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1 ORIENTAL COOK BOOK Oriental Chapter No. 187
St. Paul, MN Order Eastern Star 1938 First Edition Softcover 
This is a soft cover cook book published in St. Paul, MN by the Order (of the) Eastern Star associated with the Montgomery Lodge and Montgomery Masonic Temple. . There are os all the typical recipes of the time period (1938) and the location. There are many pages with small advertiseme nts for businesses in Minneapolis and St. Paul. One is a full page for Baker's Chocolate for General Foods of Battle Creek, MI. In color The book as a few little flaws - a faint white round spot at the bottom of the front cover - a dark spot on the last 8 pages and the cover at the bottom. There is a trace of an erasure for a former price in pencil. The cover extends past the page edges (yap edges) and are lightly worn - mostly at the bottom corners (front and Back) . There is a black and white photo of the Montgomery Masonic Temple in the interior. ; 8vo; 82 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 (Bannerman, Helen) MAP THAT TRACES THE ROUTE OF BUDDHA. FROM THE BOOK SUR LES TRACES DU BOUDDHA Carte De L'Eurasie
Paris, France . 1929 Softcover 
This is a map (only) depicting the route of Buddha. It is from a book published in 1929 in Paris. The paper used in the book is disentagrati ng. The paper used for the map is superior. The map is simple black ink on a beige paper. It has fold marks to fit into the book. The condition is crisp and clean except for a closed tear along one of the fold that extends into the map about 1/4 inch. The map covers the area from Spain to Japan. It is 10 1/2 inches tall x 17 1/2 inches wide, by neat line measurements. The outside dimension of the map is about 3/4 more inch on all sides. There are two routes - for Hiuan-tsang and Yi-tsing. India is named Empire of Harsha. The lettering is of a varied and readable size. The map could still be read if framed. It will be mailed folded and well protected. The short tear has been mended from the rear side with archival Japanese tissue mending tape. There are no marks, no writing, no spots. There is no other wear. There is no decoration. ; Photographs; . 
Price: 24.90 USD
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3 Albright, William Foxwell ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE RELIGION OF ISRAEL
Baltimore, MD The John Hopkins Press 1933 Third Edition Hardcover 
This is the original 1933 (3rd Edition) hardcover without a jacket as designed. The book is tight, bright, crisp, and clean. The dark navy blue cloth covers are in near fine condition. The title in gilt on the spine is a little dulled. There are no marks or writing. The interior is equally crisp and clean. Well cared for. The basis for the book is to document the speech delivered as part of the Ayer Lectures at the Colgate-Rochesters Divinity School in April, 1941. The author expanded the lecture for this book. ; 8vo; 246 pages 
Price: 19.90 USD
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4 Besant, Annie MAN'S LIFE IN THREE WORLDS
Chicago The Theosophical Press 1923 First Edition Softcover 
This is the 1923 softcover printing by The Theosophical Press. The covers are stiff orange paper simply titled in black ink. The front cover looks bright and quite clean. The rear cover has some fading, light soil, short closed tear and a curled bottom corner that affects the last two pages, also. The interior pages are quite clean and the binding is tight and does not show wear. There are no marks or writing except former pencil prices erased. ; 8vo; 102 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Blofeld, John THE TANTRIC MYSTICISM OF TIBET A Practical Guide
New York, NY Causeway Books 1974 0883560240 / 9780883560242 Hardcover 
This is a First Causeway Edition published in New York in 1974. The book is in fine condtion. Tight, bright, crisp, and very clean. There are no marks or writings. A soft pumpkin colored cloth cover with reddish-orange tinted top edges. Orange-red end papers. Occasionly illustrated in black and white line drawings. The dust jacket has some wear. There is a tiny chip in the upper front corner. It appears that there was some kind o sprinkle of water, mostly on the spine, that has formed a sort of blended, mottled design and it is slightly darkened. Unclipped - shows the original price of $6.95. The jacket is now protected in a new archival see-through, removable mylar cover. The author studied under Tibetan Lamas of the Yellow and Red Hat sects. ; 8vo; 257 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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6 Coomaraswamy, Ananda THE DANCE OF SIVA Fourteen Indian Essays
New York, NY The Sunwise Turn, Inc. 1924 Hardcover 
This is a 1924 printing of this hardcover book illustrated with 28 black and white art and archeology images. The cloth covers are in very good condition except for a little fraying at the spine tips. There is a former owner, tasteful bookplate with the name engraved. The end papers are crisp and clean as are the pages. The page edges are untrimmed. There is a small blacked out rectangle on the copyright page below a statement of printing location. Nicely bound. There are fourteen essays and an Introductory Preface by Romain Rolland. ; 8vo; 139 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Dutta, Krishna with Andrew Robinson RABINDRANATH TAGORE The Myriad-Minded Man
New York, NY St Martins Press 1995 0312140304 / 9780312140304 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover first edition with a dust jacket. It is clean and bright. With the exception of a remainder mark on the bottom of the text block the book is free of marks or writing. The jacket is crisp and has straight clean edges. The back plate has some light rubbing. Sparkles. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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8 Eickelman, Dale F. KNOWLEDGE AND POWER IN MOROCCO The Education of a Twentieth-Century Notable
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1985 069102555x / 9780691025551 Softcover Fine  
This is a softcover book in near fine condition. There are no creases on the spine or the covers. The book appears to be unread. There are no marks or writing. Clean, crisp pages. Nice, bright book. ; 8vo; 203 pages  
Price: 24.00 USD
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9 Ensei Hitoshi Nakoda (Editor) DAILY READINGS IN THE BUDDHA AND BROTHERHOOD
San Francisco, CA Buddhist Churches Of America 1962 Softcover 
This is a small soft cover book that comes in a nice fitting cover. The book has been well cared for. Though there is a spot on the front cover that looks like a smudge of a blue pencil or chalk. There is a light touch of corner wear. There are no marks or writing. The pages are quite crisp and clean - though there is a tiny spot on the front blank page. The contents of the 61 pages is divided into Inspirational Reading, Parables, and Source References. There is a two page Bibliography and two pages of diagrams titled The Golden Words of the Buddha and Pali Tipitaka. The cover is only plastic but has a very handsome design that has been tooled into the surface (a from of embossing) . There is no wear to the cover. The covers of the book slip into pockets on the inside. On the title page is a statement that the book has been published by the Bureau of Buddhist Education in addition to Buddhist Churches of America. ; 8vo; 61 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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10 Evans-Wentz, W. Y. THE TIBETAN BOOK OF THE DEAD Or the After-Death Experiences on the Bardo Plane, According to Lama Kazi Dawa-Samdup's English Rendering.
