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Traditional Hindu Temples in South Africa

By Mikula, Paul, Kearney, Brian, and Harber, Rodney

Hindu Temple Publications Durban 1st 1982 HB Fully illustrated in b/w and in colour, and with detailed plans and elevations, this book gives the historical and religious background of Indian temple architecture in Southern Africa. VG, no inscriptions, in slightly edge-worn, good DJ, not price-clipped. 112pp 0

$34.60

Hampi Ruins described and illustrated

By Longhurst, A H

Asian Educational Services New Delhi 1999 PB Reprint, first published in 1917. The ruined capital of the Hindu empire of Vijayanagar, founded in 1336. Illustrative covers worn and marked, internally VG, fold-out map. 144pp 0

$8.25

Ethnographic Notes in Southern India

By Thurston, E.

Government Press Madras 1st 1906 HB Illustrated with photographs, this is a fascinating compendium of Indian folklore as it was recorded in the early 1900's. All plates present. Boards are badly marked, rear lower corner badly damaged. Pages are browned and brittle, some worm damage and other vicissitudes of the sub-continent. Some pages loose, good only. Complete. 580pp 0

$48.46