A Mine of Faults Translated from the Original Manuscript.

BAIN, F.W.

Published by James Parker and Co., 1909
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Introduction by Mahableshwar. Small 4to. Cream and red paper over boards with paper spine label. xiii, 113pp, (1p ad). Frontispiece. Very good. Mild edgewear, with spine slightly darkened -- but tight-hinged and fairly attractive. First edition of this bizarre faux "translation" of a supposed Sanskrit text by this English fantasy writer (1863-1940) who specialized in this in such books as "A Digit of the Moon" (1898) and other works. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: A Mine of Faults Translated from the ...
Publisher: James Parker and Co.
Publication Date: 1909
Binding: Hardcover

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Bain, F.W.
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Book Description Methuen & Co Ltd, London UK, 1916. Hard Back/Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dustjacket. Fourth Edition. xii + 105 pages incl. index. No dustjacket. Red boards, cream spine & spine-hinges, much bronzing to spine with chips/ splits to spine-ends, small losses & rubs to edges - scruffy appearance. Wear through to card at extreme corners. Ink name dated 1918 to inner front board, page-edges rough-cut & slight darkened. Text is very clean & sound. Size: 7" Tall By 4 3/4" Wide. Bookseller Inventory # 036761

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BAIN, F.W. [Francis William 1863 - 1940].:
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Book Description Methuen fourth edition, London:, 1926. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Very good condition, sextodecimo, recently rebound in full leather, five raised bands across spine with gilt rules and title in gilt on red label, dent in rear cover (flaw in leather, marbled end papers, foxing to untrimmed edges, frontis piece with tissue guard, xiii plus105 pages. Contains: An Instrument of Policy; A Diplomatic Interview; A Cordial Understanding. [QP]. Bookseller Inventory # 8311

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Bain, F. W.
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Book Description James Parker & Co. /Simpkin, Marshall & Co., Oxford & London, 1909. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Spine has two splits to the front edge, wear to the top end, some very small scrapes, and is browned. Covers have slight wear to the outer corners and uneven fading. Internally very good. Bookseller Inventory # 269476

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Book Description London, Methuen and Co. ltd., ca. 1913., 1913. XII, 85 pages on untrimmed special paper, frontispice illustration on plate with tissue-guard; publisher's goldstamped half-fakevellum binding with blue boards and blue orig.-dustjacket; 8vo.(ca. 18 x 12 cm). 6th edition, with the rare dustjacket. - F. W. Bain (18631940) was a professor of History in the Deccan College of Pune, in British India, until his retirement in 1919. He published fantasy stories, which he announced as translations of Sanskrit manuscripts given to him by a brahmin although they appear too 'British' compared to 'real' Hindu-fancies and although he even calls sanskrit-phrases impossible to translate. . . --- Father's gift-inscription to his daughter Rosamund Wallis, dated 1917 and modern short name inscription on the front flyleaf. Dustjacket slightly rubbed and with short tear; a beautiful copy. --- Other volumes by Bain in identical shape and condition in our stock: 'A Syrup of the Bees'; 'Bubbles of the Foam' and 'The Ashes of a God'. Bookseller Inventory # 1501220126x

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Book Description London, Methuen and Co. ltd., 1913., 1913. XIX, 115 pages on untrimmed special paper, frontispice illustration on plate with tissue-guard; publisher's goldstamped half-fakevellum binding with blue boards and blue orig.-dustjacket; 8vo.(ca. 18 x 12 cm). 2nd edition, with the rare dustjacket. - F. W. Bain (18631940) was a professor of History in the Deccan College of Pune, in British India, until his retirement in 1919. He published fantasy stories, which he announced as translations of Sanskrit manuscripts given to him by a brahmin although they appear too 'British' compared to 'real' Hindu-fancies although he even quotes sanskrit-phrases as impossible to be translated. . . --- Father's gift-inscription to his daughter Rosamund Wallis, dated 1917 and modern short name inscription on the front flyleaf. Dustjacket slightly rubbed and with short tear; a beautiful copy. --- Other volumes by Bain in identical shape and condition in our stock: 'A Syrup of the Bees'; 'Bubbles of the Foam' and 'In the great God's Hair'. Bookseller Inventory # 1501220127x

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Bain, F. W. (Translator).
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons & Knickerbocker Press, New York & London: 1910. (1910)
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Book Description G.P. Putnam's Sons & Knickerbocker Press, New York & London: 1910., 1910. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. pp. xvii, 148, (4) [Publisher's catalogue]. Frontis. Top edge gold. 8vo. Original full blue cloth binding embossed in gold. Inked manuscript ownership. Newspaper clipping. OCC 9. Bookseller Inventory # 025OCC1

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Book Description Methuen and Co. Ltd, London, 1916. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. xvi, pp 1-106 The fourth edition of one of F W Bain's mock Hindu translations. Bain's signature appears on the title page, opposite the frontispiece and protected by a tissue guard which is coming loose. The contents are clean with some foxing. Some ageing to the cream Japanese vellum spine; red boards. Overall a VERY GOOD book. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 000349

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Book Description James Parker, Oxford, London. 1909., 1909. 4to, 113pp, with black and white frontispiece. A good hardback copy in papered boards with titled label to spine. Covers good with mild tanning, wear and a few bumps, and closed tear to lowe spine. Rough cut fore edges foxed. Endpapers offset with light spotting. Previous owner's name in pencil. Bookseller Inventory # 93321

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Bain, F. W. (Francis William) (1863-1940)
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Book Description Oxford : J. Parker And Co., 1909. First Edition. Good copy in the original cloth. Title on label on spine band. Suggestion of dust-dulling and wear to the spine bands and panel edges. A slight water stain to the front. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Minor, marginalised foxing. ; 113 pages; Description: xiii, 113 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Title in red and black. Form/Genre: Science fiction. 1 Kg. 113 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 115636

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Bain, F. W. (Francis William) (1863-1940)
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Book Description Oxford : J. Parker And Co., 1909. First Edition. Good copy in the original cloth. Title on label on spine band. Suggestion of dust-dulling and wear to the spine bands and panel edges. A slight water stain to the front. Remains particularly well-preserved overall. Minor, marginalised foxing. ; 113 pages; Description: xiii, 113 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Title in red and black. Form/Genre: Science fiction. 1 Kg. 113 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 115636

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