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Rosa Mundi

By: Aleister Crowley as H. D. Carr. Auguste Rodin.

Price: $666.00

Publisher: Paris, Ph. Renouard: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition limited; First Printing

Seller ID: 3368

Condition: Very Good


Paris: Ph. Renouard. Very Good. 1905. 1st Edition limited; First Printing. Wraps. Original color lithograph by Rodin as frontispiece. One of only 500 copies published by Renouard. Staining & chipping to fore edge; bump to lower fore edge corner; fore edge trimmed. Three inch closed tear to p.3.; 4to ; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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Aniruddha's Commentary and the original parts of Vedantin Mahadeva's Commentary to the Samkhya Sutras. Fasciculus II. [With an introduction on the age and origin(?) of the Samkhya system.]

By: Aniruddha, as translated by Richard Garbe

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Calcutta, The Asiatic Society: 1891/[1892]

Seller ID: 3562

Condition: Very Good


Calcutta: The Asiatic Society. Very Good. 1891/[1892]. Scarce. Attractive later binding of half blind ruled morocco over oxblood pebbled cloth with original binding. Gilt partial title, author and decorations to spine, which is warped. Decorative endpapers. Native paper. Some markings to front wrap, including description of introduction and additional date in blue pencil. Loss to bottom third of pages 1 & 2 affecting text; this appears to be the only loss. An otherwise clean and serviceable copy of this difficult to find book. ; Bibliotheca Indica: A Collection of Oriental Works Publis... View more info

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The Philosophy of Jnanadeva. Presentation copy.

By: B. P. Bahirat

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Pandharpur, Pandharpur Research Society: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3814

Condition: Very Good


Pandharpur: Pandharpur Research Society. Very Good. 1956. First Edition. Quarter faux burgundy morocco cloth over paper with particulars printed to front cover. Inscription to front fly "For favor of review/with best compliments from,/Dr. R.N. Sardesai/Proprietor" dated 1956. Purple stamp of "Oriental Book Agency" to front fly. Letterhead of Journal of the American Oriental Society with typed letter from Associate Editor Ernest Bender to Royal Weiler dated 1958 regarding a review of the work loose to book. A nice, clean, serviceable copy. ; 8vo ; [xii], 220, 20 pages; A... View more info

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The Suvarnaprabhasa Sutra. A Mahayana text called "The Golden Splendour."

By: Bunyiu Nanjio revised and edited by Hokei Idzumi

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Kyoto, The Eastern Buddhist Society: 1931

Seller ID: 3839

Condition: Very Good


Kyoto: The Eastern Buddhist Society. Very Good. 1931. Olive cloth with gilt Japanese characters to front cover; gilt title and decorative device to spine. Light wear to covers, some wear to head and tail of spine. Deckled edges. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Housed in worn printed paper slipcase. A very nice, clean copy.; Large 8vo ; xxxviii, 222 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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Ahab and other Poems

By: Crowley, Aleister

Price: $1,330.00

Publisher: London, Chiswick Press: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1492

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


London: Chiswick Press. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1903. First Edition. Wraps. One of only 150 copies on hand-made paper. A nice unsophisticated copy free of ownership or other markings. Japan vellum jacket over wraps. ; 4to ; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Olla. An anthology of Sixty Years of Song. Limited edition in jacket.

By: Crowley, Aleister.

Price: $460.00

Publisher: London, O.T.O.: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 3205

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


London: O.T.O.. Fine in Good dust jacket. 1946. First Edition; First Printing. A fine copy; as-new cloth & very bright gilt to spine & front. With scarce dust jacket (lacking top inch at spine). One of only 500 unnumbered copies. Frontis portrait of Crowley by Augustus John; jacket by Frieda Harris. Do not hesitate to inquire further or to request images.; Quarto ; 128 pages; Additional images and further information provided upon request. ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Arms-Length Philosophy

By: Dave Mack

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Mimeo Shop: 1936

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 2458

Condition: Very Good


Akron, Ohio: The Mimeo Shop. Very Good. 1936. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Inscribed on free fly: "The richer thoughts, on which men's spirits thrive, Once shared, cement the friendships that survive." "A quotation from Dave Mack the author." ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 137 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami Colloqiua, cum notis selectis variorum. addito indice novo.

