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Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946. Second Edition.

By: ELLERMAN, J.R. and T.C.S. MORRISON-SCOTT.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History, London, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 78875


ELLERMAN, J.R. and T.C.S. MORRISON-SCOTT. Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946. Second Edition. London : Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History), July 1966. Pp (6),1-810,+ folding map frontispiece. Index. Thick 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering on maroon panel to spine. "It is a commonplace that novelty exercises such an attraction that it frequently diverts to itself a measure of attention out of all proportion to the true value of the subject or object. In science the field of every new discovery forthwith becomes the focal point round which atten... View more info

China Station 1859 - 1864; The Reminiscences of Walter White

By: National Maritime Museum) Maritime Monographs and Reports No.03 WHITE, Walter

Price: $16.00

Publisher: National Maritime Museum, London, 1972,:

Seller ID: 19440


(National Maritime Museum). China Station 1859 - 1864; The Reminiscences ofWalter White. London : National Maritime Museum, 1972. Pp 56. Illustrated. 4to, orange card covers. Maritime Monographs and Reports No.3. Contents : Recollections of a Sailor's Life in India, China, Japan, South America, Borneo, Sumatra, Etc. by Walter White Very good. 16.00 View more info

China-Trade Porcelain : An Account of Its Historical Background, Manufacture, and Decoration and a Study of the Helen Woolworth McCann Collection. in dustjacket, signed by author

By: PHILLIPS, John Goldsmth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1956,:

Seller ID: 111766


PHILLIPS, John Goldsmith. China-Trade Porcelain : An Account of Its Historical Background, Manufacture, and Decoration and a Study of the Helen Woolworth McCann Collection. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Published for the Winfield Foundation and the Metropolitain Museum of Art [by] Harvard University Press, 1956. Pp (4),v-xxi,(2),2-234. Illustrated (some in colour). Index. Double Column. 4to, blue and grey cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Part One : China-Trade Porcelain. Chingtechen; The Opening of Trade with the West; The East India Companies and the China Trade; The Tr... View more info

Chinese Gordon : A Succinct Record of His Life

By: FORBES, Archibald GORDON, Charles George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: John B. Alden, Publisher, New York, 1884,:

Seller ID: 104826


FORBES, Archibald. Chinese Gordon : A Succinct Record of His Life. New York: John B. Alden, Publisher, 1884. Pp (8),[7]-215,(5), frontispiece portrai t. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering and dragon to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Early Days, and the Crimea. 2. Chinese Gordon inChina. 3. Gravesend and the Equator. 4. Governor-General of the Soudan. 5. India, China, and the Cape. 6. British Plenipotentiary in the Soudan. Majo r-General Charles George Gordon (1833 – 1885), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum, was a British army officer and ad... View more info

Christian Indians in Natal 1860-1911 : An Historical and Statistical Study.

By: BRAIN, J.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Cape Town , 1983, ISBN:0195702972:

Seller ID: 93128


BRAIN, J.B. Christian Indians in Natal 1860-1911 : An Historical and Statistical Study. Cape Town : Oxford University Press, 1983. Pp [i]-xx,[1]-274,(2), frontis + 8 pp plates + folding map. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, white lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Part I. Introduction - Indentured migration to Natal; records and sources. Table I - Indentured Indian immigrants from Madras and Calcutta who identified themselves as Christians. Table II - Indentured labourers from Calcutta, giving a complete list of ships with number of immigrants on each and number of Christians. Table III - S... View more info

Christian Missionaries in Orissa (Their Impact on Nineteenth Century Society). First Edition in dustjacket

By: SWARO, Desarathi Orissa Studies Project No. 37

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Punthi Pustak, Calcutta, 1990, ISBN:8185094357:

Seller ID: 114707


SWARO, Desarathi. The Christian Missionaries in Orissa (Their Impact on Nineteenth Century Society). Orissa Studies Project No. 37. Calcutta : Punthi Pustak, 1990. First Ediiton. Pp (4),[vii]-x,(4),[1]-292,+ 2 folding maps atrear. 8vo, reddish cloth, black lettering to spine. "The missionary activi ties were of particularimportance to the socio-religious, cultural and educational history of modern Orissa. This is the first book to give a detail analysis of their multiple achievements in Orissa in nineteenth century. Thebook should thus appeal to anyone interested in the history of missiona... View more info

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Christian Researches in Asia; The Eras of Light; A Sermon; The Star in the East

By: BUCHANAN, Claudius, Rev.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: David Brown, Philadelphia, 1813,:

Seller ID: 69344


BUCHANAN, Claudius, Rev. Christian Researches in Asia : With Notices on theTranslation of the Scriptures into the Oriental Languages, BOUND WITH The Eras of Light, Being Two Discourses preached before the University of Cambridge on Commencement Day, Sunday July 1, 1810, BOUND WITH A Sermon preachedat The Parish Church of St. Anne, Blackfriars, London, on Tuesday, June 12 , 1810 before the Society for Missions to Africa and the East, BOUND WITH The Star in the East, a Sermon, preached in the Parish Church of St. James, Bristol, for the benefit of The Society for Missions to Africa and the East.... View more info

