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    Aitken, Bill.   EXPLORING INDIAN RAILWAYS. £25.00    
         279pp. Index. 18 b/w photographs. Evocation of railway history and practice. Useful bibliography of books on Indian railways.   Very good in very good dw.   1994 First edition, Oxford University Press, Delhi.
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    Aitken, Bill.   EXPLORING INDIAN RAILWAYS. £22.00    
         279pp. Index. 18 b/w photographs. Evocation of railway history and practice. Useful bibliography of books on Indian railways.   Owner's bookplate and address label. Otherwise fine in fine dw.   1994 First edition, Oxford University Press, Delhi.
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    Aitken, Bill.   EXPLORING INDIAN RAILWAYS. £14.00    
         279pp. Index. Superb evocation of railway history and practice. Useful bibliography of books on Indian railways. Paperback edition.   Very good indeed.   1995 Oxford University Press, Delhi.
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    Aitken, Bill.   EXPLORING INDIAN RAILWAYS. £30.00    
         279pp. Index. 18 b/w photographs. Evocation of railway history and practice. Useful bibliography of books on Indian railways.   Fine in fine dw.   1994 First edition, Oxford University Press, Delhi.
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    Bayley, Victor.   PERMANENT WAY THROUGH THE KHYBER. £65.00    
         287pp. 16 full-page photographs.   Very good. Top corner bumped. A nice copy of a scarce edition.   1934 First edition, Jarrolds.
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    Bayley, Victor.   INDIAN ARTIFEX. £30.00    
         387pp. More memories of a civil engineer who built the Khyber railway. With full-page woodcuts by P.Youngman Carter.   Internally very good but cloth rubbed and spine lettering faded.   1939 First edition, Robert Hale.
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    Bayley, Victor.   INDIAN ARTIFEX. £32.00    
         387pp. More memories of a civil engineer who built the Khyber railway. With full-page woodcuts by P.Youngman Carter.   Very good but spine lettering faded.   1939 First edition, Robert Hale.
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    Bhandari, R.R.   JODHPUR RAILWAY. £16.00    
         61pp. Photographs in b/w. Drawings. Map.   Fine in very good dw.   1983 First edition, Northern Railway, New Delhi.
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    Cave, Henry W.   THE BOOK OF CEYLON. £85.00    
      Being a Guide to its Railway System and an Account of its Varied Attractions for the Visitor and Tourist.   664pp. Index. 756 b/w photographs. In decorated boards. The 3 regional parts, which were also issued separately, in one volume. In the original red decorated cloth.   Very good.   No date (preface dated 1908), Cassell.
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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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    Diver, Maud.   THE UNSUNG. £14.00    
      A Record of British Services in India.   296pp. Index. Account of the engineers who built the railways, bridges and canals.   Very good in chipped dw.   1945 Reprint, William Blackwood.
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    Dupont, Stephen (photographs).   STEAM. £14.00    
      India's Last Steam Trains.   4to. 55 dramatic b/w photographs of trains and railway workers. Introduction by Mark Tully.   Fine in pictorial boards.   1999, Dewi Lewis, Stockport.
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    Gammell, C.J.   RELICS OF THE RAJ. £12.00    
         96pp. Many evocative black and white photographs of steam engines then still in use.   Fine in fine dw.   1985 First edition, G.R.Q.
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    Government of India.   THE HANDBOOK OF INDIA. £16.00    
         117pp. Card covers. Tourist information with sepia photographs. Some information about railways. Advertisments.   Very good.   No date (1930s) Second Edition, The Central Publicity Bureau, Government of India Railway Department.
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    Hook, F.A.   EASTWARDS £16.00    
      being the superficial obsrvations of an occasional traveller.   91pp. Large 8vo. With 11 architectural drawings. Travel in Ceylon, India and Burma. The main interest is likely to be in details of rail travel including a journey from Colombo to Madras via the ferry. Presentation copy inscribed by the author.   Very good.   1929 The Blue Peter Publishing Company Ltd.
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    Hughes, Hugh and Jux, Frank.   STEAM LOCOMOTIVES IN INDIA. £10.00    
      Part 2 - Metre Guage.   97pp. Many b/w photographs. Cloth wrappers.   Fine.   1977 First edition, Continental Railway Circle.
