London: Longrams, Green and Co., 1876. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. xix, 344 + 24 list pp, appendix, index. 8vo/23cm. Maroon cloth gilt, few insect holes, front hinge paper beginning crack, otherwise clean, tight and very good. An interpretation of the religious history of India. Reverend James Vaughan had spent nineteen years as a C.M.S. missionary in Calcutta..
Lahore: Revd. Canon W.P. Hares, 1928. Book. Fine. Soft cover. N.d. (ca.1928?). Second Edition. [ii], ii, vi,416pp. 12mo/18cm. Printed card wrappers, light wear, internally fine. A scholarly sounding volume by a C.M.S. missionary 'downing' one of the main opposition churches, the Roman Catholics. Rev. Walter Pullis Hares (1877- ) was a long-time missionary in the Lahore area and had published several books on the Punjabi language..
Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, 1967. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Indian Edition. xiv, 471pp, frontis portrait plus 23 portraits on 11 plates, 1 plan, appendix, glossary, index. 8vo/22cm. Blue cloth gilt, light wear, in price clipped and slightly edgeworn dj with few small closed edge tears, internally clean, tight and very good. VG+/G+. A classic study about the fresh religious movements which appeared in India since the effective introduction of Western influence. By a liberal missionary with much experence in India. Based on his Lamson Lectures of 1913 at the Hartford Theological Seminary. Originally published in 1915 and only recently superceded by Kenneth Jones's, Socio-Religious Movements in British India (Cambridge, 1990). Derbyshire 365..
Sivakasi, India: Printed by Sakthi Fine Art Printers, 2003. Book. Fine. Soft cover. First Edition. [ii], iii, [v], 57pp, 2 color illustrations on endpapers, Preface by author, . 8vo/21cm. Illustrated card-stock wrappers, near fine, few check marks and underlining in Preface, otherwise internally fine. The author Ayako Otani (1934- ) is an architect born in Japan who has been living in Sri Lanka and India for much of the last twenty years. A journey of spiritual seeking..
London: Student Christian Movement Press, 1927. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Second Edition (1926). 71, [i] list pp., Introduction-Christus Consummator, The Soul of India, Bhakti or the Way of Devotion, Sannyas or the Way of Renunciation, Yoga or the Way of Discipline, Epilogue-Christus Consummandus. 12mo/18.5cm. Printed wrappers, slightly chipped, signature of R. Sirajid Din on front panel which is loose, signed presentation inscription on half title--"[I?]anula Sarajiddin/a remembrance of/Kinnaird School Jubilee/Feb 22-25 1929/from Emily Kinnaird", some marginal and under lining, otherwise very good. Association copy. The Kinnaird School in Lahore was the oldest girls' school in Pakistan having been founded in 1864. It became the Kinnaird Academy in 1996. The name came from a titled Scottish family which helped support it. Lady Emily Kinnaird appears to have been a person of some substance from a Google reference indicating she called on Gandhi in 1940 to adopt Chistianity. The author, Jack Copley Winslow, wrote a number of books on Christianity in India between 1923 and 1968, one with Verrier Elwin..
Charleston, S.C.: Bibliobazaar LLC, 1968. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Recent reprint.of 1914 original published by the Superintendent of Government Printing, India, Calcutta.. viii, 120, [i] pp. 8vo/22.5cm. Glossy card-stock wrappers. As new except for a helf inch check mark on page 31. A useful guide even though a bit dated. E. Denison Ross ( 1871-1940) was a prominent British orientalist who after serving in India became Professor of Persian at University College London and then first Director of the School of Oriental Studies, later known as SOAS..