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A New Account of the East Indies (A.D.1688-1723)- 2 Vols.

By: Alexander Hamilton

Price: $31.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034401

ISBN: 8120610105

Condition: New


Printed pages: Vol.1- 396 alongwith plates and maps, Vol.2- 310 alongwith plates and maps. View more info

Dev Anand: Dashing. Debonair

By: Alpana Chowdhury

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rupa & Co.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006103

ISBN: 8129105438

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 101 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

Abba...: God's Greatest Gift to Us

By: Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012954

ISBN: 8174362126

Condition: New


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The Private Diary Of Ananda Ranga Pillai (A.D.1736-1761)- 12 Vols.

By: Ananda Ranga Pillai and Dubash To J.F.Dpliex

Price: $319.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034589

ISBN: 8120601815

Condition: New


Printed pages: Vol.1- 488, Vol.2- 464, Vol.3-508, Vol.4- 521, Vol.5- 496, Vol.6- 494, Vol.7- 492, Vol.8- 303, Vol.9- 474, Vol.10- 452, Vol.11- 510, Vol.12- 494. View more info

Ananda Ranga Pillai The Pepys Of French India

By: Ananda Ranga Pillai and Srinivasachari

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034590

ISBN: 812060623X

Condition: New


Printed pages: 512 and 1 map. View more info

Alfred Tarski: Life and Logic

By: Anita Burdman Feferman and Solomon Feferman

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012736

ISBN: 0521802407

Condition: New


Alfred Tarski, one of the greatest logicians of all time, is widely thought of as ‘the man who defined truth’. His mathematical work on the concepts of truth and logical consequence are cornerstones of modern logic, influencing developments in philosophy, linguistics and computer science. Tarski was a charismatic teacher and zealous promoter of his view of logic as the foundation of all rational thought, a bon-vivant and a womanizer, who played the ‘great man’ to... View more info

Bapi...The Love of My Life...

By: Anoushka Shankar

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013356

ISBN: 8174362118

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 144. View more info

The World of the Polynesians seen Through Their Myths and legends, poetry and Art

By: Antony Alpers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Oxford University Press: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005897

ISBN: 0195581423

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 432. View more info

My Mind at Work: Stray Papers

By: Bhabagrahi Misra; Preface By David M. Brookman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bristol, Indiana, USA, Wyndham Hall Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009784

ISBN: 1556051786

Condition: As New


Printed Pages: 176. Bumped corners. View more info

Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Thibet

By: Capt.Knight

Price: $31.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034428

ISBN: 8120612647

Condition: New


Prinetd pages: 385 alongwith 45 colour illustrations. View more info

The First Englishmen in India

By: Courtenay J.Locke

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034441

ISBN: 8120610350

Condition: New


Printed pages: 229 alongwith notes, index, 8 plates and 3 maps. View more info

Dalai Lama, My Son: A Mother's Story

By: Diki Tsering; Edited and Introduced By Her Grandson Khedroob Thondup

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, USA, Viking/Arkana: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014297

ISBN: 0670889059

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 201. View more info

The President and the Public

By: Doris A. Graber (ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, USA, Institute for the Study of Human Issues: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003805

ISBN: 089727038X

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 320. View more info

Wisdom's Blossoms: Tales of the Saints of India

By: Doug Glener and Sarat Komaragiri

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Boston, USA, Shambhala: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013988

ISBN: 157062884X

Condition: New


Here is a timeless collection of traditional stories that recount the personal spiritual journeys and true acts of selflessness by saints from various religious traditions indigenous to India, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Sufism. The authors present a diverse selection of these inspirational tales—about both men and women saints, from a variety of time periods, and from all over India—and make them relevant for a modern audience. The stories re... View more info

An Angel in the Cockpit

By: Dr Vijaypat Singhania

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013209

ISBN: 8174364277

Condition: New


It began with a photograph in a magazine of an odd little aircraft that looked as though it had an upside-down tail. When Vijaypat Singhania, chairman of Raymond, leading industrialist and a respected pillar of society, saw the picture, it inspired him to take off on an adventure that could only end in disaster, if it didn’t end in glory. For, like his hero, JRD Tata, Singhania had a passion for flying, and the aircraft he saw was a Shadow microlight – a twin-seater ... View more info

An Elizabethan in 1582: The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls

By: Elizabeth Story Donno

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, UK, The Hakluyt Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006904

ISBN: 0904180042

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 381 with numerous b/w illustrations and several folding maps. View more info

Journal of Francis Buchanan (A.D.1811-1812)

By: Francis Buchanan

Price: $26.96

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034345

ISBN: 8120604598

Condition: New


Printed pages: 282 alongwith 2 plates and 5 maps. View more info

Wrestling the Dragon: In Search of the Boy Lama Who Defied China

By: Gaby Naher

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, UK, Rider: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006432

