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Colonel Algernon Durand:
The Making of a Frontier. Five years' experience and adventures in Gilgit, Hunza Nagar, Chitral, and the Eastern Hindu-Kush.

London: Nelson, n.d. [c.1910] 383: illustrated with a map, photographs and a frontis portrait. Contents clean and fresh throughout, with faint tanning to endpapers. Top edge gilt. In the original binding of light blue cloth, upper board much decorated in darker blue: boards firm and bright, corners sharp, spine titled in gilt and slightly darkened, ends crimped. A very nice copy. Near Fine.

Price: 30.00


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The Automobile Club of Ceylon:
The Automobile Club of Ceylon Handbook.

Colombo: The Automobile Club of Ceylon, and printed by The Colombo Apothecaries Co Ltd, n.d. [1931]. Presumed first and only edition thus. 564pp, with photographs, some text illustrations, 74pp of maps in colour, a 50 page gazeteer, 100pp of itineraries, many advertisements, and much other information, some in tables, about sporting districts, roads, motoring in other countries, membership, and 100pp of laws and rules pertaining to driving. Contents clean and unmarked: tiny corner crease to a few of the first pages. Advert bookmark on string. c.6 x 4 ins, in the original binding of blue plasticated cloth titled in black, with rounded corners. Neat ownership name in black to upper board. Firm and bright, with scuffs to surface of lower board, and a few small marks, scuffs and indentations elsewhere. Very nice copy, very uncommon. VG+.

Price: 85.00


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M.K. Gandhi:
Non-violence in Peace and War.

Ahmedabad: Navajivan Publishing House, 1942. First edition of 2,000 copies. 608pp. Contents clean and in very good order, with negligible foxing to a few pages. Corrigenda slip laid in. Neat 1943 ownership name to front free endpaper. Faint mottling to endpapers. In the original binding of grey boards with cloth spine, titled in navy. Spine clean and firm, small marks and scuffs to boards, small knock to lower corners, silverfish surface nibbling to a few mm at leading edge of upper board. Includes Gandhi's radical advice to Britain, to let Hitler and Mussolini occupy the land and take whatever they want, thereby obtaining a moral victory, rather than turning ourselves into an equally effective fighting machine to beat them with arms, which he would regard as their victory. A very nice copy. VG+.

Price: 1,800.00


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Pyarelal:
Mahatma Gandhi: Volume 1, books one and two: The Last Phase.

Ahmedabad: Navajivan publishing house, 1965. Second edition. xxxii, 367; xii, 365, both volumes illustrated with photographs. Contents very clean, with orange decorative endpapers with a silhouette of Ghandhi's figure. In the original printed green self wraps over thin plain card. Firm, bright and clean, with slight toning to edges of wraps, and scuffs to spine ends. A very nice pair. Very Good.
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George Bruce:
Six battles for India. The Anglo-Sikh Wars: 1845-6, 1848-9.

London: Arthur Barker, 1969. First edition. 336pp, illustrated. Contents fresh, clean, and unmarked. In the original binding of dark green cloth, spine titled in gilt: clean, bright, firm and sharp, though with some shelf-scuffs to bottom edges. In the protected unclipped orange pictorial dust jacket: clean and bright, scuffed at corners and spine ends, and with short tears to joint ends; two closed tears to lower panel. Spine very slightly sunned. Deleted price to flap fold. Very nice copy. Near Fine in very good dust-jacket.

Price: 60.00


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Inamur Rehman:
Public Opinion and Political Development in Pakistan, 1947-1958.

Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1982. First edition. xvi, (ii), 282. Very fresh copy, appears unread. Contents clean and fresh: firm, in the original ochre glossy thin card covers: clean and bright, with sunning to the spine and to the foot of the front cover. Faint trace of scuffing to some edges. A very good copy. VG+.

Price: 38.00


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SVIIB Students' Association of the Faculty of Business Administration, and Rotterdam School of Management:
India, Culture and Management: the art of doing business.

Delft: Eburon, 1989. First edition. viii, 271pp. Illustrated with text diagrams and 24 colour plates of work by contemporary Indian artists. The half-title bears a signed gift inscription which appears to be that of Amit Ambalal, one of the artists whose work is reproduced, and whose painting also adorns the cover. Contents otherwise clean. Large paperback, 240x158mm, with bright pictorial covers, slightly faded to spine: firm and clean with very small knocks to corners. Very nice copy. Very Good+.

Price: 30.00


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Jessica Douglas-Home:
A Glimpse of Empire.

Norwich: Michael Russell, 2011. First edition. (xii), 131pp, illustrated. Very fresh, clean unread copy. In the original brown cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean, bright, firm and sharp. In protected unclipped pictorial dust jacket, very clean and fresh, with a one-inch closed tear to the upper joint. Fine in near fine dust-jacket.

Price: 45.00


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