With The Afghans - Claud Field 1908 - Marshall Brothers, London - First Edition A near fine first edition of this history of the Afghans, their racial origins, customs, religion, literature together with a history of Christian missionary work inside the country. Includes a chapter entitled Persian Influences on the Afghans: Sufism, which the author singles out as the only cultural influence of Iran on the Afghans.

Claud Field was a Christian missionary, first appointed to Peshawar in 1892.

Illustrated with frontispiece, a map, and fifteen photographic plates.
  pp. vi [6] 221 [1] [2 publisher’s ads].   Condition: Near fine, toning to endpapers.   Ref: 106765   Price: HK$ 1,200