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  1. Selections from the Records of the Government of India. (Foreign Department.)
    First and sole edition, most uncommon: Copac locates only three copies in British and Irish institutional libraries (Oxford, LSE, SOAS), OCLC adds three more worldwide (University College Cork, Minnesota, Wisconsin). It was published at the request of Lord Dalhousie, whose "controversy with Napier regarding certain new regulations... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 106233

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    First and only edition, extremely uncommon, just 4 copies located on OCLC, all in Germany. Fascinating little pamphlet touching on Napoleon's Indian ambitions and the origins of the Great Game: "Then in 1807, intelligence reached London which was to cause considerable alarm to both the British government and the East India... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 104116

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  3. Mountain Warfare. Memoria Technica.
    First and only edition, apparently unrecorded. Remarkable pocket aide memoire for officers covering all aspects of campaigning on the frontiers; on the march, in camp, foraging, "Destruction of Villages", "Intercommunication between O.P. and Artillery", "Aeroplane Co-operation". Ownership inscription inked to the upper panel... Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 94905

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