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ORIENTALS IN CANADA: the story of the work of the United Church of Canada with Asiatics in Canada
Toronto: oard of Home Missions of the United Church of Canada, 1929.
The paper issue in grey card covers, endpaper maps. pp [2], xiv, 222, [2] + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 7 double-sided plates. Spine faintly yellowed; a fine copy. Chinese, Japanese, and East Indian immigrants in Canada, all in need of Christianity, obviously. Size: Small octavo.
$75.00                          Book Number: 45303                          Order / Enquire



ANAND, Mulk Raj
COOLIE. With an introduction by Saros Cowasjee
Toronto: Copp Clark, 1972.
Pink card covers. Spine sunned, sticker stain on first leaf and at head of spine; VG uncreased copy otherwise, no owner names. First published London, 1936, this is the revised text, adding a new introduction. An important Indian novel.
$14.95                          Book Number: 41502                          Order / Enquire



ARNOLD, Edwin, Sir
THE LIGHT OF ASIA, or the great renunciation ...bering the life and teaching of Gautama...illustrated by Willy Pogany
Philadelphia: David McKay, copyright 1932.,
Quarto, black cloth lettered in silver on spine, front cover with a b&w pictorial label with side silver surround. pp xvi, 182 + 12 b&w plates by the noted illustrator. Slight yellowing to page edges, 1933 ink name at front, else a fine, jacketless copy of this Victorian classic, told in verse. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required.
$35.00                          Book Number: 41793                          Order / Enquire



BUCHAN, John
LORD MINTO.
London: Nelson, 1924.
Red cloth gilt. pp [2], xviii, 352 pp + 9 plates. Blanchard A64. Spine a little faded, with gilt lettering dulled; ink gift inscription on front free endpaper; VG cleqan & tight copy otherwise. Minto was Governor-General of Canada 1898-1904, and Viceroy of India 1905-10. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra shipping may be required,
$30.00                          Book Number: 24038                          Order / Enquire



CHAPMAN, F. Spencer
MEMOIRS OF A MOUNTAINEER: Helvellyn to Himalaya . Lhasa: the holy city
London: Chatto & Windus, 1951.
Revised and reprinted. First published in two separate volumes in 1940 and 1938. First one volume, revised, was in 1945. Octavo, blue cloth. pp (2), 445 + frontispiece portait and numerous other plates and folding map at rear. Index. Spine and spine lettering faded, a good, clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy otherwise.
$18.00                          Book Number: 42917                          Order / Enquire



COLLIER, Price (1860-1913)
THE WEST IN THE EAST from an American Point of View.
Toronto: McClelland & Goodchild, 1911.
Dark green cloth, spine gilt lettered. pp [2], (xii), 534. Bookplate on front free endpaper, else a VG clean and unworn copy. Of the 11 chapters (plus a Conclusion), the first 8 are about his experiences in India. Chapter 9 is on China, 10 on Japan, and 11 on "Things Japanese, Korean, and Manchurian.
$40.00                          Book Number: 11073                          Order / Enquire



CORBETT, Jim
MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
London: Oxford University Press, 1946.
Orange cloth, spine gilt lettered, endpaper maps, red top edges. pp (xviii), (214) + frontispiece portrait and 3 other photos. Thin covers a little bowed, with small soft bumps to outer corners; tidy ink owner name on blank recto of frontispiece; else a VG+ clean and bright copy. Orange on cream dusty jacket has minor wear to tips of lightly darkened spine, VG otherwise, flap price intact, quite nice. A big game hunting classic (tigers in India), previously published in India in 1944.
$45.00                          Book Number: 28440                          Order / Enquire



CROKER, B.M.
VILLAGE TALES AND JUNGLE TRAGEDIES. with a frontispiece by John Charlton
London: Chatto & Windus, 1895.
Ocfavo, blue cloth gilt lettered, blind decoration on front cover, tan decorated endpapers. pp (8), 234, (2, ads) + 32 pp Sept., 1894, catalogue + frontispiece with tissue guard. Slight wear at ends of lightly darkened spine; else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names, inner hinges not cracked.. A collection of seven short stories set in India. Bithia Mary Croker (1847-1920) was an Anglo-Indian author born in Ireland. Her husband was in the army and they lived in India 1877-1891. She published 50 novels and short story collections, tmany of them, like this one, set in India. She is most remembered today for her ghost stories. Uncommon book. Wolff 1627
$85.00                          Book Number: 40382                          Order / Enquire



DESAI, Anita
JOURNEY TO ITHACA: a novel (proof copy)
New York: Knopf, 1995.
Uncorrected proof in cream non-pictorial card covers. Octavo, 309 pp. Front cover has small creases to outer corners and to fore edge; text has small soft bruise to outer corners; VG+ otherwise. Made from the UK (Heinemann) edition, with the title page bearing the UK imprint. A novel about a pair of young Europeans seeking enlightenment in India in the 1970s.
$20.00                          Book Number: 11178                          Order / Enquire



DESANI, G.V.
ALL ABOUT H. HATTERR. A Gesture.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Young, 1951.
Octavo, 300 pp. Light blue boards. Spine tanned; front cover has a damp spot to fore margin and a bruise to upper outer corner; light yellowing to text paper; rubber stamps to upper margin of front pastedown; small corner crease to early leaves; in all a good, tight jacketless copy. The Indian author's first novel, first published London, 1948, and revised several times later. An important book, said to be the first post-colonial novel of consequence in Indian literature.
$19.00                          Book Number: 19972                          Order / Enquire



