Title Kashir, Being a History of Kashmir from the Earliest Times to our Own
Book Condition Good Plus
Jacket Condition Good Minus
Edition First Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher Lahore, Pakistan The University of the Panjab 1948
Seller ID 007647
Complete in two volumes. Vol. I issued in 1948 and Vol. II in 1949. NOT ex-library. Presumed printed and bound in Pakistan. Turquoise buckram bindings, spine, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the boards and to the spines. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Moderately bumped spine heads and tails, and with some corners with pronounced bumps. The bindings are exceptionally clean, with virtually no soiling. Text blocks firmly bound in. With lxxviii, 341, 148, 343-833c, 151-258, and IV numbered pages. Text includes numerous poetry and prose passages in Persian and Urdu. With several full-page plates in each volume, some B&W and some full color, and all on coated stock. Vol. I with color pull-out maps. The pages of the volumes are perhaps not of the best quality paper yet there is scant evidence of age deterioration. Generallly clean interiors. Clearly previously read but respectfully so. With the original plain paper dust jackets, with chipping evident at the spine heads and tails and at the corners. The spines sunned and somewhat soiled. The DJs in new Mylar DJ protectors. A Good Plus set of two volumes in Good Minus DJs. Scarce in any condition.