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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 (27).
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    Beames, John.   MEMOIRS OF A BENGAL CIVILIAN. £10.00    
      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. Press cutting from 1962, relating to the book, fixed to front endpaper   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. £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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    Bennett, Mary.   THE ILBERTS IN INDIA 1882-1886. £10.00    
      An Imperial Miniature.   204pp. Index. Card covers. From family letters. Courtenay Ilbert was the Legal Member of the Viceroy's Council.   Fine.   1995 First edition, BACSA (25).
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    Beveridge, Lord.   INDIA CALLED THEM. £12.00    
         418pp. Study of the author's parents. Henry Beveridge served for 35 years in the ICS in Bengal from 1857. Annette went out in 1872. Based on extensive family letters.   Very good in chipped dustwrapper.   1947 First edition, Allen & Unwin.
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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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    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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    Coen, Terence Creagh.   THE INDIAN POLITICAL SERVICE. £10.00    
      A Study in Indirect Rule.   291pp. Index. An account of the duties, ethos and history of the service.   Very good.   1971 First edition, Chatto & Windus.
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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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    Collister, Peter.   BHUTAN AND THE BRITISH £18.00    
         210pp. Notes and index. Illustrated with 38 photographs from 1905-07.   Fine in fine duswrapper.   1987 First edition, Serindia.
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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, Sir Malcolm.   APPRENTICE TO POWER. £16.00    
      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').   Very good indeed in like dustwrapper. Owner's name (neat). An excellent copy.   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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    For The Secretary of State for India.   IMPERIAL GAZETTEER OF INDIA: VOL IV THE INDIAN EMPIRE, ADMINISTRATIVE. £60.00    
         552pp. Index. The structures of government defined. Finance, Law, Public Works, Army, Police and Jails, Education, Medical administration, Surveys, Currency and Banking. The history and procedures of each sector defined. In the original green cloth.   Very good indeed.   1907 New edition, at the Clarendon Press, Oxford
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    Gilmour, David.   THE RULING CASTE. £5.00    
      Imperial Lives in the Victorian Raj.   383pp. A study of the ICS.   Fine in complete dustwrapper With stains from the back panel being wet.   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. Signed by the author on the title page.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2005 First edition, John Murray.
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    Gould, B.J.   THE JEWEL IN THE LOTUS. £18.00    
      Recollections of an Indian Political.   252pp. Index. 12 plates and 8 maps. Service in Tibet, Persia and on the North-West Frontier 1907-1940.   A good copy in worn dustwrapper.   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 dustwrapper..   1980 First edition, Scolar Press.
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    Hunt, Roland and Harrison, John.   THE DISTRICT OFFICER IN INDIA. £12.00    
      1930-1947.   257pp. Based on the accounts by ex-members of the Indian Civil Service of their lives and work. Folding map showing district names and boundaries. Card covers.   Fine.   1982 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 dustwrapper.   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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    Macleod, R.D.   IMPRESSIONS OF AN INDIAN CIVIL SERVANT. £28.00    
         233pp. Index. 61 b/w photographs. Written after 23 years experience administering a District in the United Provinces.   Very good indeed in faded and darkening dustwrapper. Spotting to fore-edge   1938 First edition, Witherby.
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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.   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 dustwrapper.   1949 First edition, Luzac.
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    Moon, Penderel.   THE FUTURE OF INDIA. £5.00    
         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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    O'Connor, Lieut.Colonel Sir Frederick.   THE FRONTIER AND BEYOND. £150.00    
      A Record of Thirty Year's Service.   355pp. Index. 23 photographs. Political officer who served on the NW Frontier, Tibet, Persia and Nepal. With Younghusband in Lhasa, Consul at Shiraz and Resident in Kathmandu.   Very good indeed in complete but darkening dustwrapper. An excellent copy. Former owner's name on rubber stamp mark on front endpaper.   1931 First edition, Murray.
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    O'Malley, L.S.S.   DARJEELING. £25.00    
      Bengal District Gazetteers.   231pp. Index. Facsimile reprint of 1907 original.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1989 Logos, New Delhi.
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    Pearce, Roger.   ONCE A HAPPY VALLEY. £55.00    
      Memoirs of an ICS Officer in Sindh, 1938-1948.   514pp. Index. 34 b/w photographs and 3 maps.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   2001 First edition, Oxford University Press, Karachi.
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    Potter, David C.   INDIA'S POLITICAL ADMINISTRATORS 1919-1983. £30.00    
         289pp. Index. Continuity from the ICS to the Indian Administrative Service.   Fine in fine dustwrapper. An excellent copy.   1986 First edition, Oxford University Press.
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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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    Rich, Paul.   THE INVASIONS OF THE GULF. £24.00    
      Radicalism, Ritualism and the Shaikhs.   313pp. Card covers. Examination of the influence of the Indian Political Service in the Gulf. Loosely inserted are 3 pamphlets prepared by the author for The Doha Club Library listing the schools, clubs and honours of British Residents and Agents in the Arabian Gulf.   Very good.   1991 Allborough Press, Cambridge.
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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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    Smith, W.H.Saumarez.   A YOUNG MAN'S COUNTRY. £18.00    
      Letters of a Subdivisional Officer of the Indian Civil Service 1936-37.   112pp. Index. Introduction by Paul Scott. A young man writes home of his service in East Bengal.   Fine in in near-fine dw with faded spine panel as usual.   1977 First edition, Michael Russell.
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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. £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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    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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    White, A.J.S.   THE BURMA OF 'AJ'. £10.00    
         244pp. Card covers. Memoirs of ICS officer 1922-37.   Fine   1991 First edition, BACSA (17).
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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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