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Pakistan-Travel and Description From James Hurley, Books


Road Map of West Pakistan

By Tourist Section, Public Relations Department, West Pakistan

Lahore: Public Relations Dept, West Pakistan, 1954. Book. Very Good. No Binding. N.d. (1950s). Map brochure showing roads and key cities and towns with printed information on quality of road, road surface, distances between towns, available accommodation for travelers, petrol availability, etc. 15 x Single sheet 17 1/4 inches folded to 9 7/8 x 4 3/8 inches. Pictorial exterior, light wear otherwise very good. The types of roads mentioned include red brick, tarmac, concrete, tarmac-concrete and metalled. The three routes with detailed "Road Information" are Lahore to Peshawar, Lahore to Karachi and Lahore to Quetta. Adjectives used to describe both the accommodations and road surfaces include bad, fair, good and excellent. Brief particulars of other roads including only mileages between main towns is also given for Lahore to Nathiagali, Lahore to Abbotabad, Lahore to Khyber Pass, Lahore to Swat Valley and Lahore to Kahgan Valley routes..