Books from the Library of Peter Duckers

Date of Auction: 8th May 2019

Sold for £30

Estimate: £20 - £30

The North Western Frontier and British India 1839-42, by P. Mehra, Punjab University, Chandigarh, 1978, Two Volumes, 425pp. and 406pp., modern reprints of official dispatches and reports on the North West Frontier and Afghanistan (and a few other places like Persia and Arabia) offering a wealth of detail on the area, politics, trade and reflecting the current state of knowledge and intelligence coming from the frontier, with pull-out maps, index, tables of statistics &c., hardback, good condition

Notes on Afghanistan and Baluchistan, by H. G. Raverty, Nisa Traders, Quetta, 1982, Two Volumes, 316pp. and 415pp., modern reprints of 1878 original, with very detailed route descriptions and topographical accounts &c. of the frontier territories, with index, hardback, with dust-jackets, good condition (4) £20-£30