Auction Date: 19/09/2019 at 10am
India & Punjab – Origin of Sikhs 1835 French edition Book - A rare 1835 book titled ‘Origin Et Progress de la Pussiance Des Sikh Dans le Penjab et Histoire du Maha-Radja Randjit Singh’ - by H T Prinsep. The French edition is even more scarce than the English edition which translated ‘Origin and Progress of the Sikhs and the History of Muha-raja Ranjeet Singh’ The French edition contains portraits of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in addition to one of General Allard, the French General of the Sikh Kingdom, with a large pull out map of the territories of the Sikh kingdom. Perhaps the earliest book solely written on the Sikh Kingdom and Ranjit Singh published in the zenith of his reign. In original marbled boards and leather label withy gilt titles.