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    Askari, Nasreen and Crill, Rosemary.   COLOURS OF THE INDUS. £15.00    
      Costume and Textiles of Pakistan.   144pp. 4to. Index. 200 colour photographs of textiles and 60 of places and people. Card covers.   Fine with small ownership label   1997 Merrell Holberton in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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    Baden-Powell, Captain R.S.S.   PIG-STICKING OR HOG-HUNTING. £98.00    
      A Complete Account for Sportsmen; and Others.   312pp. Index. 42 of the author's humorous drawings, including 4 plates in colour. The illustrations were new to this edition. In the original green cloth.   Very good indeed. A lovely copy.   1924 revised and enlarged edition, Herbert Jenkins.
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    Barker, A.J.   TOWNSHEND OF KUT. £32.00    
         265pp. Index. 24 b/w photographs and 8 maps.   Very good indeed in very good dustwrapper. An outstanding copy.   1967 First edition, Cassell..
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    Bastin, John and Winks, Robin W. (edit).   MALAYSIA. £28.00    
      Selected Historical Readings.   484pp. Index.   Very good indeed in very good dustwrapper.   1966 First edition, Oxford University Press, Kuala Lumpur.
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    Beveridge, Annette Susananah (translates).   BABUR-NAMA. £14.00    
      Memoirs of Babur.   880pp + lxxi pp appendices.   Fine in fine dw.   1998 Reprint, Munshiram Manoharlal, New Delhi.
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    Beveridge, Henry (edits).   THE AKBAR NAMA OF ABU-L-PAZL. £38.00    
      Translated from the Persian.   In 3 vols. 667, 577 and 1274pp + index to each vol. The Memoirs of Akbar. Facsimile reprint.   Vols 1 and 2 are very good but the very heavy 3rd vol is slack.   1989 Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi.
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    Bidwell, Shelford.   THE CHINDIT WAR. £12.00    
      The Campaign in Burma 1944.   304pp. Index. 33 photographs.   Very good indeed.   1979 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton.
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    Bredin, Brigadier A.E.C.   THE HAPPY WARRIORS. £15.00    
         356pp. Index. 21 b/w photographs and 5 maps. The Gurkha soldier in Malaya 1948-58.   Very good in slightly chipped dustwrapper.   1961 First edition, The Blackmore Press, Gillingham Dorset.
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    Brett-James, Anthony.   BALL OF FIRE. £95.00    
      The Fifth Indian Division in the Second World War.   481pp. Index. 66 b/w illustrations and 12 maps. Service in the Western Desert and Burma.   Fine in near-fine dustwrapper.. A lovely copy.   1951 First edition, Gale and Polden, Aldershot.
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    Cave, Henry W.   GOLDEN TIPS. £58.00    
      A Description of Ceylon and its Great Tea Industry.   476pp. Index. Many photographs. In original white decorated boards. All edges gilt.   A very good copy of a beautiful book. Small red mark on front board otherwise outstanding.   1900 First edition, Sampson Low.
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    Chisholm, Anne.   RUMER GODDEN. £10.00    
      A Storyteller's Life.   333pp. Index. 28 b/w photographs.   Fine in near-fine dustwrapper.   1998 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Clark, Miles.   HIGH ENDEAVOURS. £14.00    
      The Extraordinary Life and Adventures of Miles and Beryl Smeeton.   448pp. Index. Photographs. 13 maps. Army service (with Hodson's Horse) and marriage in India, Himalayan climbing expeditions, sailing world-wide.   Fine in fine dw.   1991 First edition, Grafton.
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    Cotton, Julian James.   INDIAN MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS Volume III. £250.00    
      List of Inscriptions on Tombs and Monuments in Madras Possesing Historical or Archaeological Interest.   448pp index, foolscap. With rubber-stamp marks from The Army Record Department, Simla. In the original brown cloth. 2308 memorials from cemeteries in the Madras Presidency transcribed and indexed   Very good. Cloth a little scuffed but bindings tight and contents clean and bright. A very few tiny worm holes.   1905 Madras, The Government Press.
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    Cotton, Julian James.   INDIAN MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS Volume III. £140.00    
      List of Inscriptions on Tombs and Monuments in Madras Possesing Historical or Archaeological Interest.   448pp index, foolscap. With rubber-stamp marks from The Army Record Department, Simla. In the original brown cloth. 2308 memorials from cemeteries in the Madras Presidency transcribed and indexed. Ownership inscription of Henry Cotton, 'Dalziel', Simla. Armorial bookplate probably his..   Contents clean and complete but boards stained and spine cloth frayed. Binding holding well.   1905 Madras, The Government Press.
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    Crofton, O.S.   INDIAN MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. £180.00    
      List of Inscriptions on Tombs and Monuments in the Central Provinces and Berar,   145pp. Index. 954 european burials recorded with historical and biographical notes. In the original brown cloth.   Very good. Front endpaper removed.   1932 Nagpur, Government Printing C.P.
