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Historical Memoirs of the Amir Sabaktagin, and the Sultan Mahmud of Ghazna, early conquerors of Hindustan, and founders of the Ghaznavide Dynasty. Translated from the Persian Version of the contemporary Arabic chronicle of Al Utbi, by the Rev. James Reynolds, B.A. London Oriental Translation Fund. 1858
First edition, pp.xxxvi, 511, [1, errata]. A near fine copy in original cloth, spine label torn at edges.
Magnificent lithograph of Afghanistan
The third descent of the Koojah Pass.
London Henry Graves & Co., and J.W. Allen; lithographed by Louis and Charles Haghe 1842
Coloured lithograph mounted on card, 24 x 36 cm. Plate 14 from Sketches in Afghaunistan. Fine example, framed by Academy Framers.
see Abbey 508
The tribes of Afghanistan
The races of Afghanistan,
being a brief account of the principal nations inhabiting that country. Calcutta Thacker, Spink, and Co. 1880
First edition pp.124, 38 (publishers adverts). A very good copy in original cloth, gilt. Rear free end-paper partially seperated. Ownership signature of Jack Scorgie, Kabul, 1926.
Sir Gore Ouseley's copy
History of the Afghans:
translated from the Persian of Neamet Ullah. [Second part.] London printed for the Oriental Translation Fund of Great-Britain and Ireland, and sold by A. J. Valpy, Red Lion Court 1836
First edition. One volume, folio (32 x 25.5 cm); pp.[ii, subscriber's leaf], [iv], viii, 131, . A very good copy in original cloth, remnants of paper label to spine. Spine slightly faded with small tears to head and foot, corners bumped. Mild foxing to preliminaries. With the printed subscriber's leaf of Sir Gore Ouseley.
Caravan Journeys and Wanderings in Persia, Afghanistan, Turkistan, and Beloochistan;
with historical notices of the countries lying between Russia and India. Translated from the original unpublished manuscript by Capt. W. Jesse. Edited by H.D. Seymour. London John Murray 1856
First edition pp.xxii, 534, 3 plates, folding map. A very good copy bound in contemporary calf, spine richly gilt, all edges marbled. Minor spotting to title and frontispiece. Previous ownership inscription on reverse of front free end-paper.
Zur Geschichte der Griechischen und Indoskythischen Koenige in Baktrien, Kabul und Indien
durch Entzifferung der Altkabulischen Legenden auf ihren Muenzen. Bonn H.B. Konig 1838
First edition, pp.284. German text. A very good copy bound in later paper covered boards, some light foxing scattered throughout.
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.
1829: History of the Afghans
History of the Afghans:
Translated from the Persian of Neamat Ullah, by Bernhard Dorn, Professor of Oriental Literature in the Imperial Russian University of Kharkov. Parts I & II. London Oriental Translation Committee 1829-1836
First edition, two volumes bound in one, folio, pp.xv, [1, errata], 184; viii, 131. A very good set bound in recent half calf, marbled boards. Light foxing to first few leaves.
History of the Afghans:
Translated from the Persian of Neamat Ullah, by Bernhard Dorn, Professor of Oriental Literature in the Imperial Russian University of Kharkov. Part I. London Oriental Translation Fund 1829
First edition, folio, pp.xv, 184, [2, Oriental Translation Fund leaflet] A very good copy in the original cloth, edges speckled red, light foxing to endpapers and first and last few leaves affecting margins only. From the Library of the Royal Society of Edinburgh with their discreet stamp on title page.
Memoirs and Correspondence of Major-General Sir William Nott,
G.C.B. Commander of the Army of Candahar, and Envoy at the Court of the King of Oude. London Hurst and Blackett 1854
First edition Two volumes, pp.viii, 488, frontis portrait; [iv], 450. A very good set bound in 20th century half calf, marbled boards. A few pages lightly age-toned.
The Gulshan -i -Roh:
being selections, prose and poetical, in the Pushto, or Afghan language. London Williams and Norgate 1867
First edition, 4to, pp.vi, , 212. Text in Pushto in Arabic script. Preface in English. A very good copy in original cloth, neatly re-backed preserving original spine. Title page and dedication leaf rather spotted.
The Afghan Campaigns of 1878-1880.
Compiled from Official and Private Sources. Comprising historical and biographical divisions, and containing a rapid sketch of the war, maps illustrating the operations and the movement of the forces, one hundred and forty permanent photographs of officers who lost their lives in the campaigns and of recipients of the Victoria Cross, with memoirs prepared from materials furnished by their relations and surviving comrades, summaries of the movements in the field of the various regiments which were engaged, and separate records of the services of every British officer who was employed in the war. London Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington 1882
First edition Two volumes, 4to, pp.352, 274, frontispiece, 140 mounted woodburytype portraits on twenty plates, 6 maps, 1 folding. A very good bright set in original cloth, all edges gilt. A little minor spotting, worst on title page of second volume (see photos).