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India Including campaigns on the North-West Frontier, Afghanistan and Burma, the Indian Mutiny and Anglo-Indian colonial life   169 Books
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East India (Revenues, &c.). Returns Relating to the Armies of India, &c. Ordered by the House of Commons to be Printed, 16 April 1858. 1st Ed., 36pp., foolscap (inc. fldg. table). For Parliament. 1858.  #54709
[HLMainPic] Contains various tables such as "Disposition Return showing the British & Native Armed & Disarmed Native Troops throughout the Bengal Presidency..."; same for other Presidencies & Burma, divided into Divisions; Order of Battle of the Persian Expeditionary Field Force (1856-57); Memorandum Showing the manner in which Recruits have been raised for the East India Company's Service, &c. Much interesting detail. Later blue cloth, gilt title to sp. See illustration on our website.   £50
Map. Survey of India. Sheet Nos. 72, 73, 78 & 79. The Katmandu, Darjeeling, Cuttack & Calcutta sheets printed together & retained in blue cloth cover with paper label to front. Survey of India. 1929.  #55668
[HLMainPic] Good coloured map extending from Katmandu eastwards to Gauhati & south to Cuttack, the mouths of the Ganges &c., across to Chittagong & Coxes 's Bazaar. 1.014 inches to 16 miles, plus inset of Calcutta & environs @ 1 inch to 4 miles.   £45
Stanford's Portable Map of India: India & The Adjacent Parts of Beluchistan, Afghanistan, Turkestan, The Chinese Empire, Burmah & Siam. New & Revised Edition. Coloured fldg. map, 85x76cm approx, cut into 35 compartments & laid down on linen, retained in publisher's orig. blindstamped & gilt red cloth cover. Edward Stanford. nd (c.1880).  #55667
[HLMainPic] Fine & detailed coloured printed map of India & its neighbouring states (86 mils to the inch) from Bokhara in the north to Ceylon & Sumatra in the south, also Burma entire & the frontiers of Baluchistan & Afghanistan to the west & China & Siam to the east. British & Indian Native States delineated, also French & Portuguese possessions & the boundaries between the three Presidencies, Bengal, Bombay & Madras. Cloth cov. sl. stained o/w VG throughout. See illustration on our website.   £125
Map of Burmah & The Surrounding Countries by James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen... 1886. Fldg. map, 64x80cm approx., cut into 24 compartments & laid down on linen with marbled paper to outside panels, attractive hand-coloured detail. James Wyld. 1886.  #55666
[HLMainPic] Very nice coloured map by the premier cartographer in London at that time, 30 miles to the inch, extending from Sikkim in the north-west through Nagaland & Manipur to Shan Provinces in the east & south to Tavay. Glossary, table of estimated road distances between towns inset; military stations, railways & proposed railways shown. VG. See illustration on our website.   £245
Official History of Operations on the North-West Frontier of India 1936-1937. 1st Ed., xviii+256pp., 24 plates, 22 fldg. maps (inc. 3 in end-pocket). Delhi: Govt. of India Press. 1943.  #55410
[HLMainPic] War against the Faqir of Ipi in Waziristan, with Order of Battle of "Wazirforce" & a full & detailed account of the background & conditions of air & ground operations. VG orig. red paper covd. boards, cloth spine, gilt. Just 750 copies printed & seemingly a very low survival rate as very few copies indeed have appeared on the market. Nice copy. See illustration on our website.   £450
Stanford's Sketch Map of the North-West Frontier of India, 1897. Coloured fldg. map, 81x67cm approx, cut into 30 compartments & laid down on linen, retained in publisher's orig. red cloth cover with title &c. on blue paper onlay to front. Edward Stanford. 1st Sept. 1897.  #55406
[HLMainPic] Fine & detailed colour printed map. 10 miles to the inch, of the Afghanistan border & NWF provinces from Jhelum (in the lower right-hand corner), NW to Peshawar & north to the "Russian Sphere of Influence" - as it is noted - including the Frontier from Matum to Gandamack, the Kabul River, Chitral &c. to Faizabad. VG indeed & no doubt printed in view of the major Frontier eruption of that year. See illustrations on our website.   £175
Madras General Orders, Isued at Fort St. George, 7th January-26th June 1858. 679pp., foolscap. Contemp.  #55211
[HLMainPic] Complete set January-June 1858 of the Governor-General of the Madras Presidency's G.O.s which were issued every few days & contain much information relating to the appointments, transfers & moves of both European & Indian officers of the Army in the Presidency; also some Indian O.R.s (e.g. re grants of pensions) & British O.R.s. (such as records of courts martial). During this period there is of course much matter relating to the Indian Mutiny inc. despatches from Lucknow, Delhi &c., details of awards, &c. Contemp. Indian half calf, first few leaves neatly renovated, little rubbed & worn, overall VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £275
The Journal of the United Service Insitution of India. Vol.l LXVIII, No. 292, July 1938; Vol. LXIX, No. 296, July 1939; Vol. LXX Nos. 299 & 300, April & July 1940; Vol. LXXI Nos. 302, 303, 304 & 305, Jan., April, July & October 1941. Eight issues, each c.100pp. in orig. dec. wraps., several photos., num. fldg. maps & diagrams. Lahore: For the USII. Contemp.  #55204
[HLMainPic] Attractive & scarce professional journal for officers of the Indian Army. The issues here offered contain numerous interesting articles on NWF warfare (e.g., 'An Operation in the Vicinity of Spinwam, 20th Oct. 1937' by Lt.-Col. C.J. Wood MC; 'Operations in the Lower Shaktu Valley, 16th-18th November 1937' by Maj. T.H. Angus; 'The Ordnance Service in Waziristan, 1937' by Maj. M. Glover, &c.); pieces on other campaigns such as 'An Interlude in the Campaign in Norway' [1940] by An Indian army Officer; 'A Brigade at Dunkirk - And After' by Brig. J.G. Smyth, VC, MC; 'Wheels Over Eritrea' by Lt.-Col. G.S.R. Webb, MC & much more such as The European Long Service Soldier in India; Armoured Lorries; How to Live in India on your Pay; Some Aspects of Forest Warfare, &c. VG throughout. See illustrations on our website.   £225
Dress Regulations. (India) 1931. Facsimile reprint (with additional plates & intro. by Bill Carman), xii+124pp., 6 photos. VG in dw. Newport: Westlake. 1987.  #44102
[HLMainPic] See illustration on our website.   £10
1st Bn. Hampshire Regiment, North-West Frontier: Razmak &c., 1937-39. Contemp. album containing 39 postcard sized photos., all captioned in ink, including various scarce & interesting views of forts, camp & regimental scenes. Several photos. missing o/w VG.  #55709
[HLMainPic] Nicely captioned views include Our Camp at Ghalanai where the track was; Tanks waiting for orders to move out; One of our outposts Ghalanai; the remains of one of the villages at Ghalanai; Our HQ at Ghalanai; Officers' tent Ghalanai; The Brigade marching back to Razmak; Our prisoners which we captured at Ghalanai; Cook house & staff at Ghalanai, &c. See illustrations on our website.   £225

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