ISBN: 1844132315

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 319. View more info

Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India

By: Gita Mehta

Price: $5.95

Publisher: London, UK, Vintage: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009324

ISBN: 0099268221

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 232. View more info

Handbook of Hindu Gods, Goddesses and Saints: Popular in Contemporary South India

By: H. Daniel Smith and M. Narasimhachary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012100

ISBN: 8175740000

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 324 with numerous line drawings. View more info

Diary of a Journey Across Tibet

By: Hamilton Bower

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034336

ISBN: 8120609018

Condition: New


Printed pages: 326 alongwith 29 illustrations, 1 map and chart. View more info

Pioneers in India (Pioneers of Empire Series)

By: Harry Johnston

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034422

ISBN: 8120608437

Condition: New


Printed pages: 320 alongwith 8 colour and b/w illustrations, b/w plates and 3 maps. View more info

An Oriental Biographical Dictionary: Founded on the Materials Collected by the Late Thomas William Beale

By: Henry George Keene

Price: $17.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007380

ISBN: 8173045259

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 438. View more info

The Life and Letters of St. Francis Xavier- 2 Vols.

By: Henry James Colridge

Price: $43.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034373

ISBN: 8120612752

Condition: New


Printed pages: Vol.1- 424, Vol.2- 580 View more info

Licing History: Memoirs

By: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Price: $35.99

Publisher: London, UK, Headline: 2003

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 000580

ISBN: 0747255156

Condition: New


Hillary Rodham Clinton is known to hundreds of millions of people around the world. Yet few beyond her close friends and family have ever heard her account of her extraordinary journey. She writes with candor, humor and passion about her upbringing in suburban, middle-class America in the 1950s and her transformation from Goldwater Girl to student activist to controversial First Lady. Living History is her revealing memoir of life through the White House years. It is als... View more info

Travels In Asia And Africa From A.D.1325 To 1354

By: Ibn Battuta

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034550

ISBN: 8120608097

Condition: New


Printed pages: 410 alongwith 4 pales and maps. View more info

The Making of a Guru: Kelucharan Mohapatra. His Life and Times

By: Ileana Citaristi

Price: $16.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002379

ISBN: 8173043698

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 186. View more info

Among the Tibetans

By: Isabella Bishop

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034332

ISBN: 8120609190

Condition: New


Printed pages: 162 alongwith 21 illustrations. View more info

Ralph Fitch- England's Pioneers To India And Burma

By: J.Horton Ryley

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034489

ISBN: 8120613244

Condition: New


Printed pages: 264 alongwith 19 illustrations. View more info

The Travel Journal of Antonio De Beatis: Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, France and Italy, 1517-1518

By: J.R. Hale (ed. And Trs.); J.M.A. Lindon (trs.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, UK, The Hakluyt Society: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006903

ISBN: 0904180077

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 218 with numerous b/w illustrations and several folding maps. View more info

The Pirates of the Malabar and an English Woman in India Two Hundred Years Ago (A.D. 1709)

By: John Biddulph

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034331

ISBN: 8120609190

Condition: New


Printed pages: 327 alongwith plates and map. View more info

The Religious World of Kirti Sri: Buddhism, Art, and Politics in Late Medieval Sri Lanka

By: John Clifford Holt

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, USA, Oxford University Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014341

ISBN: 0195107578

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 155 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

The Expedition of the St Jean-Baptiste to the Pacific 1769-1770: From Journals of Jean De Surville and Guillaume Labe

By: John Dunmore (trs. And Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, UK, The Hakluyt Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006898

ISBN: 0904180115

Condition: Fine


Printed Pages: 320 with numerous b/w illustrations and several folding maps. View more info

Who's Who in Military History

By: John Keegan and Andrew Wheatcroft

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, UK, Routledge: 1996

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 009025

ISBN: 0415260396

Condition: New


Who's Who in Military History looks at those men and women who have shaped the course of war. It concentrates on all the periods and conflicts about which the reader is likely to want information, up to and including the Gulf War. It provides detailed biographies of the most interesting and important figures in military history from 1450 to the present day, such as General Norman Schwarzkopf, Fernandez de Cordoba, Rommel, Napoleon, Che Guevara, Frederick the Great, and G... View more info

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt: The Musical Messiah

By: Kanchan Mathur

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012572

ISBN: 8124603332

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 144 with numerous colour illustrations and a compact disc of Ragas. View more info

Obituaries: Death at My Doorstep

By: Khushwant Singh

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009568

ISBN: 817436708X

Condition: New


For Khushwant Singh who wrote his own obituary in his twenties, death is not sacred but he reflects on it increasingly these days. In Death At My Doorstep, a collection of obituaries written over the years, he presents the dead in death, as in life—good, bad or ugly. Be it on the twilight hours of Bhutto, the gory end of Sanjay Gandhi, the sycophantic M.O. Mathai, the Marxist millionaire Rajni Patel, the overbearing Lord Mountbatten, or on his pet Alsatian Simba, each ... View more info

