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Lot 1
Sketches of Indian Life - William Whitelock  Lloyd - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Sketches of Indian Life

WILLIAM WHITELOCK LLYOD, Sketches of Indian Life, London: Chapman and Hall, 1890

Consists of 18 chromolithographic plates and full-page illustrations, with captions depicting village and street scenes, native servants, sports and off-duty pursuits of a British Officer in India
Original cloth-backed pictorial boards with maroon cloth back strip
33.5 x 25.5 x 1.3 cm

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Lot 2
The Indian Charivari -   Anonymous - Antiquarian Books Auction
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The Indian Charivari

ANONYMOUS, The Indian Charivari, Calcutta: 7, D' Acres Lane, November 15, 1872, to December 26, 1873

378 pages illustrated with caricatures of British life in India
Rebound in half calf with marbled boards
30.5 x 25 x 2.5 cm

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Lot 3
Tom Raw, The Griffin - Sir Charles  D`Oyly - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Tom Raw, The Griffin

SIR CHARLES D'OYLY, Tom Raw, The Griffin: A Burlesque Poem, in twelve cantos; illustrated by twenty-five engravings, descriptive of the adventures of a cadet in the East India company's service, from the period of his quitting England to his obtaining a staff situation in India, London: R Ackermann, 1828

vii + [1] + 325 pages including 25 hand-coloured aquatint plates along...

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Lot 6
Social Life in India (Set of 7) - James Grant, C H Forbes Lindsay,  Frederick Boyle et al - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Social Life in India (Set of 7)

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FREDERICK BOYLE, India Past and Present, London: Chapman and Hall, 1882

360 pages with original photograph portrait frontispiece
Original decorated cloth
20.3 x 14.2 cm

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Lot 7
Indian Fairy Tales and Stories (Set of 3) - Richard Burton, Joseph Jacobs and Monier Williams - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Indian Fairy Tales and Stories (Set of 3)

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RICHARD BURTON, Vikram and the Vampire or Tales of Hindu Devilry, London: Longmans Green and Company, 1870

xxiv; 319 pages with 33 illustrations in a wood engraving by Ernest Griset
Original red cloth board lettered in gilt on front cover and spine, within an ornamental frame of vampires in black, and at the spine
19.5 x 14 x 3.5 cm

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Lot 9
The History of China and India - Julia  Corner - Antiquarian Books Auction
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The History of China and India

JULIA CORNER, The History of China and India: Pictorial and Descriptive by Miss Corner, London: Dean and Co., 1847

iv, ii, iii, iv, iii, [1], iii, 393 pages including China Section (17 tinted lithographs, fold-out map and 76 in-text wood-engravings) and India Section (14 tinted lithographs, fold-out map and 73 in-text wood-engravings)
Half leather-bound with marbled...

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Lot 10
The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East - E H Nolan - Antiquarian Books Auction
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The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East

E H NOLAN, The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East: The Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859, London: James S Virtue, circa 1880

A two-volume edition, bound in eight divisions
Volume I: viii; 1 black and white engraved frontispiece; 1 black and white vignette; 192pages, 7 engraved plates and 1 folding map
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Lot 16
Illustrated London News: January to June 1876 -   Anonymous - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Illustrated London News: January to June 1876

ANONYMOUS, Illustrated London News: January to June 1876, London: George C Leighton, 1876

Volume 68; 624 pages illustrated with black and white wood-engravings, many full-page, some double-paged, some larger-folding plates
Contemporary binding
42 x 30 x 5 cm

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Lot 24
An Historical Account of The Rise and Progress of The Bengal Native Infantry - Captain John Williams - Antiquarian Books Auction
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An Historical Account of The Rise and Progress of The Bengal Native Infantry

CAPTAIN JOHN WILLIAMS, An Historical Account of The Rise and Progress of The Bengal Native Infantry: From its first formation in 1757 to 1796 when the present regulations took place. Together with a detail of the Services on which the several battalions have been employed during that period. By the late Captain Williams, of the invalid establishment of the Bengal army, London: John...

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Lot 25
My Diary in India, in the Year 1858-9 - William Howard Russell - Antiquarian Books Auction
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My Diary in India, in the Year 1858-9

WILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL, My Diary in India, in the Year 1858-9, London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1860

(Set of 2 Volumes)
Volume I: xiii; 408 pages including 1 black and white map and 5 tinted lithographs
Volume II: xi; 420 pages including 6 tinted lithographs
Original stamped publisher's cloth with fresh spines
20 x 13 x 3 cm (each)

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Lot 26
The History of Indian Mutiny - Charles  Ball - Antiquarian Books Auction
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The History of Indian Mutiny

CHARLES BALL, The History of Indian Mutiny: Giving a detailed account of the sepoy insurrection in India, and a concise history of the great military events which have tended to consolidate the British Empire in Hindostan, London: The London Printing and Publishing Company- Limited, 1858

(Set of 2 Volumes)
Volume I: vii; 648 pages including 1 black and white engraved...

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Lot 28
Books on the Mutiny (Set of 7) - Sir Colin Campbell, J W Shepherd,  Colonel G B Malleson et al - Antiquarian Books Auction
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Books on the Mutiny (Set of 7)

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SIR COLIN CAMPBELL, Narrative of Indian Revolt from Its Outbreak to the Capture of Lucknow, London: George Vickers, 1858

iv; 452 Pages; many full-page plates; 1 folding map with plates after Soltykoff. Illustrated with nearly 200 engravings from authentic sketches
Recently rebound in marbled boards
27 x 19.5 x 3 cm

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