DILKE, Charles Wentworth, Sir
GREATER BRITAIN: A Record of Travel in English-Speaking Countries. Third Edition.
New York: Harper, 1869.
Octavo, original brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered. pp (xvi), (17)-561, [1], (1, ads). 11 illustrations and 6 maps in text. Indexed. One dime-sized damp spot to front cover, damp streaks to rear cover; Odd Fellows bookplate inside front cover; page edges yellowed; else a VG+ clean, tight and unworn copy, hinges not cracked. Part I covers the USA including Utah, with one short chapter on Canada; Part II covers the Pacific, including Pitcairn Island, and the Maories; Part III is about Australia; Part IV covers Ceylon (two chapters), and India. Flake 2839 (3 chapters are on the Mormons).
$50.00                          Book Number: 42913                          Order / Enquire



DIVER, Maud
THE DREAM PREVAILS
Toronto: Ryerson, 1938.
Beige cloth. Text paper lightly toned, else fine, no owner names. Dust jacket has a few short tears; spine sunning; VG+ otherwise. Review copy, with undated review slip laid in. Made from UK sheets. A novel of India under British rule.
$45.00                          Book Number: 20784                          Order / Enquire



ERIKSON, Erik H.
GANDHI'S TRUTH: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence.
New York: Norton, 1969.
Black cloth. [2], 474, [4] pp. Light foxing to top page edges, two small ink initials to front free endpaper, else fine. Dust jacket is VG, with nicks, half inch tear, minor rubbing.
$25.00                          Book Number: 13244                          Order / Enquire



GHOSE, Sudhin N., 1899-1965
THE FLAME OF THE FOREST. With illustrations by Shrimati Arnakali E. Carlile (proof copy)
London: Michael Joseph, 1955.
Tan non-pictorial wrappers, red & white pictorial endpapers, pp 288. Covers lightly soiled and darkened; spine creased with a one inch split to bottom front fold repaired; corner crease to rear cover; book a bit leaned; about a VG copy otherwise. The final volume of a tetraology of novels by this neglected but important Indian author, in a very scarce advance format. He was the first to employ extended quotes from Indian literature in fiction.
$30.00                          Book Number: 43217                          Order / Enquire



GIBERNE, (Agnes) {Charlotte M. Tucker] (A.L.O.E.)
A LADY OF ENGLAND. The Life and Letters of Charlotte Maria Tucker
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1895.
Original smooth green buckram lettered & decorated in gilt, top edges gilt, black endpapers. xii, (520 pp + 3 plates (one double page) and 2 engraved portraits with tissue guard. Spine sunned to tan, with a half inch cloth tear at head; cracked front inner hinge neatly repaired; slight foxing to page edges and to text early and late; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Biography of this prolific British author of "Sunday school fiction", with a checklist of her principal publications in England and booklets translated into the languages of India at the rear. Last half of the book is about her life in India, where she went as a missionary. 1.5 kg.
$85.00                          Book Number: 24902                          Order / Enquire



Grimmett, Richard; Inskipp, Carol; Inskipp, Tim
A Guide to the Birds of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives
Priceton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1998.
Thick quarto, terra cotta cloth. pp 888. Colour and b&w illustrations, index. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a small corner chip at head of spine, else fine.Note: 3 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$39.95                          Book Number: 45968                          Order / Enquire



HILLARY, Edmund, Sir
FROM THE OCEAN TO THE SKY
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1979.
Second printing, same year as first. Variant white boards, endpaper maps. 272 pp + many photos, some in colour. A VG clean, tight and unworn jacketless copy, INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR in red ink on the title page "To _____, Ed Hillary". The account of his expedition up the Ganges and then to its source high in the Himalayas.
$65.00                          Book Number: 25454                          Order / Enquire



LAL, P.
THE PARROT'S DEATH and Other Poems.
Calcutta: Writers Workshop, 1968.
Third printing (first was 1960), of the author's first book and the second book from the press (which is still in existence). Octavo, flexible cloth-covered stiff paper covers, with wrap around band. Covers slightly bowed, else a fine copy. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$18.50                          Book Number: 19673                          Order / Enquire



LESLIE, Kenneth
THE RED JUDGE and other anecdotes. Reminiscences of the two great law courts of Bengal. With a foreword by the Hon'ble Mr. Justice Sen
Rangoon (Burma. Myanmar): Rangoon Times Press, 1934.
16mo, 17.5 cm. Black cloth spine and red printed boards. pp (6), 110. Errata slip tipped in after title leaf. Ink gift inscription of Dorothy Leslie at front, struck out with a single ink line and later owner's ink name at top. Thin dust jacket has a short tear and corner chip at foot of spine; small tears and light soiling; good. An uncommon Indian legal history. Not by the Canadian poet of the same name. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$75.00                          Book Number: 44127                          Order / Enquire



MARKANDAYA, Kamala
A HANDFUL OF RICE
New York: John Day, 1966.
Yellow cloth. Small owner name at front, else fine. Dust jacket has a small tear, nicks, and faint soiling, to rear panel, else fine, flap price intact.
$15.00                          Book Number: 40953                          Order / Enquire



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