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Rare maps of Karachi & environs
Karachi brigade manoeuvres. 1905-1906.
[with] Karachi brigade manoeuvres. 1906-1907. Calcutta; Dehra Dun The first map zincographed by the Vandyke Process at the Survey of India Office; the second, heliozincographed at the Office of the Trigonometrical Branch, Survey of India, Dehra Dun November, 1905, and November, 1907
Two maps, printed on linen at a scale of 1 inch to 1 mile, and sewn together; the first on two sheets together measuring 99 x 89 cm; the second on a single sheet measuring 57 x 59 cm. No.441E C.C. Karachi Brigade (1905); No.D.11.Karachi Brigade. Reg.No.456-5.07 (1906). One hundred and fifty copies of each map printed. In excellent condition, bar one small marginal hole to the larger map, and a few small areas of discolouration to both. Folded.
"the trenchant observations of a penetrating Eastern mind"
or, an account of his travels in Europe on the occasion of the Coronation of His Imperial Majesty, Edward VII, King of all the Britons and Emperor of India. Lahore printed by Rai Sahib M. Gulab Singh & Sons, Mufid-i-Am Press 1904
First edition. Small 4to, 26 x 18 cm; pp.[iv, English title and publisher's note, printed in red and blue], 532. Lithographed Urdu text. Urdu title lithographed in red, green, and blue, chromolithographic headpieces. Contemporary Indian cloth; rebacked, fragment of original spine laid down; somewhat worn; all edges gilt; original colour-printed wrappers bound in. Gilt-stamp of Walter de Merindol Malan to upper board.
LSU, McGill, and Penn only. We trace no copies at auction.
Association copy of first edition
Where Three Empires Meet.
A Narrative of recent Travel in Kashmir, Western Tibet, Gilgit, and the adjoining Countries. London 1893
First edition pp.xvi, 495, 27 plates, 27 text illustrations, folding map, 24 pages publisher's advertisements. A good copy in rather worn original cloth, with pencil signature "Lennard" on title. The contents are generally in good condition but there is some scattered light foxing. End-papers are original. Corners are bumped. Gilt ornament complete but rubbed.
Handsome copy of second edition
Where Three Empires Meet.
A Narrative of recent Travel in Kashmir, Western Tibet, Gilgit, and the adjoining Countries. London Longmans, Green and Co. 1893
Second edition pp.xvi, 495, 27 plates, 27 text illustrations, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary half calf, gilt, by Mudie. Armorial bookplate. A few light spots to prelims. A little rubbing to spine edge.
Amir Khusrau-e-Dehlavi. (Odes 1-60).
The text with an introduction, giving an account of the life and writings of the poet, literal translation, and full explanatory notes. Bombay "Mustafai Printing Press" 1901
pp.xxx, 90, 28 (Urdu text). Original cloth, gilt. Spine slightly rubbed. A very good copy.
From the birth of Guru Nanak
A History of the Punjab,
from the birth of Guru Nanuk, to the present day. Lahore Victoria Press 1877
First edition. 8vo, 25 x 15 cm; pp.[2, English title], 512-1, [2, Urdu title]. Urdu text and title lithographed. Contemporary Indian half morocco over pebbled cloth; edges worn. Inscribed by the author "To His Excellency Sir Richard Temple G.C.S.I. with Rai Bahdr. Kunhya Lall's best respect. Lahore Jan. 8/78."
British Library (shelfmark VT828), Columbia, and Cornell only, under Urdu title (Tarikh-i Panjab).
1860: Life and sport on the Indus
Narrative of a Residence at the Court of Meer Ali Moorad;
with Wild Sports in the Valley of the Indus. London Hurst & Blackett 1860
First edition Two volumes, pp.[viii], 306; [vi], 300, 2 engraved plates. A very good set bound in calf, gilt, by Nutt & Son, and given as a leaving present at Eton. End-papers foxed.
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.
1890: "Who has low land, and high relations, he never will suffer loss"
Selected agricultural proverbs of the Panjab.
Delhi Imperial Medical Hall Press 1890
First edition. 8vo, 25 x 17 cm; pp.xxiv, 308. Punjabi text. Contemporary cloth; edges a little worn, cloth a bit marked Ownership inscription of J.C.W. Eustace, dated 1932; ownership stamp of Sub-Divisional Officer Pind Dadan Khan to title-page and text.
Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, and SOAS.
An unparalleled account of the Mughal Empire
Storia do Mogor, or Mogul India, 1653-1708.
Translated with introduction and notes by William Irvine. Edited under the supervision of the Royal Asiatic Society and published for the Government of India. London John Murray, for the Government of India 1907-1908
First edition. Four volumes, 8vo (23.5 x 16.6 cm), pp.lxxxix, , 386, 13 plates; x, , 471, 14 plates; xiv, 509, [1, blank], 17 plates, 3 in colour; xiv, 605, [1, blank], [4, advertisements], 15 plates, 2 large folding tables, folding map in rear pocket. The Indian Texts Series - I. A very good set in original cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt and colour. Top and bottom of first volume's spine worn; rear hinge of fourth volume weakened.
The Life and Correspondence of Sir Bartle Frere.
London John Murray 1895
Second edition, two volumes, pp.xi,  516; vii, 472, 2 portrait frontispieces, 7 plates, illustrations, 7 colour maps, 4 folding. A very good set in original cloth. Stain to margin of title page and frontis of second volume. Ex Working Men's College Library, with their bookplates on front end-papers, and no further marking.
Oral Tradition from the Indus.
Comprised in Tales. To which are added explanatory notes. Revised and Corrected. Illustrations drawn by Miss L. Fenn. From sketches by the authors. Brighton 1908
First edition pp.xvi, 157, 14 plates, map. A good copy in original cloth, rebacked preserving (rather stained) original spine. With presentation inscription from the author. Contents very good.
Memoirs of the Emperor Jahangueir,
Written by Himself; and translated from a Persian Manuscript, by Major David Price. London Oriental Translation Fund. 1829
First edition Folio, pp.141. A very good copy in rather frayed original plain wrappers. Front wrapper partially detached. With the additional subscriber leaf of The Most Noble the Marquess of Cholmondeley.
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.