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Image for The Colonial Problem: A report by a Study Group of Members of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

The Colonial Problem: A report by a Study Group of Members of the Royal Institute of International Affairs.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004161

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with some light wear to top of rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xii, 448, appendix, index, fold out map and colour map to rear. View more info

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G.W. Bacon Wall Atlas of India - Contours

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: G.W. Bacon & Co. Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 003723

Condition: Very Good


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear and fraying to hinges between segments, marks from coloured chalk (see picture), pin holes around top corners, right eyelet missing with some fraying of canvas and titles written on neatly in ink on front and rear covers. No date but circa 1920s. SCARCE View more info

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Games at Twilight: And Other Stories.

By: Anita Desai.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1983

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005082

ISBN: 0140053484

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, bumped, otherwise in Very Good condition. Eleven short stories by Anita Desai, set in India. View more info

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Scotland's Empire, 1600-1815.

By: Devine, T.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gardners Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006853

ISBN: 0713994983

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, Some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp474, with index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Scots had an enormous impact on the global development of the British Empire as emigrants, soldiers, merchants and colonial administrators. Imperial Scotland provides a comprehensive examination of their crucial role during the formative era of the long eighteenth century. The book ranges from the Americas to Austr... View more info

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The Alpine Journal 2017, A Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation. Volume 116.

By: Douglas, Ed.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Alpine Club: 2017

Seller ID: 005897

ISBN: 0956930905

Condition: Fine


Hardback in blue cloth covers, with gilt lettering on front cover and spine, in Fine condition. With dustwrapper in Very Good condition with clear archival wrapper.With colour illustrations, ppxiv, 475, with index. Chapters include: India: The Shersank Redemption, Gupta, Gangstang, Zanskar's Supercouloir, Tibet: Nyenchenthanglha, Tibet: The Holy Mountain, Lost in China, On Skis in the Ak-Shirak. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED View more info

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Letters of John Orrok.

By: Forbes, Lady Helen; Tayler, A+H

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Milne & Hutchison: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006435

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue cloth covers, some fading to the spine some foxing to the FEP, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp215, three appendices. Edited by Alistair and Henrietta Tayler. With pp 215, frontispiece photo of portrait of Captain John Orrok. With further illustrations of Betsy Orrok, Eliza Orrok (Mrs Forbes) and Colonel James Reid, Anna Orrok Stronach and William Stronach. Letters of John Orrok. Chapters include: The Voyage to India, Early Life in India at Vellore, The Madras Mutiny, Returhn to England, Life in Baker Street and more View more info

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Lights & Shades of Hill Life in the Afghan and Hindu Highlands of the Punjab, A Contrast.

By: Gore, F St J.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004460

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in two tone cloth covered boards with beveled edges, gilt titles on front cover and spine in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xix, 269, frontis plus 71 full page b&w illustrations, some with tissue guards, b&w illustrations in text, two colour folding maps, appendices. View more info

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India.

By: Hürlimann, Martin.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 1967.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1689

Condition: Very Good


Large hardback, page edges lightly browned but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First English edition, pp 331, colour and b&w illustrations, index. A photographic look at India from the late 1960s.POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S22. View more info

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Of Partridges and Peacocks and Things About Which I Know Nothing: A Life in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management

By: Jenkins, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: TLA Publications: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005092

ISBN: 0954627709

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First edition, pp360, b&w illustrations, appendix, index. A Life in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management. View more info

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The Birds of India being a Natural History of all the Birds Known to Inhabit Continental India.

By: Jerdon, T.C.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: C.M. Mission Press.: 1870

Seller ID: 003803

Condition: Very Good


2 Volumes in 3. Later Quarter leather bindings with original cloth covered boards, some small marks on front board of volume 2 and some light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition? pp xlv, 876, xxxii. Detailed descriptions of Indian birds. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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There was a soldier: First-Hand Accounts of the Scottish Soldier from 1707 to the Present Day.

