New York: The Sunwise Turn, Inc., 1924. Hardcover. Very good- in black cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board. 6 white spots to front board which appear to be paint. Rubbing to exterior and bumping to edges. Interior is clean and bright with 27 plates. Tight binding. 139 pages. India. INDIA/1172. Very Good -.
South Asia Program, Cornell Univeristy, 1984. Paperback. SCARCE. Second Printing. Beige illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to spine. Spine faded to white. Minor edgewear to spine ends and corners. Light creasing to spine. Interior is clean and bright. 251 pages. IND/112918. Very Good+.
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, (1962). Hardcover. 4to. Green cloth covered boards with black title to spine. In price clipped black and white illustrated dust jacket with orange title to front panel and white title to spine. Minor edgewear to dust jacket. Illustrated. Index, 192 pages. IND/040912. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
London: Oxford Book Company, 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good+ in very good yellow illustrated dust jacket with black and white title to front panel and black title to spine panel. Minor rubbing and edgewear to dust jacket. Interior is clean and bright with photographic illustrations. India. IND810031. Very Good+ / Very Good.
New York: John Day Company, 1950. first american Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good off-white and green dust jacket with white title to front wrapper and green title to spine panel. chipping to edges, browning to spine, yellowing and a few spots of foxing to dust jacket. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright. 403 pages. Indian History. IND1/2042. Very Good / Very Good.
London: Lindsay Drummond, 1948. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in very good- illustrated dust jacket with white title to green spine. Wear to dust jacket includes moderate chipping to spine ends and minor rubbing to edges. Text is clean and bright. 432 pages. Indian History. IND2/2042. Very Good / Very Good Minus.
New York: Basic Books, 2016. Hardcover. First edition. A compelling picture of battles abroad and life on the home front, arguing that the war is crucial to understanding how and why colonial rule ended in South Asia. Fine in beige boards with gilt title to spine. In beige illustrated dust jacket with orange title to spine and front panels. Slight wear to edges of jacket. Clean and bright. 554 pages. IND/092716. Fine / Fine.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Harvard University Press, 1953. Hardcover. Very Good blue cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. Light rubbing boards and light bumping to corners and spine ends. Pencil underlining and margin notes to pages 184-266. Else is clean and bright. Index, 454 pages. India. IND/1283. Very Good.
London: Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., 1882. Hardcover. Scarce First Edition. An appealing presentation copy with both colonial England and Bloomsbury association. The book is inscribed: "Edward Strachey from the authors." Edward, John, and Richard Strachey were brothers - the sons of Sir Edward Strachey, the 3rd Baronet. John and Richard were two top administrators in India and experts on the book's subject matter. In the preface they state that "there is hardly a great office of the State...which one or the other of us has not held, and there is hardly a great department...for the management of which....one or the other of has has not been responsible." The recipient, Edward, was also involved with India as a scholar and Orientalist. The Bloomsbury connection comes from Richard Strachey, who was the father of Lytton Strachey, a founder of the Bloomsbury Group. Bound in original red cloth with corners slightly bumped and spine faded. The text pages are clean and the binding is tight. A nice copy in very good condition. 468 pages including an appendix with tables on public revenues and expenditures and index, plus 32 page publisher's catalog. INDIA/060513. Very Good.
Dehli and Calcutta: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, The Publications Division, Government of India, (1958). Hardcover. SCARCE. Very good plus tan cloth boards with red title to front board and to spine. Minor bumping to corners and spine ends. In brilliantly illustrated dust jacket with chips at spine ends and right corner and closed tear to front hinge that has been repaired. Interior is clean and bright. 28 pages of plates, many in color; maps, notes, 43+ pages. A nice book. India. INDIA/2053. Very Good + / Very Good.
Washington DC: Information Service of India. 1959. Paperback. Very good scarce paperback thin 4to. Pamphlet. Orange side stapled paper wrappers with black and blue title to front wrapper. Rear wrapper is a map of India. Minor soiling to rear wrapper. Information about India, including its history, culture, religion, government, and more. B/W photos, even How to Drape Your Sari, the Indian National Anthem, and An India Curry Dinner recipe. 32 pages. Bookplate inside front cover. India. IND/2103. Very Good.