Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm
India and the Punjab – rare Chronicles of the Lahore Durbar. The extremely rare Daftar IV, of Umdat-Ut-Tawarikh Daftar IV.(1839-1845) Chronicles of the Reign of Maharaja Kharak Singh, Kanwar Nau Nihal Singh, Maharajah Sher Singh and Maharaja Dalip SIngh by Lala Sohan Lal SURI, Vakil at the Court of Lahore. 1973 first edition, Translated from Persian into English with corresponding Christian dates and explanatory and elucidatory notes by V S Suri. Foreword by Sita Ram Kohli. Original cloth binding and dustjacket with minor edge wear otherwise very good. A valuable intimate account of the daily events at the Sikh Durbar. Rare.