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    Aris, Michael.   VIEWS OF MEDIEVAL BHUTAN. £35.00    
      The Diary and Drawings of Samuel Davis 1783.   124pp. 4to landscape. Index and bibliography. Illustrated in colour and black and white.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1982 First edition, Serindia, Washington.
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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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    Baird, J.G.A (edits).   PRIVATE LETTERS OF THE MARQUESS OF DALHOUSIE. £25.00    
         448pp. Index.11 plates of b/w portraits. Dalhousie was Governor General from 1848-56.   Labels on front endpapers which are sticking together. A well-used but complete copy.   1910 First edition, Blackwood.
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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, Henry (edits).   TUZUK-I-JAHANGIRI. £14.00    
      The Memoirs of Jahangir.   2 volumes in one. 478, 315pp. Index. Facsimile reprint.   Very good in very good dustwrapper..   1978 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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    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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    Cleghorn, Colin.   CALCUTTA; A BOOK FOR VISITORS. £10.00    
         88pp Small 8vo. Card covers. Endpaper map. A picture of the city at the close of the war.   Very good. mA little wear to spine and corners.   1945 First edition, Longmans Green
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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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    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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    Darby, George (illustrates).   CALCUTTA CURIOSITIES. £65.00    
         10pp. 4to landscape. Card covers. Each page has numerous lively b/w drawings of everyday scenes. Edwardian 'Punch' style. Darby was a Calcutta artist who also illustrated 'Twenty One Days in India' by Aberigh-Mackay. With decorated front cover. Portfolio tied with gold cord.   Very good.   1912 Thacker, Spink and Co., Calcutta.
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    David, Saul.   VICTORIA'S WARS. £10.00    
      The Rise of Empire.   503pp. Index. 53 b/w illustrations and 16 maps. Imperial expansion between 1837 and 1861. Much on Afghanistan, Sikh Wars, Burma and the Mutiny.   Fine in fine dw.   2006 First edition, Viking.
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    Davies, A.Mervyn.   CLIVE OF PLASSEY. £12.00    
      A Biography.   522pp. 12 illustrations and six maps.   Very good indeed.   1939 First edition, Nicholson & Watson.
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    Elliott, Mrs I.D.O.   A SHORT HISTORY OF THE CHURCH OF St. JOHN-in-the-WILDERNESS, NAINI TAL £10.00    
         24pp. Small 8vo. Card-covered stapled booklet.   Very good.   No date but probably reprinted in 1993 from the original edition of 1914.
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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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    Hosken, Fran P.   THE KATHMANDU VALLEY TOWNS. £31.00    
      A Record of Life and Change in Nepal.   327pp. 505 colour and b/w illustrations, maps and plans. Deleted from the British Library.   Minimal library markings but front hinge weak.   1974 First edition, Weatherhill, New York and Tokyo.
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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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    Learner, Frank Doggett.   RUSTY HINGES. £10.00    
      A story of closed doors beginning to open in North-East Tibet.   157pp. 24 photographs.   Very good indeed.   1934 Reprint China Inland Mission.
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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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