Auction Date: 13/08/2015 at 01:30 pm
India History of the Sikhs Book 1918 by Cunningham new edition, first published in 1849. 429 pages, fine condition, 2 maps, ownership inscription, in very clean good condition. 'A HISTORY OF THE SIKHS' from the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the Sutlej by Joseph Davey Cunningham late Captain of Engineering in the Indian Army. Published by John Murray London 1853 with 473 pages and 2 colour maps. Joseph Cunningham spent many years in the Punjab and was witness to the Anglo-Sikh wars. A History of the Sikhs from the Origin of the Nation to the Battles of the Sutlej by Cunningham is generally recognized as the first serious and sympathetic account of the Sikh people written by a foreigner.