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New York: PublicAffairs, 2003. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. lightly soiled, d.w. creased on inner flap, remainder mark on bottom fore-edges. New York: PublicAffairs, 2003. History of 20th century American foreign policy in Central Asia with an emphasis on Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Caucasus region.
London: Chapman Hall, 1851. Illustrated sepia frontispiece with tissue-guard, 12 tinted plates depicting perspective views, 3 maps of which 2 are folding. 415 pages, slight age toning. Handsomely rebound in full brown blind stamped calf, red leather spine label, marbled page edges. First edition. William Napier was the brother of Charles Napier, who had conquered and administered Sindh and been a leading figure in British India.
1957. Signed "Ali S. Aga Khan" on a souvenir page measuring 2.25 x 5.75 inches, no place, no date, circa 1957, identifying him as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary - Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations. Collectors of United Nations material have always realized the difficulty in acquiring anything signed by Khan during his tenure with that agency. Boldly signed and in near fine condition. Socialite, playboy, and racehorse owner, best remembered as the third husband of actress Rita.....