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Image for Report on the Administration of Bengal, 1898-99.

Report on the Administration of Bengal, 1898-99.

By: N/A

Price: $1,210.00

Publisher: Calcutta, Bengal Secretariat Press: 1900

Edition: First

Seller ID: 1540

Condition: Very Good


Calcutta: Bengal Secretariat Press. Very Good. 1900. First. Beveled salmon cloth covered boards. Many large folding colored maps including Map of the Bihar & Benares Opium Agencies showing cultivation under poppy & the Bengal government's monopolistic opium production for 1898 (nearly all of which was destined for China and Southeast Asia). This copy withdrawn from the Drew Theological Seminary. Forwarded thence (as noted by stamp on title page) by order of the Lieutenant Governor of Bengal. ; Folio 9 x 13.3 in; [ii],345;[viii],328;iv,cccxiv pages; All shipments through USPS insured P... View more info

The Life of Shavaji Maharaj. Founder of the Maratha Empire.

By: Adapted by N. S. Takakhav after K. A. Keluskar

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Bombay, Manoranjan Press: 1921

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3681

Condition: Very Good


Bombay: Manoranjan Press. Very Good. 1921. Review copy. Purple cloth with gilt particulars to faded spine. "With the compliments of the Literary Editor of the "Madras Mail"" tipped to front fly. Ink inscription to front fly reads "To the Editor of the Madras Mail for the favour of reviews/K. A. Keluskar." Small puncture through rear cover affecting blank rear fly papers. Nevertheless, a clean, serviceable copy. ; 8vo; xvi, [644] pages; Signed by Author; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The Ancient Geography of India. I. The Buddhist Period, including the  campaigns of Alexander, and the travels of Hwen-Thsang. With thirteen maps.

The Ancient Geography of India. I. The Buddhist Period, including the campaigns of Alexander, and the travels of Hwen-Thsang. With thirteen maps.

By: Alexander Cunningham

Price: $600.00

Publisher: London, Trubner and Co.: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3832

Condition: Very Good


London: Trubner and Co.. Very Good. 1871. First Edition. Full red cloth. Gilt author and partial title to label to spine. The personal copy of Columbia and U. Penn Sanskrit professor Royal W. Weiler whose signature is neatly penned to front fly. Inscribed with publisher's "kind regards" to half title. Clean and serviceable copy. ; 8vo ; xx, 589, 24 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

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Santos Dumont e a Conquista do Ar

By: Aluizio Napoleao

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Imprensa Nacional: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4661

Condition: Very Good


Volume 16 of [Brazil] Ministerio das relações exteriores. Serviço de publicações. Full gray cloth; gilt particulars to spine. Original wraps bound in. Nice clean copy without previous owners' markings. 6.5 x 9.25 in. 270pp. First Edition. View more info

Image for Historia General de las Misiones desde el siglo XIII hasta  nuestros dias.  4 volume set.

Historia General de las Misiones desde el siglo XIII hasta nuestros dias. 4 volume set.

By: Baron de Henrion

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Madrid, Libreria de D. Juan Oliveres: 1863

Seller ID: 4080

Condition: Very Good


Madrid: Libreria de D. Juan Oliveres. Very Good. 1863. Quarter brown calf over brown paper with vellum tips. Some wear to edges of covers of all volumes. Gilt particulars to spines; instances of worming to foot of vol. IV spine. Decorative star motif along all edges. Gutters of all volumes cracked. Occasional foxing throughout all volumes, otherwise, nice clean copies without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 4to ; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for Mkhas-pahi-dgah-ston (aka mkhas pa'i dg'ston) of Dpah-bo-gtsug-lag (aka  Lho-brag-chos-hbyun and dpa' bo gtsug lag and Pawo Tsuglag Threngwa),  Sata-Pitaka series, Indo-Asian Literatures (vol. 9 part 4 of the  Sata-Pitaka series)

Mkhas-pahi-dgah-ston (aka mkhas pa'i dg'ston) of Dpah-bo-gtsug-lag (aka Lho-brag-chos-hbyun and dpa' bo gtsug lag and Pawo Tsuglag Threngwa), Sata-Pitaka series, Indo-Asian Literatures (vol. 9 part 4 of the Sata-Pitaka series)

By: Dr. Lokash Chandra (edited by Raghu Vira)

Price: $170.00

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

Seller ID: 3250

Condition: Very Good


New Delhi: International Academy of Indian Culture. Very Good. 1962. This fourth part completes the chos-hbyun of Dpah-bo-gtsug-lag, an Incarnate Karmapa Lama of the 16th century. Loose as issued in green cloth chemise with silk ties. Gilt particulars to spine with slight wear. Foxing to pastedown of chemise and title page, otherwise, a clean copy. Please expect postage for overseas orders. ; Sata-Pitaka Series; 4to 11" - 13" tall; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The History of Aryan Rule in India. From the earliest times to the death  of Akbar.

