Tuesday, February 9, 2010

picked kashmir at Delhi book fair, 2010

7th Feb, 2010
Hit the Delhi book fair. The loot.
Dina Nath Nadim
- Trilokinath Raina (1998)
cover painting of the poet by G.R. Santosh
Rs 25

Gulam Ahmad Mahjoor
- Trilokinath Raina (2008)
Rs. 40

Poems of Mahjoor
- by T.N. Kaul. First published in 1988.
cover design by G.R. Santosh incorporating a Mahjoor couplet.
Rs.50

Mahjoor and after - An Anthology of Modern Kashmiri Poetry
Edited by Trilokinath Raina (2008)
Rs. 125
Bilhana
- P.N Kawthekar (1995)
Rs 15.
Not the best of the book. But still...
Kalhan's Rajatarangini
- The saga of the kings of Kasmir
Ranjit Pandit's translation with a foreword to the book by Pandit Nehru. First published by 1935.
Rs.200

And the prize  possession:
Kashmiri Lyrics
translated by J.L. Kaul. First published in 1945.
revised and edited by Neerja Mattoo (2008)
Rs. 75

6 comments:

  1. Uff, tried posting a comment earlier too. Lost my password.
    Anyway, I envy you your collection of books on Kashmir. Do share what the Rajtaringi is like, once you have read it yourself. Have read so much about this book.
    Happy Reading
    And very Happy Shivratri, Vinayak.

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  2. Herat Mubarak to you too, Minakshi!
    I posted this to get that 'neighbor's envy owner's pride' kind of feeling :). I will try to post stuff from these books sometime soon. I have already found lot of interesting stuff in them. I have read Rajtaringi in parts thanks to a copy that an uncle owns (he has the voluminous editions by M A Stein) and also thanks to google books, but when i saw the price tag of Rs 200 on this edition i just grabbed it.

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  3. Dear Vinayak,
    How do i get hold of kashmiri Lyrics. Please suggest.
    many thanks

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  4. Dear Vinayak,
    I have seen the kashmiri lyrics. You made my day. That was yesterday!!!
    I have been looking for the lyrics and the translation of poetry by Swoch Kral. Did not have much success yet. Can you help. Thanks for your patience and support.
    Suneel Jailkhani

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