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FORSTER, E. M. A Passage to India.
London : 1924First edition, first impression. Copies in the dust jacket are very scarce. "Up to the last moment Forster had been assailed by doubts and despairs about his novel, but its reception removed all his fears. The book suited the moment, and friends and reviewers alike called it a masterpiece and his finest achievement" (P. N. Furbank, E. M. Forster: A... Learn More£8,750.00
Stock Code: 126380
CHURCHILL, Winston S. India.
London : 1931First edition, first impression, the rare case-bound "library" issue, of this collection of Churchill's speeches on India, its place within the British Empire, and its potential self-governance.
The book was issued in both wrappers at one shilling and the present cloth in two shillings, although the latter was intended primarily for libraries.... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 145704
THOMAS, George - FRANCKLIN, William. Military Memoirs of Mr. George Thomas,
Calcutta : 1803The Calcutta quarto, the true first edition preceding the London octavo edition by two years. Memoirs of the Irish freelance who became self-declared "dictator in all the countries belonging to the Sikhs south of the Sutlej". A handsome production.
Born in Tipperary, Thomas arrived in Madras in 1781, possibly as a deserter from the Royal Navy.... Learn More£7,500.00
Stock Code: 113334