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       THE INDIAN ARMY AND CIVIL SERVICE LIST, JANUARY 1863. £68.00    
         533pp + advertisments. Index.   A very good copy in full 19th century leather binding worn at the corners.   Wm. H.Allen & Co..
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    Albuquerque, Teresa.   BOMBAY. £12.00    
      A History.   216pp. Index. Paperback.   Very good.   1992 First edition, India.
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    Allen, Charles.   KIPLING SAHIB. £10.00    
      India and the Making of Rudyard Kipling.   426pp. Index. 3 maps and 34 illustrations in colour and b/w.   Some light pencil notes and marks throughout. Otherwise fine in fine dw.   2007 First edition, Little Brown.
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    Alles, A.C.   INSURGENCY 1971. £28.00    
      An Account of the April Insurrection in Sri Lanka.   296 + xxviii pp. Card covers.20 b/w illustrations.   Corners slightly scuffed but contents clean and binding sound.   1979 3rd edition revised and enlarged, Colombo Apothecaries' Co..
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    Anderson, Kenneth.   THE TIGER ROARS. £12.00    
         262pp. Paperback reprint.   Very good. Slight wear to exremities of spine but binding sound.   1991 Indus, New Delhi.
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    Appadorai, A.   ECONOMIC CONDITIONS IN SOUTHERN INDIA (1000-1500AD). £40.00    
         In 2 vols. 892pp. Index. With the bookplates of Sir Atul Chatterjee. Museum library rubber stamp but no other library markings.   Very good. Front endpapers detached.   1936 First edition, University of Madras.
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    Archer, Mildred.   EARLY VIEWS OF INDIA. £48.00    
      The Picturesque Journeys of Thomas and William Daniell 1786-1794.   240pp. The Complete Aquatints. With 258 illustrations, 33 in colour and three maps.   Fine in fine dw. An outstanding copy.   1980 First edition, Thames and Hudson.
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    Archer, W.G.   INDIAN PAINTING IN THE PUNJAB HILLS. £15.00    
         98pp. Card covers. 70 black and white illustrations. Chapters on Guler, Jammu and Punch.   Very good.   1952 First edition, Victoria and Albert Museum.
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    Baden-Powell, Sir Robert.   INDIAN MEMORIES. £55.00    
      Recollections of Soldiering, Sport, etc..   363pp. Index. With 24 illustrations in colour and 100 in black and white by the author. The humorous black and white vignettes are particularly attractive.   Very good. Spine lettering faded.   1915 First edition, Herbert Jenkins.
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    Baker, Sir Samuel W.   EIGHT YEARS IN CEYLON. £38.00    
         376pp. 6 engraved plates. Topography, natural history and hunting. First published in 1855. In 19th century leather binding. Private library bookplate but no other library marks.   Very good.   1874 New edition, Longmans.
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    Ballhatchet, Kenneth.   RACE, SEX AND CLASS UNDER THE RAJ. £10.00    
      Imperial Attitudes and Policies and their Critics, 1793-1905.   199pp. Index. 17 b/w illustrations. Ex-public library copy.   Very good in very good protected dustwrapper.   1980 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Bhasin, Raj.   SIMLA £16.00    
      The Summer Capital of British India.   253pp. Index. 19 b/w illustrations and a map. A account of the history and literature.   Fine.   1992 First edition, Viking, India.
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    Blacker, L.V.S.   ON SECRET PATROL IN HIGH ASIA. £16.00    
         302pp. 1 folding map. 25 (of 27) b/w photographs. Ex-college library in library binding.   Poor. One map missing and binding slack.   1922 First edition, John Murray.
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    Blavatsky, H.P.   THE KEY TO THEOSOPHY. £25.00    
         373pp and 53pp index.   Very good indeed.   1939 Theosophical University Press, Point Lomo, California.
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    Blavatsky, Helena Petrovona.   FROM THE CAVES AND JUNGLES OF HINDOSTAN. £35.00    
      1883-1886.   719pp. Index. Translated from the author's 'dramatised' letters to the 'Russian Messenger'.   Very good in very good dw.   1983 Reprint, Theosophical Publishing Society.