New York, NY Causeway Books 1973 Hardcover 
This is the 1973 American edition in hardcover with a dust jacket. Book: the book would be considered in fine contion if not for a sprinkle of spots on the top edge. The book shows no wear. The binding is tight, the covers and interior are very clean. No marks or writing. Jacket: the jacket is bright and crisp, not clipped, the back panel shows some smudging. Now in a new, archival, see-through, removable mylary jacket protector. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 241 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 Hiltebeitel, Alf THE RITUAL OF BATTLE Krishna in the Mahabharata
Ithaca, NY Cornell Univerity Press 1976 0801409705 / 9780801409707 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback with uncliped clean white background dust jacket that is chipped at the top of the spine and a piece is missing on the back panel. Scholarly work. Analytical presentation exploring Krishna, war, mythology, culture. ; Small 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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12 His Eastern and Western Disciples THE LIFE OF SWAMI VIVEKANDANDA (VOLUME II)
Calcutta Advaita Ashrama 1981 Fifth Edition Hardcover 
This is Volume 2 - a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and clean except for a trace of a pencil price erasure on the front end paper and a small lightly printed star on the end paper. The book appears to be unread. Very nicely cared for. Clean covers, tight, binding. The dust jacket has some wear to the corners. It looks bright and fresh in its see-through, removable mylar protector. Unclipped. There are some illustrations in black and white. ; 8vo; 695 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 King, Winston L. IN THE HOPE OF NIBBANA An Essay on Theravada Buddhist Ethics
Lasalle, IL Open Court 1964 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be considered in fine/near fine condition if not for a former owner bookplate and a couple of short closed tears and some rubbing - msotly to the back panel. The book is tight, bright, and clean without wear. The jacket is clean and now protectes in an archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. Well cared for. ; 8vo  
Price: 23.00 USD
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14 Lewis, Bernard, editor ISLAM AND THE ARAB WORLD Faith, People, Culture
New York Alfred A Knopf 1976 First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket  
Near fine condition hardcover book in good plus condition. Green cloth boards are clean and unfaded as is gilt title on spine. Binding is tight, pages are clean and crisp. Pictorial dust jacket would be near fine also: is crisp, clean and bright, but has four closed tears between 1 and 2 inches. Has some minor shelfwear to edges as well. ; 4to; 360 pages  
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 McGovern, William Montgomery AN INTRODUCTION TO MAYAHANA BUDDHISM
Delhi Bharatiya Book Corporation 1986 8185122032 / 9788185122038 Hardcover 
This is the 1986 edition published in India in a hardcover with a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and clean. There are no marks or writing. Blue cloth cover with unmarked end papers and crisp, clean pages and edges. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean, however there is a closed tear at the bottom of the front panel and some tiny chips. The jacket is protected in an archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 142 pages  
Price: 23.00 USD
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16 Ramacharaka, Yogi THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHIC HEALING
Chicago, IL Yogi Publication Society 1934 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book has a firm binding. The corner have slight bumps. There is a tiny water stain on some of the top page edges. The cover is a simulated leather with a green ink title that is fading. There is a former owner bookplate pasted down on the front end paper. There are no other marks or writing. ; 8vo; 190 pages  
Price: 18.50 USD
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17 Sherring, M. A. and Storrow, Edward THE HISTORY OF PROTESTANT MISSIONS IN INDIA FROM THEIR COMMENCEMENT IN 1776 TO 1881. New Edition, Carefully Revised and Brought Down to Date
London The Religious Tract Society 1884 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book published in 1884. There are four maps . The book has a navy blue clot cover with a paper label on the spine with the title information. It appears to be the original binding. The end papers are brown coated paper without any writing. The pages are crisp, but with some light to moderate foxing - (brown spots that come from environmental reaction to the paper. The top edges of the pages is darkened. The binding is tight. There are no marks or writing except for a former owner name and date (1891) at the top of the title page. The four maps are crisp without wear, but two of the four also have some light foxing. The foxing can start from non-archival materials used in the binding, glue, etc. There are two appendices and an Index. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 463 pages 
Price: 145.00 USD
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18 Silicara, Bhikkhu PANCHA SILA The Five Precepts
Madras, India Theosophical Publishing House 1922 Second Edition Softcover 
This is a soft cover book in a second edtion printed in India with a 1922 date on the cover and title page. There is a tiny label pasted on the title page saying the book was sold by The Theosophical Press in Wheaton, Illinois. The covers are a delicate beige paper that has some chips and missing corners and a closed tear. There is a water stain at the rear bottom corner of the cover and on about ten pages. The interior pages are clean, otherwise. There are some previous pencil price erasures. Condition shows as quite used on the covers and good on the interior except for the water stain at the bottom rear pages. There is an Introduction by C. W. Leadbeater. ; 8vo; 87 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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