By: Desiderii Erasmi [Desiderius Erasmus]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Delphis, Lugd. Bat. Apud Adrianum Beman, Samuelem Luchtmans: 1729

Seller ID: 4168

Condition: Very Good


Delphis: Lugd. Bat. Apud Adrianum Beman, Samuelem Luchtmans. Very Good. 1729. Full vellum, partial title inked to spine. With remnants of leather ties. With bookplate of Joachim Garcia Pimentel to front pastedown; his stamps to endpapers. Instances of worming throughout, occasionally affecting text. Moisture marks to fore edges extending to pages. Nevertheless, a tight and servicable copy. ; 8vo ; [xii], 784, [xxii] pages . View more info

Slokavartikatika (Sarkarika) of Bhattaputra-Jayamisra. With index and notes.

By: Edited by C. Kunhan Raja

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Madras, Ananda Press: 1946

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3523

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Madras: Ananda Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1946. Scarce; OCLC only lists two copies. Blue cloth with particulars printed to front cover. Title printed to spine. Printed dust jacket with some foxing; small closed tear to head of spine. Personal copy of University of Pennsylvania and Columbia Sanskrit Professor Royal W. Weiler whose name is neatly inscribed to the front fly. Acid transfers to front and rear fly papers. Some minor foxing, particularly to first and last pages. Otherwise, a nice clean copy of this hard to find book without further markings. ; Madras University... View more info

Tattvopaplavasimha of Jayarasi Bhatta

By: Edited with introduction and indices by Pandit SukhlaljiSanghavi and Rasiklal C. Parikh

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Baroda, Oriental Institute: 1940

Seller ID: 3795

Condition: Very Good


Baroda: Oriental Institute. Very Good. 1940. Quarter red cloth over printed paper. Some foxing to covers. Partial title printed in black to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Introduction in English, text of Tattvopaplavasimha in Sanskrit. With series catalog to rear of book. A very nice, clean copy.; Gaekwad's Oriental Series; Vol. 87; Large 8vo ; xxi, [i], 140, [i], [ii], 12, [i] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Nyayamanjari of Jayanta Bhatta. Parts I & II bound together.

By: Edited with notes by Surya Narayana S'ukla; Edited by Duhndhiraja S'astri, notes by Surya Narayana S'ukla

Price: $235.00

Publisher: Benares City, Jaya Krishna Dâs Haridâs Gupta; Jai Krishnadas-Haridas Gupta: 1936 & 1934

Seller ID: 3803

Condition: Very Good


Benares City: Jaya Krishna Dâs Haridâs Gupta; Jai Krishnadas-Haridas Gupta. Very Good. 1936 & 1934. Full green cloth. Gilt partial title to spine. Speckled edges. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Text in Sanskrit. A nice clean copy. ; Kashi Sanskrit Series (Nyaya Section No. 15 & 16) No. 106; 8vo; 8, 5, 392, 28; 3, 208 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Tattwajnana and Mahajnana. Two Kawi philosophical texts.

By: Edited, translated and annotated by Sudarshana Devi Singhal

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New Delhi, International Academy of Indian Culture: 1962

Seller ID: 3855

Condition: Very Good


New Delhi: International Academy of Indian Culture. Very Good. 1962. Green faux morocco cloth with gilt particulars to spine. Some foxing along edges. Decorative endpapers. Purple stamp of bookseller to bottom of title page. Occasional light foxing throughout, otherwise, a nice clean copy.; Sata-Pitaka Series; Vol. 23; 4to ; 32, 235 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

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The Panchatantra [Pancatantra] Reconstructed (2 volume set). An attempt to establish the lost original Sanskrit text of the most famous of Indian story-collections on the basis of the principal extant versions.

