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    Anjaria, Dhara,   CURZON'S INDIA. £16.00    
      Networks of Colonial Governance, 1899-1905,   269pp. Index. The interactions and conflicts of a reforming Viceroy with the ICS and senior administrators.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2014 First edition, Oxford University Press, Karachi.
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    Battye, Evelyn Desiree.   THE KASHMIR RESIDENCY. £10.00    
      Memories of 1939 and 1940.   142pp. Card covers. The author was Personal Assistant to the Resident. Accounts of social life and work.   Fine.   1997 First edition, BACSA.
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    Battye, Evelyn Desiree.   THE KASHMIR RESIDENCY. £14.00    
      Memories of 1939 and 1940.   142pp. Card covers. The author was Personal Assistant to the Resident. Accounts of social life and work. Presentation copy signed by the author.   Fine.   1997 First edition, BACSA.
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    Baylis, Audrey.   AND THEN GARHWAL. £14.00    
         216pp. Many b/w family photographs. An ICS family history of life in Naini Tal and Pauri. Card covers. The first BACSA publication.   Fine.   1981 First edition, BACSA.
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    Beames, John.   MEMOIRS OF A BENGAL CIVILIAN. £12.00    
      A career as an administrator from 1858-1879. Service in Bihar and Orissa.   312pp. Index. Memoirs of the Collector and Magistrate at Cuttack and Chittagong from 1873-1879 with his earlier life in India from 1858. Beames' career is discussed by Philip Mason in 'The Men Who Ruled India'.   Very good indeed.   1961 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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    Bell, C.A.   GRAMMAR OF COLLOQUIAL TIBETAN. £5.00    
         190pp. Card covers. The author was 'Late of the Indian Civil Service, Late Political Officer Sikkim'. First published in 1905. Dialogues and phrases that relate to the British penetration of Tibet.   Fine.   1996 Third edition Curzon.
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    Bell, Sir Charles.   PORTRAIT OF THE DALAI LAMA. £22.00    
         414pp. Index. 49 photographs and 2 maps. Bell was British Resident in Lhasa from 1920.   Very good. Boards a little faded.   1946 First edition, Collins.
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    Bell, Sir Charles.   PORTRAIT OF THE DALAI LAMA. £25.00    
         414pp. Index. 49 photographs and 2 maps. Bell was British Resident in Lhasa from 1920.   Very good in slightly chipped dw. Owner's name.   1946 First, Collins.
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    Bell, Sir Charles.   THE RELIGION OF TIBET. £108.00    
         235pp. Index. Folding map. Colour frontispiece. 70 b/w photographs. In dark blue cloth.   Very good indeed. Small bookplate.   1931 First edition, Oxford at the Clarendon Press.
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    Blunt, Sir Edward (edits).   SOCIAL SERVICE IN INDIA. £25.00    
         447pp. Index. 16 plates. 6 maps and diagrams. Long, fully annotated essays by six eminent, retired British administrators on aspects of social conditions in India. Much detailed information on agriculture, medicine, public health, education etc. Designed as a textbook for ICS training.   Very good. Spine faded   1946 Reprint, H.M.S.O.
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    Civil Service Commission.   OPEN COMPETITION FOR THE CIVIL SERVICE OF INDIA. £35.00    
      Regulations, Examination Papers, Table of Marks, and Statistics.   84pp. Paper wrappers.   Contents very good but front wrapper chipped and rear wrapper missing.   1886 HMSO.
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    Coen, Terence Creagh.   THE INDIAN POLITICAL SERVICE. £21.00    
      A Study in Indirect Rule.   291pp. Index. An account of the duties, ethos and history of the service.   Very good indeed in like dustwrapper. An excellent copy.   1971 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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    Coen, Terence Creagh.   THE INDIAN POLITICAL SERVICE. £16.00    
      A Study in Indirect Rule.   291pp. Index. An account of the duties, ethos and history of the service.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1971 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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    Cohen, E.A.Waley (edits).   A YOUNG VICTORIAN IN INDIA. £12.00    
      Letters of H.M.Kisch, of the Indian Civil Service.   242pp. Index. Covering ICS service in Bengal from 1874-1889. Introduction by Philip Woodruff.   Very good internally but dustwrapper faded with tear to rear panel. Sellotape marks on endpapers.   1957 First edition, Cape.
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    Collis, Maurice.   TRIALS IN BURMA. £10.00    
         239pp. Index. First published in 1938. Powerful account of his experiences as Deputy Magistrate of Rangoon trying politically sensitive cases in 1930. The tensions between justice and empire. Ex-public library copy in the original binding. Two pages are misbound but all are present.   Very good.   1953 New edition, Faber.
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    Crofton, Denis Hayes.   SOUVENIRS OF A COMPETITION WALLAH. £12.00    
      Letters and Sketches from India 1932-47.   233pp. Index. 5 colour photographs of paintings tipped-in. Card covers. Signed by the author. Service in Bihar. Memoirs of ICS officer (and artist).   Fine.   1994 First edition, Hythe.
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    Crofton, Denis Hayes.   SOUVENIRS OF A COMPETITION WALLAH. £12.00    
      Letters and Sketches from India 1932-47.   233pp. Index. 5 colour photographs of paintings tipped-in. Card covers. Service in Bihar. Memoirs of ICS officer (and artist).   Fine.   1994 First edition, Hythe.
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    Darling, Malcolm L.   THE PUNJAB PEASANT IN PROSPERITY AND DEBT. £25.00    
         277pp. Index. 6 b/w illustrations and 4 maps. ICS officer's study of the rural economy.   Very good in dw with slight loss.   1947 Reprint, Oxford University Press, India.
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    Darling, Malcolm L.   THE PUNJAB PEASANT IN PROSPERITY AND DEBT. £21.00    
         277pp. Index. 6 b/w illustrations and 4 maps. ICS officer's study of the rural economy. Ex-university library.   Very good. Owner's name.   1928 Second edition, Oxford University Press, India.
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    Darling, Malcolm Lyall.   RUSTICUS LOQUITUR £31.00    
      or the Old Light and the New in the Punjab Village.   400pp. Index. Journal of a tour through the villages of the Punjab assessing the movement for rural improvement.   Very good. Bookplate.   1930 First edition, Oxford University Press.
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    Darling, Sir Malcolm.   APPRENTICE TO POWER. £12.00    
      India 1904-1908.   256pp. Memories of early years in the ICS first as a young district officer in the Punjab, then as Resident to Dewas State (of which E.M Forster later wrote in 'The Hill of Devi'). See also 'Anglo Indian Attitudes' by Clive Dewey.   Very good in complete but slightly darkening dustwrapper. Light spotting tp edges.   1966 First edition, Hogarth Press.
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    Donnison, F.S.V.   BURMA £16.00    
         263pp. Index. 27 b/w photographs. Folding map. In the 'Nations of the Modern World' series. ICS author served in Burma from 1922-46.   Fine in very good dw.   1970 First edition, Benn.
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    Eyton, Phyllis and Anthony.   INDIAN MEMORIES. £28.00    
      Two Generations. The Journal of Phyllis Eyton. The Paintings and Sketchbooks of Anthony Eyton.   64pp. Card wrappers in slipcase. This copy is number 47 in an edition limited to 500. Signed by the artist. Phyllis Eyton was the wife of John Eyton the novelist and I.C.S. officer. Anthony is their son.   Fine in very good slipcase.   1996 First edition, Royal Academy.
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    Gilmour, David.   THE RULING CASTE. £12.00    
      Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj.   383pp. A study of the ICS.   Fine in fine dw.   2005 Second impression, John Murray.
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    Gould, B.J.   THE JEWEL IN THE LOTUS. £28.00    
      Recollections of an Indian Political.   252pp. Index. 12 plates and 8 maps. Service in Tibet, Persia and on the North-West Frontier 1907-1940.   Very good in very good dw.   1957 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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    Hunt, Roland and Harrison, John.   THE DISTRICT OFFICER IN INDIA 1930-1947. £18.00    
         257pp. Index. Based on the accounts by ex-members of the Indian Civil Service of their lives and work. Folding map showing district names and boundaries.   Near-fine in fine dw.   1980 First edition, Scolar Press.
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    Indfian Statuary Commission.   MEMORANDA SUBMITTED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA AND THE INDIA OFFICE TO THE INDIAN STATUARY COMMISSION. £24.00    
      Part II.   pp 783-1692. Blue paper wrappers.   Very good. A little wear to paper spine.   1930 H.M.S.O.
