Lot 508India and Punjab Sketch of the Sikhs by...

Auction Date: 18/10/2016 at 10:30 am

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India and Punjab Sketch of the Sikhs by Malcolm a rare 1812 first edition of The Sketch of the Sikhs, by John Malcolm, contemporary three quarter calf, recased preserving original boards and spine, with gilt leather label, light foxing. With loosely inserted signed letter from John Malcolm. This is the first ever English book written solely on the Sikh people. Written after (with notes made during) the historic 1805 Treaty of Amritsar between by the British East India Company when visiting Ranjit Singh

Guide Price: £2500.00 - £3500.00

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