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    Indian Railways.   PLACES OF INTEREST ON SOUTHERN RAILWAYS. £12.00    
         80pp. Paper wrappers. Gazetteer of places in South India with smudgy b/w photographs and an index relating each to rail connections, with stations and distances, 'Hints to Passengers regarding Transport, Waiting Rooms and Retiring Rooms facilities'.   A little edge-rubbed but holding together well.   No date (1950s?) Madras.
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    Indian Railways.   TRAINS AT A GLANCE. £10.00    
         267pp. 4to. Timetables. Folding railway map of India. Card wrappers.   Very good.   July 2005-June 2006, Indian Raiways.
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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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    Lane, Michael R.   THE RENDEL CONNECTION. £14.00    
      A Dynasty of Engineers.   224pp. Index. 4to. 150 years of the civil engineers Rendel Palmer & Tritton. Chapter on Indian railways and many other Indian references.   Fine in fine dw.   1989 First edition, Quiller Press.
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    le Cheminant, Steve et al.   EXTREME STEAM. £16.00    
         128pp. 4to. Many colour photograhs. Steam trains in China.   Fine in fine dw.   2000 First edition, Tele Rail, Carnforth.
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    MacGeorge, G.W.   WAYS AND WORKS IN INDIA £108.00    
      being an Account of the Public Works in that Country from the Earliest Times to the Present Day.   565pp. Index. 16 b/w illustrations and 2 coloured folding maps. The Consulting Engineer for railways in India gives his account of the Great Trigonometrical Survey, roads, irrigation, railways, water-supply, electric telegraph and harbour works. 212pp on railways.   Cloth at foot of spine crumbling. Otherwise very good indeed.   1894 First edition, Archibald Constable.
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    Mains, Lt.Col.A.A.   SOLDIER WITH RAILWAYS. £5.00    
         173pp. Gurkha officer's travels and involvement with railways in India, Iraq, Syria and Burma from 1934-1953. Railways in war and peace.   Fine in fine dw.   1994 First edition, Picton.
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    Moncrieff, Major General Sir George Scott.   CANALS AND CAMPAIGNS. £10.00    
      An Engineer Officer in India 1877-1885.   174pp. Card covers. Irrigation projects, railways and frontier wars. Includes as an appendix three lectures (36pp) delivered by the author in 1885 on 'The Frontier Railways of India'.   Fine.   1987 First edition, BACSA.
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    Moorhouse, Geoffrey and Hollingsworth, Brian.   INDIEN. £36.00    
      Ein Kaiserreich fur die Bahn.   220pp. Very large format with 140 magnificent colour photographs of trains, people and places by Paul C. Pet. With an account of the past and present of Indian Railways. Text in German. Published in English as 'Rail across India'.   Fine in fine dw in original slipcase.   1985 Orell Fussli, Zurich.
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    National Rail Museum.   A GUIDE TO THE COLLECTIONS. £12.00    
         75pp. Card covers. Illustrated in colour. Exhibits photographed in colour and described. With 10 unused postcards from the museum and an earlier brochure for the same museum illustrated in b/w.   Fine.   No date (recent) New Delhi.
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    Nock, O.S.   RAILWAYS OF ASIA AND THE FAR EAST. £14.00    
         226pp. 121pp on India. 88 photographs and 42 maps and diagrams. A history of construction and modernisation.   Fine in near-fine dw.   1978 First edition, A & C.Black.
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    Nock, O.S.   RAILWAYS OF THE USA. £14.00    
         317pp. Index. With 81 photographs and 42 maps and diagrams.   Fine in excellent price-clipped dw. An outstanding copy.   1979 First edition, A & C.Black.
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    Northern Railway.   TIME TABLE. £10.00    
         220pp. Folding railway map of India. Paper wrappers.   Very good.   July 1991.
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    Perkins, Roger.   THE PUNJAB MAIL MURDER. £16.00    
      The Story of an Indian Army Officer.   106pp. Index. 29 full-page photographs of railways and military life. Much military detail on North West Frontier campaign of 1930-31. Celebrated 1931 murder of a British officer of the 2nd/8th Punjab Regiment. Extraordinary detail on officers and politically motivated assassins. Limp covers. Presentation copy signed by the author.   Fine.   1979 privately published.
