"The explorations described in these pages had for their scene a region beyond the administrative border of the Indian North-West Frontier not previously accessible to Europeans." - from the author's preface.
Contents: An Old Transborder Goal; The Start for Swat; Visits to Buddhist Ruins; Welcome by an Old Friend; Bir-kot and the Ruins around it; Alexander's Invasion of Swat; Past King Uttarasena's Stupa; Ude-gram and its ancient Fastness; At the Badshah's Capital; Buddhist Remains about Saidu and Manglawar; On the Way to the Swat Kohistan; The Entry into Torwal; To the Headwaters of the Swat River; Across the Swat-Indus Watershed; Over the Shilkai Pass and down Kana; The Ascent to Pir-Sar; In Search of Aornos; The Survey of Pir-Sar; The Story of Alexander's Siege of Aornos; Aornos located on Pir-Sar; Ancient Remains at Pir-Sar and the Name of Mount Una; Farewell to an Historic Site and its Story; Through Chakesar and Puran; To Buner and Mount Ilam; Departure from Swat
Sale conditions: This is an ex-library copy with the usual cards and stamps in front and rear. Good for research purposes. Content bright and clear. 182 pages. Uncut page edges. Two fold-out maps at rear in very good condition.
- Overall Condition: Fair
- Size: 17 cm x 24 cm