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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. £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 Bengal from 1857. Annette went out in 1872. Based on extensive family letters.   Near-fine in worn 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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    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.   BENGAL FAIRY TALES. £150.00    
         209pp. 6 illustrations in colour of paintings by Abanindranath Tagore. In the original decorated green boards.   Very good. Spine a little faded. No labels, inscriptions, foxing or stains.   1920 First edition, Bodley Head.
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    Casserly, Gordon.   THE ELEPHANT GOD. £7.00    
         290pp. Novel set in the Terai of Eastern Bengal.   Very good.   1920 Third impression, Phillip Allan
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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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    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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    Edwards-Stuart, Ivor.   THE CALCUTTA OF BEGUM JOHNSON. £10.00    
         172pp. The subject died in 1812, `the oldest British resident in Bengal' and grandmother of a British Prime Minister. Stiff card covers.   Very good.   1990 First edition, BACSA (15).
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    Edwards-Stuart, Ivor.   THE CALCUTTA OF BEGUM JOHNSON. £10.00    
         172pp. The subject died in 1812, `the oldest British resident in Bengal' and grandmother of a British Prime Minister. Stiff card covers.   Very good. Note on front endpaper.   1990 First edition, BACSA.
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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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    Gordon, Leonard A.   BENGAL: THE NATIONALIST MOVEMENT 1876-1940. £14.00    
         407pp. Index. An account of the national movement in Bengal, its ambivalence to Gandhian ideas and detailed portraits of the leaders, R.C.Dutt, C.R.Das and Subhas Bose   Very good indeed in slightly spotted dw.   1974 First edition, Colombia University Press.
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    Hennicker, M.C.A.   MEMOIRS OF A JUNIOR OFFICER. £16.00    
         292pp. Indian service in the Royal Engineers up to his promotion to Major in 1940. Bengal and the Frontier.   Very good in very good dw.   1951 First edition, William Blackwood.
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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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    Hunter, Sir William.   THE OLD MISSIONARY. £13.00    
      Early 19th century mission life in Bengal. The central figure of the novel is said to be Rev James Williamson of the Baptist Mission.   138pp. With five plates of engravings by Sir Charles D'Oyly. In the original cloth   Very good. Spine a little rubbed.   1896 Twenty-first thousand Henry Frowde.
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    Hunter, Sir William.   THE OLD MISSIONARY. £14.00    
      Early 19th century mission life in Bengal. The central figure of the novel is said to be Rev James Williamson of the Baptist Mission.   138pp. With five plates of engravings by Sir Charles D'Oyly. In the original red cloth   Very good indeed.   1897 Twenty-third 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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    Ingall, Francis.   THE LAST OF THE BENGAL LANCERS. £5.00    
         157pp. Index. 19 b/w photographs. Service on the Frontier, in India to 1947 and later in Pakistan.   Fine in fine dw.   1988 First edition, Leo Cooper.
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    Kabir, Humayun.   SARAT CHANDRA CHATTERJEE. £5.00    
         60pp. Long essay on Bengali novelist.   Very good in stained dw.   1963 New edition, Calcutta.
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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. £14.00    
      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.   1988 Reprint, Macmillan.
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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. Index. First English edition 1873. The only Indian account of early 19th century service.   Fine in fine dw.   1970 Military Book Society.
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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.   EAST INDIAN FORTUNES. £65.00    
      The British in Bengal in the Eighteenth Century.   284pp. Index. The pursuit of wealth by Englishmen in Bengal.   Very good indeed in slightly loose and faded dustwrapper   1976 First edition, Oxford University Press.
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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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    McCutcheon, David J.   LATE MEDIAEVAL TEMPLES OF BENGAL. £22.00    
         89pp. Index. 159 b/w photographs and 6 plans.   Very good indeed in chipped dw.   1972 First edition, The Asiatic Society, Calcutta.
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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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    Mukherjee, S.N.   SIR WILLIAM JONES. £25.00    
      A Study in Eighteenth Century Attitudes to India.   199pp. Index. 4 b/w illustrations.   Fine in fine dw.   1968 First, Cambridge University Press.
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    Panckridge, H.R.   A SHORT HISTORY OF THE BENGAL CLUB 1827-1927. £25.00    
         64pp. 4 b/w plates. List of original members in 1827 with biographical notes as appendix. List of Presidents 1827-1927. The Rules.   Very good indeed.   1927 First edition, Calcutta.
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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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    Prakash, Om.   THE DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY AND THE ECONOMY OF BENGAL 1630-1720. £25.00    
         291pp. Index.   Very good indeed in fine dustwrapper.   1985 First edition, Princeton University Press.
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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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    Sarkar, Tanika.   HINDU WIFE, HINDU NATION. £10.00    
      Community, Religion and Cultural Nationalism.   290pp. Studies of Bengali culture and literature. Chapters on Bankim's novels, the autobiography of a nineteenth century Bengali woman and scandals and their cultural representation.   Fine in fine dw.   2001 First, Hurst.
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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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    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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    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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