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1. Tigers Round The Throne – The Court Of Tipu Sultan (1750-1799); By Anne Buddle, Catalogue of 1990 exhibition at Zamana Gallery, London, pp. 95, profusely illustrated in colour throughout.
2.The Tiger and the Thistle – Tipu Sultan and the Scots in India 1760 – 1800; By Anne Buddle with Pauline Rohatgi and Iain Gordon Brown, Edinburgh: National Gallery of Scotland 1999, Cover: Stiff cards with illustration, 95pp, Binding: Softcover, Condition: Good Exhibition catalogue full of colour illustrations, marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Seringapatam in which Tipu Sultan was killed.
3. Tippoo’s Tiger; By Mildred Archer London: Victoria and Albert Museum Monograph on the musical tiger mauling an Englishman, which was found in Tipu Sultan’s palace, originally published in 1959, this is the 1983 reprint, pp. 30 + 23 plates, softcover.
4. The Baird Jewels and Archive including Tipu Sultan’s Sword; catalogue of the September 2003 auction held by Dix, Noonan and Webb of London consisting of the memorabilia in the family of Gen. David Baird [1757-1829] who had fought at Seringapatam. Includes Tipu’s sword which was eventually bought by Vijay Mallya, pp. 120 with 22 lots, all illustrated and described at length. The first 59 pages consist of a heavily illustrated summary of events with biographical and other details which led to the battle of Seringapatam, with bibliography. Softcover.
5 Treasures From India – The Clive collection at Powis Castle; by Mildred Archer, Christopher Rowell and Robert Skelton LONDON: The Herbert Press, 1987, pp. 144 with all 248 items illustrated. Lists all the loot that Robert Clive carted to England – arms and armour, gold and silver, ivory and wood carvings, furniture, drawings and books and much more. Fine hardback with fine dustjacket