A Military Officer’s account of the dangerous Pathan Borderlands of the North West Frontier


Enriquez, C. M. 21st Punjabis: The Pathan Borderland. A consecutive account of the country and people on and beyond the Indian frontier from Chitral to Dera Ismail Khan. With map and illustrations. Thacker Spink & Co [Calcutta & Simla] 1921 2nd edition small 8vo [7.5 x 5 ins].

Folding sketch map, folding chart showing numbers of Pathans in the Native Infantry Regiments in 1908 [over 10,000 including cavalry & sappers], frontispiece and 10 other plates, [x[, 194pp. Original publisher’s green cloth gilt in fine, bright condition [more often found in a soft cover], a little occasional spotting but the best copy we have seen in decades. The writer, a serving officer used to the Pathan, writes from a military point of view.   mar26/7

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