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AKBAR THE GREATEST MOGUL
Written by S.M. Burke.
Stock no. 1818763
Published by Munshiram Manoharlal. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Based mainly on accounts left behind by those who personally knew the emperor well, the result of several years of research. Insight into the character and achievements of the founding fathers of the celebrated Mogul dynasty in India. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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FOR KING AND ANOTHER COUNTRY: INDIAN SOLDIERS ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918
Written by Shrabani Basu.
Stock no. 1818632
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The personal stories of some of the Indian soldiers who went to the Western Front: from a grand turbaned Maharaja raring to fight for the Empire to an illiterate peasant who won the Victoria Cross; from a sweeper who accompanied the troops only to die in an English hospital to a young pilot, barely out of school, who brought down German airplanes. Burgundy boards, blue & gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9789384052911. A few grubby marks to verso of dustwrapper.

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THE TESTIMONIES OF INDIAN SOLDIERS AND THE TWO WORLD WARS
Written by Gajendra Sing.
Stock no. 1818629
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

Drawing upon the accounts of Indian combatants to explore how they came to terms with the conflicts. Matt pictorial boards. ISBN: 9781780936277. Corners and top front edge of boards bumped.

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INDIA, PAKISTAN, AND THE KASHMIR DISPUTE ON REGIONAL CONFLICT AND ITS RESOLUTION
Written by Robert G. Wirsing.
Stock no. 1818628
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A response to mounting international concern about Kashmir with specific, step-by-step recommendations for breaking the existing diplomatic stale-mate between India and Pakistan. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0333638182. Top & tail of spine bumped. Mark to front board. White label to front pastedown. Yellow dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly edge-rubbed and scuffed.

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A MATTER OF HONOUR
Written by Philip Mason.
Stock no. 1818474
Published by Purnell Book Services Limited. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. An account of the Indian Army, its officers and men. Text block browned and a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge worn with a few small closed tears (no loss).

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I HAVE SIND CHARLES NAPIER IN INDIA 1841-1944
Written by Priscilla Napier.
Stock no. 2131145
Published by Michael Russell. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0859551636. SIGNED by author to title page. A few light marks. Wrapper a bit edge-creased.

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SUN BABIES
Written by Cornelia Sorabji.
Stock no. 2130304
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Circa 1929. Good condition.

Large format. Grey boards with pictorial onlay. 8 Studies in colour by G.H. Spine is very browned with splits and fraying to cloth. Browning and spotting to covers. Score mark to onlay to front cover. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. Grubby marks to pages. A working copy!

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THE GREAT HEDGE OF INDIA
Written by Roy Moxham.
Stock no. 2129985
Published by Constable. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of one of the least-known wonders of Queen Victoria's India... Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1841192600.

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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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