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    Anon.   THE BENGAL CHAMBER. £21.00    
      125 Years of Service.   229pp. Index. 21 b/w illustrations from photographs. History of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce.   Very good in rubbed dw.   No date (1978) Calcutta.
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    Anon.   REPORT ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF BENGAL, 1886-87. £95.00    
         319 + ccvii pp. Foolscap. Stamped 'forwarded by order of the Lieutenant Governor of Bengal'. In later blue cloth binding with leather title label. Ex-college library with minimal embossed markings. No labels or spine markings.   Very good indeed. A lovely copy.   1888 Bengal Secretariat Press, Calcutta.
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    Anon.   REPORT ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF BENGAL, 1884-85. £95.00    
         345 + ccix pp. Foolscap. In later blue cloth binding with leather title label. Ex-college library with minimal embossed markings. No labels or spine markings.   Very good indeed. A lovely copy.   1886 Bengal Secretariat Press, Calcutta.
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    Azad, Maulana Abul Kalam.   INDIA WINS FREEDOM. £10.00    
      An Autobiographical Narrative.   252pp. Index. Muslim politician who became President of Congress in 1940.   Unlettered cloth. Thin paper a little rippled.   1964 Reprint, Orient Longman.
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    Bancroft, N.W.   FROM RECRUIT TO STAFF SERGEANT. £10.00    
         134pp. With a long introduction by B.P.Hughes. Reprint of soldier's memoirs first published in Simla in 1885. Service in the Bengal Horse Artillery with accounts of the battles of the Sikh Wars.   Very good indeed in very good dw.   1979 First thus, Ian Henry.
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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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    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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    Blaise, Clark and Mukherjee, Bharati.   DAYS AND NIGHTS IN CALCUTTA. £5.00    
         300pp. American and his Bengali wife spend a year with her family.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.. Spotting on the top edge.   1977 First edition, Doubleday.
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    Bonham, Valerie.   SISTERS OF THE RAJ. £12.00    
      The Clewer Sisters in India.   322pp. Index. 35 b/w photographs. Card covers. The work of an Anglican community in Calcutta and Bengal.   Fine.   No date (1990s), Community of St John the Baptist.
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    Bose, Sugata.   PEASANT LABOUR AND COLONIAL CAPITAL: RURAL BENGAL SINCE 1770. £18.00    
         203 pp. Index. New Cambridge History of India. Ex-public library copy with minimal markings.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1993 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Bradley-Birt, F.B.   THE ROMANCE OF AN EASTERN CAPITAL. £45.00    
         349pp. Index. 30 illustrations and a map. A history of Dacca.   Boards a little marked but internally very good indeed without stains, inscriptions or foxing.   1906 First edition, John Murray.
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    Carstairs, R.   THE LITTLE WORLD OF AN INDIAN DISTRICT OFFICER. £75.00    
         381pp. Folding map. Served in the ICS from 1873 -1903 in various Bengal districts. The author describes his experiences and seeks to improve the rural administration in which he spent his career.   Very good. An excellent copy.   1912 First edition, Macmillan.
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    Dasgupta, A.P.   STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH IN INDIA. £14.00    
         165pp. Index. 5 essays on: Bengal in 1770, Nawab Najimuddowla and the English, personal relations of Warren Hastings and Sir Thomas Rumbold, the Macartney Papers at Satara, the Treaty of Mangalore. Ex-university library.   Very good.   1942 University of Calcutta.
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    Duncan Brothers (compile).   THE DUNCAN GROUP. £55.00    
      Being a Short History of Duncan Brothers & Co. Ltd. Calcutta and Walter Duncan & Goodricke Ltd. London, 1859-1959.   184pp. Index. History of Bengal Tea and Jute House.   Fine in near-fine dw   1959 First edition for the company.
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    Edwardes, Michael.   THE BATTLE OF PLASSEY. £5.00    
      and the Conquest of Bengal.   167pp. British Battles Series.   Very good indeed without the dustwrapper.   1963 First edition, Batsford..
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    Edwardes, Michael.   THE BATTLE OF PLASSEY. £10.00    
      and the Conquest of Bengal.   167pp. British Battles Series.   Very good indeed without the dustwrapper.   1963 First edition, Batsford..
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    Fayrer, J.   THE ROYAL TIGER OF BENGAL. £16.00    
      His Life and Death.   99pp. 17 b/w illustrations. In pictorial boards. Facsimile edition of 1875 original.   Fine.   1996 New Delhi.
