Lot 500India, Punjab – Lahore Tribune Bound Volume –...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm



India, Punjab – Lahore Tribune Bound Volume – large bound volume of pre-partitions English newspaper of the Punjab. This bound volumes is for the December 1935 issues, with hundreds of articles and images of events leading to the Independence of India, the partition, Congress Party, Sikh-Hindu-Muslim riots, various Mahatma Gandhi news, Communal mobs and riots, etc, Bound volume of a prominent English newspaper based in the Punjab and published from Lahore. Historically important. Approximately 60 issues of this daily newspaper. Many articles deal with Sikh uprisings, India independence, Muslim movements, Punjab / Pakistan independence movements, etc. Very large format newspapers bound together in hardcovers, blue paper covered boards and cloth tape covered spine and spine margins, 13” x 20”. Ex-Libris Bookplate of the University of California on a blank prelim. These Issues are especially interesting, as they show the beginnings of the many of the communal violence, uprisings, insurrections, movements, etc. that eventually led to the eviction of the British, the independence of India, and the creation of Pakistan A first and account of the news of Northern Indian pre-partition. The Lahore Tribune shifted from to Chandigar after Indian Independence and became known as ‘The Tribune’ Original issues of the Lahore Tribune are most scarce, not even available in the archives of The Tribune.

Hammer Price: £200.00

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