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MODERN ART IN PAKISTAN: HISTORY, TRADITION, PLACE
Written by Simone Wille.
Stock no. 1819124
Published by Routledge. 1st 2015. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Visual & Media Histories series. Examining interaction of space, tradition, and history to analyse artistic production in Pakistan from the 1950s to recent times. Tracing the evolution of modernism in Pakistan and framing it in a global context in the aftermath of Partition. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781138821095. Base of spine and lower corners bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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PUKHTUN ECONOMY AND SOCIETY
Written by Akbar Ahmed.
Stock no. 2132338
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Traditional Structure and Economic Development in a Tribal Society. Based on original fieldwork in the Tribal Areas of the N.W. Frontier Province of Pakistan. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and maps. 406 pages includes index. ISBN: 0710003897. A fine copy in pictorial wrapper which has faded spine.

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FRIENDS NOT MASTERS
Written by Mohammad Ayub Khan.
Stock no. 2132335
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Political Autobiography. Written by the President of Pakistan while in office, this is also a description of the major events in the history of Pakistan in which the author has participated. Blue cloth,. green title label to spine with gilt titles. B/w plates and two folding maps. 275 pages includes index. Small mark to top edge of front and rear cover. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper and small address label on front pastedown. Light creasing to top corners of pages else contents fine. Price-clipped wrapper rubbed at edges with nicks and a couple of small closed tears.

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A HISTORY OF THE PEOPLES OF PAKISTAN TOWARDS INDEPENDENCE
Written by J. Hussain.
Stock no. 2132333
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Recounting the history of the Pakistan area from the perspective of present-day Pakistan. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. 487 pages. ISBN: 0195778197. Spine bumped. Small address label on front pastedown. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper rubbed at edges with small nick at one corner.

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BRITISH RELATIONS WITH SIND 1799-1843: AN ANATOMY OF IMPERIALISM
Written by Robert A. Huttenback.
Stock no. 1818899
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A study of British relations with an independent Sind from 1799-1843 gives valuable insight into the complexities of nineteenth-century British imperialism. Blue cloth spine with gilt title, light blue paper boards. ISBN: 9780195473995. Bump to vertical edge of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper has laminate film stuck to it on the verso with tape (for protection).

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VISIONS OF MUGHAL INDIA: AN ANTHOLOGY OF EUROPEAN TRAVEL WRITING
Written by Michael H. Fisher.
Stock no. 1818896
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Mughal Empire created one of the richest and most colourful of all historical periods. A few of the Europeans who began crisscrossing the roads of Mughal India wrote, in the forms of diaries, letters and travelogues, about the people and lands they encountered. This illuminating and carefully chosen anthology contains a collection of among the best writings by European travellers as they journeyed the length and breadth of the Empire over a 200-year period (1471-1671). Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781845113544.

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FOR KING AND ANOTHER COUNTRY: INDIAN SOLDIERS ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914-1918
Written by Shrabani Basu.
Stock no. 1818632
Published by Bloomsbury. 1st 2015. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The personal stories of some of the Indian soldiers who went to the Western Front: from a grand turbaned Maharaja raring to fight for the Empire to an illiterate peasant who won the Victoria Cross; from a sweeper who accompanied the troops only to die in an English hospital to a young pilot, barely out of school, who brought down German airplanes. Burgundy boards, blue & gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9789384052911. A few grubby marks to verso of dustwrapper.

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INDIA, PAKISTAN, AND THE KASHMIR DISPUTE ON REGIONAL CONFLICT AND ITS RESOLUTION
Written by Robert G. Wirsing.
Stock no. 1818628
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A response to mounting international concern about Kashmir with specific, step-by-step recommendations for breaking the existing diplomatic stale-mate between India and Pakistan. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0333638182. Top & tail of spine bumped. Mark to front board. White label to front pastedown. Yellow dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly edge-rubbed and scuffed.

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THE LAST WALI OF SWAT
Written by Miangul Jahanzeb; Fredrik Barth.
Stock no. 1818625
Published by Norwegian University Press. 1st 1985. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fascinating picture of tribal and princely politics, state formation, and the social history of a region of the Swat Pathams on the borders of British India, later merged with Pakistan. Blue imitation leather cloth boards, silver title to spine, blind title to front. B/w photos. ISBN: 8200070794. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Tape marks to rear pastedown. Correction in pencil to a printers error of the headings under three photos. Blue dustwrapper is rubbed and scuffed. Includes relevant newspaper cuttings.

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BIRDS OF PAKISTAN
Written by Richard Grimmett; Tom Roberts; Tim Inskipp. Illustrated by Clive Byers; Daniel Cole; et al..
Stock no. 2124029
Published by Christopher Helm. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. Helm Field Guides Series. Colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780713688009.

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THE BATTLES OF ZOJILA 1948
Written by Sudhir S. Bloeria.
Stock no. 1606309
Published by Har-Anand Publications Pvt Ltd. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Dark cloth boards, yellow title to spine. 247 pages. Folding maps. The break-through at Zojila was one of the three most crucial battles fought by the Indian Army in 1947-48. Some wrinkling of pastedowns, and stain to lower edge of pages near spine. Damp stain to lower edge of wrapper, which is faded at spine. Contents generally very good.

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MAJOR DEFENCE OPERATIONS SINCE 1947
Written by Ranbir Singh.
Stock no. 2115595
Published by Ocean Boos Pvt. Ltd. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pictorial boards. B/w photos. The Book covers the four major wars with Pakistan besides the operations taken for integration of the states. ISBN: 8188322679. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with some grubby marks and a couple of nicks.

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