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Second Urdu Reader; Eighth Urdu Reader; Tales from Indian History, 2.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00 USD

Publisher: Lahore, Education Department Punjab: 0

Seller ID: 4764

Condition: Very Good


3 books bound in one. The Urdu Readers were printed in 1912 and ard 13th and 4th editions; The tales from Indian History seems to be a first edition with a printing date of 1921. Bound in a very attractive black leather binding with raised bands and gilt decorations on spine. Rare. View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 23, No. 1, March 1943.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5405

Condition: Good


94 pages, one b/w photo. Folk-song number. "A short anthology of Indian folk-poetry", "my village still sings", "Baiga petry", Mother Kosi songs", The role of the songs in Konyak culture". View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 23, No. 3, September 1943.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5406

Condition: Good


ca. 80 pages, one b/w illustration. Murder number. "Folk songs", "one hundred Maria murders", "Santal murders", "short remarks of some remarkable crimes in the Central Provinces & Berar". View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 23, No. 4, December 1943.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5407

Condition: Good


ca. 80 pages, one b/w illustration. An Indian Riddle Book. "extracts from a riddle book", "the riddles of death". View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 24, No. 1, January 1944.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5408

Condition: Good


66 pages, one b/w illustration. Folk-songs of Chhattisgarh, "beliefs concerning human sacrifice among the Hill Reddis", the reproductive life of maler women", "matriarchy in Kerala", notes on a Kondh tour". View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 24, No. 2, June 1944.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5409

Condition: Good


ca. 70 pages, one b/w illustration. Festival songs. "Nag-panchami", Diwali painting", "a honey festival", "a pig festival in the central provinces", the Laru Kaj", "the use of myths in the festal practic of the Mundas of Chota Nagpur", "primitive Aboriginal cultures in the Deccan". View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 24, No. 3, September 1944.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5410

Condition: Good


ca. 70 pages. "more Santal songs", "the plough punishment", some Munda religious ceremonies", "the illegitimate child in Santal society", "the Enadi", "migration". View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 24, No. 4, December 1944.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5411

Condition: Good


ca. 70 pages. Folk-tale number. "the folk-tale in Santal society", "the legend of Rasalu Kuar", "folk-lore of the Kols". View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 25, No. 3, September 1945.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5413

Condition: Good


ca. 70 pages. "Charms from Chhattisgarh", Pardhan ideas about witchcraft", "the cult of the clan gods", "witchcraft in the dangs", "the folk-tales about witches", "early records concerning the Santals", "the hill-tribes of Travancore". View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 26, No. 3 & 4, September-December 1946.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5414

Condition: Good


ca. 80 pages. "love songs from Oudh and Rajputana", "the theory of rent among the Mundas of Chota Nagpur", "notes on tribal justice among the Apa Tanis", "three Ahom folk-tales", "Bratas in Bengal", "two Kharia weddings", "the Muttuvans of Travancore". View more info

Man in India a Quarterly Record of Anthropological Science with Special Reference to India. Vol 27, No. 1, March 1947.

By: N/A

Price: $20.00 USD

Publisher: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5415

Condition: Good


99 pages. "tours in the Balipara frontier tract, Assam", "a note on the administration of the American Indian in the U.S.A.", "early records of Indian tribes", "The Tiger Cult and its Literature in Lower Bengal", "ritual friendship in Santal society", "psychiatrist to anthropologist", "segregation or assimilation". View more info

Short Khaskura Phrases. A Handy Manual for the Use of Officers and Others Studying the Language. [Nepali Language]

By: N/A

Price: $240.00 USD

Publisher: Calcutta, Thacker Spink & Co.: 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5996

Condition: Good


pagination is odd. The first 79 pages have European page numbers on the left hand page and Nepali numbers on the right hand side which gives a total of 158 pages. Then follow pages 80-83. the total number of pages is 162. Shelf wear on covers but altogether a sound copy. Old name on front endpaper "F. Harrison Hargrave 3rd Q.A.O. Gurkha Rifles". Rare book on the language of Nepal. Historically, the language was first called Khaskura (language of the khas 'rice fa... View more info

Report of the Enquiry Committee Orissa States.

By: N/A

Price: $250.00 USD

Publisher: Cuttack, Orissa Missions Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6001

Condition: Good


vi, 290 pages. Now called Odisha it is a state of India, located on the east coast of India, by the Bay of Bengal. Rare book. View more info

Ceylon, Its History, People, Commerce, Industries and Resources.

By: N/A

Price: $85.00 USD

Publisher: Colombo, Plate Limited: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6039

Condition: Very Good


xxxvi, 207, 119, 125 pages, illustrations, advertisements. A nice copy of this book on Sri Lanka when it was under British rule. View more info

Jesus in Heaven on Earth.

By: Ahmad, Al-Haj Khwaza Nazir

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: Woking, The Woking Muslim Mission & Literary Trust: 1956

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007171

Condition: Very Good


416 pages, coloured frontispiece, b/w illustrations. Dust wrapper lacks pieces at top and bottom. Khwaja Nazir Ahmad was an Ahmadiyya writer. After experiments with Hinduism and Christianity he converted back to Islam in 1919 and in 1923, aged 25, became imam of Woking's mosque. Prior to partition in 1948 he toured Kashmir with Aziz Kashmiri, editor of the Ahmadiyya weekly paper in Srinagar, looking for evidence supporting the claim of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad made in 1899, th... View more info

Magnetic, Meteorological and Seismographic Observations made at the Government Observatories, Bombay and Alibag, in the Year 1923.