Chronicles of a Nervous Navigator. First Edition, Signed by Peggy Iverach

By: IVERACH, John A.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Mrs. M.A. Peggy Iverach, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1995, ISBN:1550561782:

Seller ID: 115531


IVERACH, John A. Chronicles of a Nervous Navigator. (Winnipeg, Manitoba : Mrs. M.A. Peggy Iverach), n.d. [1995]. First Edition. "Printed in Canada by Friesen Printers". Pp [i]-vii,(1),[1]-259,(5). Illustrated with some b&w photos in the text. 8vo, photo-illustrated blue cardcovers. John Alexander Iverach (b. 1917- d. February 12, 1992). Mabel Adelle "Peggy" Iverach, née Hainstock (b. February 27 1918). Contents : I. Pin Feathers: Out of the Nest and Into the Air (Goodbye to Civvy Street; Part of the Time We Flew; Wings at Last; Shooting Stars). II. Web-Footed War Birds (On the... View more info

Churchill, Cripps, and India 1939-1945. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MOORE, R. J. CHURCHILL, Winston Spenser CRIPPS, Stafford

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1979, ISBN:0198224850:

Seller ID: 115344


MOORE, R. J. Churchill, Cripps, and India 1939-1945. Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1979. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-viii,(2),[1]-152, frontispiece portraitof Cripps. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This is the story of a missed opportunity. In his sequel to The Crisis of Indian Unity, 1917-19 40 (1974) Professor Moore argues that Sir Stafford Cripps's mission to India in 1942 could, if successful, have prevented the ultimate partition of India. Indian participation in a power-sharing executive would have led to co-operation between Hindus and Muslims. The failure of the mission can b... View more info

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City of Dreadful Night and other places. Indian Railway Library, No. 14. First Indian Edition.

By: KIPLING, Rudyard. Indian Railway Library, No. 14.

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: A. H. Wheeler & Co., Allahabad, 1891,:

Seller ID: 107664


KIPLING, Rudyard. The City of Dreadful Night and other places. Depicted by Rudyard Kipling. [Cover illustration by Brownlow Fforde]. Allahabad : A. H.Wheeler & Co., 1891. First Indian Edition. Pp. (8),[1]-106,(10). 8vo, illustrated greenish-grey wraps with black lettering to front cover, blank spine, with circular portrait illustration of a smiling young woman to rear cover; housed in a brick red cloth with morocco spine solander case, five raised bands and gilt lettering to spine of case. Indian Railway Library, No. 14. David Alan Richards, Rudyard Kipling: A Bibliogr... View more info

Clive's Lost Treasure. in dj.

By: ALLEN, Geoffrey ALLEN, David.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Robin Garton, 1978,:

Seller ID: 28801


ALLEN, Geoffrey and David. Clive's Lost Treasure. L: Robin Garton, 1978. Pp103. Illustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth. An account of a treasure dive in South African waters, accompanied by Great White sharks. The booty in ques tion was Robert Clive's personal wealth, bound for India but lost along with the lives of over one hundred and fifty soldiers in the waters off Port Elizabeth. Slightly splayed, else vg in rubbed dj. 50.00 View more info

Coastal Aquaculture Technology with Special Reference to its Developmental Prospects in Sri Lanka

By: ATAPATTU, A. R.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Central Institute of Fisheries Education, 1977,:

Seller ID: 51110


ATAPATTU, A. R. Coastal Aquaculture Technology with Special Reference to its Developmental Prospects in Sri Lanka. Bombay: Central Institute of Fisheries Education, 1977-79. Pp. (1), [11], [1]-161. Type-written on one side only. Illustrated with twenty-one tipped in black & white photographs, with captions and tissue guards, plus numerous line drawings and charts. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to front. A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the Post-Graduate Diploma in Fisheries Science, recognised by theGovernement of India as equivalent to the M.Sc, degree in Biological Scien ... View more info

Cobalt - The Town with a Silver Lining.

By: BROWN, L. Carson. Canadian Geographical Journal, Volume 67, No. 1, July 1963

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Ottawa , 1963,:

Seller ID: 81070


BROWN, L. Carson. “Cobalt – The Town with a Silver Lining.” An article in Canadian Geographical Journal, Volume LXVII, No. 1, July 1963, pp. 2-13 (19 photographs and one map). Ottawa : Royal Canadian Geographical Society, 1963. Pp [i]-iv,[1]-36,v-xi,(1) including wrappers. Illustrated. Triple Column. 4to, illustrated stapled wrappers. Other articles : Trygve Ringereide's “Communications Satellites: The New Revolution in Communications” (pp. 14-21); Pradyumna P. Karan's “The Kingdom of Nepal: Where India Meets China” (pp. 22-31); Edward I. Wood's “Fountains Here and There” (pp... View more info

