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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 dw   1980 First edition, The Curzon Press.
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    Barber, Noel.   THE BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA. £10.00    
      A Reconstruction.   254pp. 4 illustrations. Endpaper maps and plans.   Very good in very good dw.   1966 Readers Union.
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    Bennett, Mary.   WHO WAS DR JACKSON? £14.00    
      Two Calcutta Families: 1830-1855.   116pp. Card covers. Based on family letters.   Fine.   2002 First edition, BACSA.
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    Biswas, Samir (illustrates).   CALCUTTA PORTRAITS. £13.00    
         88pp. 4to. Illustrated with drawings and watercolours.   Fine in fine dw.   1995 First edition, Madhumita Biswas, Calcutta.
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    Blaise, Clark and Mukherjee, Bharati.   DAYS AND NIGHTS IN CALCUTTA. £12.00    
         300pp. American and his Bengali wife spend a year with her family.   Very good. Spotting on the top edge.   1977 First edition, Doubleday.
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    Bose, Nirmalkumar and Sen, Dharani.   EXCAVATIONS IN MAYURBHANJ. £10.00    
         129pp. Map. 14 b/w photographs. Many line drawings. Neolithic archaeology in Orissa. Card covers.   Very good.   1948 First, University of Calcutta.
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    Busteed, H.E.   ECHOES FROM OLD CALCUTTA. £25.00    
      Being Chiefly Reminiscences of the Days of Warren Hastings, Francis, and Impey.   304pp. In 19th century binding with leather spine and corners. Ex-Calcutta Reading Room with 2 rubber stamp marks from 1890.   Minor worming largely confined to endpapers. Hinges slack.   1882 First edition, Thacker, Spink, Calcutta.
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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.   431pp. Index. 27 b/w plates. In original decorated boards. This is the most complete edition.   Fore-edges and endpapers spotted and spine a little rubbed.   1908 Fourth edition much enlarged and with additional illustrations, Thacker.
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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. £13.00    
      Being Chiefly Reminiscences of the Days of Warren Hastings, Francis, and Impey.   431pp. Index. 27 b/w plates. In original decorated boards. Facsimile reprint of 1908 Fourth edition much enlarged and with additional illustrations.   Owner's bookplate and address label. Otherwise very good indeed.   1972 Irish University Press, Shannon.
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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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    Cannon, Garland (edits).   THE LETTERS OF SIR WILLIAM JONES. £58.00    
         In two volumes. 977pp. Index.   Fine in chipped dustwrappers.   1970 First edition, At The Clarendon Press, Oxford.
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    Cannon, Garland and Brine, Kevin R.   OBJECTS OF ENQUIRY. £25.00    
      The Life, Contributions, and Influences of Sir William Jones (1746-1794).   185pp. Index.   Fine.   1995 First edition, New York University Press.
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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. £14.00    
         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. £16.00    
         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 dw.   1994 First edition, Leo Cooper.
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    Curzon, Marquis of Kedleston.   BRITISH GOVERNMENT IN INDIA. £85.00    
      The Story of the Viceroys and Government Houses.   In 2 volumes. 259pp, 268pp. Index. 84 illustrations, mostly full-page b/w photographs. 4to. Very great detail on buildings in Calcutta and Barrackpore with Curzon's views on his predecessors as Viceroy. Once in the library of 'The Conservative Club' with small bookplate and gilt crest embossed on the front boards.   Very good. Slight fraying to top and bottom of the spines.   1925 First edition, Cassell.
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    Curzon, Marquis of Kedleston.   BRITISH GOVERNMENT IN INDIA. £85.00    
      The Story of the Viceroys and Government Houses.   In 2 volumes. 259pp, 268pp. Index. 84 illustrations, mostly full-page b/w photographs. 4to. Very great detail on buildings in Calcutta and Barrackpore with Curzon's views on his predecessors as Viceroy.   Very good. Spotting to prelims and lightly throughout. Armorial bookplates.   1925 Third impression, Cassell.
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    Curzon, Marquis of Kedleston.   BRITISH GOVERNMENT IN INDIA. £58.00    
      The Story of the Viceroys and Government Houses.   In 2 volumes. 259pp, 268pp. Index. 84 illustrations, mostly full-page b/w photographs. 4to. Very great detail on buildings in Calcutta and Barrackpore with Curzon's views on his predecessors as Viceroy.   Very good internally but spotty colour loss to boards.   1925 Second impression, Cassell.
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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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    Dutta, Krishna.   CALCUTTA. £12.00    
      A Cultural and Literary History.   255pp. Index. Foreword by Anita Desai.   Fine in fine dw.   2003 First edition, Roli Books, New Delhi.
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    Eastern Bengal State Railway.   FROM THE HOOGHLY TO THE HIMALAYAS. £35.00    
      Being an Illustrated handbook to the chief places of interest reached by the East Bengal State Railway.   73pp. 4to. Railway's badge in gold on cover. Many b/w photographs and superb large folding map of the Bengal railway and steamer systems.   Binding slack.   1913 First edition, Bombay, Times Press.
