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PROPERTY OF A FORMER GERMAN AMBASSADOR

Baillie, Alexander F.
KURRACHEE: (KARACHI). PAST: PRESENT: AND FUTURE. CALCUTTA: THACKER, SPINK & CO., 1890
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
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PROPERTY OF A FORMER GERMAN AMBASSADOR

Baillie, Alexander F.
KURRACHEE: (KARACHI). PAST: PRESENT: AND FUTURE. CALCUTTA: THACKER, SPINK & CO., 1890
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Baillie, Alexander F.
KURRACHEE: (KARACHI). PAST: PRESENT: AND FUTURE. CALCUTTA: THACKER, SPINK & CO., 1890
8vo (252 x 174mm.), half-title, 10 plates, 4 folding maps, 1 leaf advertisements at end, original pictorial cloth gilt, bevelled edges, a few minor tears, rebacked retaining original spine, slightly roiled
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A fine study of the city and port of Karachi as seen after the British occupation of Sindh in 1839. Baillie discusses of the city's early history, its commerce, facilities, and inhabitants, and a far-sighted estimation of Karachi's potential for the future.

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