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1 Administrative Report of the Jammu and Kashmir State 1943-1944)
Rambir Government Press 1945 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Rambir Government Press, 1945 Rambir Government Press, 1945 Annual administrative report handsomely rebound in tan calf. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Charming child's drawing of a horseman and the Buddha on final free page. Title page is missing. Interesting for the details of how the state was managed under the British. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Administrative Report of the Jammu and Kashmir State for the Samvat 1996-97 ( 17th Oct. 1939 - 15 )ct 1940)
Rambir Government Press 1941 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Rambir Government Press, 1941 Rambir Government Press, 1941 Annual administrative report handsomely rebound in tan calf. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Title page has liquid splash marks. Interesting for the details of how the state was managed under the British. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Prince Edward Prince of Wales Return from India 1876 Reception Program (2 items)
3 Prince Edward Prince of Wales Return from India 1876 Reception Program (2 items)
1876 Hardcover 
1876 1876 Program for the reception on May 19, 1876 at the Guildhall in the City of London to greet H.R.H.Edward, Prince of Wales, upon his return from the Royal Tour of India containing a lengthy description of the Guildhall and its history. Plus, a 9.75" x 8.5" stiff paper numbered admittance card. Both pieces are elaboratly decorated with Indian motifs. No staining or damage to either item. Stapled Soft Cover. 5" x 8". Pamphlet.. Hardcover. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Plain Tales from the Raj, Allen, Charles
4 Allen, Charles Plain Tales from the Raj
U.S.A. Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1985 0030058627 / 9780030058622 First American Edition. Paperback Very Good Plus 
U.S.A.: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1985 U.S.A.: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1985 239 pp with B&W illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged save for slight shelfwear. Size: 10" x 7.5". First American Edition. Landscape Format Softcover. Very Good Plus.. First American Edition.. Paperback. Very Good Plus. First Edition. 
Price: 27.00 USD
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An Indian Affair: From Riches to Raj, Baron, Archie
5 Baron, Archie An Indian Affair: From Riches to Raj
U.S.A. Sidgwick & Jackson 2001 0752261606 / 9780752261607 Hardcover As New As New 
U.S.A.: Sidgwick & Jackson, 2001 284 pp with one map and color illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked.Dark blue cloth boards are pristine. DJ is bright and undamaged.. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Bhattacharya, Keron The Pearls of Coromandel
New York St. Martin's Press 1996 Hardcover As New Very Good 
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996 254 pp. A novel of love and trust set during the tumultrous decline of the British Raj in India. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean and bright with a small tear to the top of the spine. In Mylar jacket.. Hard Cover. As New/Very Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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7 Chattopadhyaya, Haraprasad The Sepoy Mutiny 1857 a Social Study and Analysis
Calcutta Bookland Private Ltd. 1957 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Calcutta: Bookland Private Ltd., 1957 Calcutta: Bookland Private Ltd., 1957 234 pp with two foldout maps. Very extensive bibliography. In 1857 India had one source of organized power, the so-called Bengal Army. It was the proudest section of British forces in India. Professor Chattopadhyaya has made a study of the causes of that army's discontent that caused almost the whole of the Bengal Army to rise up against the British colonial government .Text is clean tight and unmarked. hinges tender.Indian bindings of this era are problematic. Grey paper boards are frayed along top edge, appear to have had some paper stuck to and removed from front board, Spine darkened. An uncommon book. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket.. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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The Viceroy of Ouidah, Chatwin, Bruce
8 Chatwin, Bruce The Viceroy of Ouidah
Summit Books 1980 0671412531 / 9780671412531 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Summit Books, 1980 Summit Books, 1980 155 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Green paper boards ith tan cloth spine are undamaged save for a slight dent along the bottom front edge. Dust Jacket is clean, bright, a 1/4 in closed split at spine. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Thy Hand, Great Anarch ! India 1921-1952, Chauderi, Nirad C.
