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Village, Town, and Jungle Life in India

By: A. C. Newcombe

Price: £58.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008186

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on Village, Town, and Jungle Life in India, 417 pages in overall clean condition just light browning to outer edges of pages and very occasional small light foxing spots, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly bumped to corners and very lightly rubbed to edges. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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England and India an Essay on the Duty of Englishmen Towards the Hindoos

By: Baptist Wriothesley Noel

Price: £39.99

Publisher: London, James Nisbet and Co: 1859

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007623

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the author's opinion of converting the Hindoos to Christianity, an interesting historic look at the ways of thinking at this time. 486 plus two pages of adverts in overall clean condition just a small light water stain to bottom right blank margins of first 18 pages, some small foxing spots to last couple of pages, paper at the inner hinges of front and rear endpapers have splits showing the webbing of the binding in paces but binding is sound. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are rubbed and worn on edgesand small splits to sides of spine. Though not perfect still a presen... View more info

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India Stepmother

By: Claude H Hill

Price: £98.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003440

Condition: Good Plus


A history of India and its people from 1866 until the time of publication. 333 pages in overall clean condition just a few occasional light foxing spots inside and on the outer edges of the pages quite minor. Some pencil notes on front endpaper and previous owners name in pencil on half title page. Outer covers have a few light marks and slight fading to spine light rubbing to corners, overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Gardens of Mughul India : A History and a Guide

By: Crowe, Sylvia, Sheila Haywood

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson: 1972

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006211

ISBN: 0500010781

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on the gardens of India, 200 pages in clean condition just some browning to outer edges of pages, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a nice sound book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A Cadetship in the Honourable East India Company's Service 1805

By: Edited Florence Mostyn Gamlen

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1931

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002298

Condition: Very Good


A short memoir of Edward Blagdon born 1788, died 1806. 43 pages. Book in very good order, just very light foxing on first and last pages,neat previous owner name on inside front endpaper, spine and top edge browned, still a pleasing copy SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Life in the Ranks of the British Army in India and on Board a Troopship

By: J Brunlees Patterson

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, John and Robert Maxwell:

Seller ID: 008473

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the Britisn army,originally published 1885 this copy is not dated but looks earl 1900s, recased at sometime in the past. 157 pages in overall clean condition just the very occasional very light mark on a few pages , endpapers are lightly browned.NO dustwrapper, outer boards are rubbed and worn to edges with some marking to boards. Though not perfect still a presentable example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Naval Defence of India

By: K B Vaidya

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Bombay, Thacker and Co Ltd: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007289

Condition: Good


Very informative book on the Naval history of India, 248 pages in overall clean condition just some very slight browning to edges of pages and endpapers,some stamps to a few pages and illustrations, stamps are from some Survey company the name on each stamp has been erased, on one page this has caused a small hole but does not affect text or illustrations. Old rare book dealers stamp on front endpaper and officers mess 26 written in ink on front endpaper. Binding sound but a little loose at front and rear inner hinges where paper has spit but hinges holding, Many B/w photographs, illustrations... View more info

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Heir Apparent an Autobiography

By: Karan Singh SIGNED

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Delhi, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006207

Condition: Very Good


Very bright clean hardback in dustwrapper, second impression, couple of very light marks to wrapper. 171 pages in very bright clean condition.Autobiography of this statesman of India, INSCRIBED by author on front endpaper To Iv.. Hu.... with good wishes Karan Singh London 28th April 1983. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A History of Agriculture in India Volume II Eighth to Eighteenth Century

By: M S Randhawa

Price: £32.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Indian Council of Agricultural Research: 1982

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007052

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on agriculture in India from 8th to 18th century, 358 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean,little light creasing to extreme edges very minor not price clipped, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

India the Beautiful: Celebrating 50 Years of Independence

By: Osmond-Evans, Anthony

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Enfield, United Kingdom, The Beautiful Publishing Division of Good Connections: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001996

ISBN: 0 9525410 1 7

Condition: Very Good


Mainly photographic book showing India in all its splendour taken by the author, a renowned photographer. 192 pp plus index, which gives short description of the photographs, 3 pages are text the rest are full page colour photographs mostly double page, reproduced on art paper for stunning quality, a beautiful book. rear endpaper has a crease on bottom left corner where someone has shut book carelessly does not detract greatly, slight bump to one corner very minor.HEAVY BOOK 2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Overall a very bright attractive book. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILAB... View more info

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Bloodbath in Bangla Desh

By: Prabodh Chandra

Price: £33.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Adarsh Publications: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007948

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the bloody events that arose after the elections in Bangladesh in 1970, contains 296 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is marked with some wear along the edges,a few small tears. A nice example of this book in very good condition with a reasonable dustwrapper SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Social Structure of Hindu-Muslim Community

By: S P Jain SIGNED

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Delhi India, National Publishing House: 1975

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 006257

Condition: Good Plus


Detailed study on a middle sized town community of Western Uttar Pradesh in India, looking at Religion, Caste and Class. 194 pages in bright clean condition, INSCRIBED by S P JAIN on front endpaper To Professor T.... B... with regards S P Jain. Dustwrapper is little worn on edges with small losses top and bottom of spine which is slightly faded, wrapper is price clipped. A pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Memories of Madras

By: Sir Charles Lawson

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschen and Co Ltd: 1905

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007433

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the history of Madras, 313 pages plus 2 pages adverts at rear and xiv pages at beginning of book, all in very bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers and previous owners small siicker on inside front board. Contains many B/w illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer blue , gold decorated boards are very bright and clean just the lightest of rubbing to corners and top and bottom of spine. A really nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info