The History of Aryan Rule in India. From the earliest times to the death of Akbar.

By: E. B. Havell

Price: $110.00

Publisher: London, Calcutta & Sydney, George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.: [1918]

Seller ID: 3571

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


London, Calcutta & Sydney: George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. [1918]. Sage cloth with gilt title and author to front cover and gilt particulars and decoration to spine. With small folding "Map of Ancient India" and "Map of India under Muhammadan Rule". A handsome book in the scarce original dust jacket without previous owners' names or other markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxxi, 582, [i] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . Dust jacket present. View more info

Image for La Guerra de Cuba Reseña Historica de la Insurreccion Cubana (1895-1898)

La Guerra de Cuba Reseña Historica de la Insurreccion Cubana (1895-1898)

By: Emilio Reverter Delmas

Price: $605.00

Publisher: Barcelona, Centro Editorial de Alberto Martin: 1899

Edition: Sexta edicion

Seller ID: 4400

Condition: Very Good


6 volume set. Oxblood quarter calf. Gutters cracked. Moderate foxing. Very nice, clean copies without previous owners' names or other markings. View more info

Image for The History of Ancient America; Anterior to the time of Columbus; Proving  the identity of the Aborigines with the Tyrians and Israelites and the  introduction of Christianity into the Western Hemisphere by the apostle  St. Thomas

The History of Ancient America; Anterior to the time of Columbus; Proving the identity of the Aborigines with the Tyrians and Israelites and the introduction of Christianity into the Western Hemisphere by the apostle St. Thomas

By: George Jones

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, New York, Berlin, Paris, Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans: 1843

Seller ID: 2848

Condition: Very Good


Brown embossed cloth. Gilt title and decorative motif to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Losses & closed tears to spine. Front hinge beginning. Losses to rear hinge. Occasional minor foxing. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 461 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

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A History of Persian Navigation

By: Hadi Hasan, Foreword Sir Muhammad Iqbal

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4446

Condition: Fine


#246 of only 250 copies. Full bright blue cloth. Gilt particulars to front & spine. Top edge gilt, others deckle. Signed by the author. Hand made paper edition with two plates in colour and nine in monotone. Mylar wrapped textured jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for The Historians' History of the World. In twenty-five volumes.

The Historians' History of the World. In twenty-five volumes.

By: Henry Smith Williams

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York & London, The Outlook Company & The History Association: 1904-1905

Seller ID: 3867

Condition: Very Good


Full vegetable vellum. Particulars printed in various colors to spines excepting spines of volumes VI and XIII where they have faded. Decorative gilt/colored device unique to each volume to front covers. Top edges gilt, others deckle. An attractive, complete collection. Please expect extra postage as this is a substantial set. View more info

Image for Interesting Historical Events relative to the Provinces of Bengal, and the  Empire of Indostan. With a seasonable hint and perswasive [sic] to the  honourable the court of directors of the East India Company as also the  mythology and cosmogeny, fasts and  festivals of the Gentoos, followers of  the Shasath. And a dissertation on the metempshychosis, commonly, though  erroneously, called the Pythagorean Doctrine. Three parts bound as one.

Interesting Historical Events relative to the Provinces of Bengal, and the Empire of Indostan. With a seasonable hint and perswasive [sic] to the honourable the court of directors of the East India Company as also the mythology and cosmogeny, fasts and festivals of the Gentoos, followers of the Shasath. And a dissertation on the metempshychosis, commonly, though erroneously, called the Pythagorean Doctrine. Three parts bound as one.

By: J. Z. Holwell

Price: $215.00

Publisher: London, T. Becket and P. A. de Hondt: 1766, 67 & 71

Seller ID: 3679

Condition: Very Good


Three parts bound as one. 1766, 67 & 71. Part one is second edition with supplement, parts two & three are first editions. Quarter grey cloth over brown paper. Abbreviated title printed to paper label to spine. Previous owner's name inked to front pastedown. Front gutter cracked. Several folding plates with old tape repairs to fold lines. A nice, serviceable copy. ; 8vo ; [ii], 233, [i], 5 folding maps; [iv] 152, 5 folding plates; [i] 226 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

Image for The History of Nadir Shah, formerly called Thames Kuli Khan, the present  emperor of Persia. To which is prefix'd a short history of the Moghol  emperors. At the end is inserted a catalogue of about two hundred  manuscripts in the Persic and other Oriental  languages, collected in the  east.

The History of Nadir Shah, formerly called Thames Kuli Khan, the present emperor of Persia. To which is prefix'd a short history of the Moghol emperors. At the end is inserted a catalogue of about two hundred manuscripts in the Persic and other Oriental languages, collected in the east.

