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India--Travel and Description From James Hurley, Books


India: A Million Mutinies Now

By Naipaul, V.S.

New York: Viking Penguin, 1991. Book. NF. Hardcover. First American Edition. [v], 521pp. Black cloth backed gilt, no wear, in fine dj. NF/NF. The third of Naipaul's trilogy on India, his ancestral land, including his Area of Darkness (1964) and India: A Wounded Civilization (1977). The title alludes to the Mutiny of 1857 in contrast to the present. Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul, Kt., TC, , winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize for Literature and one of the world's leading travel writers, was born in Trinidad of Indo-Trinidadian descent in 1932..


Deux Ans dans L'Inde

By Barbier, C.

Rouen: Megard et Cie, 1863. Book. Good. Hardcover. Second printing (1862). Text in French. 188pp, frontis engraving. 8vo/22cm. Blue gilt decorated cloth, slightly soiled and spotted, rubbed at extremities with half inch chip at head of spine, light foxing of end matter, frontis illustration has few small marks in wide margin, otherwise text internally clean and tight. The attractive frontis engraving is titled, "Execution des Indous Rebelles par L'Armee Anglais devant Delhi". C. Barbier is a pseudonym for Mme. C.B.Barbe..