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Evolution of Calcutta Customs: A Study in History

By: A.K.Raha and Swadesh Basu

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rupa & Co.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017302

ISBN: 81-7167-483-6

Condition: New


Printed pages: 242. View more info

Tibetan Folk Tales

By: A.L. Shelton

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 014523

ISBN: 81-7769-201-1

Condition: New


Tibet a land of mystery and mysticism has for centuries hidden itself from the outside world. For this reason Tibetan folktales have always attracted a vast audience. Many of these tales steeped in mystical imagery give the fertile imagination plenty of scope to work. Garnered from wandering herdsmen of the trans-Himalayan regions of Tibet as they sat around their campfires at night these tales delve deep into the traditional psyche of the Tibetan people. Shelton has... View more info

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Simla Village Tales

By: Alice Elizabeth Dracott

Price: $15.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002353

ISBN: 81-7769-118-X

Condition: New


One Cannot sojourn for long in the East without hearing strange stories, all of which are vouched for by the natives. Most would make one's blood run cold, but they are irresistibly fascinating. Filled with pathos but almost always showing that every cloud has its silver lining, these tales carry the reader into the mythical past that was India. The majority of these tales have the raw transparency of folk art, whilst others are fashioned with uncommon sophistication. ... View more info

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Folk Tales From Tibet

By: Capt. W.F. O'Connor

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002350

ISBN: 81-7769-202-X

Condition: New


Folk Tales from Tibet is a collection of some of the most exquisite stories from Tibet recorded by Captain W F O'Connor. These tales were collected during his tenure as secretary and interpreter with the Lhasa Mission of 1904. They were compiled at a time when the western world know little or nothing about this mystical and exotic country. Hidden high up in the trans-Himalayan Plateau, Tibet separates two of the most ancient cultures, namely China and India. Both hav... View more info

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Indian Fairy Stories

By: Donald A. Mackenzie

Price: $15.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002357

ISBN: 81-7769-121-X

Condition: New


An anthology of some of the best stories ever produced on the subcontinent, this collection is presented in a style that all ages can appreciate and understand. These stories will enlighten and entertain readers who wish to go back and remember things as they were. These are stores of speaking animals, fairies and beasts, of princes and princesses, of love, happiness and sometimes extreme sorrow. They teach us to have a moral code acceptable not only to man but also to n... View more info

Glimpses of Karnataka Folklore

By: Dr Hebbale K. Nagesh

Price: $9.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003665

ISBN: 81-8090-047-9

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 98 with colour plates. View more info

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Indian Fairy Tales

By: Joseph Jacobs

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Pilgrims Books Pvt. Ltd.: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002941

ISBN: 81-7769-006-X

Condition: New


Indian Fairy Tales is an exciting and entertaining collection of stores, full of the colour and enchantment of India, written for the amusement of children everywhere. Its universal appeal like in the striking similarities between Indian tales and those of European myth and legend, characters often having counterparts in Western tradition. Especially selected and retold to offer the best of India, these stories speak of snow-capped mountains, meandering rivers, the o... View more info