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    Eastern Bengal State Railway.   FROM THE HOOGHLY TO THE HIMALAYAS. £70.00    
      Being an Illustrated handbook to the chief places of interest reached by the East Bengal State Railway.   73pp. 4to. Railway's badge in gold on cover. Many b/w photographs and superb large folding map of the Bengal railway and steamer systems.   Very good indeed. An excellent copy. Owner's name neatly written.   1913 First edition, Bombay, Times Press.
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    Edwards-Stuart, Ivor.   THE CALCUTTA OF BEGUM JOHNSON. £10.00    
         172pp. The subject died in 1812, `the oldest British resident in Bengal' and grandmother of a British Prime Minister. Stiff card covers.   Very good.   1990 First edition, BACSA.
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    Edwards-Stuart, Ivor.   THE CALCUTTA OF BEGUM JOHNSON. £10.00    
         172pp. The subject died in 1812, `the oldest British resident in Bengal' and grandmother of a British Prime Minister. Stiff card covers.   Very good. Note on front endpaper.   1990 First edition, BACSA.
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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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    Forrest, G.W. (edits).   SELECTIONS FROM THE STATE PAPERS OF THE GOVERNORS-GENERAL OF INDIA. £108.00    
      Warren Hastings.   In 2 vols. 323 and 348pp. Index. Map in rear pocket. The first volume is the introduction to the documents in the second.   Very good.   1910 First edition, Blackwell Oxford.
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    Fraser, Eugenie.   A HOME BY THE HOOGHLY. £5.00    
      A Jute Wallah's Wife.   240pp. 20 b/w photographs. Calcutta in the war and the last years of British India.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 Reprint, Mainstream.
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    Godden, Rumer.   THE DARK HORSE. £10.00    
         203pp. Novel set in the racing world of 30s Calcutta. Maharajas and nuns.   Fine in fine dw. Owner's name.   1981 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Goodwin, Jason.   THE GUNPOWDER GARDENS. £5.00    
      Travels through India and China in Search of Tea.   230pp. A long section evoking the tea trade in Calcutta and Darjeeling and its links with Anglo-Indian tradition.   Fine in fine dw.   1990 First, Chatto.
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    Heber, Reginald, the Late Lord Bishop of Calcutta.   NARRATIVE OF A JOURNEY THROUGH THE UPPER PROVINCES OF INDIA £85.00    
      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. The early 19th century marbled boards have been rebacked with new spines. Although the boards match exactly the spine labels are in different colours. Old library marks and one bookplate from the National Liberal Club .   Very good. Tight, clean and complete.   1828 Second edition, John Murray, London.
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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. £80.00    
         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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    Hirschmann, Edwin.   ROBERT KNIGHT £18.00    
      Reforming Editor in Victorian India.   272pp. Index. Account of the founding editor of 'The Times of India' and the Calcutta 'Statesman'.   Fine in fine dw.   2008 First edition, Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
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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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    Hobbs, Harry.   IT WAS LIKE THIS! £16.00    
         424pp. Essays, largely light-hearted on Calcutta life. With an essay on Kipling.   Spine and boards faded and speckled. Private library label and various inscriptions.   1918 First edition, Calcutta, Thacker.
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    Hobbs, Major H.   THE ROMANCE OF THE CALCUTTA SWEEP. £30.00    
         286pp. Presentation copy signed by the author. Stories about horse racing, betting and lotteries.   Very good internally. Edges and corners rubbed.   1930 First Thacker, Calcutta.
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    Hobbs, Major H.   THE ROMANCE OF THE CALCUTTA SWEEP. £24.00    
         286pp. Presentation copy signed by the author. Stories about horse racing, betting and lotteries.   Very good. Spotting to prelims. Slight nick to edge of rear board.   1930 First edition, Thacker, 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 dw.   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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    Hunter, Sir William.   THE THACKERAYS IN INDIA £15.00    
      and Some Calcutta Graves.   191pp. Index. Researches into the extensive Indian background of the novelist's family.   Very good. A little rubbed.   1897 First edition, Henry Frowde.
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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 dw.   1989 First thus, Michael Russell.
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    Jenkins, Owain.   MERCHANT PRINCE. £10.00    
      Memories of India 1929-1958.   244pp. Index. 13 b/w photographs. Card covers. Commerce and cavalry in Calcutta.   Fine.   1985 First edition, BACSA.
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    Jenkins, Sir Owain.   MERCHANT PRINCE. £10.00    
      Memories of India 1929-1958.   Card covers. 256pp. Business career in Calcutta and service in the Calcutta Light Horse.   Fine.   1987 First BACSA.
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    Jha, Raj Kamal.   THE BLUE BEDSPREAD. £10.00    
         209pp. Memories of family secrets set in Calcutta.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First US, Random House, New York.
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    Jha, Raj Kamal.   THE BLUE BEDSPREAD. £13.00    
         209pp. Memories of family secrets set in Calcutta.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First edition, Picador.
