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TRAVELLERS' INDIA: AN ANTHOLOGY
Written by H.K. Kaul.
Stock no. 1818888
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This anthology deals with published travel accounts from ancient time to the early twentieth-century, selected by H.K. Kaul, Librarian at the India International Centre, New Delhi. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 019560654X.

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ISLAM AND THE ARMY IN COLONIAL INDIA: SEPOY RELIGION IN THE SERVICE OF EMPIRE
Written by Nile Green.
Stock no. 1818887
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A ground-breaking study of the cultural world of the Muslim soldiers of colonial India. Set in Hyderabad in the mid nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the book focuses on the soldiers' relationships with the faqir holy men who protected them and the British officers they served. Black boards, silver title to spine. A few b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780521898454.

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THE TRIBAL WORLD OF VERRIER ELWIN: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Verrier Elwin.
Stock no. 1818873
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and a little browned.

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THE MILITARY IN BRITISH INDIA
Written by T.A. Heathcote.
Stock no. 1818766
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The development of British land forces in South Asia 1600-1947. Green boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0719035708.

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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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THE MAN-EATING LEOPARD OF RUDRAPRAYAG
Written by Jim Corbett. Illustrated by Raymond Sheppard.
Stock no. 1818661
Published by Oxford University Press. 1964. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Green cloth. Maps on endpapers. B/w textual line drawings. An intensely exciting account of Colonel Corbett's mission to destroy the man-eating leopard which roamed over an area of 500 square miles, bringing terror to local inhabitants.The events occured between 1918 and 1926. First published in India in 1947. Endpapers and text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lighty rubbed at corners.

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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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MAN-EATERS OF KUMAON
Written by Jim Corbett; Maurice Hallett; Lord Linlithgow.
Stock no. 2131025
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red/orange cloth, black title to spine and tiger vignette to front cover. The true account of Major Corbett's experiences with man-eating tigers in the jungles of the United Provinces. B/w photos. American edition. With an Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett and a Preface by Lord Linlithgow. Sixth printing. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears and chips; only a little loss.

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