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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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    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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    Beames, John.   MEMOIRS OF A BENGAL CIVILIAN. £13.00    
      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 in chipped dw.   1961 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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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. £10.00    
         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.   THE RELIGION OF TIBET. £10.00    
         180pp. Paperback edition.   Very good.   1998 Reprint Delhi.
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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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    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.   THE JOURNEY OUTWARD. £18.00    
      An Autobiography.   299pp. Index. Map. Account of his education, ICS appointment and posting to Burma.   Very good in chipped dustwrapper. Owner's name on endpaper.   1952 First edition, Faber.
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    Collister, Peter.   BHUTAN AND THE BRITISH £22.00    
         210pp. Notes and index. Illustrated with 38 photographs from 1905-07.   Fine in very good dw.   1987 First edition, Serindia.
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    Compton, J.M.   INDIANS IN THE INDIAN CIVIL SERVICE, 1853-1879. £10.00    
      In the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society.   15pp. Notes. Card wrappers.   Very good.   1967.
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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. £13.00    
      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). Signed by the author on the title page.   Owner's name label. Otherwise 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 L.   THE PUNJAB PEASANT IN PROSPERITY AND DEBT. £5.00    
         277pp. Index. 6 b/w illustrations and 4 maps. ICS officer's study of the rural economy.   Very good.   1947 Reprint, 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. £10.00    
      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. Ex-public library copy in excellent condition.   Very good in very good dw.   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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    Donnison, F.S.V.   BURMA £10.00    
         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.   1970 First edition, Benn.
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    East India (Civil Service in India).   REPORT OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE SUPERIOR CIVIL SERVICES IN INDIA. £55.00    
         187pp. Index. Paper wrappers.   Very good apart from slight chipping to the wrappers.   1924 H.M.S.O.
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    Evans, Hubert.   LOOKING BACK ON INDIA. £16.00    
         274pp. Index. Memoir of an ICS career 1928-47. From country district to contact with Gandhi and the Viceroys.   Fine in fine dw. An excellent copy.   1988 First edition, Frank Cass.
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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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    Gilmour, David.   THE RULING CASTE. £14.00    
      Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj.   383pp. 26 b/w photographs. A study of the ICS.   Fine in fine dw.   2005 First edition, John Murray.
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    Hunt, Roland and Harrison, John.   THE DISTRICT OFFICER IN INDIA 1930-1947. £16.00    
         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.   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. £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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    Lawrence, Sir Walter R.   THE INDIA WE SERVED. £18.00    
         317pp. Index. With an Introductory Letter by Rudyard Kipling. Long and influential Indian service. Private Secretary to Curzon 1898-1903.   Very good.   1928 First edition, Cassell.
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    Lumley, Joanna.   IN THE KINGDOM OF THE THUNDER DRAGON. £10.00    
         160pp. Many colour photographs. Follows the mission to Bhutan of her grandfather, Colonel Leslie Weir, Political Officer in Sikkim 1928-32. B/w family photographs.   Fine in fine dw.   1997 First edition, BBC Books.
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    Lumley, Joanna.   IN THE KINGDOM OF THE THUNDER DRAGON. £10.00    
         160pp. Many colour photographs. Follows the mission to Bhutan of her grandfather, Colonel Leslie Weir, Political Officer in Sikkim 1928-32. B/w family photographs.   Near-fine in fine dw.   1997 First edition, BBC Books.
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    Lyall, Sir Alfred.   VERSES WRITTEN IN INDIA. £25.00    
         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. £21.00    
         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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    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. £5.00    
         368pp. Single volume illustrated new edition. From the library of P.J.O.Taylor with his signature.   Very good in very good 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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    McKay, Alex.   TIBET AND THE BRITISH RAJ. £38.00    
      The Frontier Cadre 1904-1947.   293pp. Index. 9 b/w photographs. The lives ot British Political Officers such as Bailey, Bell, Gould and Richardson.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1997 First edition, Curzon.
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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.   Boards a little faded. Otherwise very good.   1945 First edition, Pilot.
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    Moon, Penderel.   STRANGERS IN INDIA. £12.00    
         212pp. Index. Small 8vo. As India approaches independence, a District Officer experiences the political issues in his work and debates his position.   Very good in edge-worn dw.   1944 First edition, Faber and Faber.
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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.   Near-fine,   1945 First edition, The Pilot Press.
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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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    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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    Reid, Sir Robert.   YEARS OF CHANGE IN BENGAL AND ASSAM. £16.00    
         170pp. Index. 25 b/w photographs. Life in the ICS, eventually serving as Governor of Assam, then Bengal.   Very good in very good dw.   1966 First edition, Benn.
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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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    Temple, Sir Richard.   THE STORY OF MY LIFE. £60.00    
         In 2 vols 299 and 331pp. Index. Little used ex-public library set in good quality library binding. 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. An excellent ex-lib set.   1896 First edition, Cassell
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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, G.O.   THE COMPETITION WALLAH. £76.00    
         452pp. Collected letters from India by a clever and witty young man whose views change and develop. Discussed in detail in `The Golden Oriole' by Raleigh Trevelyan. In excellent 19th century binding with leather spine and corners.   Very good. Hinges slack and boards a little rubbed.   1864 First edition, Macmillan.
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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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    Woodruff, Philip (Philip Mason).   THE MEN WHO RULED INDIA. £16.00    
      The Guardians.   385pp Index. The administrators of India from 1858.   Very good in dw with a little wear to top of spine panel.   1954 First edition, Jonathan Cape.
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    Woodruff, Philip (Philip Mason).   THE MEN WHO RULED INDIA. £16.00    
      The Founders.   402pp Index. The administrators of India up to 1857.   Very good.   1953 First edition, Jonathan Cape.
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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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