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    Colonel H. C. Wylly. From The Black Mountain to Waziristan. Being an Account of the Border Countries and the More Turbulent of the Tribes Controlled By the North-West Frontier Province, and of Our Military Relations with Them in the Past. London: Macmillan and Co., 1912.

    First edition. Octavo. 505 pages plus two pages of publisher's ads at rear. Eight folding maps.

    Brown cloth boards with red and black lettering and design on covers and spine. Moderate wear to spine ends; very light rubbing at corners. Inscribed by previous owner on initial flyleaf. Textblock is very fine with page edges dyed red. Selected chapters include: The Borderland, Black Mountain Tribes, Yusafzais and Gaduns, Utman Khels, Mohmands, and Waziristan and Its Tribes. In very fine condition and quite desirable, particularly in light of recent events in that part of the world.


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