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Green cloth. A lovely account of a young boy's experiences growing up in Indian. Bold b/w illustrations. The author paints a vivid picture of life in India, as well as demonstrating the universal nature of "growing up." Small, light mark to lower edge of front cover. Endpapers lightly browned. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss, a bit grubby and marked to rear panel.
Popular Edition. Grey pictorial cloth. B/w photos. Life and Missionary Enterprise in Kashmir. 2nd impression. Boards rubbed and a little marked, spine browned, lower rear corner of board creased. Text block browned. Foxing throughout. All plates present.
White cloth with orange and blue decorations to spine and front cover. Gilt titles also to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. 100 colour plates. A. & C. Black Colour Book. De Luxe limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies, signed by the artist. xii and 210 numbered pages. SIGNED by the artist (no dedication) and numbered 613 (of 1,000). Boards unevenly heavily browned and stained, scuffed to rear board. Fraying to cloth at base of spine. Joints cracked. Binding is still tight. All plates present and clean. A few pale foxspots and margin marks to contents.
The Indian market is full of educational charts on every imaginable subject. Intended primarily as educational material, they also act as guides to morality and correct social behaviour and offer marvellous cautionary tales. Large format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour charts throughout. ISBN: 1899235833. Spine lightly faded. Corners lightly rubbed. Publisher's price scratched out from rear panel (not bad). Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper else contents fine.
The story of Indian Polo from the earliest incarnation of the modern game in Manipur, India right up to the present day. Large square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9788174364517. Spine & corners bumped. Small knock to top front spine edge of boards. Front joint starting to pull (weight of contents) but binding tight. Free front endpaper has a few fingermarks. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at front spine edge, a little creased and rubbed at edges with a few minor closed tears (no loss), previous bookseller's barcoded label to rear panel.
Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. The story of the Indian Divisions in the North African campaign of World War II. Splits to top and tail of spine. Creasing to cover corners. Initials and date in ink to title page. Some foxing and marks to outer page edges.
LOST OPPORTUNITIES: 50 YEARS OF INSURGENCY IN THE NORTH-EAST AND INDIA'S REPONSE
Written by S.P. Sinha.
Stock no. 2139583
Published by Lancer Publishers & Distributors. Circa 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 8170621623. Front joint next to title page is partially cracked at top. Wrapper is edge-creased.
A study that was undertaken in early 1964 and completed by May that year. Navy blue cloth boards, red title to spine. 2 fold-out maps. Damage to front edge of spine and also a corresonding loss of the dustwrapper (0.75"). Grubby mark to front endpaper. Else contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is also edge-worn and chipped, scuffed and a little grubby.
THE DEFENCE OF LUCKNOW: T.F. WILSON'S MEMOIR OF THE INDIAN MUTINY, 1857
Written by T.F. Wilson; Saul David.
Stock no. 2138559
Published by Greenhill Books. 2007. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Introduction by David. ISBN: 9781853677236. Wrapper has been stuck to book on edges with sticky tape.
THE INDIAN MUTINY
Written by Julian Spilsbury.
Stock no. 2138541
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the Indian Mutiny, this is an epic story that recreates the shocking events of the summer of 1857, when thousands of formerly obedient and disciplined Indian soldiers turned on their officers, slaughtering men, women and children in a merciless bloodbath. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Photogaphic endpapers. Colour plates. 9 b/w maps plus 373 pages including index. ISBN: 9780297846512. Light bumping to spine. Page edge browning. Wrapper is lightly edge-creased.
CAWNPORE AND LUCKNOW: A TALE OF TWO SIEGES
Written by D.S. Richards.
Stock no. 2138540
Published by Pen & Sword Military. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 1844155161.
Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0713910542. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing.