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Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier; A Record of Sixteen Years' Close Intercourse with the Natives of the Indian Marches
London: Seeley & Co. Limited, 1909. Undetermined. very good. 1st Edition. [xvi] 234 + 28pp catalogue at rearpp. Quarto. Publisher's orange cloth; gilt ornament to front board. Spine title in gilt; minor shelfwear to crown and foot, spine slightly faded. Boards somewhat sunned, small bumps to corners. Former owner's name in ink to front fly. Pictoral frontis with tissue guard, 24 pages of B/W plates from photographs, maps. A clean copy; plates bright and crisp. very good Dr. Pennell served as both a medical doctor and missionary at the mission station of Bannu, on the Indian Frontier. He spent much of his time travelling into the hostile Afghan and Pakistani areas, often disguised as a mendicant. 1909
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