By: Konstam, Angus.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hachette, 2009. 9780755318612: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 534

ISBN: 0755318617

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, with ppvii, 343, with colour and b&w photographs, acknowledgements, notes, further reading and index. For hundreds of years, the Scottish soldier has been recording his experiences. The result is a wealth of primary information, telling the story of the Scottish soldiers who fought in Europe, America, Africa, India & the Far East. Included in this collection are song lyrics, poems, Highland anecdotes, official reports & interviews. S8. View more info

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Trincomalee: The Last of Nelson's Frigates

By: Lambert, Andrew

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004681

ISBN: 1861761864

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 160, b&w illustrations and diagrams, appendices, index. Trincomalee belonged to a large class of 38-gun Fifth Rates that have a strong claim to being the Royal Navy's standard frigate type for the whole of the Napoleonic Wars. Following the success of the Shannon against the Chesapeake in 1813, the class was chosen as the post-war mass-production design. Intended to replace large numbers of worn-out war-built frigates, this programme emphasised quality of construction for longevity, and included a number built of teak at Bo... View more info

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The Voice of Scotland: A Quarterly Magazine of Scottish Arts and Affairs. Vol. VI. No. 3. October 1955

By: MacDairmid, Hugh.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006911

Condition: Very Good


Pamphlet with stapled plain paper wraps, pages folded and largely uncut and untrimmed some slight shelfwear and rusted staples but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 32. Contents: Editorial The Hermit - Edith Robertson Disparplit - Robert Garioch Billy Graham Autopsy River of Stalin - Jessie Kocmanova Prague - Roberta Samsourova Loneliness - Roberta Samsourova Lion Pacing an Iron Cage - Walter Dunlop The Riddle of India - Walter Dunlop Abraham Crichton's Ghaist - R.H. McGavin Book Review View more info

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History of British India.

By: MacFarlane, Charles.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: George Routledge & Co.: 1857

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 007227

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in red half bound leather, marbled covers, with five raised bands, lacks title label to spine, in Very Good condition. With pp652, index and fold out map, some small repairs but otherwise Very Good. With b&w illustrations. The History of British India. View more info

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The Army Quarterly Vol. L, No. 2.

By: Major-General R.J. Collins.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: William Clowes & Sons.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003765

Condition: Very Good


The July 1945 edition of "The Army Quarterly". Card covers with contents listed on front, some shelfwear and partial loss to base of spine, bumping but otherwise in Very Good condition, b&w illustrations and fold out maps of a battle between the Royal West Kent Regiment and the Japanese during the Japanese invasion of india. View more info

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Adventurers And Exiles: The Great Scottish Exodus

By: Marjory Harper

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Profile Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006441

ISBN: 1861973047

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with blue cloth covers and gilt titles on spine in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed to a previous owner by the Author, pp x, 422, b&w illustrations, notes bibliography, index. 'The Scots have always been a restless people', says leading Scottish historian Marjory Harper 'but in the nineteenth century their restlessness exploded into a sustained surge of emigration that carried Scotland almost to the top of a European league table of emigrant exporting countries.' This is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of that 'Gre... View more info

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Early Views of India: Picturesque Journeys of Thomas and William Daniell, 1786-94

By: Mildred Archer

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007028

ISBN: 0500012385

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some fading to spine and light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 240, b&w and colour illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

The Wheels of Ind.

By: Mitchell, John W.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Thornton Butterworth Ltd.: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005111

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue cloth covers, some fading and bumping to the spine and front cover, some foxing to the edges, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp319, with map of the Bhojudih traffic district in the Jherria, Bokharo. View more info

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Raj and Post-Raj: low level reminiscences of life in two armies

By: Moberley, W. I.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pentland Press: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003301

ISBN: 0946270155

Condition: Very Good


With b&w illustrations. In a clear archival wrapper. Low level reminiscence of life in two armies. View more info

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India: A Million Mutinies Now

By: Naipaul, V. S.

Price: £115.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004569

ISBN: 0434510270

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with cloth spine and marbled paper over boards, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. Limited edition of 150 [102], Signed by Author, pp 521. In this book, V.S.Naipaul returns to the country which continues to intrigue and inspire him and about which he wrote "An Area of Darkness" in 1964, a semi-autobiographical account of a year spent in India. Now, twenty-five years later, he goes back to that country, returning to the places he visited years ago and talking to people of all types and at all levels of society. View more info