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    Anon.   THE BENGAL CHAMBER. £21.00    
      125 Years of Service.   229pp. Index. 21 b/w illustrations from photographs. History of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce.   Very good in rubbed dw.   No date (1978) Calcutta.
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    Ballhatchet, Kenneth and Harrison, John, (edit).   THE CITY IN SOUTH ASIA. £12.00    
      Pre-Modern and Modern.   xiii + 342pp. Studies of Delhi, Murshidabad, Lucknow, Dacca, Allahabad, Calcutta and elsewhere.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1980 First edition, The Curzon Press.
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    Barber, Noel.   THE BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA. £5.00    
      A Reconstruction.   254pp. 4 illustrations. Endpaper maps and plans.   Very good in very good dw.   1966 Readers Union.
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    Bean, Susan S.   YANKEE INDIA. £28.00    
      American Cultural and Commercial Encounters with India in the Age of Sail 1784-1860.   288pp. Index. 4to. 119 illustrations in colour and 63 in b/w.   Fine in complete dustwrapper with single nick to head of spine panel.   2001 First edition, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA and Mapin Books, Ahmedabad
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    Blaise, Clark and Mukherjee, Bharati.   DAYS AND NIGHTS IN CALCUTTA. £5.00    
         300pp. American and his Bengali wife spend a year with her family.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.. Spotting on the top edge.   1977 First edition, Doubleday.
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    Bonham, Valerie.   SISTERS OF THE RAJ. £12.00    
      The Clewer Sisters in India.   322pp. Index. 35 b/w photographs. Card covers. The work of an Anglican community in Calcutta and Bengal.   Fine.   No date (1990s), Community of St John the Baptist.
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    Bryan, R.W.   A QUIET HABITATION...a short account of St Thomas' Church, Calcutta. £6.00    
         28pp sewn booklet. Card covers. 4 plates and illustrations in the text.   Very good. Some foxing.   1937 Calcutta for the church.
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    Busteed, H.E.   ECHOES FROM OLD CALCUTTA. £40.00    
      Being Chiefly Reminiscences of the Days of Warren Hastings, Francis, and Impey.   359pp. 9 b/w plates. In original boards.   Very good. Corners bumped.   1888 Second edition, Thacker, Spink, Calcutta.
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    Busteed, H.E.   ECHOES FROM OLD CALCUTTA. £55.00    
      Being Chiefly Reminiscences of the Days of Warren Hastings, Francis, and Impey.   343pp. 15 b/w plates. With the bookplate of George Allen, proprietor of 'The Pioneer' and patron of Kipling.   Very good. Some wear to cloth at head and tail of spine.   1897 Third edition, Thacker, Spink, Calcutta.
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    Calcutta Metropolitan Planning Organisation.   BASIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN. £19.00    
      Calcutta Metropolitan District 1966-1986.   176pp. 4to. 30 maps (in colour with one large folding), 9 diagrams and 40 tables.   Very good.   1966 Government of West Bengal.
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    Carey, W.H.   THE GOOD OLD DAYS OF HONOURABLE JOHN COMPANY; £126.00    
      Being Curious Reminiscences illustrating Manners and Customs of the British in India during the Rule of the East India Company from 1600-1858.   In 2 vols. 494, 464 + xxx pp. In original red-brown cloth. Compiled from years of researches from old newspapers and scarce volumes. Collection of detail mainly of Calcutta life. Sections on education, charities, art, buildings, gossip, science, amusements, law, the press and literature.   Very good.   1906 and 1907 Reprint, R.Cambray & Co., Calcutta
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    Chandra, Vikram.   RED EARTH AND POURING RAIN. £7.00    
         520pp. Set in 19th century Calcutta. His first novel.   Fine in fine dw.   1995 First edition, Faber.
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    Chaudhuri, Amit.   CALCUTTA: TWO YEARS IN THE CITY. £12.00    
         307pp.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2013 First edition, Union Books.
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    Clayton, Ann.   MARTIN-LEAKE DOUBLE VC. £12.00    
         250pp. Index. 7 maps. 32 b/w photographs. One of the two men to receive a VC and bar and live. Served in the RAMC in the Boer War and in WW1. He was the Chief Medical Officer of the Bengal-Nagpur Railway from 1904 until 1937.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1994 First edition, Leo Cooper.
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    Dalley, Jan.   THE BLACK HOLE. £10.00    
      Money, Myth and Empire.   222pp. Index. Endpaper maps. 13 b/w illustrations.   Fine in fine dw.   2006 First edition, Penguin Fig Tree.
