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    Adiga, Aravind.   THE WHITE TIGER. £12.00    
         321pp. First printing of Booker Prize-winning first novel.   Fine in fine dw.   2008 First edition, Atlantic Books.
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    Anand, Mulk Raj.   THE HINDU VIEW OF ART. £22.00    
      With an Introductory Essay on Art and Reality by Eric Gill.   174pp. Index. Bibliography. Illustrated with plates in colour and b/w. First published in 1932   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1988 Third edition, Lucas Publications.
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    Bird, Tim and Marshall, Alex.   AFGHANISTAN. £8.00    
      How the West Lost its Way.   303pp. Index.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2011 First edition, Yale University Press.
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    Boardman, Peter.   THE SHINING MOUNTAIN. £12.00    
      Two Men on Changabang's West Wall.   192pp. Index. 12 photographs in colour and 15 in b/w.   Very good in chipped dustwrapper. Spotting to top edge.   1978 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton..
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    Cadell, Sir Patrick.   HISTORY OF THE BOMBAY ARMY. £85.00    
         362pp. Index. 2 coloured illustrations and 11 maps.   Spine cloth slightly rubbed and stain to the fore-edge. Otherwise a very good copy.   1938 First edition, Longmans, Green & Co..
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    Caine, W.S.   PICTURESQUE INDIA. £25.00    
         624pp. Many engraved illustrations. All edges gilt. 1 of 2 large colour printed folding map of India removed.. In elaborately decorated boards.   Very good.   1890 First edition, Routledge.
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    Cameron, Nigel.   HONG KONG: THE CULTURED PEARL. £12.00    
         281pp. Index. Illustrations in colour and b/w.   Very good indeed in dustwrapper with slightly faded spine panel.   1978 First edition, Oxford University Press, Hong Kong.
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    Carstairs, R.   THE LITTLE WORLD OF AN INDIAN DISTRICT OFFICER. £75.00    
         381pp. Folding map. Served in the ICS from 1873 -1903 in various Bengal districts. The author describes his experiences and seeks to improve the rural administration in which he spent his career.   Very good. An excellent copy.   1912 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Cimino, Rosa Maria (edits).   ANCIENT ROME AND INDIA. £24.00    
      Commercial and cultural contacts between the Roman World and India.   254pp + 80pp plates in colour and b/w.   Very good in slighly chipped dustwrapper.   1994 First edition, Munshiram Manoharlal, New Delhi.
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    Corbett, Jim.   MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON. £42.00    
         212pp. 4 b/w photographs. Foreword by The Viceroy. Without inscriptions, labels or stains.   Very good indeed. An outstanding copy in complete dustwrapper with slight edge-wear.   1946 First UK edition, Oxford University Press.
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    Darling, M.L.   AT FREEDOM'S DOOR. £120.00    
         369pp. Index. Endpaper maps. 21 b/w photographs. In the original cloth. ICS officer on horseback from Peshawar across the Punjab and into the Central Province in November 1946 to March 1947 taking stock of the country as partition approached. Inscribed 'Joyce with much love from the author August 17 1956.'   Very good indeed. An outstanding copy.   1949 First edition, Oxford University Press, India.
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    Datta, V.N. and Settar, S (edit).   JALLIANWALA BARGH MASSACRE. £16.00    
      Indian Council of Historical Research, Monograph Series 4.   297pp. Index.   Fine in near-fine dustwrapper,.   2000 First edition, Pragati Publications, Delhi.
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    de Courcy, Anne.   THE FISHING FLEET. £12.00    
      Husband-Hunting in the Raj.   335pp. Index. 24pp of excellent archive photographs in b/w.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2012 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Dingle, Graeme and Perry, Mike.   CHOMOLUNGMA. £25.00    
      Goddess, Mother of the Earth. The North Face of Everest.   172pp. 1985 New Zealand attempt which reached 24,000 feet. Excellent colour photography. Presentation copy signed on the title page by both Dingle and Perry.   Fine in nesr-fine dustwrapper.   1986 First edition, Hodder & Stoughton, New Zealand.
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    Diver, Maud.   THE ENGLISHWOMAN IN INDIA. £85.00    
         259pp. Collected magazine articles. Much on domestic responsibilities. In the original olive cloth. Chapters on Cornelia Sorabji, Anandabai Joshee and Ramabai Sarasvati. Date only, Sept 16 1910, on front endpaper.   Very good indeed. An outstanding copy.   1909 First edition, Blackwood.
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    Fass, Virginia (photographs).   THE FORTS OF INDIA. £10.00    
         287pp. 4to Index. Over 250 photographs in colour and black and white. Short text and plans. Over 40 fortified places visited, some little known. Signed by Virginia Fass on the title page.   Book in excellent condition but it has been signed in Delhi on the half title by members of a group to a leaving member. Dustwrapper complete but a little faded with some wear to the top edge.   1986 First edition, Collins.