Cold Storage at the London and India Docks

By: DONALDSON, Hay Frederick. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers 129

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Institution of Civil Engineers, 1897,:

Seller ID: 38533


DONALDSON, Hay Frederick. Cold Storage at the London and India Docks. With an Abstract of the Discussion upon the Paper. Edited by J.H.T. Tudsbery. L:The Institution of Civil Engineers, 1897. Pp 50 + 2 folding plate at rear. 8vo, printed wraps. Excerpt Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of C ivil Engineers Vol. 129. Session 1896-97, Part 3. Not in Ben Cohen, The Thames 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography. Plans, tables and figures in the text, and 2 large folding plate with more plans. Fine. 75.00 View more info

Colin Macnee 1959-1989 : a retrospective exhibition. Art Gallery, Memorial University of Newfoundland, October 17 - December 1, 1991

By: MACNEE, Colin) GARD, Peter MACNEE, Colin

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Art Gallery, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, 1991, ISBN:0889011818:

Seller ID: 105486


(MACNEE, Colin). Colin Macnee 1959-1989 : a retrospective exhibition. Art Gallery, Memorial University of Newfoundland, October 17 - December 1, 1991.(St. John's : Art Gallery, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1991). Pp (2),1-30,+ double-page folded colour centerfold. Text plates in black-and-white. Large 8vo, illustrated green stapled card covers, lettered in white. Contents : [Prefatory notes by] Patricia Grattan and Caroline Stone; List of Lenders; Colim Macnee (an essay by Peter Gard); Colim Macnee (biography);Colin Macnee Bibliography; Exhibition List. Colin Macnee was born in 1959 at... View more info

Collection of 29 eighteenth century music scores

By: Music Scores - 18th Century) PAESIELLO MOZART

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Longman & Broderip, London, 1803,:

Seller ID: 107614


(Music Scores - 18th Century). A collection of 29 eighteenth century music scores. London : Longman & Broderip / and ohers, n.d. [pre-1803]. Pp (2),1-258 hand-numbered pages. Folio, bound in modren brown half-calf, marbled paper covered boards, gilt lettering to red morocco label to spine. Handwritten Index at front signed "Miss Hyde, Nov. 10th, 1803." Includes works by the following composeras : Mortellari, Paesiello (5), Mengozzi, Martin & Mazzinghi, Mazzinghi, Guglielmi (3), Martini, Nauman, Vito, Sarti (2), Scismayer, Rosselli, Mozart (2), Gyrowetz, Viotti, Anfossi, Gluck (2), plus... View more info

Colonial Admiralty Jurisdiction in the Seventeenth Century. First Edition.

By: CRUMP, Helen J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Published for The Royal Empire Society by Longmans, Green and Co., London, New York, Toronto , 1931,:

Seller ID: 93871


CRUMP, Helen J. Colonial Admiralty Jurisdiction in the Seventeenth Century.London, New York, Toronto : Published for The Royal Empire Society by Long mans, Green and Co., 1931. First Edition. Pp (8),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-200. Index.8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Imperial Studies, No. 5. See Cat alogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 5. History 897. A Thesis approved for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy in the University of London. Contents : 1. The English Vice-Admiralty System. 2. The Colonial Promoters and Vice-Admiralty Jurisdiction. 3. The Development of Vice-Admiral... View more info

Command a King's Ship. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed.

By: KENT, Alexander BOLITHO)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Hutchinson, London, 1973, ISBN:0091168007:

Seller ID: 73339


KENT, Alexander. Command a King's Ship . London: Hutchinson, (1973). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-320. Illustrated endpapers. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 1344. "In March 1784, at a time when most of the fleet was laid up, His Majesty's frigate Undine weight anchor at Spithead to begin a voyage to India and far beyond. As her new captain, Richard Bolitho was glad to go, despite the nature of his orders and the immensity of the voyage -- for he was leaving an England still suffering from the aftermath of war. But he was to learn that signat... View more info

Commonwealth Literature. in dj.

By: WALSH, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, 1973,:

Seller ID: 40355


WALSH, William. Commonwealth Literature. L: Oxford University Press, 1973. Pp 150. 8vo, blue cloth. Paper yellowed slightly, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 25.00 View more info

Company : The Story of a Murderer. proof, ill. card covers

By: EDGE, Arabella.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 2000,:

Seller ID: 59957


EDGE, Arabella. The Company : The Story of a Murderer. [dj adds... A Novel]. NY: Simon & Schuster, (2000). Advanced Reader's Copy. Pp 369. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "The Company is a novel based on the 1629 voyage of the Dutch East India Company flagship Batavia, which was bound for the colonieswith an cargo of untold riches. Among the passengers is Cornelisz, a man s o twisted by lust and greed that he [...]." -from the cover. Vg. 15.00 View more info