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Frontier Doctor: An Autobiography. Foreword by General Sir Rob Lockhart

By Holland, Henry

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1959. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Second Impression (1958). 256pp, endpaper map, frontis portrait, 10 photo illustrations, index. 8vo/22.5cm. Blue cloth gilt, light wear, back panel of dj laid in, round stamp of Punjab Religious Book Depot, Lahore on ffep, otherwise internally fine. The story of Sir Henry Holland (1875- ) C.I.E., M.B., CH.B., F.R.C.S.E., F.I.C.S., an opthalmologist, and considered one of the outstanding medical missionaries ever to work on the North-West Frontier of India. He spent a half century there, in Baluchistan and Sind, establishing one of the leading opthalmological hospitals in the world to which hundreds of European and American surgeons come yearly to gain experience..

$19.55

Allround Progress: Quetta and Kalat Divisions

By Directorate of Information, West Pakistan

Karachi: West Pakistan Directorate of Information, 1958. Book. Good. Soft cover. N.d. (ca late1950s?). Unpaged [12 pages], 15 monochrome illustrations from photographs (2 full page). Yellow pictorial wrappers, slightly soiled and edgeworn, Urdu sub-title front panel, internally worn, poor quality illustrations, corner chip last leaf, minor soiling, otherwise internally good. A government publicity booklet issued within a few years after the creation of the One Unit government in West Pakistan, September 1955. A scarce piece of ephemera. No copies found in British Library, Library of Congress, the OCLC World Catalogue or the Long or Taylor bibliographies..

$24.44