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Damn Tight Place(s) with Apologies to Rudyard Kipling
 by MacPherson, Lorne
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Privately published, the memoirs of Nicholas Marshall Cummins, who moved to Canada following his soldiering during the Raj and Mutiny of 1857 in India... Details
Many Golden Ages , Ruins Temples and Monuments of the Orient
 by MacShane, Frank
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Very good beige cloth with gilt title on front and spine, dustjacket near fine protected in an old brodart sleeve. Inside, as new with no browning or... Details
Society in India, 2 Volumes
 by Mandelbaum, David G.
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Volume one focuses on caste and family in India, while volume two deals mainly with social change. The author did field research in India for years, ... Details
Indira Gandhi
 by Masani, Zareer
Price: US $5.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Illustrated by 8 pages photos. Pages xiii, 341 with index, chapter notes and bibliography.. The author is an academic at Oxford Univ, from a politic... Details
Continental India
 by Massie, J.W.
Price: US $250.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Subtitled, "Travelling Sketches and Historical Recollections, Illustrating the Antiquity, religion, and manners of the Hindoos, the Extent of British ... Details
Encyclopaedia of Indian Temple Architecture, 2 Volumes, South India, Lower Dravidadesa
 by Meister, Michael (editor)
Price: US $150.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
A definitive study of South India Temple architecture. One volume is exclusively photos with text to explain them. The thicker volume is text and a... Details
The Royal Palaces of India
 by Michell, George
Price: US $60.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
An exceptional copy of Indian palaces, their courtly life and architecture, and the historical and regional traditions of the buildings. Pages 232 wi... Details
Brick Temples of Bengal, from the Photo Archives of David McCutchion
 by Michell, George and David McCutchion
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
For 15 years McCutchion explored the remote villages of Bengal and Orissa to explore, photograph and explain the architecture and cultural significanc... Details
The Road to Kashmir
 by Milne, James
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Published circa 1926. The yellow binding on this copy, and most others, is soiled. The author visits Delhi and the Taj Mahal enroute to Kashmir, a t... Details
Temptations of the West
 by Mishra, Pankaj
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Subtitled, "How to be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet and Beyond". Judged by the N.Y. Times to be one of the ten best books of 2006. As new copy ,... Details
Lalla Rookh, 'An Oriental Romance'
 by Moore, Thomas
Price: US $85.00
Binding: 
Very good plus, ornate Victorian decorated Morocco leather, with gilt title on front and an ornate blindstamped motif, Indian style. Fresh gilt titl... Details
Lalla Rookh, 'An Oriental Romance'
 by Moore, Thomas
Price: US $24.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Very Good
This volume of Victorian poetry much influenced the urge to explore the Western Himalayas and Kashmir. No date, but circa 1900. Pages 278. Bindi... Details
The Road to India
 by Morand, Paul
Price: US $10.00
Binding: 
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Nice, original red cloth with black title letters on front and spine. The spine is a bit sunned. Inside, clean and tight. The British author, trave... Details
Across Asia's Snows and Deserts (introduction by Roy Chapman Andrews)
 by Morden, William J.
Price: US $350.00
Binding: 
very good dark blue cloth, with slight edgewear, top edge gilt, fresh gilt title. From Bombay across Afghanistan and Central Asia to Peking for the Am... Details
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
 by Mueenuddin, Daniyal
Price: US $14.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A vivid portrait of feudal Pakistn, via linked stories "refined, sensuous, humorous, elegiac, and tragic". The author is a graduate of Dartmouth and ... Details
Sculpture of the Orient
 by Munsterberg, Hugo
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
A nine, paperback essay and compilation of photos of Asian sculpture - from India, China, Japan and Southeast Asia. Pages 149 and a short bibliograp... Details
India, A Million Mutinies Now
 by Naipaul, V.S.
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
As new black cloth with fresh Gilt title on unfaded spine, no edgewear. Inside, as new. Dustjacket fine, not price clipped and no edgewear. This... Details
The Culture of Power and Governance of Pakistan 1947-2008
 by Niaz, Ilhan
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
This book , unfortunately, documents failed governmance in Pakistan, increasingly medieval and dysfunctional. The author is a professor of history at... Details
Illustrated Delhi Guide
 by No Author Listed
Price: US $6.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Good
No publication date, but population is given for 1960, so this is assumed to be a 1960s guide. Lots of information on the sites, plus hotels, lists ... Details
Taj Mahal
 by Okada, Amina and M.C. Joshi
Price: US $47.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
You can not possibly visit the Taj Mahal and see the detail that is in this splendid album of photographs, including four lavish foldout photos of the... Details
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