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Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase in almost fine condition.
Bright orange silk covered boards with gilt title to spine and decorations to front. Endpapers are a map of the Spice Route. Colour illustrations throughout. 302 pages includes index. Unusually for this book, the spine is not faded or discoloured. Rubbing to the gilt on spine (author's name affected). Small mark to base of spine, small bump to top of spine and lower front corner. Else contents fine. Contained in publisher's slipcase with a small bump to top open edge.
Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Light crease to lower corners of prelims. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is lightly scored.
THE ACKERMANN MILITARY PRINTS UNFORMS OF THE BRITISH AND INDIAN ARMIES 1840-1855
Written by William Y. Carman.
Stock no. 1821150
Published by Schiffer Military History. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Based on the magnificent colour prints published by the firm of Rudolf Ackermann during the 19th century this book presents a period in British military uniform history which has not been well covered before. Large format. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0764316710. Text block lightly browned. Dustwrapper corners, top & tail of spine lightly rubbed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.