A late Victorian work on the Highlands of the Punjab


Gore, F. St.J.: Lights & Shades of Hill Life in the Afghan and Hindu Highlands of the Punjab. John Murray [London] 1896 1st edition 8vo.

2 folding sketch maps (Kulu and part of the Himalayas & Kuram), 72 plates of photo illustration, 21 illustrations in text, xix269pp, 2pp Murray’s list. Original pink and cream cloth gilt, a very clean and sound copy with heavy bevelled boards, internally a very clean copy with just a small personal dedication on the ffep. The two parts of the book cover Kulu and Kuram: the excellent photo illustrations were taken by the author after instruction by the noted Italian photographer, Vittorio Sella, who was a photographer on the Italian Karakoram expedition. sep16/3

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