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Image for Art Mosaic:  In Celebration of Calcutta's Tercentenary

Art Mosaic: In Celebration of Calcutta's Tercentenary

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Purnima Productions: 1990

Seller ID: 091690


#1602 of a hardbound limited numbered edition. This book has two sections. One is on the city of Calcutta, the other on art and art history, with special reference to Calcutta in the persuasion of the theme. The other is a gallery of about 80 contemporary artists from the region with a color plate for each, often with an inset of the artist's depiction of themself, in full color. Book shows no wear of any kind, back cover may have light staining to rustic cloth boar... View more info

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Khajuraho: Ecstacy in Indian Temple Sculpture

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: India,

Seller ID: 128418


A staple-bound postcard book, with detachable photographic postcards featuring explicit erotic scenes from the temple at Khajuraho. Only 18 of the 20 original postcards are present. View more info

Victoria and Albert Museum: Indian Embroidery

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1951

Seller ID: 129908


Institutional ex-library book. 9 pages of text then 28 b&w illustrations. Staple-bound View more info

Image for Indian Food: A Historical Companion

Indian Food: A Historical Companion

By: Achaya, K. T.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: India, Oxford Univ Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 118788


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 322 pages. Many photos and illustrations. Binding is loose, but pages are intact. Small tears on dust jacket. This historical gastronomic companion draws upon material from a variety of sources-- literature, archaeology, epigraphic records, anthropology, philology, and botanical and genetic studies-- which throw up a gamut of interesting facts pertaining to the origins and evolutio... View more info

Image for Cultural  Heritage of India, The ; Volume II; Itihasas, Puranas, Dharma and Other Sastras

Cultural Heritage of India, The ; Volume II; Itihasas, Puranas, Dharma and Other Sastras

By: Aiyar, Dr. C.P. Ramaswami

Price: $64.95

Publisher: Calcutta, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture: 1962

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 108688


A large volume at 738 pages, all clean on fine paper. 43 chapters with bibliography and index divided into five parts: The Two Great Epics (Ramayana & Mahabharata), the Gita Literature, the Puranas, the Dharmasastras, & Arthasastra, nitisastra and other sources of political and social organization. Chapters include Economic Ideas of the Hindus, Some Experiments in Social Reform in Mediaeval India, Some reflections on the Ideals of Indian Womanhood, the Hindu Judicial S... View more info

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Kama Kala: Some Notes on the Philosophical Basis of Hindu Erotic Sculpture

By: Anand, Mulk Raj

Price: $18.95

Publisher: N Y, Nagel Publishers: 1958

Seller ID: 135040


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full black cloth boards. Large format: 10"w x 13 1/4"h. Color & b/w illustrations and many tipped in plates and fold-out page of illustrations. View more info

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Jatakas Tales of India, The

By: Babbitt, Ellen C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, Century Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 133599


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Fragile binding with a few loose pages and loose hinges. Silhouette illustrations by Ellsworth Young. 5 1/4"w x 6 7/8"h. 92 pages. Brown cloth boards with library tape on spine. "The Jatakas, or Birth-stories, form one of the sacred books of the Buddhists and relate to the adventures of the Buddha in his former existences, the best character in any story being identified with the Master." View more info

Image for Antiquities of India:  An Account on the History and Culture of Ancient Hindustan By Dr. L.D. Barnett, with Numerous Illustrations and a Map

Antiquities of India: An Account on the History and Culture of Ancient Hindustan By Dr. L.D. Barnett, with Numerous Illustrations and a Map

By: Barnett, L.D.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, Punthi Pustak: 1964

Seller ID: 132016


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 311 pages. Soiled orange cover. 24 b&w plates (bound out of order), fold-out map, and fold-out alphabet chart. Missing frontispiece. View more info

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Police and Political Development in India

By: Bayley, David H.

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton University Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133561


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 482 pages. View more info

Rajastan

By: Beny, Roloff

Price: $22.37

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart/Tundra Books: 1984

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 102180


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. Re-bound by library into hardcover binding with strong, heavy boards. Foxing shows on white edges of text pages, otherwise quite a beautiful book with many full, very large, page color photos. View more info

Vastu: In 10 Simple Lessons

By: Bilikis Whelan

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New Millenium Press: 2002

Seller ID: 139204


Book is in excellent condition with very light scuffing to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

Ancient Hindu Astrology for the Modern Western Astrologer

By: Braha, James T.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Hollywood, Florida, Hermetician Press: 1986

Seller ID: 108201


Cover and spine creased. Previous owner's name inside. 349 pages. View more info

Elite Conflict in a Plural Society: Twentieth-Century Bengal

By: Broomfield, J.J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Berkelely, CA, University of California Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 133562


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 349 pages. View more info

Mineral and Nuclear Fuels of the Indian Subcontinent and Burma: A Guide to the Study of the Coal, Oil, Natural Gas, Uranium and Thorium Resources of the Area, The

By: Brown, J. Coggin; Dey, A.K.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Delhi, Oxford University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 124906


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 517 pages. View more info

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5000 Years of the Art of India

By: Bussagli, Mario; Sivaramamurti, Calembus

Price: $24.95

Publisher: N Y, Abrams:

Seller ID: 126602


Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 335 pages. Many color photos. Full red cloth boards. Large format. Small tears on dust jacket. View more info