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THE EMPIRE IS MARCHING

By: Barclay, Glen St. J

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001651

Condition: Near Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. A study of the military effort of the British Empire 1800 - 1945. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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British India

By: Edwardes, Michael

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001225

Condition: Near Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Original publishers green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Mapped endpapers. This book is an all-embracing assessment of what British rule in India attempted to do and what effects it had on Indian culture and society. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Long Afternoon - British India 1601-1947

By: Golant, William

Price: £35.50

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000830

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated. Nice and clean internally and externally. British India 1601 - 1947. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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THE IMPERIAL DREAM British Commonwealth and Empire 1775-1969

By: Grierson, Edward

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001845

Condition: Very Good+


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. A couple of small closed tears to dustwrapper. Slightly sunned spine. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. British Commonwealth and Empire 1775-1969. The one volume history of the rise and fall of the British Empire. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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RAJ The Making and Unmaking of British India

By: James, Lawrence

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown and Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001488

Condition: Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. This is the magnificently recounted story of one of the wonders of the modern world. In less than 100 years the British made themselves masters of India. They ruled it for another 100, departing in 1947, leaving behind the independent states of Pakistan and India. Both nations owed much to Britain: British rule taught Indians to see themselves as Indians, and its benefits included rail... View more info