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1 Alexander, K. C. Peasant Organisations in South India
New Delhi Indian Social Institute 1981 Paperback Good 8v 
232 pp. Wear to wraps including creases to lower front cover. Very minor damage to fore-edge, where pages have been torn rather than cut (damage does not affect text at all). Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum, Boo, Katherine
2 Boo, Katherine Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum
London Portobello Books 2013 1846274516 / 9781846274510 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo 
256 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. "Astonishing. One's first reaction is disbelief followed by stunned silence. Boo is unsentimental, unjudgmental, uncondescending, yet brimful of compassion." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Indian Architecture (Buddhist and Hindu Periods), Brown, Percy
3 Brown, Percy Indian Architecture (Buddhist and Hindu Periods)
Bombay D.B. Taraporevala Sons & Co. 1965 Fifth Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
xiv, 216 pp. General and edgewear to textured paper boards, including two small tears at lower edge of rear board. Edges of text block are lightly tanned. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. With over 500 drawings, photographs and maps, including 164 b/w plates, a few of which have faint foxing. A little musty. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Fateful Events of 1947: The Secret British Game of Divide and Quit, Das, M.N.
4 Das, M.N. Fateful Events of 1947: The Secret British Game of Divide and Quit
New Delhi Standard Publishers 2004 8187471166 / 9788187471165 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
xi, 492 pp. A little creasing to edges of unclipped dj. Very light wear to blue cloth boards, including dent to lower edge. Sewn-in white placekeeping ribbon. Internally as new. Endnotes, appendices, index. "This book, constructed from original source-material including confidential documents of some of the British Viceroys and officers as well as some letters of Winston Churchill to Muhammad Ali Jinnah, deals with the intricacies of the problems which overwhelmed the greatest men of India like inexorable forces of Time." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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5 Fairley, Jean The Lion River: The Indus
New York The John Day Company 1975 0381982726 / 9780381982720 First American Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xiii, 290 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not price clipped, but has a little wrinkling along the edges. Brown cloth boards clean and square. Upper edge of text block is foxed. Internally clean and solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos, diagrams, maps. Maps to endpapers. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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6 Fernandes, Walter, and Geeta Menon Tribal Women and Forest Economy: Deforestation, Exploitation and Status Change. No. 1, Tribes of India Series
New Delhi Indian Social Institute 1987 Paperback Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
178 pp. Light wear to wraps, spine uncreased. Slight discolouration to page edges. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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7 Hutt, Anthony Goa: A Traveller's Historical and Architectural Guide
Buckhurst Hill Scorpion Publishing 1988 0905906667 / 9780905906669 First Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
192 pp. very mild scuffing to bottom edging, a crease to the front top corner and the back bottom corner and some scratching to bottom front corner. Internally clean and bright. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India was Mapped and Everest was Named, Keay, John
8 Keay, John The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India was Mapped and Everest was Named
London HarperCollins 2000 0002570629 / 9780002570626 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
182 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Edges of text block lightly sunned. All else as new. "With an eye for intriguing incident and an ear for the telling phrase, one of the finest writers on India vividly resurrects the 19th century's most ambitious scientific endeavour." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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9 King, Bruce Modern Indian Poetry in English
Oxford University Press 0195630130 / 9780195630138 Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
301 pp. Light general wear to wraps. Faint stains to edges of text block. Spine uncreased. TITLE/COPYRIGHT PAGE HAS BEEN TORN OFF. Internally clean, unwrinkled and solidly bound. Critical study; not an anthology. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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India Britannica, Moorhouse, Geoffrey
10 Moorhouse, Geoffrey India Britannica
London Book Club Associates 1983 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Book Club Quarto 
288 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Previous owner's name inked to front free endpaper, along with a spot of messy erasure. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Maps to endpapers. Colour and black-and-white illustrations throughout. "Geoffrey Moorhouse does not become ensnared by the prejudices of either Indians or British, but rather looks at those prejudices straightly, exposing them for what they were. He produces an even-handed picture, but he is not detached from his subject. His enthusiasm for, and understanding of India, its people, and the period of the British Raj, leap off the page to give the book its thoroughly individual flavour." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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India: A Wounded Civilization, Naipaul, V.S.
11 Naipaul, V.S. India: A Wounded Civilization
London Deutscher Fine Art 1977 0233969365 / 9780233969367 First Cloth Over Boards Good Good Ex-Library 0ctavo 
174 pgs. Some library stamps and pastings, fairly unobtrusive (pocket torn from back endpapers). Some pencilled annotation on first 30 pages. Critical analysis of Indian culture by the Nobel laureate. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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12 Pinney, Thomas Kipling's India: Uncollected Sketches 1884-88
London Paper Mac 1987 0333439775 / 9780333439777 First Edition Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xiii, 302 pp. B&W plates section. "...shows in these unique and previously unknown pieces the beginnings of what was to become a great and dazzling literary talent." Very light yellowing to page edges and margins. Wraps with some very light edgewear. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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13 Pinney, Thomas (Editor) Kipling's India - Uncollected Sketches 1884-88
London Papermac / Macmillan 1987 0333439775 / 9780333439777 First Paperback Soft Cover Very Good 
302pp. B&W plates section. "Full of life and colour...shows in these unique and previously unknown pieces the beginnings of what was to become a great and dazzling literary talent." Page margins and edges very lightly yellowed. Ink inscription to half-title. Wraps with very light edgewear at corners and spine. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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1857 The Oral Tradition, Rag, Pankaj
14 Rag, Pankaj 1857 The Oral Tradition
New Delhi Rupa Publications 2010 8129116227 / 9788129116222 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Octavo 
XVI, 212 pp. Edgewear (creases, chips) to unclipped dj. Small bump to lower front corner of red boards. All else as new. Bibliography, index. "[A] unique work, largely using the sources of oral history to reconstruct aspects and facets of the great uprising of 1857 in different parts of the country. Through an exploration and analysis of folk songs, folk tales and contemporary regional literature, it examines the contours of the massive revolt in parts of Bihar, eastern Uttar Pradesh, Bundelkhand, the tribal areas of Madhya Pradesh and Awadh." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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15 Viegas, Philip, and Geeta Menon The Impact of Environmental Degradation on People
New Delhi Indian Social Institute 1989 Paperback Good 8v 
81 pp. Light wear to wraps including crease to upper front cover. Spine uncreased, internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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