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An American Brat

by Bapsi Sidhwa

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March 1995
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First Paperback Edition
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9781571310057
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Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, March 1995. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. Very Good. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Edges foxed. Covers rubbed. 317 pages. Feroza Ginwalla, a pampered, protected 16-year-old Pakistani girl, is sent to America by her parents, who are alarmed by the fundamentalism overtaking Pakistan - and their daughter. Hoping that a few… Read more
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The Mulberry Empire, or, The Two Virtuous Journeys of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan

by Philip Hensher

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2003
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Near Fine
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First Paperback Edition
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9780007112272
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London: HarperCollins / Flamingo. Trade Paperbac. 2003. First Paperbac. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First paperback printing / full number line. Near Fine. In terior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased; head bumped. Light co rner wear. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 535 pages. A novel based on the British… Read more
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India

by Stanley Wolpert

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October 1999
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Updated Edition
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9780520221727
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Berkeley: University of California Press, October 1999. Trade Paperback. Updated Edition. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxvii + 273 pages. 16 pages of plates. 24 cm. A concise overview of Indian history and culture.
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Delhi Agra & Jaipur : The Glorious Cities

by Reeta Khullar; Rupinder Khullar

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2004
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Revised Edition
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9788190087049
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New Delhi: Frontline Books, 2004. Trade Paperback. Revised Edition. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light shelf/reading wear. 96 pages of beautiful color photographs and geographical descriptions of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Architectural and agricultural information as well as all key visiting sites for tourists.
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Let's Go : India & Nepal

by Let's Go Publications

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2004
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9780312320065
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004. Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Very slight edgewear. 976 pages.
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India Today Travel Plus, Volume 1, Number 1, January 2004

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January 2004
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First Edition
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New Delhi: Living Media India Limited, January 2004. Single Issue Magazine. First Edition. Near Fine. Light shelf and reading wear. Not from a library. 238 pages. First issue! featuring 33 Incredible India Vacations from across the country.
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Whistling Steam: Romance of Indian Rails (Pocket Art Series)

by Dileep Prakash

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2002
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9788174361875
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New Delhi: Lustre Press / Roli Books, 2002. Paperback. As New. Not damaged. No remainder mark. Not from a library. 64 pages. This souvenir book is presented in a postcard-size format of 64 pages, with 16 pages of text and 24 black & white plates on art card, with descriptive captions.
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Chennai Latte: A Madras Brew

by Ranjitha Ashok

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2005
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9788188661312
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Chennai: East West Books, (Madras) Pvt Ltd, 2005. Trade Paperback. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. viii + 123 pages : ill. ; 21 cm. Musings on Madras culture and history with cartoons by Biswajit Balasubramanian.
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Puffin Book of Classic Indian Tales for Children

by Meera Uberoi

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2002
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Very Good+
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9780143335405
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New Delhi: Puffin Books, 2002. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Prior owners' names on first page, otherwise interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 200 pages. Over a hundred color illustrations. A glorious celebration of the richness and diversity of Indian myths and folktales: The… Read more
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Cultural Atlas of India: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh & Sri L anka

by Gordon Johnson

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September 1996
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Fine
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First Edition
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9780816030132
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New York: Facts On File, September 1996. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Black cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Over 250 illustrations, 36 color maps. Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright, lightly rubebd, spine faded. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped.… Read more
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Arts and Crafts of Tamilnadu (Living Traditions of India)

by Nanditha Krishna; V.K. Rajamani (photos)

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May 1992
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Fine
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9780944142219
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Ahmedabad/Middletown, NJ: Mapin Publishing Pvt. Ltd./Grantha, May 1992. Hardcover. Yellow cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Jacket clean and bright. No remainder mark. Not clipped. Suitable for gifting. 178 pages. 154 color photographs. 10.5 x 10.5 x 0.7 Inches. The dividing line between art and craft… Read more
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The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354, Volume IV (Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, Second Series, 178)

by Ibn Batuta

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1994
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First Edition
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9780904180374
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London: The Hakluyt Society, 1994. Hardcover. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles to spine and vignette of sailing ship Victoria on front board. As New book in a Near Fine jacket. Light rubbing to jacket. First Edition; not a reprint. Full title: The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭuṭa, A.D. 1325-1354, Translated with revisions and notes from the Arabic text edited by… Read more
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The Carpet Wars: Ten Years In Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq

by Christopher Kremmer

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2004
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9788172235819
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New Delhi: HarperCollins India. Trade Paperback. 2004. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. xvi + 447 pages. Travels in dangerous places in quest for carpets.
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Tsunami: 7 Hours That Shook the World

by Satinder Bindra

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2005
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First Edition
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9789558095973
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New Delhi: HarperCollins India. Hardcover. 2005. First Edition. As New book in an As New jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 291 pages. 8 pages of plates. Map endpapers. An account of the December 26, 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, chiefly with reference to Sri Lanka.
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Folktales from India: a Selection of Oral Tales from Twenty-Two Languages

by A. K. Ramanujan

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1994
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9780140233285
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New Delhi: Penguin Books India. Trade Paperback. 1994. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not damaged. Sticker from Giggles Bookshop, Madras to back cover. 345 pages. An enchanting collection of 110 tales, translated from twenty-two different languages, that are by turns harrowing and comic, sardonic and allegorical, mysterious and romantic. Gods disguised as beggars and beasts, animals… Read more
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete. Edited by His Sister Lady Trevelyan. In Eight Volumes.

by Thomas Babington Macaulay; Lord Macaulay; Hannah More Macaulay Trevelyan; Lady Trevelyan

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1875
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London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1875. 8vo (9 x 6 x 15 inches). Three-quarter bound in black morocco-grain cloth with marbled-paper sides. Spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments, intricate gilt tooling in the remainder. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt. First vol. has frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Armoral bookplate of Howell Wharton Bickley… Read more
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The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan

by Robert Kanigel

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June 1992
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9780671750619
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New York: Washington Square Press. Trade Paperback. June 1992. Ninth printing. Good condition. 1x1 inch liquid stain to first lower corner of first three dozen pages. Interior unmarked. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. A nice reading copy. 438 pages; 16 p. of plates : ill ., maps. 21 cm. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped.
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Death by Migration: Europe's Encounter with the Tropical World in the Nineteenth Century

by Philip D. Curtin

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Published
1989
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9780521389228
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Trade Paperback. 1989. As New. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xx + 251 pages. From the beginning of European trade and conquest overseas, Europeans have known they died from the effect of the strange "climate." Later, they came to understand that it was disease, not climate, that killed, but the fact… Read more
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A Concise History of India

by Barbara D. Metcalf

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2002
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First South Asian Edition
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9780521639743
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Trade Paperback. 2002. First South Asian Edition (stated). Fine. Light shelfwear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxiv + 321 pages.
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Changing India: Bourgeois Revolution on the Subcontinent

by Robert W. Stern

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2003
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Second edition. First South Asian Edition
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9780521540810
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Trade Paperback.August 2003. Second edition. First South Asian Edition (stated). Fine. Dog-ear to upper corner, otherwise As New. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight, and uncreased. Cover clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xviii + 250 pages. A comprehensive introduction to contemporary India's modern history and social institutions.… Read more
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