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    Flinders, Stuart.   CULT OF A DARK HERO. £12.00    
      Nicholson of Delhi.   231pp. Index. Card covers.   Fine.   2018 Bloomsbury Academic.
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    Forrest, G.W. (edits).   THE INDIAN MUTINY. £120.00    
      Selections from the Letters and Other state Papers Preserved by the Military Department of the Government of India 1857-1858.   In 3 vols:.xxxii 507pp; xv 415pp; xxxii 651pp. Index. Maps (many folding), plans and portraits. Facsimile reprints of 1904 and 1912 originals.   Near-fine as issued without dustwrappers. Minor bruising to some corners.   2001 Asian Educational Services, New Delhi.
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    Gilmour, David.   THE BRITISH IN INDIA. £12.00    
      Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience.   618pp. Index. 68 illustrations in colour and b/w. 3 maps.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2018 Allen Lane.
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    Gowing, T.   A SOLDIER'S EXPERIENCE £28.00    
      or a Voice from the Ranks Showing the Cost of War in Blood and Treasure.   494pp. In original decorated cloth. All edges gilt. 17 plates. Service in the Crimea, Mutiny campaign and Afghanistan. Much detail from the point of view of a non-commissioned officer.   Amateur repair to front hinge and mess where a private library label has been partly removed. Internally clean and complete.   1886 Revised edition, Nottingham, for the author.
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    Haley, A.H.   THE CRAWLEY AFFAIR. £12.00    
         230pp. Index. Scandal in 1861 India. The RSM dead and the colonel Court Martialed.   Fine in chipped dustwrapper.w.   1972 First edition, Seeley Service.
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    Haley, Arthur H.   OUR DAVY. £12.00    
      General Sir David Baird (1757-1829).   175pp. Card covers. Baird was prisoner of Hyder Ali and served at Seringapatam - later in Egypt and Spain.   Owner's bookplate and address label. Otherwise fine.   No date (c2000), Bullfinch, Liverpool.
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    Haley, Arthur H.(edits).   THE MUNRO LETTERS. £10.00    
         119pp. Letters of Lieutenant Innes Munro, 71st Regiment, from India 1779-80.   Fine in laminated boards.   No date (c1980) Bullfinch, Liverpool.
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    Holmes, T.Rice.   HISTORY OF THE INDIAN MUTINY £48.00    
      and of the Disturbances which Accompanied it among the Civil Population.   659pp. With 5 folding maps and 6 plans. Taylor describes this as `the standard one volume work'. University of London bookplate stamped 'withdrawn'. In the original red cloth.   Very good. An excellent copy. No external library marks.   1898 Fifth edition revised throughout and slightly enlarged. Macmillan.
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    Hughes, Major-General B.P.   THE BENGAL HORSE ARTILLERY 1800-1861. £25.00    
      The `Red Men' - A 19th Century Corps d'Elite.   184pp. Index. 4 illustrations in colour and 20 in b/w. 14 maps. Edition limited to 1000 copies.   Very good in cprice-clipped and slightly edge-worn dustwrapper.   1971 First edition, Arms & Armour.
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    James, Lionel.   THE INDIAN FRONTIER WAR £120.00    
      being an Account of the Mohmund and Tirah Expeditions 1897.   300pp. 31 photographs. 10 maps and plans. By Reuter's Special Correspondent.   Very good indeed in the original red cloth. Without any labels, stains or inscriptions.   1898 First edition, Heinemann.
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    Lal, Vinay.   INSURGENCY AND THE ARTIST. £28.00    
      The Art of the Freedom Struggle in India.   260pp. Large 8vo. Index. Lavishly illustratedh in colour and b/w.   Fine in fine dustwrapper. The unfolded inner side of the dustwrapper is a poster,   2022 First edition, Roli Books. New Delhi.
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    Macdonald, John .   TRAVELS (1745-1779). £16.00    
      Memoirs of an Eighteenth Century Footman.   256pp. Index. 8 b/w plates. The original 1790 text is edited and introduced by John Beresford. Macdonald was in India 1769 - 1773.   Very good. Front hinge slack.   1927 First edition, Broadway Travellers edition, Routledge.
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    Maconochie, Sir Evan.   LIFE IN THE INDIAN CIVIL SERVICE. £85.00    
         269pp. Index. 42 plates. 1889-1921. His chief postings were to Mysore and Gujerat where he was Agent to the Governor in Kathiawar.   Very good but head of spinr cloth starting to fray.   1926 First edition, Chapman Hall.
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    Mansel, Philip.   SULTANS IN SPLENDOUR. £10.00    
      Monarchs of the Middle East 1869-1945.   192pp. Index. Card covers. 4to. 200 photographs in b/w.   Fine.   1988 First edition, Parkway Publishing.
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