9 Chauderi, Nirad C. Thy Hand, Great Anarch ! India 1921-1952
Addison Wesley 1988 020115577X / 9780201155778 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Addison Wesley, 1988 979 pp. Text is clean tight and unmarked.Dust jacket is bright and undamaged save for a short closed tear. Chauduri, author of "Continent of Circe," and "The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian,"documents the last years of the Raj. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First American Edition.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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Russia Against India The Struggle for Asia, Colquhoun, Archibald Ross
10 Colquhoun, Archibald Ross Russia Against India The Struggle for Asia
New York Harper & Brothers 1901 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1901 New York: Harper & Brothers, 1901 246 pp with one B&W and one color fold-out map. A history of Central Asia and a call to arms concerning Russia's intentions on the northwest frontier borders of the British empire in India, aconflict referred to as "the great game."Text is clean, tight and unmarked, yellowed. front gutter is cracked but holding. Green buckram boards with gold-stamped title and author are VG , with some bumping to spine ends.Color map has a closed tear near spine otherwise intact. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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11 Crossette, Barbara The Great Hill Stations of Asia
Basic Books 1999 Paperback Very Good 
Basic Books, 1999 Basic Books, 1999 259 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged with slight shelfwear. Trade Paperback. Very Good.. Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Travels with a Superior Person, Curson, George Nathaniel, Marquis of Keddleston
12 Curson, George Nathaniel, Marquis of Keddleston Travels with a Superior Person
London Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd. 1985 0283992948 / 9780283992940 1st Edition. Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
London: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd., 1985 191 pp with sepia illustrations throughout. "My name is George Nathaniel Curson, I am a most superior person. My cheek is pink, my hair is sleek, I dine at Blenheim twice a week" this rhyme, coined while he was at Oxford, sums up the man who, in his twenties visited and conversed with kings, emperors and potentates and who, in his later life, became Viceroy of India, Foreign Secretary and very nearly Prime Minister. These are selections, editted by Peter King, from Curson's travel books, "Russia in Central Asia (1889), Tales of Travel (1923) and Leaves from a Viceroy's Notebook (1926.) Text is clean, tight, unmarked, lavishly illustratedly library markings are a "deaccessioned" stamp on front endpapers and a number on spine. DJ is clean and intact with a little sunning to spine. In mylar jacket. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. Ex-Library. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Bound to Exile the Victorians in India, Edwardes, Michael
13 Edwardes, Michael Bound to Exile the Victorians in India
Victorian and Modern History Book Club 1972 Hardcover Very Good 
Victorian and Modern History Book Club, 1972 Victorian and Modern History Book Club, 1972 283 pp wwith B&W plates after text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Orange cloth boards with gold-stamped titles are clean and undmaged. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. Hardcover. Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Rajputana Gazetteers: The Western Rajputana States Residency and the Bikaner Agency Statistical Tables, Erskine, Major K. D.
14 Erskine, Major K. D. Rajputana Gazetteers: The Western Rajputana States Residency and the Bikaner Agency Statistical Tables
Vintage Books 1992 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine 
Vintage Books, 1992 Vintage Books, 1992 103 pp. Oriiginally published in 1908 as part of the Rajputana Gazatteers, which comprehensively cover the physical aspects, history, agriculture, arts and manufactures, famines, administration, education etc. for the former princely states and thus provide important source material for the area. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Maroon cloth boards are clean and bright. DJ is intact in protective mylar. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Armies of the Raj: From the Great Indian Mutiny to Independence, 1858-1947, Farwell, Byron
15 Farwell, Byron Armies of the Raj: From the Great Indian Mutiny to Independence, 1858-1947
U.S.A. W. W. Norton & Company 1991 0393308022 / 9780393308020 Paperback Near Fine 
U.S.A.: W. W. Norton & Company, 1991 397 pp with B&W illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmrked. Slight soil to lbottom page edges. Covers are bright and undamaged. With aprofusion of anecdotes conveying the character of India under british rule, Farwell offers a survey of the Indian army during the 90 years between the Sepoy Revolt and the births of independent India and Pakistan.. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Top of the World, Fisher. Welthy Honsinger
16 Fisher. Welthy Honsinger The Top of the World
The Abington Press 1926 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
The Abington Press, 1926 178 pp with 30 B&W plates and a portrait of the author frontis. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Top of page edges gilt. Contemporary gift inscription on front endpapers. Green cloth boards are decorated with a drawing of the Himalayas and clouds, gold-stamped titles. The boards are bright and undamaged.with a little bumping to extremities.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 59.00 USD
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17 Fraser, Lovet India Under Curzon and After
New York Henry Holt 1911 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
New York: Henry Holt, 1911 xi, 494 pp with 4 B&W plates and one fold-out map. A positive appraisal of the previous Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon, five years after his departure. Text is tight, foxed, with some moisture staining to first three pages. Front and rear hinges are cracked. Map showing the British political divisions of the Near East and India is intact but detached. Red cloth boards are scuffed, rubbed. Nonetheless a servicable reading copy.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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18 Frutkin, Mark Invading Tibet
Soho Press 1991 0939149745 / 9780939149742 First Edition. Hardcover Near Fine Fine 
Soho Press, 1991 Soho Press, 1991 215 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Star stamp (probably a remainder stamp) on lower page edges. Previous owner's unobtrusive name stamp on front endpaper. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged, in mylar wrapper. An account of the 1904 punitive excursion into Tibet by the British. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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19 Germon, Maria Journal of the Seige of Lucknow an Episode of the Indian Mutany
London 1904 Constable Hardcover Very Good Fair 
London 1904: Constable London 1904: Constable 136 pp with 5 sepia plates. Text is clean and unmarked, previous owner's name on front endpapers. DJ has several chips missing along lower edge, and a strip of tape along the spine. Maria, Vincent Germon, wife of an officer of the 13th Bengal Native Infantry, survived the siege of Lucknow where 3000 people in the Residency held out against a force of 20,000 Indian soldiers and irregulars in 1857. Mrs. Germon makes the reader live along side her through the seige and the dirrt, overcrowding, boils, lice and death of friends. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Ghosh, Biswanath British Policy Towards the Pathans and the Pandaris in Central India 1805-1818
Calcutta Punthi Pustak 1966 Stated First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Calcutta: Punthi Pustak, 1966 Calcutta: Punthi Pustak, 1966 364 pp with one fold-out map. The ethic origins of the Pathans and Pindaris and their relation to the Marathas. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Indian bookseller's stamp on front endpapers. Dust jacket has some shelfwear, now in mylar wrapper. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.. Stated First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 78.00 USD
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