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    Arnold, David and Guha, Ramchandra (edit).   NATURE, CULTURE, IMPERIALISM. £10.00    
      Essays on the Environmental History of South Asia.   376pp. Index. Card covers. Essays on agriculture, forestry, irrigation and pollution.   Fine.   1999 Oxford University Press, New Delhi.
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    Benskin, Ernest.   JUNGLE CASTAWAY. £10.00    
         176pp. 15 b/w photographs. Autobiography of officer in the Indian Forest Service.   Very good. Spine faded. Child's inscription.   1963 First edition, Hale.
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    Brown, H.P.   AN ELEMENTARY MANUAL ON INDIAN WOOD TECHNOLOGY. £21.00    
         121pp. 33 figures in the text. 16 plates. The author was Wood Technologist at the Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun.   Very good.   1925 Government of India, Calcutta.
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    Bryant, Raymond L.   THE POLITICAL ECOLOGY OF FORESTRY IN BURMA 1824-1994. £16.00    
         257pp. Index.   Fine in fine dw.   1997 First edition, Hurst & Company.
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    Eardley-Wilmot, S.   FOREST LIFE AND SPORT IN INDIA. £50.00    
         324pp. Index. 18 b/w photographs by Mabel Eardley-Wilmot. Account of his career in the Indian Forest Service from 1873.   Boards poor, with cloth of one corner and one inch of the fore-edge worn through but not fraying. Internally very good.   1910 First edition, Edward Arnold.
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    Guha, Ramachandra.   THE UNQUIET WOODS. £16.00    
      Ecological Change and Peasant Resistance in the Himalaya.   214pp. Index. Resistance to commercial forestry in Garhwal and Kumaon. Account of the Chpko movement.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1989 First edition, Oxford University Press, Delhi.
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    Lancaster, Roy.   PLANT HUNTING IN NEPAL. £10.00    
         194pp. Index. 20 colour plates and 39 line drawings. Three months spent in 1971 gathering new and interesting plants for propagation. Paperback edition.   Very good. Corners scuffed.   1983, Croom Helm.
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    Lancaster, Roy.   PLANT HUNTING IN NEPAL. £10.00    
         194pp. Index. 20 colour plates and 39 line drawings. Three months spent in 1971 gathering new and interesting plants for propagation.   Fine in slightly faded dw.   1981 First edition, Croom Helm.
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    Lancaster, Roy.   A PLANTSMAN IN NEPAL. £31.00    
         291pp. Index. Map. 266 colour photographs and 73 in b/w. A lovely new edition. Three months spent in 1971 gathering new and interesting plants for propagation. A long mountain circuit in Eastern Nepal. Interesting on the places and the plants.   Fine in fine dw.   1995 First thus, Antique Collector's Club.
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    Lancaster, Roy.   TRAVELS IN CHINA. £72.00    
         516pp. Index. 413 illustrations in colour, 253 in b/w. Endpaper maps. Includes short biographies of the early plant collectors. Signed by the author and inscribed by him 'For Colonel G.Gibbs a well known friend of trees with best wishes'. Postcard from Lancaster to Gibbs loosely inserted.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 First edition. Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge.
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    Ledzion, Mary Macdonald (edits).   FOREST FAMILIES. £12.00    
         138pp. Index. Card covers. 16 b/w photographs. Reminiscences from the Indian Forest Service.   Fine.   1991 First edition, BACSA.
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    Lyte, Charles.   FRANK KINGDON-WARD. £13.00    
      The Last of the Great Plant Hunters.   218pp. Index. 26 b/w illustrations and 2 maps.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 First edition, John Murray.
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    Martin, Monica.   OUT IN THE MIDDAY SUN. £12.00    
         242pp. Jungle life in Bihar. Her husband was estate manager for a mica mine and then forest officer in former-princely estates at Bettiah in the North Bihar terrai.   Very good.   1949 First US, Little, Brown, Boston.
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    Parker, R.N.   COMMON INDIAN TREES. £16.00    
      and How to Know Them.   46pp. 40 b/w plates. The front board is illustrated and has the title 'Forty Trees Common in India'. The illustrations are by Ganga Singh. Author and illustrator worked at the Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun.   Very good.   1940, First edition, Government of India, Delhi.
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    Parker, R.N.   A FOREST FLORA FOR THE PUNJAB WITH HAZARA AND DELHI. £40.00    
         591pp. Index. No illustrations. Compiled for the use of Forest Officers.   Very good. Front hinge slack but holding.   1924 Government Press, Punjab.
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    Poffenberger, Mark and McGean, Betsy (edit).   VILLAGE VOICES, FOREST CHOICES. £5.00    
      Joint Forest Management in India.   356pp. Index. Card covers.   Fine.   1998 Oxford University Press, Delhi.
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    Rangarajan, Mahesh.   FENCING THE FOREST. £24.00    
      Conservation and Ecolological Change in India's Central Provinces 1860-1914.   245pp. Index. Folding map. 60pp chapter on 'Shikar and the Raj' assessing the impact of hunting on forests and forest communities.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1996 First edition, Oxford University Press, Delhi.
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    Singh, Chetan.   NATURAL PREMISES. £26.00    
      Ecology and Peasant Life in the Western Himalayas 1800-1950.   252pp. Index.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1998 First edition, Oxford University Press, Delhi.
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    Smythies, E.A.   INDIA'S FOREST WEALTH. £15.00    
      India of Today, Volume VI.   xv, 135pp. Small 8vo. Limp covers. 12 b/w plates.   Very good.   1925 Second edition, Oxford University Press, India,
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    Smythies, Olive.   TEN THOUSAND MILES ON ELEPHANTS. £10.00    
         220pp. Index. 21 b/w illustrations. Life in Naini Tal and Burma with Forest Service husband.   Very good.   1961 First edition, Seeley Service.
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    Smythies, Olive.   TEN THOUSAND MILES ON ELEPHANTS. £16.00    
         220pp. Index. 21 b/w illustrations. Life in Naini Tal, Nepal and Burma with Forest Service husband.   Very good in very good dw.   1961 First edition, Seeley Service.
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    St Joseph, J.D.   LIFE IN THE WILDS OF CENTRAL INDIA. £16.00    
         428pp. Sketch maps and 46 b/w photographs. The author's career in the Forest Department from 1891-1914. Edited from his papers with excellent detail on forest conservation, wild-life and the tribal peoples of Central India. Very close observation of tigers. Sadly, for such a lavishly produced book, no index.   Fine in fine dw.   2001 First edition, British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, Bristol.
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    Stebbing, E.P.   JUNGLE BY-WAYS IN INDIA. £67.00    
      Leaves from the Note-book of a Sportsman and a Naturalist.   307pp. Index. Drawings by the author. In original decorated boards. Close jungle observation from a Forest Officer. Neat inscription to Kurseong recipient.   Very good indeed. Boards very clean and bright but a little spotting.   1911 First edition, John Lane.
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