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CITY OF DJINNS
Written by William Dalrymple. Illustrated by Olivia Fraser.
Stock no. 1816381
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A year in Delhi. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w drawings. 347 pages including index. ISBN: 0002152725X. Minor marks to outer text block.

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THE SIEGE
Written by Russell Braddon.
Stock no. 2126199
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0224617931. Bumping to spine. A few marks to covers. Tape marks to endpapers and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning.

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THE MAN-EATING LEOPARD OF RUDRAPRAYAG
Written by Jim Corbett. Illustrated by Raymond Sheppard.
Stock no. 2126194
Published by Oxford University Press. 1956. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Maps on endpapers. B/w textual line drawings. An intensely exciting account of Colonel Corbett's mission to destroy the man-eating leopard which roamed over an area of 500 square miles, bringing terror to local inhabitants.The events occured between 1918 and 1926. First published in India in 1947. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small holes to cloth on edges. Foxing and page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; a bit of loss to spine.

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MYTHS & LEGENDS OF INDIA
Written by William Radice.
Stock no. 2125793
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Fine condition.

Blue leather spine with gilt title. Pale green cloth boards with a printed gilt & blue design. Colour plates. xxviii and 784 pages. Slip case better than very good.

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THE SPICE ROUTE
Written by John Keay.
Stock no. 2125683
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Very good condition.

Orange silk cloth boards with gilt title to spine and vignettes to front. Endpapers are a map of the Spice Route. Colour illustrations throughout. Some wear to edges. Top corner of front cover is bumped, with bumping to same tips of page corners to book. Colour pictorial slip case is in very good condition; heavy bump to top corner, corresponding to where bumping is on book.

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THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1816019
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour Plates. B/w photos. 128 pages. An account of the operations of the Tochi, Malakand, Buner, Mohmand and Tirah Field Forces. ISBN: 1859150233.

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KALAMKARI TEMPLE HANGINGS
Written by Anna L. Dallapiccola.
Stock no. 1815666
Published by Mapin Publishing. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London has the world's most important collection of nineteenth-century temple hangings from South India. These hangings are a group of painted and dyed cloths in the form of hangings and canopies, commissioned by Hindu temples and maths (monasteries), and by individuals for religious use. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 192 pages. ISBN: 9789385360046.

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THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 2124480
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Spine is very slightly faded. Contained in a better than very good condition; scuffing to one edge.

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FLIGHT FOUR: INDIA
Written by David Scott Daniell. Illustrated by Jack Matthew.
Stock no. 2124331
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird series 587. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is chipped along a couple of edges.

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THE BOOK OF INDIAN BIRDS
Written by Salim Ali.
Stock no. 1815290
Published by The Bombay Natural History Society. 12th 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

12th edition, revised and enlarged centenary edition. 64 colour plates plus 8 plates colour photos. lvii and 354 pages including index. ISBN: 0195637313. Reprint. Imperfect band to cloth. One or two marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to rear panel and a little grubby, rear edge of spine is rubbed.

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BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: A FIELD GUIDE
Written by Ranjit Manakadan; J.C. Daniel; Nikhil Bhopale. Illustrated by John Henry Dick.
Stock no. 1815133
Published by The Bombay Natural History Society; Oxford University Press. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

Based on Salim Ali & Dillon Ripley's 'Pictorial Guide'. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780198077237. Boards slightly grubby. Rear board has small publisher's price label.

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INDIAN BIRDS IN FOCUS
Written by Amano Samarpan.
Stock no. 1609802
Published by Wisdom Tree. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed illustrated boards. Birds of the Indian subcontinent and their habitats. Colour photos. ISBN: 9788183281386. Wrinkling along front gutter of spine. Contents fine. Wrapper is torn at top of spine.

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