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A MEMOIR ON THE INDIAN SURVEYS., Clements R. Markham.
1 A MEMOIR ON THE INDIAN SURVEYS. Clements R. Markham.
London W. H. Allen & Co Ltd 1871 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
British Empire; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; wash colored maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxv, 303 pages; [India]. Clements R. Markham. A Memoir On The Indian Surveys. Lon: Sold by W. H. Allen, Edward Stanford, Henry S. King, 1871. Xxv,303pp. Original printedboards, later spine. Work and lives of British surveyors in India, and various aspects of Indian culture. 4 folding maps. 1st edition. Boards soiled and worn, brown taped spine, ex-library, moderate foxing to first and last few leaves, ink signatures on front cover and title page dated 1877, embossed seal on title dated 1939. Latin Diplomatic Affairs Foundation bookplate. ROUTES, TOPOLOGY, TIDES, GEOLOGY, ARCHAEOLOGY, DEPARTMENTS, A general survey of the India colony. 4 foldout maps in FINE condition. 25897 
Price: 610.95 USD
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2 A SECOND PARADISE: INDIAN COURTLY LIFE 1590-1947 Patnaik, , Naveen
Doubleday As New with no dust jacket 
INDIAN Nobility; INDIAN Court Life; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color Illustrations; 192 pages; Slick paper with stiff paper wraps, 1st so stated, as new, artful depictations of cour in India. Isbn 0385233485 2372 
Price: 14.05 USD
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A VIEW OF THE HISTORY, LITERATURE, AND MYTHOLOGY OF THE HINDOOS [CT IN 2 VOLS] [G] Including a Minute Description of Their Manners and Customs and Translations from Their Principal Works., Ward, Rev W[Illiam]
3 A VIEW OF THE HISTORY, LITERATURE, AND MYTHOLOGY OF THE HINDOOS [CT IN 2 VOLS] [G] Including a Minute Description of Their Manners and Customs and Translations from Their Principal Works. Ward, Rev W[Illiam]
London Black, Parbury, and Allen 1817 Third Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Anthropology; Religion; Hindu; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312, 536, 354 pages; Ct 2 of 2. Contemporary calf binding, front covers detached, Vol I mismatched, endpapers browned, contents generally clean and GOOD. Description of the mythology, religion, philosophy, customs, and ceremonies of India, with sections on some of this history and literature of the region. The text also includes "translations from their principal works. " Archaeology, Religion, Architecture, Ancient History, Middle East, Anthropology, Holy Land, Art, Mythology, . This scarce old work was deaccessioned from Ambassador College Library archaeology department. Adt'l graphics are available. TWO VOLS PUBLISHED IN 1817 IN A 2 VOL EDITION. In 1822 there was a 3 vol edition. There may have been a single volume published in 1820 as well although I find only a single oblique reference to that.. 32377 
Price: 112.75 USD
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A VIEW OF THE HISTORY, LITERATURE, AND MYTHOLOGY OF THE HINDOOS [G] Including a Minute Description of Their Manners and Customs and Translations from Their Principal Works. (Complete in Three Volumes), Ward, William
4 A VIEW OF THE HISTORY, LITERATURE, AND MYTHOLOGY OF THE HINDOOS [G] Including a Minute Description of Their Manners and Customs and Translations from Their Principal Works. (Complete in Three Volumes) Ward, William
London Kingsbury, Parbury, and Allen 1822 Fourth Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Anthropology; Religion; Hindu; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312, 536, 354 pages; Complete in three volumes, set is a scarce description of the mythology, religion, philosophy, customs, and ceremonies of India, with sections on some of this history and literature of the region. The text also includes "translations from their principal works. " The books are bound in three-quarter leather with marbled boards over marbled boards, and vol. II has library tape covering the spine. The volumes show some external wear with vols. I and III lacking the top portion of their spines. The bindings are solid and pages are generally clean with new endpapers and library markings. Possibly 4th edition. Published 1822 . Archaeology, Religion, Architecture, Ancient History, Middle East, Anthropology, Holy Land, Art, Mythology, . This scarce old work was deaccessioned from Ambassador College Library archaeology department. Adt'l graphics are available. 23035 
Price: 366.55 USD
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5 DELHI AND AGRA Chapman, , Tom ; Petigura, Erika
Allied Publ Paperback As New with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 100c pages; Heavily illustrated in color phots, wraps, unopened, like new, about 100 pages. 2189 
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EAST INDIA (PROGRESS AND CONDITION). STATEMENT EXHIBITING THE MORAL AND MATERIAL PROGRESS AND CONDITION OF INDIA DURING THE YEAR 1905-06. FORTY-SECOND NUMBER...1907-08, FORTY-FOURTH NUMBER...1908-09, FORTY-FIFTH NUMBER [3 VOLUMES], Godley, Arthur and Richmond Ritchie
6 EAST INDIA (PROGRESS AND CONDITION). STATEMENT EXHIBITING THE MORAL AND MATERIAL PROGRESS AND CONDITION OF INDIA DURING THE YEAR 1905-06. FORTY-SECOND NUMBER...1907-08, FORTY-FOURTH NUMBER...1908-09, FORTY-FIFTH NUMBER [3 VOLUMES] Godley, Arthur and Richmond Ritchie
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1907-1910 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Folio 13" - 23" tall; Three volumes. All in gilt-stamped maroon cloth boards, call numbers stamped on spines of the two later volumes with a sticker on the spine of the first, slight wear to top/bottom of spines with very light rubbing to corners and hinges, second volume's cloth slightly darkened, bindings tight, fine overall. Approx. 13" x 8.5", 197 pp. + 146 pp. + 140 pp. Patterned end-papers, edges speckled red, a few scattered library stamps from the Free Public Library of Newark, N. J. + bookplate and pocket, front free end-paper of first volume detached, overall clean and bright. A nice partial set. 34720 
Price: 65.75 USD
