Auction Date: 23/02/2019 at 10am
India & Punjab – Rare Chronicles of Ranjit Singh’s Durbar Book - A fine first edition of Umdat-Ut-Tawarikh, Daftar III, Parts (I-V); Chronicles of the Reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh 1831-1839 A.D. by Lala Sohan Lal SURI. Translated from Persian into English with corresponding Christian dates and explanatory and elucidatory notes by V.S.Suri. Foreword by Sita Ram Kohli. Frontis of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. xxxiv, 721 + errata, numerous full page illustration. Original blue cloth binding, with minor edge wear, otherwise very good. A valuable intimate account of the daily events at the Sikh Durbar. Rare.