Lot 785India & Punjab – Visit To Ranjit Singh...

Auction Date: 20/06/2019 at 10:15 am

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India & Punjab – Visit To Ranjit Singh At Lahore - Rare First Edition of John Lowrie’s 1833 travel to the Court of Lahore - entitled ‘Travels in North India’ - Containing Notices of the Hindus; Journals of a Voyage on the Ganges and a Tour to Lahor; Notes on the Himalaya Mountains and the Hill Tribes’, 1842. In contemporary leaver half calf binding with marble boards, front hinge loose, otherwise good. Lowrie was a missionary traveller who visited the court of Lahore in May 1833, and wrote extensively about his stay in the Punjab, he writes of Initiation from Ranjit Singh, River Bias, Sacred reservoir of Amritsar, Tout of Lahore, visits of two Fakirs courtiers, interview with King, Appearance of Lahor, Ranjit Singh’s hunting excursion, notes on the Panjab and the Sikhs, Loodhiana to Simla, etc.

Hammer Price: £200.00

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