[Bristol: Mardon, Son and Hall, Limited, n.d., ca. 1920]. First edition, “probably limited to about ten copies” (Czech)... Read More about Shikar Memories of E. J. Mardon
London: W.H. Allen & Co, 1882. New (Second) Edition, Revised and corrected by the author (first published in 1880). A chapter on "The Shikarry." All were issued by Vanity Fair. Read More about Twenty-one Days in India, or the Tour of Sir Ali Baba, K.C.B
London: Horace Marshall & Son, 1904. First edition, with errata. Read More about The Sportsman's Book for India
Ferozepore: Muir Printing Works, 1929-30. First editions, all published. Pigsticking in the Punjab, 1929-30. Printed record of the organized pig hunting seasons of the Ferozepore Tent Club. Ferozepore is located on the Sutlej Rivier in Punjab.The compiler of the 1929 Log Book, Major K.M. Agnew, notes that this was the..... Read More about Ferozepore Tent Club. Log Book. Season 1929 [bound with:] Season 1930 [Cover title
Calcutta: Thacker, Spink and Co. Bombay: Thacker & Co., Limited. London: W. Thacker & Co, 1890. Third Edition. "A 'Natural History' of the Native Tribes who in India render us Service" Behind the scenes of colonial life in India, originally published in the TIMES OF INDIA-with advice for "Engaging a...... Read More about Behind the Bungalow
Allahabad: The Pioneer Press, 1921. “I simply write from twenty years’ experience of the ‘Galloping Game,’ and the hope that my few remarks may benefit the novice and make him realise that ‘unselfishness, self-effacement, and playing for the side’ counts as much in polo as they did i nthe Great..... Read More about Hints on Polo and the Care of Polo Ponies in India
Boston: Bruce Humphries, Inc, (1934). First edition. Inscribed to Colonel Donald Shumway Rockwell by the author. Read More about In Eastern Seas. With a Visit to Insulinde and the Golden Chersonese
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, . First edition. Sixth of Anderson's books. Read More about The Tiger Roars
Bombay: Conservator of Forests, 1945 (with renewals to 1948). A rare piece of ephemera; licenses such as this dictated the range that could be hunted, as well as the species (Bison, Sambhar and Cheetah) and the number of animals and their sex (bulls or stags only). Read More about Hunting License of Dr. H.B. Martin, District Medical Officer, MJSM Railway
London: Richard Bentley, 1833. First edition. Upper India in the 1820s. Describes official visits to the King of Oudh, the Rajah of Bharatpur and the King of Delhi. Includes descriptions of troops and fortifications but also stories of local history, descriptions of Mughal architecture, and commentary on the local landscape..... Read More about Tours in Upper India, and in parts of the Himalaya Mountains …
London: Day & Son, n.d. Third edition. Read More about “Curry & Rice,” on Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at “Our Station”...
London: Day & Son, 1911. Fifth edition. Read More about “Curry & Rice,” on Forty Plates; or, The Ingredients of Social Life at “Our Station”...
Paris: Plon-Nourrit et Cie, . First Edition. Read More about Recherches Zoologiques dans les Provinces Centrales de l'Inde et dans les regions occidentales de...
London: Wm. H. Allen and Co. Leadenhall Street, 1837. First edition. "An officer in the Bengal Horse Artillery, Bacon recounts his assignment to India with vivid descriptions of life in the cantonments, travels along the Ganges River, and observations of the peoples he encountered. He also enjoyed hunting wild boar..... Read More about First Impressions and Studies from Nature in Hindostan; embracing an outline of the voyage to...
Washington, D.C: Embassy of India, January 20, 1947. After Independence of India in 1947, Nehru made Sir Girija his principal foreign affairs adviser, appointing him the first Secretary General in the Ministry of External Affairs. In 1952, he was appointed as the Governor of Bombay State untilk his death. Read More about Autograph
London: The Bombay Natural History Society, 1908. First Edition, one of 1200 copies. Read More about The Indian Ducks and Their Allies
London: Witherby and Co, 1913. First Edition. Intended as a guide for the sportsman as well as the specialist, the volume forms a scarce companion to Baker’s Indian Ducks and Their Allies. Read More about Indian Pigeons and Doves
London: Longman, Green and Co, 1874. New edition. Read More about The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon
London: Henry S. King & Co, 1877. second edition. "A classic work on Indian sport, this book includes numerous hunting vignettes. Baldwin recounts hunts for tiger in the Nepal Terai, Assam, and Mirzapore region, with additional sporting episodes after panther, bera, buffalo, boar, sambur, cheetal, and various other deer species..... Read More about The Large and Small Game of Bengal and the North-Western Provinces of India
London and New York: London Printing and Publishing Company, Limited, [1858-1859]. Early Edition. The Rebellion (or “Mutiny”) of 1857 in India has been the center of much historical controversy. Indian historians remain divided as to the nature of the rebellion; “Some see it as a popular rebellion betrayed by the..... Read More about The History of the Indian Mutiny: Giving a Detailed Account of the Sepoy Insurrection in India;...
London: Thos. de la Rue & Co., Bunhill Row, 1880. First edition. Irsish geologist, son of Robert Ball to whom this book is dedicated. He was part of the Geological Survey of India in 1864 -1881. Read More about Jungle Life in India; or the Journeys and Journals of an Indian Geologist
London: Simpkin, Marshall, [n.d., 1888]. NO OTHER COPY RECORDED. Collection of stories of British and Anglo-Indian life and adventure, including The Indian Mocking Lark; Navigating the Air (about a balloon expedition in Newcastle); Monkeys; Snakes and other Philistines; and Publishers; and with a verse afterword, To a Sun-Dial; with ads..... Read More about Under Two Shillings
[DElhi]: Clarion Books, . First Hardcover edition. The first book on India's first wildlife sanctuary. Read More about Corbett National Park
London: H.F. & G. Witheby 326 High Holborn, . First edition. Read More about The marked Man-Eater. A ROMANCE OF THE JUNGLE FOUNDED ON FACT
Glasgow: James Macelhose and Sons, 1908. Privtaely Printed. Inscribed. Inscribed opposite tthe title-page: "John James Napier/ March 18 1917/ from the author."An account of the author's travels in India, Burma, Singapore & Johore, Canton & Macao, Shanghai & Far East, Up and Down in Japan, San Francisco & Monterey, Missions..... Read More about Winter Days in India and Elsewhere
[Lahore: ca. 1865]. Bourne cat. # 2126. British-born Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) photographed the landscape and architecture of India and the Himalayan region from 1863-1870. "[R]ecognized as an important landscape photographer, Bourne entered a partnership with Charles Shepherd" and "became a leading supplier of Indian views" (Pare, PHOTOGRAPHY AND ARCHITECTURE, p...... Read More about Sir Robert Montgomery's Camel Carriage in Government House, Lahore [pencil caption