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Swarup, Shanti. THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN. A Pictorial Survey of Dancing, Music, Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Art-Crafts, and Ritual Decorations from the Earliest Times to the Present Day.
Taraporevala’s Treasure House of Books, India 1957. 1st Ed. 4to. [xxvi] + 89pp. text. 6 tipped in cold. plates, 212 line drawings and 515 b/w. ills. Sl. soiled original gilt lettered maroon buckram, good in chipped d/w. US$39 (Book ref. 213609) £25.00
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Major K C Praval INDIAN ARMY AFTER INDEPENDENCE
1987, Lancer, , 8170620147,xvi + 623pp, maps, very good in d/w, , The record of the Indian Army 1947-1984. A strong professional army at the command of the Indian Union was an important factor which weighed with many Indian Princes when they signed the Instrument of Accession in 1947. The Indian Army fought a number of wars against Pakistan, faced the Chinese invasion on the Himalayas, as well as dealing with counter-insurgency campaigns. Published in India, the paper has a dark tinge. (Book ref. 17515-01) £13.80
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Vittachi, Tarzie The Brown Sahib
London: Andre Deutsch, 1962. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 8vo. 127 pp. light uniform browning to pages otherwise very good in lightly edgeworn original tan cloth gilt, very good in price-clipped, lightly scuffed dustwrapper chipped, spine a little sunned, good. (Book ref. 21139) £25.00
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Palin Michael Inside Himalaya
Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 2004 rep 197pp, Fine in VG+ dw with one small tear. Photographs from Basil Pao trekking with Michael Palin and team across the Himalayas. (Book ref. 49425) £9.00
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Newby Eric A Short Walk In The Hindu Kush
Secker & Warburg, 1958 First Edition 247pp, original cloth, slight sellotape marks to endpapers, VG in VG dw with a little edge wear. A classic work by a well-known writer and traveller. (Book ref. 49461) £110.00
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Qureshi Brigadier M I The Haidris 17 Punjab Regiment Indo Pak War 1965
Command and Staff College, 2003. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 85pp, illus, photos, maps, biblio, end-paper group photos, original green laminated boards, VG in VG jacket, scarce (Book ref. AB006189) £35.00
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Khan Zia Ullah (Preface) History of the Azad Kashmir Regiment Volume I 1947-49
Mansar: Regiment History Cell, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 496pp, illus, colour plates, coloured maps, the history of the Kashmiri's fight for Pakistan, the 1947-48 war in Jammu and Kashmir state, the war of liberation, huge and detailed history, edge of text block is a little soiled but the book appears unread, jacket is a little creased at the edges and a couple of pages have creases from the printing, boards are bright and near new in the original leather with gilt, scarce (Book ref. AB006149) £55.00
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Streatfeild-James Commander E C In the Wake The Birth of the Indian and Pakistani Navies
Charles Skilton, 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 0284985805 224pp, illus, the evolution of a comprehensive, effective naval force in a remarkably short time, VG in slightly soiled, price-clipped jacket (Book ref. 003970) £7.00
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Roberts T. J. The Birds of Pakistan ( in 2 volumes) : Volume 2 Passeriformes : Pittas to Buntings
Oxford: Oxford University Press By Charles Batey, 1992. Illustrated by Illustrated. 1st Edition. Brown Boards. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Large Z 617pp. A first edition copy ( 1992) in wrapper. 4to. Gilt embossed lettering to the spine. Illustrated with numerous colour plates and topographical maps. Bumps to two board corners and a light bump to one corner and to the head of the front board. There is a reading crease to the spine and the cloth at the head of the spine is lightly turned in. There is a stain to the front fore edges, which has slightly affected the margins of about 50 leaves. No inscriptions. The textblock is otherwise clean and tight. Dust wrapper is not price clipped. Light fading to the spine of the wrapper. There is a tear of 2 cm from one corner at the head of the wrapper and light creasing to the wrapper edges. Slightest of chipping to the tail of the spine of the wrapper. The wrapper has some shelf wear and there is a short 1 cm closed tear to the lower corner of the front panel of the wrapper, with a little associated creasing. A very good copy in a good wrapper. (Book ref. 227684) £35.00
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Ali, Salim; Ripley, S.Dillon Handbook of the Birds of India and Pakistan : Together with Those of Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutabn and Sri Lanka Compact Edition
