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Cooking Is Fun

By: Abston, Martha Sue

Price: $18.00

Publisher: India, Today & Tomorrow's Printers & Publishers: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45310

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition soft cover showing negligible color loss to red covers, internally as new. 61 pp. Generations of family recipes from India, China, Japan, Europe and the U.S. View more info

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The Plaid Peacock

By: Alan, Sandy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1965

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43789

Condition: Fair


LIbrary rebind with rubbed corners, 1/2 in. split in foot of frt gutter. Pocket pulled but all pp present. Light finger soil and a few short taped page tears from turning. A headstrong peahen has a tartan tail. View more info

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Book of Oriental Carpets and Rugs

By: Bennett, Ian

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, The Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd.: 1973

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 44574

ISBN: 060039249X

Condition: Near Fine


Fine copy save for tidy gift dedication on fep, clipped corner of fep. Unclipped dj in new mylar displays well despite some light surface soil on yellow background. 128 pp. slightly age toned at lower edge of last page or two. View more info

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Phari The Adventures of a Tibetan Pony

By: Buckingham, M. E.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Country Life Ltd.: 1936

Seller Id: 46326

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in bright mustard yellow cloth bds with bumped (not rubbed) extrems, text tight and bright w/out names or soil, fep removed, front hinge cracked. 135 pp holding tight and going nowhere. Professionally reproduced illust dj in new mylar shows small chips at tips and spine ends, slight overall surface soil, still displays well. B/w vignettes throughout and 8 wonderful b/w full page pencil drawings by K.F. Barker. Story of Phari, told in third person bu the author of a pony who lived in India, his hardships, early life on the wind-swept table land of Tibet, through his life wi... View more info

Best in Children's Books #31

By: Compilation Authored

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Nelson Doubleday, Inc: 1960

Seller Id: 46050

Condition: Very Good


Possible first printing hardcover in pink pebbled paper covered boards quarter bound with same pebbled paper in grey with turquoise titles and illustrations on boards and spine. Spine ends bumped, tips still sharp, no names or tears. 160 pp text is tight and clean save for some chocolate? marks in the second story: Tattercoats. Unclipped (and unpriced) illustrated green background Dj lightly rubbed at tips, two small closed tears at head of rear panel, shows some color loss from storage but displays well in new mylar. Contains the following tales by the following authors: 1. Lewis and Clar... View more info

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Sport Is Where You Find It SIGNED, LIMITED, NUMBERED EDITION

By: Crowe, Philip K. Illust By Paul Brown

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Van Nostrand Company Inc: 1953

Edition: First Numbered, Limited Signed E

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 36539

Condition: Near Fine


Limited, numbered, signed by author. #90 out of 1475 copies. Fine green cloth with very light sunning on upper edge of boards, tips and spine ends sharp. Bright gilt horse & rider illust on cover, spine with green title box and gilt titles has been sunned but all is more than legible. Text tight and crisp with author's name on fep. Not dedicated to anyone in particular. Illustrated dj is a professional reproduction that shows very light wear at tips, few age spots on rear panel and displays beautifully in new mylar. The author takes you to China, India, England, Alaska, Indo-China, Nantucket, ... View more info

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Kamla's Good Day A Story of India

By: Dolderlein, Gertrude

Price: $32.00

Publisher: MN, Augsburg Publishing House: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40466

Condition: Good +


1st edition hardcover with light wear and color loss at extremities, lower board fore-edge creased and rubbed, internally as new. Darling tale of a little girl from India who has her first assignment delivering a bracelet to her father's customer on the other side of the market Bazaar. Along the way, she is distracted by some monkeys who pinch the bracelet and ends up meeting new friends, a small christian school, finding the bracelet and the chance to learn to read and write with the other children at the school. What a Good Day it was for Kamla! View more info

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Horses And Courses A Pictorial History of Racing

By: Hedges, David; Foreword By John Hislop

Price: $14.00

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31462

ISBN: 0670379530

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in olive cloth with black titles. Former owner's colorful and lengthy gift dedication on fep. Small faint watermark on last blank page. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows negligible wear at tips, displays beautifully. 220 pp of b/w and color photos and illustrations. David Hedges, a racing correspondent well known on every racecourse on the five continents tells of the courses and the famous horses and jockeys who have won famous victories on them throughout the world. Here is the charm of Longchamp: the glory of Arkle, the magic of Royal Ascot; the Epson Derby and Leste... View more info

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Horses and Courses: A Pictorial History of Racing

By: Hedges, David; Mayer, Fred; Foreword By John Hisop

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41601

ISBN: 0436191504

Condition: Very Good


Tips and spine sharp, tidy gift ded/date on upper corner of fep. no tears or soil. Original color Dj has slight surface wear. Brilliant copy is a tad musty. 220 pp of b/w and color photos and illustrations. David Hedges, a racing correspondent well known on every racecourse on the five continents tells of the courses and the famous horses and jockeys who have won famous victories on them throughout the world. Here is the charm of Longchamp: the glory of Arkle, the magic of Royal Ascot; the Epson Derby and Lester Piggott; Ireland's The Curragh, the gallops on Pisa's huge sand hills; the Moscow ... View more info

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Far From a Gentleman

By: Hislop, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31567

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition in green cloth boards w/presentation plate on front end paper, this book was a gift of famous author/sportsman Alexander Mackay-Smith to the National Sporting Library in 1973. No pocket or stamps. Not a circulated copy or traditional exlib. DJ in new mylar is a professional reproduction that shows light wear at extrems, few pieces of clear cello tape at spine ends does not detract. 304 pp. This is a story of the Turf, based on over twenty-five years' practical experience and told with unusual insight, clarity and feeling. The author, who is acknowledged to be the best writ... View more info

