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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.
"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.
Notes on Afghanistan and part of Baluchistan, Geographical, Ethnographical, and Historical.
Extracted from the Writings of Little Known Afghan and Tajzik Historians, Geographers, and Genealogists; The Histories of the Ghuris, the Turk Sovereigns of the Dihli Kingdom, the Mughal Sovereigns of the House of Timur, and Other Muhammadan Chronicles; and from Personal Observations. London 1880
First edition, 4to, pp.452. A fragile copy bound in later cloth, which has suffered from the Indian climate. Some pages browned and torn, worming to end-papers and final section.
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.
The Risings on the North-West Frontier.
Being a complete narrative, with specially prepared maps, of the various risings of the Frontier Tribes in the Tochi Valley, the Swat Valley, the Country of the Mohmands and Mamunds, and the Country of the Afridis and Orakzai; and of the several punitive campaigns undertaken against these tribes, as well as the two minor expeditions sent against the Utman Khels and the Bunerwals; the whole covering a period extending from the middle of June 1897 to the end of January, 1898. (Compiled from the Special War Correspondence of the "Pioneer".) Allahabad Pioneer Press 1898
First edition pp.iii, 248, liii, 2 folding maps. One thousand copies only published. A very good copy in original cloth. Edges of cloth slightly faded.
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.
Persian poets of Sind.
Karachi Sindhi Adabi Board 1956
First edition, pp.[vi], iii, [v], xxi, [3, blank], 319, [1, blank], 26. With printed Persian text. A very good copy in original cloth. Minor wear to edges and spine. Some spotting to fore-edge. Karachi bookseller's blindstamp to final blank leaf.
Every aspect of Islam described
Qanoon-e-Islam, or the Customs of the Moosulmans of India;
comprising a full and exact acount of their various rites and ceremonies, from the moment of birth till the hour of death. Composed under the direction of and translated by G.A. Herklots. London Parbury, Allen, and Co 1832
First edition. 8vo, 22 x 14 cm; pp.xxviii, 436, cxxviii; frontispiece, 19 plates. With Urdu text. Modern green morocco by Shepherds, gilt; spine sunned.