FAKIR SYED WAHEEDUDDIN. The Real Ranjit Singh.

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FAKIR SYED WAHEEDUDDIN. The Real Ranjit Singh. Karachi, Lion Art Press, [1965].

Royal 8vo. Original boards, printed in green; pp. 217, facsimiles and colour plates after miniatures; binding a bit rubbed and marked; internally occasionally a little toned and spotted; a good copy.
First edition, limited to 2000 copies, this copy presented to the Maha Raja Ali Singh by the Managing Director of the National Bank of Pakistan. Written by a direct descendant of the Fakir family who served in the Lahore Durbar during the reign of Ranjit Singh and his successors, this book is on the 'Lion of Punjab' (1780-1839) who established the Sikh Empire, unified Punjab and introduced several modernising reforms.

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