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    Dasgupta, A.P.   STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH IN INDIA. £14.00    
         165pp. Index. 5 essays on: Bengal in 1770, Nawab Najimuddowla and the English, personal relations of Warren Hastings and Sir Thomas Rumbold, the Macartney Papers at Satara, the Treaty of Mangalore. Ex-university library.   Very good.   1942 University of Calcutta.
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    Datta, Kaloll (introduces).   BY STRENGTH AND COURAGE. £45.00    
      Commemorative Volume Celebrating 150 Years of Andrew Yule in India.   247pp. 4to. Photographs in colour and b/w. Company history.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2013 Andrew Yule & Co Ltd.
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    Evenson, Norma.   THE INDIAN METROPOLIS. £13.00    
      A View Toward the West.   294pp. Index. 258 photographs in colour and b/w. Study of planning and growth in Madras, Calcutta, Bombay and Delhi.   Fine in chipped dustwrapper.   1989 First edition, Yale University Press.
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    Evenson, Norma.   THE INDIAN METROPOLIS. £18.00    
      A View Toward the West.   294pp. Index. 258 photographs in colour and b/w. Study of planning and growth in Madras, Calcutta, Bombay and Delhi.   Fine in finedw.   1989 First edition, Yale University Press.
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    Fernandes, Leela.   PRODUCING WORKERS. £10.00    
      The Politics of Gender, Class and Culture in the Calcutta Jute Mills.   199pp. Index.   Fine.   1997 First edition, Vistaar Publications, New Delhi.
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    Firminger, Walter Kelly.   HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION TO THE BENGAL PORTION OF 'THE FIFTH REPORT'. £14.00    
         356pp. Index. Facsimile reprint of 1917 original. Account of the establisment of Company administration in Bengal.   Very good.   1977 Today and Tomorrow, Delhi.
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    Gandhi, Gopalkrishna.   STATUES AT FLAGSTAFF HOUSE, BARRACKPORE £6.00    
         20pp card-covered stapled booklet. 13 British statues (6 of them equestrian) removed from Calcutta, photographed, and surprisingly tolerantly described.   Fine.   2007 West Bengal Tourist Development Corporation.
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    Garwood, Jennifer (introduces).   THE SOUTH PARK STREET CEMETERY CALCUTTA. £10.00    
         28pp. Card covered stapled booklet. B/w photographs.   Very good.   1997 Third edition, Calcutta.
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    Garwood, Jennifer (introduces).   THE SOUTH PARK STREET CEMETERY CALCUTTA. £10.00    
         28pp. Card covered stapled booklet. Colour photographs.   Very good.   1997 Third edition, Calcutta.
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    Hansen, August Peter.   MEMOIRS OF AN ADVENTUROUS DANE IN INDIA 1904-1947. £10.00    
         219pp. A Calcutta life in the Police, business and the Customs. Card covers.   Fine.   1999 First edition, BACSA (29).
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    Heber, Reginald, the Late Lord Bishop of Calcutta.   NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH THE UPPER PROVINCES OF INDIA £120.00    
      from Calcutta to Bombay 1824-1825 (with notes upon Ceylon). An Account of a Journey to Madras and the Southern Provinces, 1826, and Letters Written in India.   In three volumes. 450, 564 527pp. Index. 29 engraved illustrations. Bound with black leather spines and corners   Very good. Tight, clean and complete. Some scuffing to the head of the spine of vol 1.   1828 Second edition, John Murray.
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    Heber, Reginald.   NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH THE UPPER PROVINCES OF INDIA £144.00    
      from Calcutta to Bombay 1824-1825.   In 3 volumes. 450pp, 564pp, 525pp index. In original red boards with spines relaid. Large folding map in front pocket. 27 wood engravings.   Very good. A tight set.   1829 Fourth edition, John Murray.
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    Heber, Reginald.   POETICAL WORKS. £40.00    
         347pp. Small 8vo. Portrait frontispiece. In 19th century full leather binding. Presentation inscription from 1843.   Very good indeed. A lovely copy.   1842 First edition, John Murray.