By: James Fraser

Price: $470.00

Publisher: London, A. Millar: 1742

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3536

Condition: Very Good


London: A. Millar. Very Good. 1742. Second Edition. Gilt ruled polished brown calf. Raised bands and gilt particulars to spine. Gilt ruled inner dentelles. Marbled papers. Marginal foxing. Folding frontispiece. Previous owner's name inked to dedication page, not affecting text. Folding "Map of the Moghol Empire and Part of Tartary" to beginning of book suffering a closed 2 inch tear but otherwise intact. A nicely bound otherwise clean copy without further markings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; vi, 234, [6], 40 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for A History of the Sepoy War in India 1857-1858 - 3 Volume Set

A History of the Sepoy War in India 1857-1858 - 3 Volume Set

By: John William Kaye

Price: $400.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen & Co.: 1865-1876

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 4294

Condition: Very Good


Attractive half black morocco and marble boards. Gilt particulars to spines. Speckled edges. Occasional light foxing. Volume II & III contain folding maps. A handsome set in uniform binding. xiv, 656; xvi, 686; xiv, 684 pages View more info

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Perestroika New Thinking for Our Country and the World

By: Mikhail Gorbachev

Price: $440.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 4689

Condition: Fine


Boldly signed by Gorbachev on title. Full blue cloth; gilt particulars to front and spine. Mustard endpapers. Nice clean copy without previous owners' names or markings. 6.25 x 9.7 in. 254pp. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Principes Hollandiae, Zelandiae et Westfrisiae ab anno Christi DCCCLXIII

By: Petrus Scriverius

Price: $2,750.00

Publisher: Haarlem, Netherlands, Pieter Soutman: 1650

Seller ID: 2806

Condition: Very Good


Full vellum with gilt medallion and decorative border to front and back covers. Gilt motif and raised bands to spine. All edges heavily gilt. Old repairs to vellum fore edges. Bookplate of Frederick Tillman to front pastedown. Contains 39 striking engravings, including frontispiece and full-page plate of coat-of-arms of Haarlem with view of the city in the background. Engravings after portraits by Titian, Van Eyck and Rubens. Moisture marks on page edges do not affect images. A very handsome copy. ; 16x20.5 inches; 122; [7] pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. View more info

Historia de la Geografia y de la Cosmografia en las Edades Antigue y Media con relacion a los grandes descubrimientos maritimos realizados en los siglos XV y XVI por Espanoles y Portugueses La Primera Vuelta Al Mundo. IV Centenario 1522-1922. Tomo Primero, Partes Primera y Segunda

By: Segundo de Ispizua

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Madrid, Graficas Reunidas: 1922

Seller ID: 2389

Condition: Very Good


Madrid: Graficas Reunidas. Very Good. 1922. Hardcover. Green cloth, gold-stamped front board. Blue sticker to front pastedown. Rubbing to spine. Very good reading copy. Contains one pull-out map: "El Mundo Segun Ptolomeo". ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 537 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . View more info

Image for The Cambridge History of India Volume IV: The Mughul Period

The Cambridge History of India Volume IV: The Mughul Period

By: Sir Wolsley Haig, Edited by Richard Burn

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2013

Condition: Very Good


Cambridge: University Press. Very Good. 1937. First Edition. 670pp., + [58]pp. plates + foldout map. Green publisher's cloth with gilt titling to spine. ; Cambridge History of India; Vol. 4; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 670 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail. . First Edition. View more info

Image for The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. Volume 58(1) Volume LVIII. For The Year MDCCLXXXVIII (Part The First)

The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. Volume 58(1) Volume LVIII. For The Year MDCCLXXXVIII (Part The First)

By: Sylvanus Urban et al.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Printed by John Nichols, for David Henry: 1788

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4829

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth boards, gilt particulars to spine. Features account of the taking down of the old church of St James, Clerkenwell in 1788 and the removing of the cadaver monument of Sir William Weston, the last Prior of the Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem in England along with copper-engraved plate of Weston's skeleton and lead coffin; other copper-engraved plates include illustrations of the Pyramids at Giza, Bexley Parsonage, and Dover Market Place. This volume also features articles in a v ast variety of subjects including: meteorology, agriculture, poetry, economic... View more info

Image for The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. Volume 59(2) Volume LIX. For The Year MDCCLXXXIX (Part The Second)

The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Chronicle. Volume 59(2) Volume LIX. For The Year MDCCLXXXIX (Part The Second)

By: Sylvanus Urban et al.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London, Printed by John Nichols, for David Henry: 1789

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4833

Condition: Very Good


Maroon cloth boards, gilt particulars to spine. This volume features description of Tycho Brahe's Observatory (p. 1001) but lacks corresponding plate. Also features articles in a v ast variety of subjects including: historical accounts, politics, science, natural history, religion, economics, art, poetry, book reviews and more. Part The Second: pp. 582-1218, [18]; includes numerous copper-engraved plates with index. View more info