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image of The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay by his nephew G. Otto Trevelyan, 2 volumes

The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay by his nephew G. Otto Trevelyan, 2 volumes

by Trevelyan, G. Otto

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Published
1876
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Very good overall
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1876. Hardcover. Very good overall. Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay [1800-1859] was a British historian and Whig politician and British nationalist. He is considered primarily responsible for introducing the Western education system in India. [Wikipedia] The author, his nephew Sir George Otto Trevelyan, was a British statesman, author, historian and minister. Two volumes,… Read more
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image of 1922 letter from Mission House in Sitapur India to W.A. Tripner in Cumberland, PA

1922 letter from Mission House in Sitapur India to W.A. Tripner in Cumberland, PA

by [Jones, E. Stanley. Mabel Lossing Jones]

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Published
1922
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Fine
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India, 1922. Ephemera. Fine. A two page typewritten letter from Rev. and Mrs. Stanley Jones, missionaries in India, to Mrs. Tripner. The letter describes how a flood had ruined grain, medicine, books, furniture, buildings. School continues in any available dry spot, and the benefit that street children gain from reading and writing, general education, cleanliness etc. Eli Stanley… Read more
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India Orientalis (map)

by Lasor a Varea, Alphonsus

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Published
1713
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Good + overall
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Padua, 1713. Good + overall. A woodblock map within a page of text, published by Lasor a Varea in 1713. The map encompasses China, Persia, India, all of South East Asia, Japan, the Phillipines, Japan, the NW coast of America and a large New Guinea and "Beach Pars contientis Australis" as per Marco Polo, ostensibly the… Read more
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image of Carte des Indes et de la Chine / Dressée sur plusieurs Relations particulieres Rectifiées par quelques Observations par Guillaume de l'Isle de l'Academie Royale des Sciences. Map

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Amsterdam: Chez Jean Covens et Corneille Mortier, 1720. Very good condition. A fine example of this highly detailed map of the Far East covering from Japan and Southeast Asia to Uzbekistan and India. Areas mapped include China, India, Japan, New Guinea, Timor, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Burma, Philippines, Sri Lanka and many of the "Stans" in the… Read more
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1919. Hardcover. A vernacular photo album of a W.W.I British Army company based in Iraq and India by an unnamed photographer/soldier between 1914 and 1919. 17 snapshots depict groups of soldiers on their off hours as they toured Mesopotamia, Coonoor, Basrah City (sic) during the Mesopotamian Campaign. These include: a company group shot of 11 soldiers clowning… Read more
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London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1925. Hardcover. Good + overall. Contents include: The Kashmiris; Mohammedans & Hindus; much on local culture & customs; Brahmans and Sadhus; expeditions; education; Index. 8vo, 315 pp, b&w printed photographic illustrations, folding map, publisher's catalog. Bound in dark blue cloth with blue stamped illustration at front board, pale blue… Read more
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image of Maharaja Elephants in Ceremonial Dress.  3 Silver gelatin photographs

Maharaja Elephants in Ceremonial Dress. 3 Silver gelatin photographs

by [India; Photography]

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Published
1930
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Very good condition
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$275.00

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1930. Very good condition. Three magnificent large b&w photographic portraits of Indian elephants painted and lavishly dressed for a festival. The elephants have painted faces & trunks and are dressed in rich saddle cloths laden with priceless embroidery. Images include a close up view of the head of one elephant with jewels on his tusks… Read more
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image of Tata Steel, India.  2 photographs

Tata Steel, India. 2 photographs

by [India]

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Published
1912
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Very good condition
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1912. Very good condition. Two large silver tone photographs of India's first steel plant. Founded in 1907 by Jamsetji Tata, and producing steel by 1912, the company became the largest steel plant in the British Empire. It was set up in only 3 years, with construction plans drawn up by American and Belgian engineers. The plant… Read more
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54 Postcards of India

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Published
1904
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Very good condition
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1904. Very good condition. An archive of b&w printed photographic postcards of India, postally unused and captioned in English, of some of the loveliest and well known locations in the country. The postcards include views of fine monuments, architecture and scenes of daily life, in Agra, Benares, Delhi, Jaipur (Jeypore), Bombay, and Calcutta. Scenes of daily… Read more
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image of Articles of Charge of High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Against Warren Hastings, Esq. Late Governor General of Bengal; Presented to the House of Commons, on the 4th Day of April 1786

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London: J. Debrett, 1786. Hardcover. Articles I to XXII of the charges brought against Hastings, brought by Edmund Burke, Chairman of the Commons Select Committee on East Indian Affairs who sought the impeachment of Hastings on charges of misconduct and corruption. Hastings survived the 7 year process, which is considered one of the longest political trials in… Read more
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Philadelphia: Joseph Crukshank, 1795. Hardcover. Good -. The American fascination with things "Indian" (the Orient) in this early bestseller in America, first published in 1751. A scarce Philadelphia imprint, not recorded in OCLC. According to the author, the work is an ancient book given by a Tibetan lama (Potala in Lhasa) to a Chinese official who… Read more
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$125.00
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M.N. Roy and Radical Humanism

by Bhattacharyya, G. P.