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    Blunt, Wilfrid.   ISFAHAN. £15.00    
      Pearl of Persia.   208pp. Index. 55 photographs in black and white and 36 in colour.   Fine in slightly chipped dw.   1966 First edition, Elek.
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    Bor, N.L. and Raizada, M.B.   SOME BEAUTIFUL INDIAN CLIMBERS AND SHRUBS. £12.00    
         286pp. Index. 31 attractive coloured plates of paintings, 99 half-tone plates and 154 text-figures.   Internally very good but boards fading and rear hinge weak. Bottom corner has trace of former damp.   1954 First edition, Bombay Natural History Society.
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    Bose, Mihir.   A HISTORY OF INDIAN CRICKET. £12.00    
         571pp. Index. Averages, test match scorecards and bibliography. 32 photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1990 First edition, Andre Deutsch.
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    Brackenbury, George.   THE CAMPAIGN IN THE CRIMEA. £95.00    
      An Historical Sketch   112pp. With 40 double-tinted plates from drawings taken on the spot by William Simpson'. All plates present.   Restored with the original blue cloth laid-on. The decorated boards are marked and darkened and the spine lettering is illegible The binding is tight but the plates are in good condition with very little foxing.   1855 First edition, Paul and Dominic Colnaghi.
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    Cardozo, Maj.Gen.Ian.   PARAM VIR. £10.00    
      Our Heroes in Battle.   225pp. Accounts of the holders of India's highest gallantry award, instituted in 1950. It had been awarded 21 times since then.   Fine in fine dw.   2004 Second impression, Roli Books, New Delhi.
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    Catlin, George.   IN THE PATH OF MAHATMA GANDHI. £12.00    
         332pp. Index. Travel diary of a philosopher seeking to place Gandhi in perspective.   Very good in darkening dustwrapper.   1948 First edition, Macdonald.
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    Clark, Miles.   HIGH ENDEAVOURS. £7.00    
      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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    Colvin, Ian.   THE LIFE OF GENERAL DYER. £14.00    
         345pp. Index. 18pp new preface. 2 maps including a large folding map of Amritsar.   Very good. Spine lettering faded.   1931 New edition, Blackwood.
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    Corley, T.A.B.   A HISTORY OF THE BURMAH OIL COMPANY. £25.00    
      Volume 2 1924-1966.   416pp. Index. 33 b/w photographs. 3 maps.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1988 First edition, Heinemann.
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    Crile, George.   MY ENEMY'S ENEMY. £10.00    
      The story of the largest covert operation in history: the arming of the Mujahideen by the CIA.   550pp. Index.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2003 First edition, Atlantic Books.
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    Dupree, Nancy Hatch.   AN HISTORICAL GUIDE TO AFGHANISTAN. £35.00    
         334pp. Folding map in rear pocket. Photographs in colour and b/w. 12 maps and 5 plans. Well printed in Japan.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1971 First edition, Kabul, Afghan Tourist Organization.
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    Edwards, H.Sutherland.   RUSSIAN PROJECTS TOWARDS INDIA £140.00    
      from the Czar Peter to General Skobeleff.   295pp. Folding map in colour. In the original brown cloth with black decoration on front board and patterned endpapers.   Very good indeed. Some spotting on the map but otherwise excellent.   1885 Remington & Co..
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    Featherstone, Donald F.   ALL FOR A SHILLING A DAY. £15.00    
         208pp. Index. 9 illustrations and 2 maps. An account of the lives of British soldiers fighting in the Sikh Wars.   Owner's bookplate and address label. Otherwise very good in very good dw.   1966 First edition, Jarrolds.
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    Featherstone, Donald.   AT THEM WITH THE BAYONET! £24.00    
      The First Sikh War.   197pp. Index. 11 b/w illustrations. Maps on endpapers and 6 battle plans in the text. A detailed study of the Sutlej Campaign of 1845-46.   Fine in near-fine dustwrapper.   1968 First edition, Jarrolds.
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    French, Evangeline, Cable, Mildred and French, Francesca.   A DESERT JOURNAL. £16.00    
      Letters from Central Asia.   261pp. 16 full-page b/w photographs. Folding map.   Very good. Some fading to blue boards.   1934 First edition, Constable.
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