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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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THE RAJ
Written by Roger Hudson.
Stock no. 1819049
Published by Folio Society. 1st 1999. Very good condition.

An Eye-Witness History of the British in India. Red pictorial boards with gilt decorations and title blocks. Colour illustrations. 648 pages including index. Top headband glue dried so that it is no longer attached to top of spine case. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Contained in publisher's black slipcase in very good condition.

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OIL PAINTINGS OF INDIA AND THE EAST BY THOMAS DANIELL RA 1749-1840 AND WILLIAM DANIELL RA 1969-1837
Written by Maurice Shellim. Illustrated by Thomas Daniell; William Daniell.
Stock no. 1818910
Published by Inchcape & Co. Limited. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Doctor Maurice Shellim has catalogued and arranged chronologically some 151 oil paintings - 119 by Thomas and 32 by William. Large oblong format. Brown cloth boards, gilt titles. Endpapers are linen. Colour & b/w illustrations. All edges pale orange/tan. ISBN: 0950674001. Couple of small white marks to front cover. Bookplate to front endpaper. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear laminate attached to verso with clear tape.

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WONDER OF THE AGE: MASTER PAINTERS OF INDIA 1100-1900
Written by John Guy; Jorrit Britschgi.
Stock no. 1818908
Published by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1st 2011. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A vividly illustrated publication featuring 110 works by many of the most eminent painters in the history of Indian art. A catalogue published in conjunction with an exhibition of the same name at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from September 2011 to January 2012. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 9780300175820.

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ANCIENT CITIES OF THE INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION
Written by Jonathan Mark Kenoyer.
Stock no. 1818907
Published by Oxford University Press; American Institute Of Pakistan Studies. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A refreshingly new perspective on the earliest cities of Pakistan and western India (2600-1900 BC). A detailed study of the Indus architecture and civic organization taking into account the distinctive crafts and technological developments that accompanied the emergence of urbanism. Written as an introductory text on the Indus civilization. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0195779045. A few light scuff marks to boards. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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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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ASOKA AND THE DECLINE OF THE MAURYAS
Written by Romila Thapar.
Stock no. 1818897
Published by Oxford University Press. 1963. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An authoritative work based largely on the edicts of the Emperor Asoka, whose policies are analysed against the background of Mauryan civilization during the fourth and third centuries B.C. - on e of the most important periods of Indian history, which saw the emergence of a pattern that throws much light on the later developments of Indian civilization. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 6 B/w plates. A few minor marks and bumps to boards. Minor foxing and browning to text block. Dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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VISIONS OF MUGHAL INDIA: AN ANTHOLOGY OF EUROPEAN TRAVEL WRITING
Written by Michael H. Fisher.
Stock no. 1818896
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Mughal Empire created one of the richest and most colourful of all historical periods. A few of the Europeans who began crisscrossing the roads of Mughal India wrote, in the forms of diaries, letters and travelogues, about the people and lands they encountered. This illuminating and carefully chosen anthology contains a collection of among the best writings by European travellers as they journeyed the length and breadth of the Empire over a 200-year period (1471-1671). Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781845113544.

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