Oxford: Oxford University Press (R.Dayal), 1983. Illustrated by N/a. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Very Good/Very Good Minus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Large Z 737pp. 1983. 1st. A weighty tome - compact in only name! 113 colour plates. Gilt embossed title to the spine and to the front board. Light or slight bumps to the head and tail of the spine. All four corners a little bumped. The wrapper has not been price-clipped but has some surface creasing and shelf wear. There is one short tear or nik to the head of the spine of the wrapper, which has been expertly repaired. A newspaper obituary of Dr Salim Ali has been pasted to the reverse of the front endpaper. A very good, clean, tight first edition copy in a very good minus wrapper. (Book ref. 227154) £35.00
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Gaylor, John Sons of John Company : The Indian and Pakistan Armies 1903-91
Tunbridge Wells, Kent: Spellmount Limited, 1992. Illustrated by N/a. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Large 379pp. 1992. First edition. A lovely fresh very good plus or near fine copy in like wrapper. Gilt embossed title to the spine. The text supported by some illustrations. No inscriptions. The text block remains very fresh and crisp. A light bump to the head of the spine with light or slight associated creasing to the wrapper. A slight bump to the tail of the spine. A slight circular indendation mark to the front board - only 5mm in diameter. The wrapper has not been price-clipped and is in lovely condition. A well preserved, fresh, clean, tight copy. (Book ref. 226281) £23.00
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Green, Timothy (Ed) The Illustrated London News: September 18, 1965
London: Illustrated London News, 1965. Soft Cover. Very Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Bright condition, colour picture on cover, colour map & further illustrations in colour on the war over Kashmir; other articles include 'the new Reichstag for Germany', catamarans in 'The Little Americas Cup', the survival of the Liberal Party, British women triumph in show jumping, the Braemar Games; numerous illustrations & adverts in colour & b/w. (Book ref. 6834) £6.00
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Matinuddin, Kamal The Taliban Phenomenon: Afghanistan 1994-1997
Karachi: Oxford Pakistan Paperbacks, 2002. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0195792742 Reprint with an afterword covering major events 1997-2002. xviii & 298 pages, maps, photographs, tables, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. A comprehensive account of the origin of the Taliban movement and the reasons for its success. The impact of the ethnic divide on Afghanistan's future, the repercussions on Pakistan and other neighbouring countries, and Pakistan's Afghan policy have been critically analysed. (Book ref. 3464) £4.95
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Herbert, Janice Summers Affordable Oriental Rugs: The Buyer's Guide to Rugs from China, India, Pakistan and Romania.
London: Studio Vista., 1980. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 0289709806 160 pages, over 100 colour photographs, glossary of 55 essential terms, further reading, index. No previous owner marks, bright unclipped illustrated dustjacket. (Book ref. 3027) £9.95
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Hayter, Peter (Ed); Cardus, Neville; Arlott, John; Swanton, E.W. et al.: Great Tests Recalled: Original Reports of the Memorable Matches.
London; Bloomsbury, 1990. The Test & County Cricket Board Collection.. F/F. Hardcover, square format, 10.5 x 10 ins, 221 pages, numerous b/w photographs. Nice fine copy, no previous owner name, in fine (price-clipped) dustjacket. Nineteen memorable matches featuring contemporary newspaper reports and illustrations, from the Ashes Match at the Oval in 1882 through to the First Test at Kingston in 1990. (Book ref. 2775) £9.50
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James, Morrice / Lyon, Peter (ED) Pakistan Chronicle
Hardcover Palgrave Macmillan 1st Edition 1993 242 0312094752 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Nice clean brigh Very Good (Book ref. 541241) £30.00
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Sisson & rose War and Secession: Pakistan, India, and the Creation of Bangladesh
Hardcover University of California Press 1st Edition 1992 351 0520062809 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations prev Very Good (Book ref. 541224) £35.00
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Siddiqui, Kalim Conflict, Crisis and War in Pakistan
Hardcover Macmillan 1st Edition 1972 232 0333131967 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Dustwrapper chipped - boo Very Good (Book ref. 541203) £15.00
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Lyon, Peter Conflict Between India and Pakistan: An Encyclopedia
Hardcover ABC-CLIO Ltd 1st Edition 2008 277 1576077128 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Nice clean bright tigh Very Good (Book ref. 541182) £40.00
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Wolpert, Stanley Zulfi Bhutto of Pakistan: His Life and Times
Hardcover Oxford University Press Inc 1st Edition 1993 400 0195076613 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations Ex-libr Good (Book ref. 541075) £10.00
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