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    Firminger, Walter Kelly.   HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION TO THE BENGAL PORTION OF 'THE FIFTH REPORT'. £14.00    
         356pp. Index. Facsimile reprint of 1917 original. Account of the establisment of Company administration in Bengal.   Very good.   1977 Today and Tomorrow, Delhi.
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    Ganguli, Kalyankumar.   DESIGNS IN TRADITIONAL ARTS OF BENGAL. £21.00    
         144pp. Index. 100 illustrations in colour and b/w.   Very good in chipped dw. A few tiny worm holes not affecting the text or illustrations.   1963 First edition, Directorate of Industries, West Bengal.
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    Ganguli, T.N.   SVARNALATA. £8.00    
      Scenes from Hindu village Life in Bengal.   281pp. Limp cloth covers. Translated by Darshinacharan Roy. Much-reprinted late 19th century Bengali novel.   Very good. Inscription.   1920 Macmillan,
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    Ganguli, Taraknath (translated by Thompson, Edward).   THE BROTHERS. £6.00    
      From the Bengali of Svarnalata.   181pp.   Boards a little rubbed and some loss to paper spine label.   1931 The India Society.
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    Ghosh, J.C.   BENGALI LITERATURE. £10.00    
         198pp. Index.   Fine in fine dw.   1976 Reprint, Curzon.
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    Gimlette, Lieutenant Colonel G.H.D.   A POSTSCRIPT TO THE RECORDS OF THE INDIAN MUTINY. £45.00    
      An Attempt to Trace the Subsequent Careers and Fate of the Rebel Bengal Regiments, 1857-1858.   222pp. Facsimile edition of very scarce original. Taylor writes 'in the absence of rebel documentation this is a most praiseworthy and painstaking attempt to solve many mysteries'.   Fine in pictorial boards   2007 Reprint, Sang-e-Meel, Lahore.
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    Godden, Rumer.   BREAKFAST WITH THE NIKOLIDES. £8.00    
         292pp. English couple and their children in small town in East Bengal.   Very good. Spine cloth a little marked.   1942 First US, Little Brown, Boston.
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    Hughes, Major-General B.P.   THE BENGAL HORSE ARTILLERY 1800-1861. £25.00    
      The `Red Men' - A 19th Century Corps d'Elite.   184pp. Index. 4 illustrations in colour and 20 in b/w. 14 maps. Edition limited to 1000 copies.   Very good in cprice-clipped and slightly edge-worn dustwrapper.   1971 First edition, Arms & Armour.
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    Hunter, Sir William.   THE OLD MISSIONARY. £16.00    
         138pp. With five plates of engravings by Sir Charles D'Oyly. In the original blue cloth. Early 19th century mission life in Bengal. The central figure of the novel is said to be Rev James Williamson of the Baptist Mission.   Very good.   1896 Twenty-first thousand Henry Frowde.
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    Ingall, Francis.   THE LAST OF THE BENGAL LANCERS. £10.00    
         157pp. Index. 19 b/w photographs. Service on the Frontier, in India to 1947 and later in Pakistan. With presentation inscription signed by the author.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1988 First US edition, Presidio.
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    Low, D.A. (edits).   SOUNDINGS IN MODERN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY. £22.00    
         391pp. Index. 10 academic essays. 65pp on Bengal politics 1918-20. Ex-library copy with few library marks   Very good in chipped dw.   1968 First edition, Weidenfeld & Nicolson.
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    Lunt, James (edits).   FROM SEPOY TO SUBEDAR. £10.00    
      Being the Life and Adventures of Subedar Sita Ram, a Native Officer of the Bengal Army, written and related by Himself.   187pp. First English edition 1873. The only Indian account of early 19th century service.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1973 Reprint, Routledge and Kegan Paul.
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    Lunt, James (edits).   FROM SEPOY TO SUBEDAR. £5.00    
      Being the Life and Adventures of Subedar Sita Ram, a Native Officer of the Bengal Army, written and related by Himself.   187pp. Index. First English edition 1873. The only Indian account of early 19th century service.   Fine in fine dustwrapper.   1970 Military Book Society.
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    Lunt, James (edits).   FROM SEPOY TO SUBEDAR. £12.00    
      Being the Life and Adventures of Subedar Sita Ram, a Native Officer of the Bengal Army, written and related by Himself.   187pp. First English edition 1873. The only Indian account of early 19th century service.   Very good in very good dustwrapper.   1970 First thus, Routledge and Kegan Paul.
