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A survey, with observations astronomical, geographical, botanical, etc., of a route through Mekran, Bashkurd, Persia, Kurdistan, and Turkey. London Griffith & Farran 1882
First edition pp.xvii, 507, mounted woodburytype frontis of author, 10 plates, folding map. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly re-backed and re-cased preserving original spine. Ex Northampton, Mass public library with stamps on title and first text page, shelf number on spine.
Correspondence respecting the relations between the British Government and that of Afghanistan since the Accession of the Ameer Shere Ali Khan.
London Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1878
First edition Folio, pp. vi, 266. [C 2190] A very good copy in the original printed wrappers. Wrappers a little dusty, chipped at head, minor wear to spine, corner of front wrapper torn off. Small (almost unnoticeable) library stamp on front wrapper. Corners of first few pages creased at foot.
1615: Rare Jesuit letters on India
Raguagli d'alcune Missioni fatte dalli Padri della Compagnia di Giesu nell' Indie Orientali,
cioe nelle Provincie di Goa, e Coccinno, e nell' Africa in Capo Verde Naples: Lazaro Scoriggio 1615
Small 8vo, pp.131. Text in Italian. A clean copy bound in nineteenth-century half calf, spine with raised bands and maroon lettering piece, all edges gilt. Spine rubbed. A few small wormholes
see Lach & Van Kley, Asia in the Making of Europe, Vol.III, Book four, p.1990, which cites Streit V, 75 for the Rome edition of same year.
The History of the Life of Nader Shah, King of Persia.
Extracted from an Eastern Manuscript, which was translated into French by Order of His Majesty the King of Denmark. With an Introduction, containing, I. A Description of Asia, according to the Oriental Geographers. II. A Short History of Persia from the earliest times to the present century: and an Appendix, consisting of an Essay on Asiatick Poetry, and the History of the Persian Language. To which are added, Pieces relative to the French translation. London Printed by J. Richardson, for T. Cadell 1773
First edition pp.44], lxxii, 196. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf. Spine beginning to split. Contents fine. Ownership signature stamp (early 20th C?) on end paper.
Afghan Poetry of the Seventeenth Century:
Being selections from the Poems of Khush Hal Khan Khatak. With Translations and Grammatical Introduction. London Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1890
First edition 4to, pp.xvii, errata leaf, errata slip, 120, 74. A very good copy in original cloth, cloth a little marked and scuffed, head and tail of spine frayed. With signed presentation inscription from the editor on title. Later signature on end-paper.
Life of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan, of Kabul:
with his Political Proceedings towards the English, Russian, and Persian governments, including the Victory and Disasters of the British Army in Afghanistan. London Longman. Brown, Green and Longmans 1846
First edition, Two volumes, pp.xix, 399; ix, 498, 19 lithographed portraits on India paper. A very good set in Eton binding of full contemporary calf, gilt.
A Great Country's Little Wars; or, England, Affghanistan, and Sinde;
being a sketch with reference to their morality and policy, of recent transactions on the North-western Frontier of India. London 1844
First edition pp.[iv], 303, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf. Spine rubbed, corners worn.
The Life and Opinions of Major-General Sir Charles Metcalfe MacGregor K.C.B., C.S.I., C.I.E., Quartermaster-General in India.
Edited by Lady MacGregor. Edinburgh William Blackwood & Sons 1888
First edition Two volumes, pp.xvii, 367; ix, 438, 2 frontispieces, 6 maps, 5 folding. A superb set bound in full contemporary calf, gilt, for presentation as the Stewart Memorial Prize at Cheltenham College.