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First western publication of Mir Taqi Mir
Shooulue Ishq. The Flame of Love.
A Hindoostanee Poem; By Meer Moohummud Tuqee. Edited by William Carmichael Smyth. London printed for the editor, by W. Bulmer and W. Nicol 1820
First edition. 8vo, 26 x 17 cm; pp.[vi], 11, [2, blanks], 11-, [ii, Urdu title]. Text in Urdu and romanized Urdu. Modern half calf over modern boards; untrimmed and unopened; initial and final leaves a little soiled.
BL, BnF, Munich, and Oxford only.
"factious accusations against a successful General"
The Conquest of Scinde,
with some Introductory Passages in the Life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier. Part I only. London T. & W. Boone 1845
First edition pp.196, 2 folding maps. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf. From the Library of the Earl of Cromer, with his bookplate.
The Conquest of Scinde,
with some Introductory Passages in the Life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier. Parts I and II. London T. & W. Boone 1845
First edition Two volumes bound in one, pp.[vi], 531, 5 maps. A very good copy in original cloth. Spine faded. Occasional very light spotting. Armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick.
The Conquest of Scinde. A Commentary.
Part I. General Sir Charles Napier's Negotiations with the Ameers. Part II. Campaign in Scinde and Treatment of the Ameers. Edinburgh 1846
First edition Two volumes, pp.iv, 322, (323)-567. Original (but unmatched) cloth, minor wear to first volume. A very good set.
The Ameers of Sind
The conquest of Scinde. A commentary.
Part I. General Sir Charles Napier's negotiations with the Ameers. Part II. Campaign in Scinde and treatment of the Ameers. Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1846
First edition Two volumes bound in one, pp.iv, 322, (325)-567. A very good set bound in contemporary full calf, spine rubbed. Without title page of the second volume.
1886: Lucknow edition of the Holy Qur'an with Persian commentary
Lucknow Matba'-e Avadh Akhbar 1886
Folio, 32 x 21 cm, pp.646. A very good copy bound in contemporary cloth. Inner hinges strained. Spine snagged. With the bookplate of James Windrow Sweetman on end-paper.
Fragments Arabes et Persans
inedits relatifs a l'Inde, anterieurement au XIe siecle de l'ere Chretienne. Paris Imprimerie Royale 1845
First edition, 8vo, pp.xxxv, [1, blank], 227, [1, blank]. With printed Arabic and Persian texts. A very good copy bound in later (c.1900) quarter morocco, marbled boards. Spine rubbed, corners bumped, some scattered light foxing.
Four years' service in India.
By a private soldier. Leicester Thompson and Son, Chronicle Office 1854
Second edition, 8vo, pp.viii, 190. A good used copy in the original green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind; cocked, corners bumped, top and bottom of spine worn.
We locate one copy only of this edition, at SOAS; copies of the 1853 first edition are at BL, Cambridge, National Library of Scotland, and Oxford only.
An Archaeological Tour in Gedrosia.
With an appendix by Lt.-Colonel R.B. Sewell and B.S. Guha. Calcutta Government of India Central Publication Branch 1931
First edition, folio, pp.x, 211, 33 plates, 64 illustrations, 13 plans, folding map. MASI, No.43. One of 750 copies only. A very good copy in later wrappers.
An Archaeological Tour in Upper Swat
and adjacent Hill Tracts. Calcutta Government of India Central Publication Branch 1930
First edition, folio, pp.iii, 115, 66 illustrations, 8 plates, 2 folding colour maps. Memoirs of the Archaeological Survey of India, No.42. One of 750 copies only. A good copy bound in contemporary or slightly later Indian cloth, original wrappers bound in. Minor repairs to edges of two plates.
Archaeological Reconnaissances in North-Western India and South-Eastern Iran.
Carried out and recorded with the support of Harvard University and the British Museum. Antiques examined and described with the assistance of Fred H. Andrews and analysed in an appendix by R.L. Hobson. London Macmillan 1937
First edition, second issue, folio, pp.xix, 267, 34 plates, 6 in colour, 88 illustrations, 2 maps, 1 folding, 18 plans. Without the two large folding maps, Baluchistan and Kerman, and Kerman and Gulf Coast. Fine copy in original cloth, top edge gilt. But without the two large folding maps. It appears that when the publisher ran out of these maps he issued a number of copies without them. These copies can be distinguished as they are also without rear pocket.
The Word of Lalla the Prophetess.
Being the Sayings of Lal Ded or Lal Diddi of Kashmir (Granny Lal), Known also as Laleshwari, Lalla Yogishwari & Lalishri, between 1300 & 1400 A.D. Done into English Verse from the Lalla-Vakyani or Lal-Wakhi and annotated by... Cambridge 1924
First edition pp.xiii, 292. A very good cloth bound copy.
1881: A mammoth legal publishng project
Punjab customary law.
Volume I. A selection from the records of the Punjab Government. Calcutta Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing 1881
First edition pp., ii, , ii, 227,  Original cloth, spine neatly repaired. Bookplate of University of London marked "Withdrawn" inside front cover. A very good copy.
Campbell Part II p.286