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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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    Kudaisya, Medha M.   THE LIFE AND TIMES OF G.D.BIRLA. £14.00    
         434pp. Index. 10 b/w photographs. Story of Calcutta Marwari bussiness family at whose house Gangdi was shot.   Fine in fine dw.   2003 First edition, Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
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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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    Leasor, James.   BOARDING PARTY. £16.00    
      The Last Action of the Calcutta Light Horse.   204pp. Index. 22 b/w illustrations. Map. Across India in 1943 to raid German shipping in neutral Goa.   Very good indeed in like dw.   1978 First edition, Heinemann.
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    Leasor, James.   BOARDING PARTY. £16.00    
      The Last Action of the Calcutta Light Horse.   204pp. Index. 22 b/w illustrations. Map. Across India in 1943 to raid German shipping in neutral Goa.   Fine in fine dw.   1978 First edition, Heinemann.
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    Longridge, George.   A HISTORY OF THE OXFORD MISSION TO CALCUTTA. £16.00    
         272pp. Index. 26 b/w photographs.   Very good. Corners a little bumped and rubbed.   1900 First edition, John Murray.
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    Macfarlane, Iris.   THE BLACK HOLE £5.00    
      or the Making of a Legend.   342pp. Index. 15 illustrations and 3 maps. A study of early colonisation in India, critically examining British myth-making. How history is written by the winners.   Very good in very good dw.   1975 First Allen & Unwin.
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    Mehta, Ved.   PORTRAIT OF INDIA. £5.00    
         544pp. One of the best single-volume evocations by Western educated-Indian. Includes an interesting chapter entitled `Notes and Thoughts on Calcutta's Imperial Past'.   Fine in fine dw.   1970 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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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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    Mitra, Ashok.   CALCUTTA DIARY. £14.00    
         206pp. Economist's lively journalism.   Fine in fine dw.   1977 First edition, Frank Cass.
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    Musleah, Rabbi Ezekiel N.   ON THE BANKS OF THE GANGA. £65.00    
      The Sojourn of Jews in Calcutta.   568pp. Index and appendices.   Fine in fine dustwrapper. Presentation inscription.   1975 First edition, The Christopher Publishing House, North Quincy, Massachusetts.
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    Panckridge, H.R.   A SHORT HISTORY OF THE BENGAL CLUB 1827-1927. £25.00    
         64pp. 4 b/w plates. List of original members in 1827 with biographical notes as appendix. List of Presidents 1827-1927. The Rules.   Very good indeed.   1927 First edition, Calcutta.
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    Parsons, Sir Michael.   ROOM TO SWING A CAT. £6.00    
         356pp. Index. Photographs in b/w. Calcutta business life before and after the war. Service in the Indian Army and prisoner of war on the Burma railway.   Fine in fine dw.   2003 The Memoir Club.
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    Paul, Ashit (edits).   WOODCUT PRINTS IN NINETEENTH CENTURY CALCUTTA. £22.00    
         128pp. Index. 4to. 130 b/w illustrations. Folding colour plate.   Very good indeed in like dw.   1983 First edition, Seagull Books, 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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    Ray, N.R.   CITY OF JOB CHARNOCK. £10.00    
         48pp. 4to. Many b/w illustrations.   Very good indeed.   1979 Victoria Memorial, Calcutta.
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    Roberts, Joe.   ABDUL'S TAXI TO KALIGHAT. £10.00    
      A Celebration of Calcutta.   301pp. English couple and their one year old spend five months in Calcutta. Much unsparing detail on the Fairlawn Hotel and the characters they meet.   Fine in fine dw.   1999 First edition, Profile Books.
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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. £12.00    
      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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    Sankar.   CHOWRINGHEE. £10.00    
         396pp. Translated from the Bengali. Novel based in old Calcutta hotel.   Fine in fine dw.   2007 First edition, Atlantic Books.
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    Sarkar, Tanika.   HINDU WIFE, HINDU NATION. £10.00    
      Community, Religion and Cultural Nationalism.   290pp. Studies of Bengali culture and literature. Chapters on Bankim's novels, the autobiography of a nineteenth century Bengali woman and scandals and their cultural representation.   Fine in fine dw.   2001 First, Hurst.
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    Shaw, Graham.   PRINTING IN CALCUTTA TO 1800. £22.00    
      A Description and Checklist of Printing in Late Eighteenth Century Calcutta.   249pp.   Fine.   1981 First edition, The Bibliographical Society.
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    Teignmouth, Lord.   MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND CORRESPONDENCE OF SIR WILLIAM JONES. £40.00    
         636pp. Portrait frontispiece. Original boards detached but present.   The block of the book is very good.   1807 A New 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. £150.00    
         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 dw.   
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    Turnbull, Frederick Gower.   REMEMBER ME TO EVERYBODY. £12.00    
      Letters from India 1944-1949.   266pp. Card covers. Letters from Dum Dum spanning independence. The writer worked in the Jessop's steel mills where he was killed by being pushed into the furnace. An excellent account of place and period.   Inscription, otherwise fine.   1996 West Meadow Press, Canada.
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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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