Auction Date: 13/08/2015 at 01:30 pm
India Joseph Wolff Maharajah Ranjit Singh 1837 Book Ex Library copy, Joseph Wolff (1795-1862), Christian missionary and traveller, who visited the Punjab in 1832. Published in 1837 Philadelphia, 338p. A detailed account of the Lahore court and Mahrajah Ranjit Singh, and mentions all of the Gurus in chronological order on page 176. Also mentions a religious conversation with Hari Singh Nalwa on Religion and God. Mentions of the Akalee sect of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Published two years prior to the death of Maharajah Ranjit Singh. Frontis (portrait), in original decorative cloth, 20 x 11cm, both covers and the frontis, Ex lib (Mercantile Library stamp on title-page), some wear throughout, generally intact and clean, spine damage.