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EAST INDIA CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS). LETTER FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, DATED 5TH MARCH 1919, AND ENCLOSURES, ON THE QUESTIONS RAISED IN THE REPORT ON INDIAN CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS. PRESENTED TO PARLIAMENT BY COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY, India Office
7 EAST INDIA CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS). LETTER FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, DATED 5TH MARCH 1919, AND ENCLOSURES, ON THE QUESTIONS RAISED IN THE REPORT ON INDIAN CONSTITUTIONAL REFORMS. PRESENTED TO PARLIAMENT BY COMMAND OF HIS MAJESTY India Office
London His Majesty's Stationery Office 1919 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Color map; Folio 13" - 23" tall; vi, 316 pages; Original printed light blue paper wrappers with design of the British royal seal, minor chipping with loss at corners, spine dried with small pieces missing at top and bottom, binding solid, good overall. Approx. 13" x 8.25", 6 + 316 pp. Complete with charts and large color fold-out map[VG], at the end, clean and bright, a few small stamps of the Bodleian Library scattered throughout with a cancel stamp on the verso of the title page, otherwise unmarked. A nice copy. 34719 
Price: 56.35 USD
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INDIA TODAY, Moraes Frank
8 INDIA TODAY Moraes Frank
NY The Macmillan Company 1960 0025863509 / 9780025863507 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Toning to margins of text. 14626 
Price: 14.05 USD
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INDIA, ITS STATE AND PROSPECTS., Thornton, Edward.
9 INDIA, ITS STATE AND PROSPECTS. Thornton, Edward.
Parbury, Allen, & Co 1835 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Manners; RELIGION; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 11, 352 pages; Original green cloth, 1835. Bend to inner left edge of front cover where it has separated (1") from spine. Spine label worn. Contents VG. Historical and political "sketches" including religion customs and manners of the country. 25380 
Price: 225.55 USD
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NOTE ON THE INDIAN REFORM PROPOSALS [INDIA], Hewett, J. P,
10 NOTE ON THE INDIAN REFORM PROPOSALS [INDIA] Hewett, J. P,
Indo-British Association [1918]royal First Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
royal 8; 27 pages; Original off-white paper wrappers slightly toned with edges of front wrap somewhat foxed, light edge wear, binding solid, fine overall. Approx. 9.75" x 6", 27 pp. Clean, bright, and unmarked. A very nice copy of this scarce pamphlet criticizing some aspects of the proposals for the reform of British government in India. Presumed first as Worldcat shows no earlier date in the 10 copies it locates.. OCLC Number: 22514815. India Reform proposals. 34718 
Price: 75.15 USD
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11 PAGEANT OF INDIA Yeats-Brown, Francis
Philadelphia Macrae-Smith Company 1943 First Edition; Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 18858 
Price: 14.05 USD
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THE ADVENTURES OF A RUPEE. WHERE ARE INTERSPERSED VARIOUS ANECDOTES ASIATIC AND EUROPEAN, Helenus Scott
12 THE ADVENTURES OF A RUPEE. WHERE ARE INTERSPERSED VARIOUS ANECDOTES ASIATIC AND EUROPEAN Helenus Scott
London Printed for J. Murray 1782 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
ix/viii/264 pages; Bound in full leather. Book shows significant external wear, with chipping and loss to spine. Covers display rubbing and minor loss at corners. Binding is sound. Old signature appears at top margin of half title page. Name has been clipped from blank top of title page. Pages with marbled edges exhibit scattered light foxing. One page is misnumbered but text is complete. 1/4" strip from top of title page where signature was excised. 34933 
Price: 140.95 USD
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13 THE GOLDEN HEART Strachey, , Richard
May not be noted. 1936 First Edition Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Strachey, Richard, The Golden Heart, Harcourt Brace NY 1936 1st US hardbound with no dust jacket in very good condition FICTION INDIA 424 
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THE HISTORY OF INDIA, AS TOLD BY ITS OWN HISTORIANS. THE MUHAMMADAN PERIOD...VOL. V ONLY, Elliot, H. M. and John Dowson,
14 THE HISTORY OF INDIA, AS TOLD BY ITS OWN HISTORIANS. THE MUHAMMADAN PERIOD...VOL. V ONLY Elliot, H. M. and John Dowson,
London Trubner & Co. , 1873 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; Vol. 5 only of six. Gilt-stamped later green cloth boards, very slight wear to corners, binding tight, fine overall. Approx. 8.5" x 5.75", 10 + 575 pp. Clean and bright, discard stamps from the Merchant Library of Philadelphia on title page and a couple of other pages not affecting the text, otherwise unmarked. A nice copy. 34726 
Price: 117.45 USD
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THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, Modak, Manorama
15 THE LAND AND THE PEOPLE OF INDIA Modak, Manorama
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 19451 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Travel; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Ex-Lib; Photographs; 8vo 11987 
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16 THE LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER Yeats-Brown, , Francis
May not be noted. Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; . Francis Yeats-Brown The Lives of a Bengal Lancer New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1935. No Dust Cover. Hardback. This book is in good condition. Pages clean. Binding tight. 4365 
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UNDERSTANDING INDIA., Mehta, G. L.
17 UNDERSTANDING INDIA. Mehta, G. L.
Asia Publishing House 1959 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 287 pages; It does have a DJ but there is a large piece missing fromt he front so it is not figured. 14632 
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