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Chikka

By: Nirodi, Hira

Price: $28.00

Publisher: IL, Reilly & Lee Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 44115

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous 1st edition hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends, no names, tears or soil. Not exlib. Fine first edition in lovely unclipped dj in new mylar showing negligible soil marks from storage. Gift & collector quality. 154 pp. The story of a boy from a small village in India, who is fortunate to visit the big city of Bangalore. View more info

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A Letter From India

By: Papas, William

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts, Inc: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45678

Condition: Very Good


Nice exlib hardcover with paper pulls on plain hot pink endpps from formerly glued dj flaps, dj now in new mylar and looks VG. In this letter home to his son, Papas and his daughter Peta who are traveling in India, Papas gives a vivid personal impression of this great land and its people. Here and there Peta takes time off from her intense enjoyment of seeing so many strange and exciting things for the first time to throw in a few sketches and an unfinished not of her own. View more info

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All About Nothing

By: Sabnani, Nina

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Orient Longman Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller Id: 40692

ISBN: 8188733091

Condition: Fine


Fine paperback in illustrated card covers. No names, tears or soil inside the 24 pp text. Gift quality offering. This book is an adaptation of an animation film made by Nina Sabnani at NID, for the Discovery of India Exposition in 1989. It explores the possible origin of zero; it makes a fictional take off on actual research done on the subject. The Bakshali Manuscript of circa 200 AD contains the use of zero in mathematical calculations, which places the story around that time. The author has also researched the people of the period, their trade, trade routes, architecture, dyes used, d... View more info

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More Bandobast

By: Snaffles, (Payne, Charlie Johnson

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 19224

Condition: Very Good


Light surface wear and soil to cream linen cloth boards, innards fine, no inscriptions, tears or soil. Card laid in stating that the original drawings by "Snaffles" contained in this book will be exhibited during October 1936 at The Sporting Gallery, 70 Jermyn St. London. DJ in acid-free mylar sleeve is a professional reproduction showing only one 1" x 1" bit of loss at foot of rear panel which affects nothing (no text or drawing damaged due to loss). Approx 104 pp with 12 leaves of color mounted plates. Snaffles was born Charlie John Payne in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire ... View more info

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The Beautiful Blue Jay and Other Tales of India

By: Spellman, John W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37831

Condition: Very Good


1st edition exlib hardcover in light peach boards has light shelf wear, lower tips & foot of spine are lightly worn and upper tips and head of spine are showing a smidge of boards. Price clipped dust jacket has a 1/2" tear at lower front tip and several library stickers otherwise shows well. 101 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or soil, the library pocket is on the REP and there are several library stamps present. Here are 25 tales that mothers in India tell their children today, stories about people and happenings that concern children everywhere. View more info

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The Grey Buffalo

By: Stanley, Chuck

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Wright & Brown LTD: 1964

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller Id: R46524

Condition: Very Good


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with yellow spine title showing sharp tips and bumped spine ends. No names, tears or soil in the 158 pp untrimmed page block. Not exlib. Unclipped, original color illustrated dust jacket shows the lightest of rubs at tips of frt board only, light soil on white background rear panel that lists further reading in the Western genre. The great Kingston Ranch spread for miles north and south of the Rio Grande, and had foremen in both Mexico and the United States. Jed Hubter was the primero for the Texas Ranch, but anything that concerned Cap... View more info

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Geeta and the Village School

By: Thampi, Parvathi

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday and Co: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37412

Condition: Good


Cute gold stamped picture on red textured faux leather boards. 1st edition hardcover with slight rubbing on head & foot of spine, some shelf wear & bumping. Dust jacket is tatty with small chipping and surface soil but shows well in new mylar. Front end page has previous owner signature and date. Some smudges on pages but otherwise clean with no writing or tears. 64 pages. With engaging simplicity young readers are introduced to India and a young girls reluctance to face the unknown. View more info

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Snaffles on Hunting

By: Welcome, John; Collens, Rupert; Foreword By Michael Clayton

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, The Lambourne Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 47020

ISBN: 0951369741

Condition: Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover in navy blue paper covered boards with bright gold titles on frt board and back strip. No names, tears or soil in the 160 page text which is profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Original, un-clipped dust wrapper shows negligible color loss at tips. This is a 'landscape' format volume measuring 9.75" tall x 11.50" wide x .75" thick. This is the third and final volume in the gorgeous and well-reviewed series about British Sporting artists by the authors. Born Charlie Johnson Payne in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire in 1884 and died in Wilts... View more info

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The King Who Had Dirty Feet A Play Based on a Traditional Tale from India

By: Willson, Robina Beckles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IL, Rigby: 2000

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller Id: 41195

ISBN: 0763566926

Condition: Near Fine


4th printing paperback with one tiny crease at lower fore edge of frt cover. Internally as new. 24 pp well illust throughout in color. View more info

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The Winged Tiger's World Peace Party Puzzle Book

By: Yeh, Phil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hawaii, Hawaya, Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32693

ISBN: 0964414910

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover has light color loss to black tips of glossy covers, internally as new. 28 wonderfully busy paintings by Phil Yeh of cities around the world celebrating peace, each with 5 hidden objects inviting readers to join the party. Over Sized book will incurr add'l postage for priority or international destinations. Includes fun, full page seek-and-find images in the following locales: Florence Italy, San Francisco USA, Budapest Hungary, Jamaica, Moscow Russia, Native American Pow-Wow North America, Istanbul Turkey, England, Toronto Canada, Bangkok Thailand, The Great Wall China,... View more info