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HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN VOL. 7: LAUGHING THRUSHES TO THE MANGROVE WHISTLER
Written by Salim Ali; S. Dillon Ripley.
Stock no. 2136044
Published by Oxford University Press. 1990. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Second (revised) edition. Blue leatherette covers with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0195635906. 1" split to base of spine. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine; green sticker to base of spine.
Red cloth, gilt titles. 12 colour plates. 229 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to spine and top edge of rear cover. A few light marks to covers. Ex-libris plate to front free-endpaper (no name entered). Small patch of surface paper damage to front pastedown. Small patch of old tape stuck to rear pastedown and remains of a small booksellers label to same page. Page edge browning and a light musty smell to contents.
THE STORY OF THE MALAKAND FIELD FORCE: AN EPISODE OF FRONTIER WAR
Written by Winston S. Churchill.
Stock no. 2134640
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st thus 1899. Almost very good condition.
New edition. Churchill's first book. With maps, plans etc. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine and border to front cover. Spine is faded. Scuff/mottle marks to covers. Browning to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plans/maps etc. are present.
Orange cloth with black title to spine. Second edition. With an introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a preface by Lord Linlithgow. Covers are unevenly faded with what appear to be damp marks and splashes. Lengthy inscription to verso of dedication pages. A few small page margin nicks/chips. Page browning.
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.