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    Majumdar, Ramesh Chandra.   ON RAM MOHAN ROY £15.00    
         55pp. Two lectures to The Asiatic Society in 1972.   Very good.   1984 Reprint, Asiatic Society, Calcutta.
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    Mallick, A.R.   BRITISH POLICY AND THE MUSLIMS IN BENGAL 1756-1856. £38.00    
      A Study of the Development of the Muslims in Bengal with Special Reference to their Education.   360pp. Index. Folding map.   Very good in worn dustwrapper.   1961 First edition, Asiatic Society of Pakistan (publication No 9). Dacca.
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    Map.   MAP OF BENGAL ASSAM RAILWAY. £18.00    
      Scale: 10miles = 1 inch.   89 x 97cms. On folded paper, Showing lines open, under construction and surveyed.   Very good. A little rubbing at the folds but undamaged map.   No date (early 20th century).
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    Marshall, P.J.   BENGAL: THE BRITISH BRIDGEHEAD. £18.00    
      Eastern India 1740-1828. The New Cambridge History of India.   195pp. Index.   Very good in very good. Browning to edges of paper.   1987 First edition, Cambridge University Press.
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    Monahan, F.J.   THE EARLY HISTORY OF BENGAL. £31.00    
         248pp. Index. 5 b/w plates and 2 folding facsimiles of ancient maps. The Maurya period of Asoka.   Very good indeed in complete but darkening dw.   1925 First edition, Oxford University Press.
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    Paul, Pramode Lal.   THE EARLY HISTORY OF BENGAL. £32.00    
      From the Earliest Times to the Muslim Conquest.   158pp. Index. Introduction by R.C.Majumdar. 2 vols bound together with marbled boards and leather spine.   Very good. Paper browning a little   1939 The Indian Research Institute, Calcutta.
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    Santapau, H. Et al (edit).   J. SEN MEMORIAL VOLUME. £36.00    
         500pp. Over 50 botanical papers and essays. Plates in b/w.   Very good in very good dw.   1969 Botanical Society of Bengal, Calcutta.
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    Sen, Dineschandra (edits).   EASTERN BENGAL BALLADS MYMENSING. £29.00    
      Volume 1: Part 1.   322pp. Index. Inscribed by the author to the Earl of Lytton, Governor of Bengal, and signed.   Very good indeed.   1923 University of Calcutta.
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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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    Spear, Percival.   MASTER OF BENGAL. £5.00    
      Clive and his India.   224pp. Index. 133 illustrations.   Fine in fine dw.   1975 Bookclub edition.
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    Tarafdar, M.R.   HUSAIN SHAHI BENGAL. £35.00    
      a Socio-Political Study.   401pp. Index. 6 b/w plates and 2 folding maps. Sultanate from1494-1538.   Very good in worn dustwrapper.   1965 First edition, Asiatic Society of Pakistan (publication No 16). Dacca.
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    Thompson, Edward J. (translates).   BENGALI RELIGIOUS LYRICS, SAKTA. £5.00    
         103pp.   Paper darkening and front hinge cracked.   1923 Association Press, Calcutta.
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    Watts, William.   MEMOIRS OF THE REVOLUTION IN BENGAL. £16.00    
      Anno. Dom 1757.   92pp + xlivpp introduction by Bimal Kanti Ghosh. Eye-witness account of events in Calcutta by a member of the Council.   Very good in slightly chipped dw.   1988 reprint, Bagchi, Calcutta.
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    Willcocks, Sir William.   ANCIENT IRRIGATION IN BENGAL. £40.00    
         128pp. Folding map. A discussion of the restoration of the pre-British irrigation systems.   Very good. Some pencil marks in margins.   1930 University of Calcutta.
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    Williams, Captain John.   THE BENGAL NATIVE INFANTRY. £31.00    
      An Historical Account from its First Formation in 1757 to 1796.   388pp. Facsimile reprint of 1817 publication. 4 plates in colour. Reprint limited to 550 copies.   Fine in fine dw.   1970 Muller.
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    Wylie, M.   BENGAL AS A FIELD OF MISSIONS. £58.00    
         389pp. Excellent large folding map. In the original brown cloth. Ex-college library.   Very good   1854 First edition, W.H.Dalton.
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