PESHAWAR. The district gazetteer of 1931 – an original copy


N. W. F. Province Gazetteers. PESHAWAR DISTRICT. Volume A. 1931. Printed at the Civil & Military Gazette Ltd. [Lahore] 3rd edition of 1934 Preface by Captain E. H. Cobb. large 8vo [10 x 7½ ins].

Portrait frontispiece [Sir George Rous-Keppel, G.C.I.E., K.C.S.I., Chief Commissioner and A.G.G., N.W.F.F., 1909 – 1919], large folding panoramic view from Peshawar, 2 other plates, ix, [ii], 328pp, xl [Appendices]. Original green cloth gilt, crease across top right corner also lightly affecting early pages but a very clean copy with the unusual and imaginative panorama neatly folded, an old library label to rear pastedown City of Liverpool Reference Library but no other markings noted, The most generally appealing and useful volume of the series which has narratives as opposed to endless tables. It deals with most subjects including the History including the Sikh period and the Mutiny, Population, Economy, Agriculture, Police, Places of interest. may12/3

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