Very Good in Good+ jacket. 0845311131 Publisher: Great Albion BooksDate of Publication: 1972Binding: hard coverEdition: Condition: Very Good/Good+Description: 0845311131 Book is about excellent with no marks. DJ has some edge wear, some chipping at spine ends and one clean split on rear.
First edition. Hardback. VG/VG. Not price clipped. No inscriptions. 191 pages including index. 33 plates. 22 drawings in text. 2 maps. 22 cms by 14 cms. The author was a longstanding member of the Society for Nautical Research. Written when there was still a West and East Pakistan so the waterways of both Pakistan and what is now Bagladesh are explored.
Very Good in Very Good jacket. Foreword by Alan Villiers. Color frontispiece, with numerous textual photographs and illustrations. First American edition. An original and detailed study of the lives and work of the boatmen of Pakistan, an area where a special pattern of life is set by the great rivers' systems, and by the annual inundation following the onset of the south-west monsoon. Small ink stamp to the fore-edge. Some mild sun fading along the spine; otherwise a very good copy.
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