N.p: n.d [ca. 1900]. Magnificent Album of Indian Views. A large and beautiful album of scenes and sites... Read More about Album of 147 large-format photographs of India
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
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: 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, n.d. . First 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...
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: 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 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: 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
[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. 251). Read More about Sir Robert Montgomery's Camel Carriage in Government House, Lahore [pencil caption
[Darjeeling: 1869]. Bourne cat. # 1904. Four upper-class Booteas, Tibetan-speaking inhabitants of Nepal.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"... Read More about “Group of Booteas” [pencil caption
[India: ca. 1865]. Bourne cat. #2065. 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. 251). Read More about Mundapum, with facade of carved horses
[Tibet: ca. 1865]. Bourne cat. # 1132B. A striking group portrait of six Tibetans, including a seated priest reading and fingering prayer beads and a woman, with her back to the camera, displaying an elaborate headdress.British-born Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) photographed the landscape and architecture of India and the Himalayan region... Read More about Tibetan natives [pencil caption
Bombay [India]: March 1918. 'The Same Pleasure and Advantages as the British'. A British Raj era letter, written by the Marchioness of Willingdon, while in India with her husband, Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon, who was serving as Governor of Bombay. Lady Willingdon organized the Bombay Presidency War and... Read More about Typed letter signed Lady Marie Willingdon ("Marie Willingdon") to the Rajsaheb...
New York: Thomas Whittaker, . First edition. Read More about Shoshie, The Hindoo Zenana Teacher
St. Albans: Fisher, Knight & Co., Ltd, . First Edition. SIGNED. Signed by the author to the title page. Read More about Experiences of a Jungle-Wallah. by "Nibs."
London: W. H. Allen & Co, 1885. "Burton recalls his service in India dating from the early nineteenth century to near its end. While there are incidents of military services throughout, most of the text concerns his hunts for wild game in central and northern India. He describes numerous encounters... Read More about Reminiscences of Sport in India
London: Lackington, Allen and Co., Temple of the Muses, Finsbury Square, 1809. A New Edition. Read More about The Lusiads of Camoens; or The Discovery of India: An Epic Poem. Translated from the Portugese of...
London: Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co., 25, Paternoster Row, 1853. Third Edition. “This work originally appeared in the pages of the London New Monthly Magazine. Read More about The Old Forest Ranger; or, Wild Sports of India on The Neilgherry Hills, In The Jungles, and on...
London: Cassell & Company, Limited, 1904. Third edition. Read More about Golden Tips. A Description of Ceylon and its great Tea Industry
London: John Murray, 1833. First edition. FROM THE CANTON READING ROOMS. A copy from the Canton Reading Rooms, the library of the 13 factories at Canton, China which existed until the factories were destroyed during the Second Opium War. With bookplate of the Newburyport Public Library stating that the book... Read More about The Government of India