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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 INDIAN MUTINY
Written by Julian Spilsbury.
Stock no. 1815493
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. Circa 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Indian Mutiny, this is an epic story that recreates the shocking events of the summer of 1857, when thousands of formerly obedient and disciplined Indian soldiers turned on their officers, slaughtering men, women and children in a merciless bloodbath. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Photogaphic endpapers. Colour plates. 9 b/w maps plus 373 pages including index. ISBN: 9780297846512. Second printing.

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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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BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Written by Richard Grimmett; Carol Inskipp; Tim Inkskipp; et al. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Daniel Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1208845
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

Helm Identification Guides. 1375 species. 226 colour plates. 528 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781408127636. Small closed tear to edge of front cover else a fine copy.

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LIGHT RAILWAYS FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM, INDIA, AND THE COLONIES
Written by John Charles Mackay.
Stock no. 1609461
Published by Crosby Lockwood and Son. 1st 1896. Good condition.

Red cloth. A Practical Handbook. B/w photos. Diagrams. Rebound, with original cloth spine laid down, new endpapers. Scattered foxing. Some page browning.

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SEASONS OF SPLENDOUR TALES, MYTHS & LEGENDS OF INDIA
Written by Madhur Jaffrey. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1507018
Published by Pavilion Books. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The rich heritage of Indian myth and folklore brought vividly to life in dramatic yet simple language and by bold and imaginative colour and b/w illustrations. Scarlet cloth, gilt titles. 128 pages includes glossary. 11 x 8". ISBN: 0907516580. Base of spine bumped. A couple of small dark marks to lower edge of front cover. Name in pencil to front endpaper. Contents clean. A few fox spots to top edge of text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn with creasing to base of slightly faded spine. Light scratches to rear panel.

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