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    Khosla, G.D.   HIMALAYAN CIRCUIT. £12.00    
      The Story of a Journey in the Inner Himalayas.   233pp. 24 b/w photographs. Travels in Kulu, Spiti and Lahoul. ICS judge on circuit describes the road to Spiti over the Kunzum La, the Spiti and Pin valleys.   Very good in worn dustwrapper.   1956 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Khosla, G.D.   HIMALAYAN CIRCUIT. £14.00    
      The Story of a Journey in the Inner Himalayas.   233pp. 24 b/w photographs. Travels in Kulu, Spiti and Lahoul. ICS judge on circuit describes the road to Spiti over the Kunzum La, the Spiti and Pin valleys.   Very good in chipped dw.   1956 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Kirk-Greene, Anthony.   ON CROWN SERVICE. £13.00    
      A History of HM Colonial and Overseas Civil Services, 1837-1997.   276pp. Index. 16 b/w photographs and 2 maps. Excellent bibliographies.   Fine in near-fine dw.   1999 First edition, I.B.Tauris.
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    Lyall, Sir Alfred.   VERSES WRITTEN IN INDIA. £13.00    
         144pp. Top edge gilt. Dramatic monologues of high quality by great Indian administrator who was a friend of Tennyson.   Very good. A tight copy. Spine a little marked.   1893 Third edition, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner.
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    Lyall, Sir Alfred.   POEMS. £11.00    
         150pp. Small 8vo. Dramatic monologues of high quality by great Indian administrator who was a friend of Tennyson.   Very good. A tight copy.   No date (c1900) Sixth edition, revised and slightly enlarged, Routledge.
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    Lytton, the Earl of.   PUNDITS AND ELEPHANTS. £14.00    
      Being the Experiences of Five Years as Governor of an Indian Province.   210pp. Index. 26 b/w photographs. He was Governor of Bengal 1922-27.   Very good in chipped dustwrapper.   1942 Reprint, Peter Davies.
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    Mason, Philip.   THE MEN WHO RULED INDIA. £5.00    
         368pp. Single volume illustrated new edition.   Very good in very good dw.   1985 Guild Publishing.
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    Mason, Philip.   A SHAFT OF SUNLIGHT. £10.00    
      Memories of a Varied Life.   240pp. Index. His ICS career including service as Deputy Commisioner in Garhwal.   Fine in fine dw.   1978 First edition, Andre Deutsch.
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    Mason, Philip.   THE MEN WHO RULED INDIA. £5.00    
         368pp. Single volume illustrated new edition.   Fine in fine dw.   1985 Guild Publishing.
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    Mason, Philip.   THE MEN WHO RULED INDIA. £14.00    
         368pp. Single volume illustrated new edition.   Fine in fine dw.   1987 Reprint, Jonathan Cape.
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    McCall, Major Anthony G.   LUSHAI CHRYSALIS. £25.00    
      Land of Tranquility and Upheaval.   304pp. Folding map. 54 b/w plates. By the ICS officer in charge of the Lushai Hills from 1931-43.   Fine in very good dw.   1949 First edition, Luzac.
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    Moon, Penderel.   THE FUTURE OF INDIA. £10.00    
         64pp with 16pp of photographs. An ICS view of the movement to independence. Ex-public library.   Boards a little faded. Otherwise very good.   1945 First edition, Pilot.
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    Morley, Viscount.   INDIAN SPEECHES (1907-1909). £16.00    
         163pp. The perspective of the Secretary of State for India. Includes parliamentary contributions and addresses to ICS veterans and to ICS probationers.   Very good.   1909 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Panikkar, K.M.   STUDIES IN INDIAN HISTORY. £5.00    
         193pp. Index. Long essays on India's impact on China, Western Asia and Ancient Europe and 'The Civil Services in History'.   Boards faded. Bookplate. Label removed from endpaper. Otherwise very good.   1963 First edition, Asia Publishing House.
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    Ram, D.Sundar (edits).   DYNAMICS OF DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION. £14.00    
      A New Perspective.   291pp. 20 essays on the post-independence developments   Very good in very dustwrapper.   1996 First edition, Kanishka Publisters, New Delhi.
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    Randhawa, M.S.(edits).   DEVELOPING VILLAGE INDIA. £13.00    
      Studies in Village Problems.   290pp. 107 b/w plates. Edited by ICS officer and written by 'the greatest experts' partly for the use of District Officers. First edition published in 1946.   Very good in chipped dw. Boards a little bowed.   1951 Revised edition, Orient Longmans.
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    Sanwal, B.D.   AGRA AND ITS MONUMENTS. £10.00    
         96pp. Plans and photographs. Study by ICS Divisional Commissioner, Agra.   Fine in very good dw.   1968 First edition, Orient Longmans, Bombay.