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    Perkins, Roger.   THE PUNJAB MAIL MURDER. £10.00    
      The Story of an Indian Army Officer.   91pp. Index. Many illustrations. Much military detail on North West Frontier campaign of 1930-31. Celebrated 1931 murder of a British officer of the 2nd/8th Punjab Regiment. Extraordinary detail on officers and politically motivated assassins.   Fine in fine dw.   1986 First edition, Picton.
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    Perkins, Roger.   THE PUNJAB MAIL MURDER. £5.00    
      The Story of an Indian Army Officer.   106pp. Index. 29 full-page photographs. Much military detail on North West Frontier campaign of 1930-31. Celebrated 1931 murder of a British officer of the 2nd/8th Punjab Regiment. Extraordinary detail on officers and politically motivated assassins. Limp covers.   Fine.   1979 privately published.
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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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    Sahni, J.N.   INDIAN RAILWAYS: ONE HUNDRED YEARS 1853-1953. £120.00    
         200pp. 4to. 50 plates of b/w photographs, In the original dark blue cloth.   Hinges a little slack. Otherwise very good.   1953 Ministry of Railways, New Delhi.
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    Sandes, Lieut.-Colonel E.W.C.   THE MILITARY ENGINEER IN INDIA. £198.00    
         In 2 volumes. 594pp and 392pp. 66 illustrations and 27 maps, 9 folded in rear pockets. Vol 1 is concerned with military engineering from the 17th century to 1932. Vol 2 the contribution to civil projects, roads, railways, Surveys of India etc, establishing the infrastructure of British India. Index of people most extensive.   Very good. Extremities a little rubbed   1933 and 1935 First editions, Chatham, Institution of Royal Engineers.
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    Satow, Michael and Desmond, Ray.   RAILWAYS OF THE RAJ. £5.00    
      With a foreword by Paul Theroux.   118pp. 4to. 61 full-page photographs. Paperback edition.   Owner's bookplate and address label. Otherwise fine.   1982 Scolar.
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    Satow, Michael and Desmond, Ray.   RAILWAYS OF THE RAJ. £10.00    
         118pp. Profusely illustrated scrapbook with many excellent full-page black and white photographs. Foreword by Paul Theroux.   Fine in very good dw.   1980 First, Scolar.
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    Satow, Michael and Desmond, Ray.   RAILWAYS OF THE RAJ. £12.00    
         118pp. 4to landscape. Profusely illustrated scrapbook with many excellent full-page black and white photographs. Foreword by Paul Theroux.   Fine in fine dw.   1980 First edition, Scolar Press.
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    Southern Railway.   TIMETABLE. £10.00    
         48pp + many pages of advertisments. Folding railway map of India. Paper wrappers.   Very good.   November 1980.
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    Stevenage, Patrick Hugh.   A RAILWAY FAMILY IN INDIA. £16.00    
      Five Generations of the Stevenages.   131pp. Card covers. Photographs in b/w. Anglo-Indian autobiography and family history.   Fine.   2001 BACSA.
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    Theroux, Paul and McCurry, Steve.   THE IMPERIAL WAY. £10.00    
      Making Tracks from Peshawar to Chittagong.   143pp. The experience of railways from Pakistan through India to Bangladesh. With magnificent colour photographs by Steve McCurry.   Fine in near-fine dw.   1985 First edition, Hamish Hamilton.
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    Theroux, Paul.   THE GREAT RAILWAY BAZAAR. £13.00    
      By Train through Asia.   342pp. Travel writer on trains in India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon.   Very good in chipped dw.   1975 First US, Houghton Mifflin.
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    Theroux, Paul.   THE IMPERIAL WAY. £13.00    
      By Rail from Peshawar to Chittagong.   143pp. The experience of railways from Pakistan through India to Bangladesh. With magnificent colour photographs by Steve McCurrry.   Fine in fine dw.   1985 First US edition, Houghton Mifflin, Boston.
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    Westwood, J.N.   RAILWAYS OF INDIA. £10.00    
         192pp. Index. 33 b/w photographs and 4 maps.   Very good in very good dw but there is a stain on the back panel of the dw which has marked the rear board. No internal marks.   1974 First edition, David & Charles.
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    Westwood, J.N.   RAILWAYS OF INDIA. £10.00    
         192pp. Index. 33 b/w photographs and 4 maps.   Owner's bookplate. Otherwise very good in very good dw but the front endpaper has been removed.   1974 First edition, David & Charles.
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