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The Peacock Country. (Decorated by Vera Bock).

By: ALSTON WARING, P.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York: The John Day Company, 1948. 0:

Seller ID: 35347


1st edition. "In India there is a bond between people and animals. During my long stay in that country I came to understand this fact and to wonder at it and to be delighted by it...These stories are the stories of the lives of animals woven into the lives of people." (Introduction). Pp.xii/100, inscribed by the author to front free endpaper ("For Doreen Osborn(?) In memory of a fine evening when we who had lived in India talked and talked of the land we loved. Your liking these stories is a special tribute. P.Alston Waring. 1949"), black and white illustrations by Vera Bock ... View more info

Beast and Man in India.

By: KIPLING, John Lockwood.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co., 1892.:

Seller ID: 45547


A Popular Sketch of Indian Animals in their Relations with the People. 2nd edition. Pp.xii/360, many black & white illustrations throughout (mostly by the author), owner's name and art school inkstamp to half-title page, cracking to inner front hinge but holding. Blue cloth, gilt elephant motif to centre of front board with illustrated gilt strip (turkeys?) to top front edge, gilt title to spine rubbed and dulled. G+. View more info

The Utmost Bound of the Everlasting Hills. Or Memories of Christ's Frontier Force in North-Western India.

By: MACDUFF, Rev. A.R.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet & Co.Limited, 1902.:

Seller ID: 42697


1st edition. Missionary travels in India's North-West Frontier. Contents includes: Bivouacking with a Bishop in the Bolan Pass; George Shirt, Roadmaker to the Great King; The Parson who Laid his Cricket on God's Altar; The Philanthropic Octopus of Kashmir; Moti, the Snow Leopard, and how he Became a London Lion; Three Earthly Stories with One Heavenly Meaning. Pp.x/279, black & white photo frontispiece featuring Rev.R.Bateman and Native Assistant astride a camel, occasional light spotting, creasing to some corners. Maroon ribbed cloth, gilt title to front and spine, boards and edges rubbed, a ... View more info