London: Simpkin, Marshall, [n.d., 1888]. NO OTHER COPY RECORDED. Collection of stories of British and Anglo-Indian life and... Read More about Under Two Shillings
London: R.H. Porter, 18 Princes St, 1892. First Edition. 'An excellent work on sport in southern India, this provides a mixture of hunting in the jungles and mountains of the region. Hamilton includes chapters on his experiences shooting ibex in the hill country, tiger, bison and antelope" (Czech). Read More about Records of Sport in Southern India chiefly on the Annamullay, Nielgherry and Pulney...
Ootacamund [Ooty]: Printed and Published at the ----Press. Agents in Madras. Messrs. Higginbotham & Co, 1876. First Edition. Inscribed above the author's portrait, "For Frank with Dick's love" opposite the the title-page. The bookplate presents the volume to the National Army Museum by Miss Phyllis Hamilton on 16 November 1960..... Read More about Game by Hawkeye, dedicated to all his fellow Sportsmen in India
[n.p: Privately Printed, 1914]. The intended program for a tiger hunt in Gwalior, the northernmost city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, including a list of staff, travel plans, accommodations, supplies, animals (horses and elephants) and their food, and other logistical information. Read More about Provisional Programme of The Shooting Trip of His Excellency Lord Hardinge, Viceroy and...
Bombay: printed at the American Mission Press [E.A. Webster, Printer, Jail Road], 1838. First edition. The First Edition, Printed in Bombay. Very interesting account of Harris' explorations in southern Africa, giving a view of the land and the abundance of game at the earliest stages of the Boer emigration from..... Read More about Narrative of an Expedition into Southern Africa, during the Years 1836, and 1837, from the Cape...
Allabahad: The Pioneer Press, 1928. First edition. Read More about The Hoghunters' Annual
Collingwood [House, Hawkhurst]: April 12, 1867. Reading in part: "This will be handed to you by my son Lieut. John Herschel R[oyal] B[engal] E[ngineers] ... who is very desirous of an introduction to you...." Herschel also regrets that he will not be able to attend a soiree, for "my state..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("JFW Herschel"), to General P–, introducing his son
London: H.F. & G. Witherby 326 High Holborn, W.C, 1923. First edition. Read More about A Naturalist in Hindustan
London: Bowden, 1898. First Edition. This is the North West Frontier of Imperial India at the time when Churchill was there with 31st Punjab Regiment. Read More about Sketches on Service During the Indian Frontier Campaigns of 1897
London: Macmillan & Company, 1911. First edition. Inscribed. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front pastedown: “To Prof Arthur Keith with the sincere compliments of the author, T.C. Hodson, Dec 1910, O that he’ll away and write a book / O that he’ll away and write another book”..... Read More about The Naga Tribes of Manipur
London: printed for A. Millar, 1758. First edition, with half-title. BLACK HOLE OF CALCUTTA. J.Z. Holwell (1711-1798), a doctor civilian administrator of the British East India Company, was among those held in the prison at Fort William after the fort was captured by the troops of the Nawad of Bengal..... Read More about A Genuine Narrative of the Deplorable Deaths of 123 English Gentlemen and Others who were...
London: Samnpson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1883. First edition. Illustrations of Indian Snipe, Falling Partridge, Falling Quail, Grey partidge, Hog Hunters and Arabs. ett. Read More about Pen and Pencil Sketches: being Reminiscences during Eighteen Years Residence in Bengal...Edited...
c. 1891-1898. Anonymous album containing numerous photographs of scenery, people, and sport, primarily in India (Kashmir and surrounding area, Zoji La is a high mountain pass in the Himalayas in the Indian union territory of Ladakh, The Sind Valley 4 are large 11-1/2 x 9 inch plates.) but with a...... Read More about Photograph album depicting sights, hunting, and equestrian themes in India and Egypt
[India: : circa 1928-1940]. Game book listing hunters, weather, localities, game bagged (mostly birds, including various species of snipe, duck, quail, pigeon, and hare), expenses and "general remarks." Each season has a summary and accompanying drawings. Localities include Jheel, Gokalpur, Muttikhata, Chandamari, Dadpur, Madanpur, etc. Read More about Game Book. Saguna Camp [cover title
[1860s, printed ca.1880s]. Bourne and Shepherd Views of India. An excellent and varied view of British India in the 1860s with large-format photographs supplied by one of the longest running photography firms in the world. The images, grouped by location, generally show architectural views, as well as some Himalayan and..... Read More about Album of 75 photographs of India
New York: Nelson & Phillips, . Eighth edition. INSCRIBED. Inscribed on ffep"Mr David Smith,/ with trhe compliments of/ Jno. W. Butler/ Mexico/ June 22/80." Read More about The Land of the Veda: Bing Personal Reminiscences of India; Its People, Castes, Thugs, and...
Paris: Dorbon-Ainé, (1926). First French Edition. Read More about L'Inde Ancienne des Origines a l'Epoque Gupta avec Notes sur L'Architecture & La Sculpture...
London: James Duncan and Thomas Tegg and Son, . Read More about A Popular Description of India; Geographical, Historical and Topographical
33 Norland Square, Notting Hill: 16th July 1861. Born in Bombay in 1799, Duncan was the illegitimate son of the Governor of Bombay. Duncan's father's wealth enabled him to pursue a literary life and he published regularly from 1825-57. He summarises the work thus: "The object of this book is..... Read More about ALS to John Timbs. Explaining his book on India and telling his correspondent that he has gotten...
New York: William H. Colyer, 1847. First Edition. Read More about Fate of the Blenden Hall, East Indiaman, Captain Alexander Greig, bound to Bombay: with an...
Berlin: Fretz & Wasmuth Verlag, . 1-15 taiusend. Part of the series "Orbis Terrarum" Read More about Indien Baukunst, Landschaft und Volksleben
London: Church Missionary Society, 1908. First edition. Read More about On the Wings of a Wish to the Banks of an Indian River
India: [1923-1934]. An excellent photograph album of Anglo-Indian life in the interwar years, charting the activities of Major (later Lt.-Col.) A.H. Mackie of the British Army Remount Department, big game hunter and polo player, equestrian, judge and participant at horse shows. He hunted tiger in Rajadoh and bear in Melghat..... Read More about Photograph Album of Major A. H. Mackie. Tiger Hunting in India, Polo, Big Game Hunting,...
Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1853. First American edition, from the second London edition. Much on India, as Mackintosh (1765-1832) lived there for some time, became the Recorder of Bengal from 1804-1811, founding the Bombay Literary Society during this time. Returned to England to become MP from Nairn. Professor of..... Read More about Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh. Edited by his son Robert James...
London: Adam and Charles Black, October, 1903. First edition, Copy Number 173 of 1000, signed by Mortimer Menpes. The first Durbar was held in 1877 to proclaim Queen Victoria as Empress of India. This is the second Durbar to proclaim Edward VII as king, in 1902 but was not attended..... Read More about Durbar. Text by Dorothy Menpes
London: T. Nelson & Sons, 1876. Read More about In India. Sketches of Indian Life and Travel from Letters and Journals