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1907: Securing the frontier
Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India.
Compiled in the Intelligence Branch, Division of the Chief of the Staff, Army Head Quarters, India. In six volumes. Vol. I: Tribes north of the Kabul river. Vol. II (1908): North-west frontier tribes between the Kabul and Gumal rivers. Vol. III (1910): Baluchistan and the first Afghan War. Vol. IV (1907): North and north-eastern frontier tribes. Nepal, Sikkhin, Tibet, Bhutan, Assam. Vol. V (1907): Burma. Vol. VI (1911): Expeditions overseas. Simla Government Monotype Press 1907-1911
First edition Six volumes, pp., iv, xix, , 591, , 10 plates & maps, 2 folding; , iii, , 461, , 7 folding plates & maps; , vii, , 466, 2 folding genealogical tables, 6 maps, 5 folding; , iv, 249, , 1 plate, 7 maps, 1 folding; , x, , 468, folding map; , x, , 515, , 19 maps, 12 folding. [A slip inserted in volume III states a map of Afghanistan will be forwarded later - this is not present] A very good set bound in half calf, cloth boards as issued. Minor signs of external wear. Ownership signature of A.K. Macpherson of Pitmain. Stamps of Bombay Pioneers on end-papers, otherwise clean.
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.
Papers regarding British Relations with the Neighbouring Tribes on the North-West Frontier of India and Punjab Frontier Administration.
First edition Folio, pp.170, original wrappers, preserved in modern slip-case. [Cd.496.] Wrappers frayed at edges. Stamp of Palais de la Paix on title. A very good copy.
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 Translated from the original unpublished manuscript by Capt.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.
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.
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.
The life of Hafiz ool-Moolk, Hafiz Rehmut Khan,
written by his son, the Nuwab Moost'ujab Khan Buhadoor, and entitled Goolistan-i-Rehmut. Abridged and translated from the Persian, by Charles Elliott, Esq. London Printed for the Oriental Translation Fund 1831
First edition pp.[ii], iv, (5)-144, 8. A very good copy bound in recent half calf, cloth boards.
Umra Khan, "a certain ragged Pathan"
Umra Khan and the Chitral campaign of 1895.
Compiled from the Civil and Military Gazette. Lahore Civil and Military Gazette Press 
First edition, 12mo (18 x 12.5 cm), pp.[vi], 128. A worn but well preserved copy bound in modern buckram. Marginal tear to pp. 95-96, text unaffected. Final leaf soiled and chipped. Book-plate of Gerald Sattin.
We locate a single copy at the British Library.
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.