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THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE: AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 1820097
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st thus 1916. Very good condition.

Cheap Edition. Small format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Folding maps. B/w frontis. Spine lightly browned. Endpapers and text block browned. Front hinge pulled but binding tight. All maps present.

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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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THE FRONTIER ABLAZE: THE NORTH WEST FRONTIER RISING 1897-98
Written by Michael Barthorp. Illustrated by Douglas N. Anderson.
Stock no. 1820057
Published by Windrow & Greene. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than 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. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Silver pictorial dustwrapper has a small hole to rear edge of spine (affecting the 'AZ' of the title to spine) and the laminate to rear spine edge is starting to peel.

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STORIES OF INDIAN GODS & HEROES
Written by W.D. Monro. Illustrated by Evelyn Paul.
Stock no. 2133243
Published by George G. Harrap & Co.. 1st 1911. Good condition.

Light brown cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 16 colour plates. 253 pages. Top edge gilt. Spine and edges are browned, with bumping. What appears to be a damp mark to rear cover. Foxing throughout. All plates present.

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TWELVE YEARS OF A SOLDIER'S LIFE IN INDIA
Written by W.S.R. Hodson.
Stock no. 1819550
Published by Wajidalis. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Wajidalis Asian Historical Reprints from Pakistan series. Extracts from the letters of the late Major W.S.R. Hodson, edited by Rev. George H. Hodson. Beige cloth boards, gilt titles, vignette to front. B/w frontis. Text block & endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to top edge of text block. White pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and grubby.

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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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CONCISE FLOWERS OF THE HIMALAYA
Written by Oleg Polunin; Adam Stainton. Illustrated by Ann Farrer.
Stock no. 1819251
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the same authors' definitive Flowers of the Himalaya, published in 1984, this concise version covers as much as possible of the Himalayan flora in a more portable and less expensive form. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. 283 pages. ISBN: 0195618327. Large bookshop rubber stamp to front endpaper, name in ink to same. Browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at corners.

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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 MARTIAL RACES OF INDIA
Written by G.F. Macmunn.
Stock no. 2132533
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1933. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Telling the story of Rajput and Turk, Afghan and Sikh, of Mahratta and Mogul. Yellow cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w plates plus 2 maps. 368 pages includes index. All plates present. A fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is slightly worn at edges and grubby, mainly to front fold and rear panel.

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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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