Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm
India and the Punjab – Adventures of an Officer in the Punjaub by Major H M Lawrence, 2nd edition 1846. Two volumes bound in three quarter brown leather with marbled paper-covered boards, matching end papers, maroon and black leather spine labels; clean and tight, spotting to lithographed frontispieces; very light rubbing to covers, a VG+ clean and attractive set in handsome period leather binding. Bearing the bookplate of Earl Cornwallis. A first hand account of the Sikh Empire at the time of the Sikh Wars with considerable reference to Ranjit Singh, with a fine frontispiece showing him on horseback.