
Price: $25.00
 
The Zimmerwald Manifesto. EUROPEAN SOCIALISM - WW1.
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Zohra: A Novel
Bombay: Hind Kitabs Ltd, [1951]. First Edition. Octavo (18.5cm.); original linen in pictorial price-clipped dust jacket printed in blue, yellow, and silver; [12],325pp. Shallow chipping, mostly at spine ends, short closed tear to top edge of rear panel, not touching text, inoffensive contemporary institutional ownership rubberstamp to front free endpaper...
[Item #31466]
Price: $50.00
 
Zohra: A Novel. Zeenuth FUTEHALLY.
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For Pacifists
Ahmedabad: Navajivan Publishing House, 1949. First Edition. Collection of Gandhi's essays and brief aphorisms on pacifism, culled from the pages of the weekly paper Young India. With a foreword by publisher Bharatan Kumarappa. First Printing, one of 5,000 copies. Octavo (21cm); beige wrappers with French flaps, with titles printed in...
[Item #28783]
Price: $50.00
 
For Pacifists. Mohandas Karamchand GANDHI.
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Uncle Sham: Being the Strange Tale of a Civilisation Run Amok
Lahore: The Times Publishing Company, [1929]. First Edition. A strident rejoinder to Katherine Mayo's Mother India (1927), which had created a furore among Indian intellectuals by criticising many aspects of traditional Indian culture, particularly the subjection of women and the inequities of the caste system. The present work offers in...
[Item #12921]
Price: $25.00
 
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Ankor Wat
London: Fulcrum Press, 1968. First UK Edition. Trade Issue. Slim octavo; olive green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; 48pp; illus. Bookplate signed and dated by Ginsberg (2/15/87) loosely laid in. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket, unclipped, with some trivial wear to the extremities. Ginsberg's long...
[Item #18464]
Price: $100.00
 
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Progressive Formosa
Formosa: Government of Formosa, 1926. First Edition. Promotional propaganda highlighting the prosperity of Taiwan as a Japanese colony. Compiled by R. Hosui, former Chief of the Foreign Division. 12mo (19cm.); original green printed cloth; [6],108pp.; 36 plain photographic plates, one folding color map bound in rear. A touch rubbed at...
[Item #25361]
Price: $150.00
 
Progressive Formosa. GOVERNMENT OF FORMOSA, R. HOSUI.
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Pengisian Misi Pendidikan (Charging Educational Mission) [Inscribed, with 2pp ALS]
Kuala Lumpur: Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, 1991. First Edition. Series of articles and lectures by Malaysia's former Deputy Director General of Education and leader of Pulau Pinang Teachers. The works span 30 years, detailing some of the great milestones in educational developments in Malaysia. Octavo (22.25cm); hunter green cloth, with titles...
[Item #32277]
Price: $50.00
 
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Headline Series No. 110: New Nations of Southeast Asia
New York: Foreign Policy Association, 1955. The "Headline Series" is the periodical organ of the Foreign Policy Association; it has been in continuous publication since 1935. Staple-bound pamphlet; 62pp. Mild soil, pencil date to front cover, else about Fine.
[Item #4610]
Price: $15.00
 
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Selected Writings (1920-1969)
Hanoi: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1973. First Edition. Octavo. Decorated thick paper wrappers; 368pp. Light external wear and soil; Very Good.
[Item #25807]
Price: $35.00
 
Selected Writings (1920-1969). Hô Chí Minh.
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Selected Writings (1920-1969)
Hanoi: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1977. Second Edition. Octavo. Decorated thick paper wrappers; 368pp. Light external wear and soil; old price sticker to front cover; Very Good.
[Item #25819]
Price: $25.00
 
Selected Writings (1920-1969). Hô Chí Minh.
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President Ho Chi Minh's Testament. Appeal and Last Tribute of the Central Committee of the Viet Nam Workers' Party
Hanoi: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1969. First Edition. 4to. Printed thick paper wrappers; [28]pp; portr; facsimiles. Wrappers slightly creased, with external dusting and age-toning to margins; Very Good.
[Item #25818]
Price: $20.00
 
President Ho Chi Minh's Testament. Appeal and Last Tribute of the Central Committee of the Viet Nam Workers' Party. HO CHI MINH.
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The Beacon Banner: Short Stories About the Resistance War in Vietnam
Hanoi: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1964. First Edition. 12mo. Decorated card wrappers; 155pp; illus. Errata slip following final leaf of text. Cover by Van Cao; Illustrations by Phan Ke An. Bit of external dusting to wrappers, else a tight, clean copy, Very Good or better.
[Item #25814]
Price: $50.00
 
The Beacon Banner: Short Stories About the Resistance War in Vietnam. Huu Mai, Nguyen Quang Sang, Tran Thanh Dich.
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On the 17th Parallel
Hanoi: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1965. First Edition. 12mo. Pictorial thick paper wrappers; 49pp; illus; folding map at rear. Bright copy; text underlined and annotated in ink throughout, else Very Good in the original wrappers.
[Item #25820]
Price: $15.00
 
On the 17th Parallel. HUU THAI.
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Sanskrit Illuminated Manuscript of 237ff, Including 17 Finely Executed Miniature Paintings
ca 18th c. The Devi Mahatmyam recounts the exploits of the Supreme Goddess (in the incarnation of Durga, many-armed and usually seen astride a giant tiger) and her final victory over the "Buffalo Demon" Mahishasura. It is a key text of Shaktism and one of the most-reproduced texts in the...
[Item #15607]
Price: $5,500.00
 


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