By: Franklin Edgerton

Price: $110.00

Publisher: New Haven, American Oriental Society; Oxford University Press: 1924

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3570

Condition: Very Good


New Haven: American Oriental Society; Oxford University Press. Very Good. 1924. Black cloth with gilt particulars to spine. The personal copies of Professor Royal W. Weiler, who taught Sanskrit at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, and whose name is neatly inscribed to the front free fly papers. Infrequent foxing and penciled scholia throughout both volumes. Volume I: Text and critical apparatus. Volume II: Introduction and translation. A very nice, serviceable set. ; American Oriental Series; Vol. 2&3; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xix, 408, [i]; x, 405, [i] pages; All sh... View more info

The Enemy; An Intellectual Portrait of Carl Schmitt

By: Gopal Balakrishnan

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, New York, Verso: 2000

Seller ID: 2666

Condition: Very Good


A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or any other markings. ; viii;312 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Panchatantra-text of Purnabhadra

By: Johannes Hertel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University: 1912

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3616

Condition: Very Good


Very Good. 1912. Black cloth with gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt. Light occasional foxing, particularly to endpapers and first and last pages. The personal copy of Columbia and University of Pennsylvania Sanskrit Professor Royal W. Weiler whose name is neatly inscribed to the front fly paper. A nice clean copy without further markings. ; Small 4to ; xiii, 232, [ii] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Suvarnaprabhasottamasutra [Suvarnaprabhasa Sutra]. Das Goldglanz-Sutra. Ein Sanskrittext des Mahayana-Buddhismus. Die Tibetischen Ubersetzungen mit einem Wörterbuch. Erster band. Die tibetischen ubersetzugen. Mit einer tafel.

By: Johannes Nobel

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Leiden & Stuttgart, E. J. Brill & W. Kohlhammer: 1944

Seller ID: 3790

Condition: Very Good


Leiden & Stuttgart: E. J. Brill & W. Kohlhammer. Very Good. 1944. Drab green cloth with particulars and publisher's device printed in red to front cover. Particulars printed in red to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Light scholia penciled throughout. Otherwise, a very nice clean copy. ; Large 8vo ; xxix, [309] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Tomus primus: Continens opuscula moralia; Tomus secundus: in quo epistolae, et quaestiones naturales; Tomus tertius: Rhetoris, suasoriae, ac controversiae, cum declamationum excerptis. Three volume set.

By: L. Annaei [Lucius Annaeus] Senecae [the Younger], M. Annaei [Marcus Annaeus] Senecae [the Elder]

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Padova, Joannem Manfrè: 1713

Seller ID: 3757

Condition: Very Good


Padova: Joannem Manfrè. Very Good. 1713. Full vellum with abbreviated titles and volume numbers inked to spines. Some foxing to covers. Red speckled edges. Text in Latin. Foxing throughout, otherwise, a nice clean set.; 16mo ; [xvi], 555; 740; 608 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

The Metaphysics of the Upanishads, Vicharsagar.

By: Lala Sreeram

Price: $365.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Heeralal Dhole: 1885

Seller ID: 1485

Condition: Good


A nice clean text block in an unhappy but loyal binding.; Octavo: 9.5 x 6.5 in; iii, 404, vi pages . View more info

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Das System des Vedanta nach den Brahma-Sutra's des Badarayana und dem kommentare des Cankara uber dieselben als ein kompendium der dogmatik des bramanismus vom standpunkte des Cankara

By: Paul Deussen

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus: 1923

Edition: Fourth Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3581

Condition: Very Good


Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus. Very Good. 1923. Fourth Edition. Half burgundy cloth over marbled paper. Gilt particulars to spine. The personal copy of Professor Royal W. Weiler, who taught Sanskrit at Columbia and the University of Pennsylvania, and whose name is neatly inscribed to the front free fly paper. A clean copy without further markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvii, [i], 540 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Samkhya-pravacana-bhashya [Samkhya Pravachana], Vijnanabhikshu's commentar zu den Samkhyasutras. Aus dem Sanskrit ubersetz und mit anmerkungen versehen. Abhandlungen fur die Kunde des Morgenlandes herausgegeben von der Deutschen Morgenlandischen Gesellschaft. IX. Band. No. 3.

By: Richard Garbe

Price: $170.00

Publisher: Leipzig, F. A. Brockhaus: 1889

Seller ID: 3841

Condition: Very Good


Leipzig: F. A. Brockhaus. Very Good. 1889. Green cloth with gilt partial title to spine. Purple stamp of German Indologist Johannes Hertel to title page, not affecting text. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Occasional penciled scholia. Otherwise, a very nice clean copy. ; 8vo ; vii, [i], 378 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info