KASHMIR. An attractive copy of an 1879 book by a Medical Officer


Wakefield, W., M.D.: The Happy Valley: Sketches of Kashmir & the Kashmiris. Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington [London] 1879 1st edition 8vo.

Folding map, frontispiece and 7 other illustrations, tinted in blue and brown, xii, 300pp. Original decorative cloth on heavy bevelled boards, spine faded but the front cover still very bright, extreme right hand edge of fold folded over with small tear without loss, small damp stain to margin of one plate [shown in an illustration], otherwise contents very clean, apart from a  a small blind stamp to front free endpaper W. H. Smith & Co. Library no other previous ownership markings. A handsome publication. nov5/2