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JOURNAL OF MY SERVICE IN INDIA
Written by John Corneille; Michael Edwardes. Illustrated by B. Biro.
Stock no. 2128318
Published by Folio Society. 1966. Very good condition.

Brown decorated covers. Gilt title in green title box to spine. Some wear to gilt to spine. Bookplate has been removed to verso of front endpaper, just a little left; some surface paper damage, rest of contents are still excellent. Slip case is almost very good; some wear and pencil writing.

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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 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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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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THE FLOWER MAIDEN AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Runa Khan Marre. Illustrated by Fakhrul Munir.
Stock no. 1506986
Published by The University Press Limited. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Fairy Tales from Bangladesh. These stories are about love, jealousy, bravery, loyalty, nobility, meanness, compassion and the triumph of truth and patience. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. 5 stories. 88 pages. ISBN: 984051511X. A little bumping to spine and corners. A couple of small brown marks to front of spine. Bookseller's label to front pastedown. Top corner torn from last page in book, it is stuck to pastedown. Dustwrapper is edge worn with price label to front flap and remains of tiny white label on rear flap.

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THE PEACEFUL LIBERATORS: JAIN ART FROM INDIA
Written by Pratapaditya Pal.
Stock no. 1607338
Published by Los Angeles County Museum Of Art. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 279 pages. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0875871720. Spine faded.

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A BIRD PHOTOGRAPHER IN INDIA
Written by E.H.N. Lowther.
Stock no. 1811003
Published by Geoffrey Cumberlege; Oxford University Press. 1st 1949. Very good condition.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. Boards clean. Tape marks to endpapers. 'xmas 1960' written in ink neatly to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean.

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THE STAG VOLUME 1 1956
No author listed.
Stock no. 1606322
1956. Good condition.

Modern binding.The magazine of 12 Division. Volume 1, No. 1 1956. Published biannually. Rebound in modern binding, new endpapers. Pages browned, original covers are grubby. Some inscriptions in ink.

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KHAKI AND THE ETHNIC VIOLENCE IN INDIA
Written by Omar Khalidi.
Stock no. 1606319
Published by Three Essays Collective. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. 126 pages. Army, police and paramilitary forces during communal riots. ISBN: 8188789097.

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THE BATTLES OF ZOJILA 1948
Written by Sudhir S. Bloeria.
Stock no. 1606309
Published by Har-Anand Publications Pvt Ltd. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark cloth boards, yellow title to spine. 247 pages. Folding maps. The break-through at Zojila was one of the three most crucial battles fought by the Indian Army in 1947-48. Some wrinkling of pastedowns, and stain to lower edge of pages near spine. Damp stain to lower edge of wrapper, which is faded at spine. Contents generally very good.

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