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    De Rhe-Philipe, George William and Irving, Miles.   INDIAN MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS Volume II. £350.00    
      Christian Tombs or Monuments in the Punjab, North-West Frontier Province, Kashmir and Afghanistan.   2 vols. 189 and 386pp foolscap. Vol 1: Transcriptions from memorials in European cemeteries. Vol 2: Biographical notes on military officers and others mentioned. The first part records the inscriptions and the second provides brief biographies. With rubber-stamp marks from The Army Record Department, Simla. In the original brown cloth.   Very good. Cloth a little scuffed but bindings tight and contents clean and bright. A very few tiny worm holes.   1910 Lahore, The Government Press.
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    Goldsmid. Sir F.J.   JAMES OUTRAM: A BIOGRAPHY. £280.00    
         In 2 volumes 434 and 449pp. Index. 5 b/w illustrations and 9 maps, 1 folding. In the original brown cloth. This set may have once been in a private library since it seems likely that labels have been removed from the front boards leaving little trace. A section has been cut from the top corner of each front endpaper.   Very good. Contents clean and bindings firm. Very slight fraying to ends of spines.   1880 First edition, Smith, Elder & Co..
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    Guy, Alan J. and Boyden, Peter B.(edit).   SOLDIERS OF THE RAJ. £22.00    
      The Indian Army 1600-1947.   367pp. Index. Card covers. Large format catalogue of exhibition at the National Army Museum with 14 scholarly essays by leading specialists and a fully illustrated description of the exhibits. Much material on uniforms, weapons and medals. Tabulates all mutinies in the Indian Army.   Near-fine.   1997 First edition, National Army Museum.
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    Guy, Alan J. and Boyden, Peter B.(edit).   SOLDIERS OF THE RAJ. £25.00    
      The Indian Army 1600-1947.   367pp. Index. Card covers. Large format catalogue of exhibition at the National Army Museum with 14 scholarly essays by leading specialists and a fully illustrated description of the exhibits. Much material on uniforms, weapons and medals. Tabulates all mutinies in the Indian Army.   Fine.   1997 First edition, National Army Museum.
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    Hibbert, Christopher.   THE GREAT MUTINY. £16.00    
      India 1857.   472pp. Index. 55 illustrations. 50pp notes and bibliography.   Near-fine in like dustwrapper.   1978 First edition, Allen Lane.
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    Hooker, Sir J.D.   HIMALAYAN JOURNALS. £55.00    
      or Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, The Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, The Khasia Mountains etc.   574pp Index. Folding map. Many full-page and vignetted illustrations. School prize bound in now scuffed red leather with gilt badge on front board. All edges gilt.   Very good. Binding sound.   1891 Reprint, Ward Lock.
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    Hughes, Hugh.   STEAM IN INDIA. £16.00    
         96pp of annotated b/w photographs of engines on Indian Railways.   Fine in near-fine dustwrapper. An excellent copy.   1976 First edition, Bradford Barton, Truro..
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    Keating, H.R.F.   FILMI, FILMI, INSPECTOR GHOTE. £18.00    
         191pp.   Very good indeed in very good dustwrapper with a silgle short closed tear.   1976 First edition, Collins Crime Club.
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    Kipling, Rudyard.   JUST SO STORIES. £260.00    
      For Little Children.   250pp. With the author's illustrations. An unfaded copy of the first printing.   Very good indeed. A clean, bright copy without stains, labels or inscriptions. The white lettering is still very clear.   1902 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Leitner, G.W.   DARDISTAN IN 1866, 1886 AND 1893. £28.00    
      The Hunza and Nagyr Handbook.   111pp + 8 appendices. Facsimile reprint of 1889 original.   Very good in very good dw.   1985 Indus Publications, Karachi.
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    Majumdar, Lieut. Col. B.N.   MILITARY SYSTEM OF THE SIKHS. £24.00    
         235pp.   Very good in chipped dustwrapper.   1965 First edition, Army Educational Stores, New Delhi.
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    Menezes. Lt.General S.L.   FIDELITY AND HONOUR. £24.00    
      The Indian Army from the Seventeenth to the Twenty-First Century.   626pp. Index. Foreword by General S.F.Rodrigues whose compliments card is inserted Also inserted is a letter to General Menezes.   Very good in slightly chipped dustwrapper.   1993 First edition, Viking, New Delhi.
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    Millar, Ronald.   KUT: THE DEATH OF AN ARMY. £24.00    
         323pp. Index. 14 b/w illustrations and 5 maps. 8 appedices.   Very good indeed in chipped dustwrapper. Owner's name and address on endpaper.   1969 First edition, Secker & Warburg.
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    Mukherjee, Neel.   THE LIVES OF OTHERS. £6.00    
         516pp. Booker shortlisted novel set in Calcutta and Bengal.   Fine in fine dustwrapper. A lovely copy.   2014 First edition, Chatto & Windus
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    Peacock, B.A.V.   MALAYSIAN TRADITIONAL CRAFTS. £15.00    
         113pp. Card covers. Exhibition catalogue illustrated in colour and black and white. Text in English and Chinese.   Very good indeed.   1981 The Urban Council, Hong Kong.
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