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art and rare books relating to India, Central Asia and the Islamic world

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Unless otherwise stated, all books are first edition

Garden of Bungalow: Peshawar.

Peshawar, capital of North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan, is located on the edge of the Khyber Pass near the border with Afghanistan.

Circa 1880/1890.

Albumen print. Mounted on an album leaf and titled in a contemporary hand. 300 x 230mm. (11.75 x 9ins).

PH000045 £125   

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Golden Temple Amritsar.

A remarkable panoramic and partially aerial view of a crowded scene at the Golden Temple, Amritsar circa 1930. It shows the then newly built surrounding buildings including the clock tower as well as the Darshani Deori (gateway) with the original paintwork – now whitewashed.

3 gelatin silver prints conjoined and partially hand-coloured on the original card mount (marked, some marginal loss and laid-down for support). Image size 21.5 x 6ins. Mount 24 x 10ins.

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Group of Circassian Girls.

Circassian women came from the Caucasus, a region encompassing some of the Southern part of the Russian Federation, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and the fringes of Turkey.

Circa 1880/1890.

Albumen print. Photographer’s credit and number/s in negative ‘Arrrou(?)/ 1225 / 475’. 205 x 270mm. (8 x 10.75ins). Some fading.

PH000044 £150   

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Jama Masjid, Delhi.

The city’s principal mosque was begun by Shah Jahan in 1650. Five thousands masons worked on its construction for 6 years. The French traveller Francois Bernier described how, during the reign of Shah Jahan’s son, Aurangzeb, the streets of the city were watered in preparation for his visit to prayers.

Circa 1885.

Silver print.

PH000021 £175   

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Lucknow - entrance gate to Secinder Bagh where 2000 mutineers were killed in 1857.

Also known as Secundra Bagh, a villa and garden estate on the outskirts of Lucknow. The scene of fierce fighting during the 'Indian Mutiny' of 1857, it was used by sepoys as a refuge from British troops.

Circa 1870.

Albumen print. Mounted on a contemporary album leaf with titling in contemporary ink. Verso another albumen print circa 1870 titled 'Lucknow - ruins of the residency - the memorial'. 235mm x 190mm. (9.25 x 7.5ins).

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Murree 1889.

Established as a hill station by the British in the 1850s, sometimes known as ‘Queen of the Hills’, Murree is especially popular as a summer resort for the residents of Islamabad and the cities of the Punjab.

Albumen print. Mounted on an album leaf and titled in a contemporary hand. 275 x 205mm. (11 x 8.25ins).

PH000049 £300   

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