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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. 1820862
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good 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. Foxing to pastedowns hidden under flaps of dustwrapper. Foxing to verso of dustwrapper.

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ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Written by Bianca Maria Alfieri.
Stock no. 1820096
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The history of Islamic architecture in India from its beginnings in the thirteenth century until its decline in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Encompassing the whole sub-continent to cover Pakistan and Bangladesh. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 1856691896. Slight fading to top edge of front endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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SOLDIERS OF THE RAJ
Written by Alan J. Guy; Peter B. Boyden.
Stock no. 2133467
Published by National Army Museum. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

The Indian Army 1600-1947. The book was published to accompany the largest, most comprehensive Special Exhibition of the National Army Museum's 'Indian Army' holdings ever mounted. Numerous colour and b/w photos. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. 368 pages. ISBN: 0901721352. Corners of covers and spine have creasing.

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BIRDS OF THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT (HELM IDENTIFICATION GUIDES)
Written by Richard Grimmett; Carol Inskipp; Tim Inkskipp; et al. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Daniel Cole; et al..
Stock no. 1819318
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 888 pages including index. ISBN: 0713640049. Vertical crease to spine.

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THE ANTIQUITIES OF SIND
Written by Henry Cousens.
Stock no. 2132536
Published by Oxford University Press. 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Originally published as part of the Archaeological Survey of India, Imperial Series, in 1929. the archaeological descriptions are prefaced by an outline history of Sind. Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 103 monotone plates plus 29 text figures. 184 pages plus plates. ISBN: 0195771974. Spine bumped, corners lightly rubbed. Small bookseller stamp to front endpaper. Page's lightly browned. A few small marks and crinkles in cloth to rear cover. Wrapper grubby with small edge-tears repaired on verso. Laminate on wrapper is torn at spine with some loss. Overall a very good copy of a scarce item.

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THE MAKING OF AGRARIAN POLICY IN BRITISH INDIA 1770-1900
Written by Burton Stein.
Stock no. 2132516
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1992. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Themes In Indian History. Oxford in India Readings. ISBN: 0195628314. Spotting to covers. Bumping and chipping to a couple of corners. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; a little loss.

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ARMIES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: ASIA VOLUME 3
Written by Ian Heath.
Stock no. 2132456
Published by Foundry Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

India's North-East Frontier. Organisation, warfare, dress and weapons. 125 b/w figures, 52 b/w illustrations, 9 maps. Large format. Green cloth with gilt vignettes to front cover. Blue title label to spine with gilt titles. 168 pages. ISBN: 1901543048. A couple of tiny white sports to rear cover, title label slightly rubbed else a fine copy.

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GANDHI'S RISE TO POWER
Written by Judith M. Brown.
Stock no. 2132340
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Indian Politics 1915-1922. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 384 pages includes index. ISBN: 0521083532. Lower spine bumped. Name and date in ink on front endpaper else contents fine. Wrapper browned at spine and edges.

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MAY YOU BE THE MOTHER OF A HUNDRED SONS
Written by Elisabeth Bumiller.
Stock no. 2132336
Published by Random House. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Journey Among The Women Of India. Capturing the fascinating, complex and often tragic lives of the four hundred million women of India. Purple cloth spine with gilt title. Orange paperboards. 306 pages includes index. ISBN: 0394563913. Lower spine slightly bumped. Small dent to top edge of front and rear cover. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper lightly creased at edges with tiny closed tear to top edge.

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GANDHI AND CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
Written by Judith M. Brown.
Stock no. 2132334
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Mahatma In Indian Politics 1928-1934. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 414 pages includes index. ISBN: 0521212790. Lower spine bumped, small blemish to top edge of rear cover. Previous owner's name and date on front endpaper. Contents fine. Blue wrapper is rubbed and creased at edges with two closed tears and a few small marks to rear panel.

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BRITISH RELATIONS WITH SIND 1799-1843: AN ANATOMY OF IMPERIALISM
Written by Robert A. Huttenback.
Stock no. 1818899
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A study of British relations with an independent Sind from 1799-1843 gives valuable insight into the complexities of nineteenth-century British imperialism. Blue cloth spine with gilt title, light blue paper boards. ISBN: 9780195473995. Bump to vertical edge of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper has laminate film stuck to it on the verso with tape (for protection).

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THE MAKING OF COLONIAL LUCKNOW 1856-1877
Written by Veena Taiwar Oldenburg.
Stock no. 1818898
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Examining the history of Lucknow, Oldenburg shows how the results of its transformation after the Mutiny of 1857 continue to pervade the city even today. Challenging conventional views of the extent of British intervention in India after the Mutiny, she contends that the supposedly neutral political, social, economic, and physical changes made in the city at that time constituted aggressive and purposeful control of the population, and that these changes continue to be accepted by contemporary Indian administrators. Lilac cloth boards, blue title block to spine with gilt title. ISBN: 069106590X. Neat name in ink to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly browned to spine.

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