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Half-leather and dark green cloth. Raised bands on the spine with red leather labels and gilt lettering. The lower label stamped "For Official Use Only." No. 1387 stamped in gilt on the upper leather corner of the front cover. Rubbing wear to the leather, slight evidence of powder residue (red rot) from the some parts of the leather, and two of the spine labels show slight peeling from the spine. The cloth has some insect damage along the top edge of the rear cover and the fore-edges. The interior has foxing on the endpapers, affecting the bookplate on the front endpaper, and on several adjacent pages. The upper corners of about the first hundred pages are creased or bent from having been bumped. 461 pages with six fold-out sketches/maps tipped in and one large fold-out general map (rear pocket) illustrating this volume. Bookplate of an early British aviator (Neville Morris Jenkins ) affixed on the front pastedown. He is listed as Lt. Neville Morris Jenkins RA, one of the pilots receiving an Aviator's Certificate from the Royal Aero Club in 1913. CONTENTS: Chapters I-III are about the Afridi Tribe, Chapter IV - Orakzai Tribe, Chapter V - The Zaimukht Tribe, Chapter Vi - The Turi and Bangash Tribes, Chapter VII - Darwesh Khel Wazirs, Chapter VIII-IX - Masud Wazirs and Bhittanis, and Chapter X - The Dawaris. We also have Volumes III, IV, and V in stock in their original editions.
Title: Frontier and Overseas Expeditions from India, Volume II (of VI Volumes): North-West Frontier Tribes Between the Kabul and Gumal Rivers
Publisher: Simla, India, Government Monotype Press: 1908
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 09877