Truth, Love and a Little Malice: An Autobiography

By: Khushwant Singh

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012925

ISBN: 0143029576

Condition: New


Born in 1915 in pre-Partition Punjab, Khushwant Singh, perhaps India’s most widely read and controversial writer, has been witness to most of the major events in modern Indian history—from Independence and Partition to the Emergency and Operation Blue Star—and has known many of the figures who have shaped it. With clarity and candour, he writes of leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, the terrorist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, the talented and scandalous ... View more info

Being a Buddhist Nun: The Struggle for Enlightenment in the Himalayas

By: Kim Gutschow

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussets, USA, Harvard University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003474

ISBN: 0674012879

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 360 with 20 halftones, 3 maps, and 2 tables. View more info

Rahmat Ali: A Biography

By: Kursheed Kamal Aziz

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Germany, Franz Steiner Wiesbaden GMBH: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008478

ISBN: 3515050515

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 614 with numerous b/w illustrations. Slightly rubbed covers. View more info

The Lives and Liberation of Princess Mandarava: The Indian Consort of Padmasambhava

By: Lama Chonam and Sangye Khandro (trs.); Introduction By Janet Gyatso

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Boston, USA, Wisdom Publications: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002215

ISBN: 0861711440

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 238. View more info

Karmapa: The Politics of Reincarnation

By: Lea Terhune

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, USA, Wisdom Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002086

ISBN: 0861711807

Condition: New


While only a young man, Orgyen Trinley Dorje''s life has been marked indelibly by devotion, intrigue, and transformation. Karmapa: The Politics of Reincarnation is his amazing story. For Westerners, Tibet is a land of powerful spiritual teachings, staggering mountain vistas, and geopolitical intrigue. The country''s resistance to Chinese occupation, and also the growing presence of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, are not just part of our daily news but of the Western con... View more info

Living with Kundalini: The Autobiography of Gopi Krishna

By: Leslie Shepard (ed.)

Price: $21.99

Publisher: Boston, USA, Shambhala: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002097

ISBN: 0877739471

Condition: New


This classic first-person account of spiritual awakening was first published under the title Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man —here expanded with two-thirds new material drawn from the author's writing to make a complete autobiography. Printed Pages: 424. View more info

J. Krishnamurti: Great Liberator or Failed Messiah?

By: Luis S.R. Vas

Price: $15.89

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd. in association with Indian Council of Philosophical Research: 2004

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 005466

ISBN: 8120820517

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 191. View more info

T'an Ssu-T'ung, 1865-1898: Life and Thought of a Reformer

By: Luke S.K. Kwong

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005073

ISBN: 9004104712

Condition: Brand New


The first full-length study in English on T'an Ssu-t'ung, a well-known scholar-reformer in late-Ch'ing China. Based on a rich variety of primary sources, it traces T'an's progress from his early years to his summary execution during the palace coup in 1898. The Introduction explains the premises and sources pertinent to this study, while the Epilogue provides an overall interpretation of T'an's life. The remaining eight chapters are organized in such a way as to allow a ... View more info

Through Unknown Tibet (A.D.1896)

By: M.S.Welby

Price: $21.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034512

ISBN: 812061058X

Condition: New


Printed pages: 456 alongwith 76 illustrations. View more info

Eleven Years In Ceylon (A.D. 1826-37)- 2 Vols.

By: Major Forbes

Price: $31.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034545

ISBN: 8120609670

Condition: New


Printed pages: Vol.1- 423 alongwith 12 plates, Vol.2- 356 alongwith 3 plates. View more info

The Travels Of Marco Polo (A.D.1260-1295)

By: Marco Polo and Benedetto

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034478

ISBN: 8120609492

Condition: New


Printed pages: 440 alongwith 5 maps and 7 plates. View more info

The Travels Of Marco Polo (A.D.1260-12950

By: Marco Polo and Benedetto

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034566

ISBN: 8120609492

Condition: New


Printed pages: 440 alongwith 5 maps, 7 plates and illustrations. View more info

Seven Years in Ceylon (A.D.1880-1887)

By: Mary Leitch and Margaret Leitch

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Asian Educational Services: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 034558

ISBN: 8120613988

Condition: New


Printed pages: 170 alongwith illustrations. View more info

Nehru: A Political Biography

By: Michael Brecher

Price: $19.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013549

ISBN: 0195647564

Condition: New


This outstanding biography traces Nehru s political and psychological development, exploring the complexities of his character. It is perceptive and revealing about Nehru s relationship with Gandhi, the influences on him of his father and his education at Harrow and Cambridge, and of Western and Indian culture. First published in 1959, this well-researched book draws from Nehru s own writings and speeches and much material not readily available to assess Nehru as a leade... View more info