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    Hickey, William.   MEMOIRS OF WILLIAM HICKEY. £40.00    
      1749-1809.   In 4 volumes each indexed. 347, 406, 403, 512pp. Gossipy tales of eighteenth century India and Calcutta social life. In the original dark blue cloth.   The first vol is a much earlier printing than the others so they do not match exactly. All are tight and clean in very good condition.without labels, stains or inscriptions.   1919 (vol 1), 1950 (vols 2, 3 & 4) Reprints, Hurst & Blackett
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    Hobbs, H.   THE PIANO IN INDIA. £280.00    
      How to Keep it in Order.   201pp + adverts for the Hobbs piano showrooms. Photographs and drawings in b/w. Signed dedication by the author. 'Practical information on the repairing, regulating, tuning, packing and treatment of pianofortes in tropical climates'. In the original purple cloth.   Corners rubbed and starting to fray. Boards fading. Very good internally.   1914 Second edition, Thacker, Spink & Co., Calcutta.
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    Holt, Peter.   IN CLIVE'S FOOTSTEPS. £10.00    
         211pp. Index. Map. Journeys around Calcutta and Madras by journalist descendent of Clive.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1990 First edition, Hutchinson.
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    Hunter, Sir William.   THE THACKERAYS IN INDIA £18.00    
      and Some Calcutta Graves.   191pp. Index. Researches into the extensive Indian background of the novelist's family.   Very good.   1897 First edition, Henry Frowde.
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    Hutnyk, John   THE RUMOUR OF CALCUTTA. £10.00    
      Tourism, Charity and the Poverty of Representation.   246pp. Index. Paperback.   Very good.   1996 Zed Books.
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    Institution of Engineers (India).   JOURNAL. £32.00    
         212pp. The main article is on 'The Congestion of Calcutta: The Scope for Tube and Suburban Electric Railways' by T.A.F.Stone. Many folding diagrams, graphs and tables.   Very good. Stoutly bound in blue cloth.   April 1924 volume IV, Calcutta.
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    Jenkins, Owain.   MERCHANT PRINCE. £16.00    
      Memories of India 1929-1958.   244pp. Index. 13 b/w photographs. Revised hardback edition of BACSA paperback publication. Commerce and cavalry in Calcutta.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1989 First thus, Michael Russell.
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    Jha, Raj Kamal.   THE BLUE BEDSPREAD. £7.00    
         209pp. Memories of family secrets set in Calcutta.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First edition, Picador.
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    Jha, Raj Kamal.   THE BLUE BEDSPREAD. £5.00    
         209pp. Memories of family secrets set in Calcutta.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First US, Random House, New York.
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    Josephs, Jeremy.   DR JACK. £5.00    
      Calcutta's Pavement Doctor.   192pp. Index. 14 b/w photographs. The story of Dr Jack Preger.   Fine in near-fine dw.   1991 First edition, Bloomsbury.
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    Khan, Aurelius (introduces).   THE SOUTH PARK STREET CEMETERY CALCUTTA. £10.00    
         28pp. Card covered stapled booklet.   Very good.   1986 Second edition, Calcutta.
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    Lapierre, Dominique.   THE CITY OF JOY. £10.00    
         Bestselling account of life with the poor of Calcutta.   Fine in fine dw.   1991 Reprint.
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    Leach, Edmund and Mukherjee, S.N. (edit).   ELITES IN SOUTH ASIA. £13.00    
         266pp. Index. Folding map. Essays on Mughals, Mutiny, Calcutta, Bombay, M.N.Roy etc.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1970 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Losty, J.P.   CALCUTTA, CITY OF PALACES. £14.00    
      A Survey of the City in the Days of the East India Company 1690-1858.   136pp. 4to. Index. 32 colour illustrations and 87 in b/w. Card covers.   Fine.   1990 The British Library.
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    Majumdar, Ramesh Chandra.   ON RAM MOHAN ROY £15.00    
         55pp. Two lectures to The Asiatic Society in 1972.   Very good.   1984 Reprint, Asiatic Society, Calcutta.
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    Meigh, Francis.   THE JACK PREGER STORY. £10.00    
         150pp. 18 b/w photographs. The story of doctor's work with the Calcutta poor.   Fine in fine dw.   1988 First edition, Tabb House.
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    Millar, A.A.   ALEXANDER DUFF OF INDIA. £10.00    
         212pp. Scottish missionary (1806-1878) influential in the development of Indian education and founder of the University of Calcutta.   Fine in fine dw.   1992 First edition, Canongate, Edinburgh.
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    Mitra, A.   CENSUS 1951: WEST BENGAL. £21.00    
      District Handbooks: Howrah.   184pp. 4to.   Boards a little stained but otherwise very good.   1953 Government Printing, West Bengal.