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    Sanwal, B.D.   AGRA AND ITS MONUMENTS. £13.00    
         96pp. Plans and photographs. Study by ICS Divisional Commissioner, Agra. Presentation copy signed by the author.   Fine in worn dw.   1968 First edition, Orient Longmans, Bombay.
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    Sanwal, B.D.   AGRA AND ITS MONUMENTS. £10.00    
         96pp. Plans and photographs. Study by ICS Divisional Commissioner, Agra.   Stoutly bound with leather spine and corners which are a little rubbed.   1968 First edition, Orient Longmans, Bombay.
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    Singh, Karan.   PROPHET OF INDIAN NATIONALISM. £12.00    
      A Study of the Political Though of Sri Aurobindo Ghosh 1893-1910.   163pp. Foreword by Jawarhalal Nehru.   Very good in darkening dw.   1963 First edition, Allen & Unwin.
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    Subramanian, T.S.R.   JOURNEYS THROUGH BABUDOM AND NETALAND. £10.00    
         359pp. Index. A career in the Indian Administrative Service, charting the decline in public administration over forty years.   Fine in fine dw.   2004 Second impression, Rupa, New Delhi.
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    Temple, Sir Richard.   INDIA IN 1880. £49.00    
         524pp. Index. 2 folding maps. In India 1847-1880, Temple successively governed Central Provinces, Bengal and Bombay; was Finance Member and Foreign Secretary. Woodruff asserts that 'his energy was awe-inspiring'. He knew everyone and everything about Indian administration. 'He created, endowed, set-up and vivified. He went everywhere and saw everything'.   Very good indeed. Small shelf label on spine. Largely uncut.   1881 Third edition, John Murray.
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    Temple, Sir Richard.   INDIA IN 1880. £58.00    
         524pp. Index. 2 folding maps. In India 1847-1880, Temple successively governed Central Provinces, Bengal and Bombay; was Finance Member and Foreign Secretary. Woodruff asserts that 'his energy was awe-inspiring'. He knew everyone and everything about Indian administration. 'He created, endowed, set-up and vivified. He went everywhere and saw everything'.   Very good indeed. Small shelf mark on spine.   1880 First edition, John Murray.
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    Terrell, Richard.   A PERCEPTION OF INDIA. £5.00    
         262pp. Index. Endpaper maps. The author's father was Chief Justice of Bihar and Orissa from 1928-1938. He revisits the places where his father served including Mussoorie and Patna. Ex-library with minimal markings.   Very good in very good dw.   1984 First edition, Michael Russell.
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    Trench, Charles Chenevix.   VICEROY'S AGENT. £12.00    
         371pp. Index and bibliography. 31 b/w photographs and 3 maps. The story of the Indian Political Service 1919-1947. Chapters on each region of India with much on the North West Frontier.   Owner's name. Otherwise fine in fine dw.   1987 First edition, Cape.
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    Trevelyan, Humphrey.   THE INDIA WE LEFT. £10.00    
         255pp. Index. Two ages of British life in India seen through his own life and that of a Victorian ancestor.   Very good.   1972 First edition, Macmillan.
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    White, Edmund.   THE PILGRIMAGE OF PREMNATH. £25.00    
         314pp. Novel by ICS officer in India from 1867-1892. With an Appreciation of the Author by Sir T.W.Holderness. In the original brown cloth.   Very good.   1918 First edition, Methuen.
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    Woolf, Leonard.   GROWING. £12.00    
      An Autobiography of the Years 1904-1911.   256pp. Index. 12 b/w photographs and 2 maps. His account of his years in the Ceylon Civil Service.   Very good indeed.   1970 Reprint, The Hogarth Press.
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    Woolf, Leonard.   GROWING. £15.00    
      An Autobiography of the Years 1904-1911.   256pp. Index. 12 b/w photographs and 2 maps. His account of his years in the Ceylon Civil Service.   Fine in fine dw.   1967 Reprint, The Hogarth Press.
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    Woolf, Leonard.   GROWING. £15.00    
      An Autobiography of the Years 1904-1911.   256pp. Index. 12 b/w photographs and 2 maps. His account of his years in the Ceylon Civil Service.   Very good. Slight speckled colour loss to blue boards.   1961 First edition, The Hogarth Press.
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    Zinkin, Taya.   FRENCH MEMSAHIB. £5.00    
         204pp. Index. 30 b/w photographs. Autobiography of French-born journalist and ICS wife who was Manchester Guardian correspondent in India during Independence and Partition.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 First edition, Harmsworth.
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