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Published
1961
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Very good condition
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Bombay, India: A.J.B.H. Wadia Publication, 1961. Wraps. Very good condition. A biography of the philosopher and activist M. N. Roy (Narendra Nath Bhattacharya), the founder of the radical humanism movement and of the Communist Party of India. Roy first began as a militant activist attempting to organize an insurrection against British rule; at the end of his… Read more
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Bombay, India: Education Society's Steam Press, 1895. Hardcover. Good - overall. Presentation copy with tipped in real albumen portrait of E. W. West (1824 - 1905), and dedication page tipped in, dedicating the work to Sanjana's father and to E. W. West. West was a prominent English orientalist and translator of Zoroastrian texts, who prepared the… Read more
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$225.00
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Bird Painting from India on Mica

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Published
1845
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Very good overall
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1845. Very good overall. Reverse painting on mica of a distinctive brown and yellow bird perched on a bough, a landscape with pond in the background. "Mica is a transparent mineral composed of complex mixtures of potassium silicates and often used in the mid-19th century by Indian artists, typically in standard sets for the colonial… Read more
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London: Jeremiah How, 1845. Hardcover. 8vo, (xiv) 332pp, F + engraved 1/2 title, 6 full page sepia lithographic plts. Old 1/2 calf & cloth boards, g+ cond.
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image of 14th Hussars in India.  Albumen photographs

14th Hussars in India. Albumen photographs

by [Photographs; India]

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Published
1877
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Very good condition
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Bangalore, India, 1877. Very good condition. Four large albumen photographs with pen and ink decoration surrounding them, of the famed Victorian light cavalry regiment known as the Hussars, in India. The albumen photographs on the front are: a portrait of three relaxed officers lounging in uniform on the terrace of a colonial building in India, captioned… Read more
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Real Photo of street scene in India of snake charmers

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Published
1900
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Very good condition
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1900. Very good condition. Silver gelatin image of three snake charmers, one playing a stringed instrument, another playing a flute, and a boy drummer, seated around a vertical cobra, with 2 onlookers. A sword is at the ready to the right of the cobra, in case of an attack. Laid on stiff paper, 5 1/2… Read more
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image of A detailed report of the proceedings on the trial of the eighteen Parsee prisoners for murder, before the Supreme Court, Bombay, on the 17th July, 1844. Also an Appendix, with a Petition to the Queen on behalf of the prisoners

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London: Samuel Clarke, 1845. Hardcover. Good + overall. An Indian murder tried under British law, in which Parsi defendants were accused of murdering another Parsi (adherents of Zoroastrianism) in Bombay, with a rapid and harsh sentence meant to instill fear of British law and punishment in the local people. The trial was held at the… Read more
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image of The whole proceedings on the trial of an information exhibited at the instance of the Honourable the East-India Company, against Robert Henshaw, Esq., custom master of Bombay, for corruption in office, and receiving presents, in violation of the Act 33 Geo. III, Cap. 52. Tried by a special jury, in the Court of the Recorder of Bombay, on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1805, and the three following days, before the Hon. Sir James Mackintosh, knt., recorder

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Edinburgh: Printed by Alex Lawrie, 1807. Hardcover. Good + condition. The trial of Robert Henshaw, the East India Company's custom master, indicted for his role in taking bribes from Indian merchants and hoarding and stockpiling rice during the famine years in India. 8vo, vi, 323pp, [2]pp. Tan library cloth binding with leather gilt title label at… Read more
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image of India Photograph Album, focused on people at work, women of different castes, marketplace scenes; a tour by an American couple

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1920. Hardcover. Very good condition. A wonderful large album of 127 photographs, each captioned, depicting the everyday life of people in the streets, villages and country side; these are authentic images of real life in India at the time. Also includes images of Bombay and the Palace at Amber. The photographer is unidentified; possibly an… Read more
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$1,750.00