By: Banerji, S.K.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Calcutta, Government of Indi Central Publication Branch: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5245

Condition: Good


ii, 72 pages, 5 plates. Ex-institutional library. View more info

Magnetic, Meteorological and Seismographic Observations made at the Government Observatories, Bombay and Alibag, in the Year 1924.

By: Banerji, S.K.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Calcutta, Government of Indi Central Publication Branch: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5246

Condition: Good


iii, 133 pages, 5 plates. Ex-institutional library. View more info

Magnetic, Meteorological and Seismographic Observations made at the Government Observatories, Bombay and Alibag, in the Year 1929.

By: Banerji, S.K.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Calcutta, Government of India Central Publication Branch: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5247

Condition: Good


iii, 138 pages, 5 plates. Ex-institutional library. View more info

Magnetic, Meteorological and Seismographic Observations made at the Government Observatories, Bombay and Alibag, in the Year 1931.

By: Banerji, S.K.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Calcutta, Government of India Central Publication Branch: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5248

Condition: Good


iii, 165 pages, 5 plates. Ex-institutional library. View more info

Magnetic, Meteorological and Seismographic Observations made at the Government Observatories, Bombay and Alibag, in the Year 1930.

By: Banerji, S.K.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Calcutta, Government of India Central Publication Branch: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5551

Condition: Good


iii, 149 pages, 5 plates. Ex-institutional library. View more info

Magnetic, Meteorological and Seismographic Observations made at the Government Observatories, Bombay and Alibag, in the Year 1932.

By: Banerji, S.K.; Banerji, B.N.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Calcutta, Government of India Central Publication Branch: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5249

Condition: Good


xiv, 74, 41, 2, 18pages, 5 plates. Ex-institutional library. View more info

The Design Development of Indian Architecture.

By: Batley, Claude

Price: $10.00 USD

Publisher: New York, Academy Editions St. Martin's Press: 1973

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 008098

Condition: Very Good


96 pages, 50 plates of architectural drawings. View more info

H.C.P.Bell: Archaeologist of Ceylon and the Maldives

By: Bell, Bethia N.; Bell, Heather M.

Price: $45.00 USD

Publisher: CLwyd, Archetype Publications Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007630

ISBN: 187313245X

Condition: Very Good


318 pages plus maps, b/w photos, dedication on front endpaper. View more info

In the Andamans and Nicobars : the narrative of a cruise in the Schooner "Terrapin", with notices of the islands, their fauna, ethnology,etc.

By: Boden Kloss, C.

Price: $68.00 USD

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009302

Condition: Good


xvi, 373 pages, frontipiece, maps, plates, text illustrations (all present). Ex-General Assembly Library New Zealand. Important anthroplogical study of these archipelagos in the Indian Ocean. View more info

Rulers of India. Lord William Bentinck.

By: Boulger, Demetrius C. [Charles]

Price: $19.00 USD

Publisher: Oxford At the Clarendon Press: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5424

Condition: Good


214 pages, one folding map, 12 pages of publisher's advertising. Ex-library. View more info

Magnetical and Meteorological Observations made at the Government Observatory, Bombay, in the Years 1879-1882. Together with Appendices Containing Accounts of Magnetic Researches, Embracing Observations Extending Over a Period of Thurty-Seven Years.

By: Chambers, Charles; Chambers, F.

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: Bombay, Government Central Press: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5237

Condition: Good


xix, 56, 27, xiii, 241 pages, 36 plates. Admiralty Library stamp and New Zealand meteorological library card pocket. Pieces of spine lacking at the top and bottom. View more info

Magnetical and Meteorological Observations made at the Government Observatory, Bombay, in the Year 1883.

By: Chambers, Charles; Dreckman, Revd. Fr.; Vinayek Narayen Nene; Chambers, Frederick

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Bombay, Government Central Press: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5238

Condition: Good


xv, 16, 9 pages. Ex-institutional library. View more info

Magnetical and Meteorological Observations made at the Government Observatory, Bombay, in the Year 1884.

By: Chambers, Frederick; Chambers, Charles

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Bombay, Government Central Press: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5239

Condition: Fair


xv, 16, 9, 16 pages. Ex-institutional library. Binding has come undone. View more info

Magnetical and Meteorological Observations made at the Government Observatory, Bombay, in the Years 1888 and 1889. Together with Appendices Containing Accounts of Magnetic Researches.

By: Chambers, Frederick; Chambers, Charles

Price: $120.00 USD

Publisher: Bombay, Government Central Press: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5240

Condition: Good


xvi, 27, 23, v, 95 pages, 7 plates. Ex-institutional library. View more info

Geology of the Country Around Rangala.

By: Cooray, P.G.

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: Colombo, Department of Mineralogy: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5156

Condition: Very Good


xi, 138 pages. An Explanation of One-inch Geological Sheet 49, Preliminary Series, with 2 maps, 37 text figures and 10 plates. Geological Survey of Ceylon. Memoir No. 2. small institutional stamp on front cover. View more info