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    Mode, Heinz (edits).   CALCUTTA: GREAT CENTRES OF ART. £18.00    
         168pp. 34 x 25cm. Essays on nine Calcutta museums illustrated in colour and b/w. Notes on each illustration.   Fine in fine dustwrapper. A lovely copy.   1973 First edition, Barnes and Co., New Jersey.
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    Mukerji, Dhan Gopal.   MY BROTHER'S FACE. £18.00    
         288pp. The writer returns to India after leaving for a successful career in America, his brother resisted British rule in Calcutta and was on the run from the CID. Together they explore the tense political situation.   Very good.   1925 First edition, Thornton Butterworth.
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    Nair, P.Thankappan (edits).   PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASIATIC SOCIETY 1801-1816. £55.00    
      Volume 2.   947pp with 43pp index. Includes short biographies of 349 members of the Society. Signed by the editor on the title page.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1995 First edition, Calcutta.
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    Nair, P.Thankappan (edits).   PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASIATIC SOCIETY 1817-32. £95.00    
      Volume 3, Books I and II.   Two volumes. 2,198pp with 111pp index. Includes 107pp of biographical sketches of the members of the Society. Signed by the editor on the title page.   Very good in very good dustwrappers.   1996 First edition, Calcutta.
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    Rai, Raghu (photographs).   FAITH AND COMPASSION. £21.00    
      The Life and Work of Mother Teresa.   192pp. 4to landscape. Text by Navin Chawla. Many fine photographs in b/w.   Fine in fine dw.   1996 First edition, Element Books, Shaftesbury.
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    Robinson, Andrew.   SATYAJIT RAY. £14.00    
      The Inner Eye.   412pp. Index. 147 b/w illustrations.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 First edition, Andre Deutsch.
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    Roychowdhury, Laura.   THE JADU HOUSE. £6.00    
      Intimate Stories of Anglo-India.   291pp. Glossary. Stories evoking the Anglo-Indian railway colony in Kharagpur and Calcutta.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2000 First edition, Doubleday.
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    Samaddar, Sivaprasad.   CALCUTTA IS. £12.00    
         324pp. Index. The workings of city government.   Very good indeed in very good dw.   1978 First edition, Corporation of Calcutta.
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    Shaw, Graham.   PRINTING IN CALCUTTA TO 1800. £5.00    
      A Description and Checklist of Printing in Late Eighteenth Century Calcutta.   249pp.   Fine.   1981 First edition, The Bibliographical Society.
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    Singh, Raghubir (photographs).   CALCUTTA. £18.00    
          128pp. 4to. Fine colour photographs of Calcutta people. Short text by Joseph Lelyveld.   An excellent copy in dustwrapper with tear and creasing to the rear panel.   1975 First edition, Hong Kong.
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    Suraiya, Jug.   CALCUTTA: A CITY REMEMBERED, £5.00    
         126pp. Card covers. Small 8vo. Lively journalism collected from 'The Times of India'. Illustrated with b/w drawings.      2007 Reprint, Times Group Books,
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    Teignmouth, Lord.   MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SIR WILLIAM JONES. £240.00    
         531pp. Portrait frontispiece. In 19th century binding with leather spine and corners. The spine is elaborately decorated with owner's initials (G.B.) and raised bands. The boards are of stiff card now rubbed with the surface gone in places. Bookplate.   Very good. Binding strong and paper clean.   1804 First edition, John Hatchard.
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    Telephone Manufacturers of India Ltd.   T.M.I. REPORT ON PROPOSED CONVERSION OF CALCUTTA TELEPHONE NETWORK TO AUTOMATIC WORKING. £25.00    
         In 3 vols. 4to. 736pp. 1: Consultants' Recommendations; 2: Appendices; 3: Exchange Specifications. Many maps, diagrams etc, several folding. In the original blue cloth. Report of consulting engineers appointed by the Government of India in 1945. The Chief Consultant was D.A.Barron.   A lovely set in excellent condition   No Date (1946) T.M.I.
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    Tucker, Martin.   THE CHINGRI KHAL CHRONICLES. £21.00    
      A Partial Family History.   636pp. A full account of the life and doings of Harry Hobbs, Calcutta businessman and writer and his family.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2005 First edition, C.K.Publications
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    Watts, William.   MEMOIRS OF THE REVOLUTION IN BENGAL. £16.00    
      Anno. Dom 1757.   92pp + xlivpp introduction by Bimal Kanti Ghosh. Eye-witness account of events in Calcutta by a member of the Council.   Very good in slightly chipped dw.   1988 reprint, Bagchi, Calcutta.
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