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My Library

The following are books, gazetteers, reports from my personal library. Since I have not been able to review them, I cannot add them to the other section of this website, therefore for now, I am listing them here. If the actual version in available online, I have linked it.



  • A Petal from the Rose by Kekobad Ardeshir Marker 1985


  • Peshawar City on the Frontier by SM Jaffar. (reprint by OUP)
  • Peshawar Historic City of the Frontier by Dr. Ahmad Hasan Dani
  • Soldier Sahibs: The Men Who Made the North-west Frontier by Charles Allen 2001


  • Imperial Rule in Punjab: The conquest and administration of Multan 1818-1881 by J Royal Roseberry, III. 1988
  • Mystique of Murree by Lala Rukh Shaukat 2006
  • The Punjab being a brief account of the country of the Sikhs. by Lt. Col Steinbach London, 1846 (reprint)
  • Lahore as it was Travelogue, 1860 by J.L. Kipling (reprint NCA, 2002)
  • Travels in Kashmir and the Panjab (Oxford in Asia Historical Reprints) by Charles Von Hugel
  • Brothers in the Raj: The Lives of John and Henry Lawrence by Harold Lee 2004
  • The Punjab under Imperialism 1885-1947 by Imran Ali (agriculture related)


  • Karachi: Pleasure Gardens of a Raj City by Durdana Soomro 2007
  • Karachi During the British Era: Two Histories of a Modern City (reprint by OUP of two earlier books)
  • Kurrachee: Past, Present and Future by Alexander Baillie. (reprint Pak Herald Publications)
  • Visions of the Empire (Karachi) Pak Herald Publications 2004
  • City of Hyderabad, Sindh (712 - 1947) by Dr. Qammaruddin Bohra 2000
  • The Dual City: Karachi During the Raj by Yasmeen and Mihail Lari. 1997
  • McMurdo's Account of Sind by James McMurdo (reprint)


  • When Men and Mountains Meet: The Explorers of the Western Himalayas 1820-1875 by John Keay 1993


  • Cabool Being a Personal Narrative by Sir Alexander Burnes C.B., 1842 Online version (pdf)
  • Forty-one years in India by Frederick Sleigh Roberts Online version
  • Harvest from the desert the life and work of Sir Ganga Ram by Baba Pyare Lal Bedi (reprint NCA 2003)
  • Three months of my life by J. F. Foster 1873
  • The Memoirs of Seth Naomul Hotchand (reprint)
  • The Butcher of Amritsar: General Reginald Dyer by Nigel A. Collett 2005
  • Scinde in the forties: Being the journal of letters of Colonel Keith Young (reprint)


  • Political Diaries of The Agent to the Governor-General, North-West Frontier and Resident at Lahore from 01 January 1847 to 4th March 1848(reprint)
  • Political Diaries of Lt. Reynell G. Taylor, Mr. P Sandys Melvill, Pandit Kunahya Lal, P.A. Vans Agnew (reprint)
  • Political Diaries of Lt. H B. Edwardes 1847-1849 (reprint)
  • Journals and Diaries of the Assistants to the Agent, Governor General North-West Frontier and Resident at Lahore 1846-1848 (reprint)


  • The Karachi Residents Directory 1932 by The Daily Gazette. (reprint)


Reprints by Sang-e-Meel, Lahore


  • Gazetteer of the Attock District 1930
  • Gazetteer of the Bannu District 1883 - 84
  • Gazetteer of the Chenab Colony 1904
  • Gazetteer of the Gujranwala District 1883 - 84
  • Gazetteer of the Gurdaspur District 1891-92
  • Gazetteer of Hazara 1907
  • Gazetteer of the Jhelum District 1904
  • Gazetteer of the Karachi District
  • Gazetteer of the Kohat District 1883 - 84
  • Gazetteer of the Lahore District 1883 - 84
  • Gazetteer of the Montgomery District 1883 - 84
  • Gazetteer of the Multan District 1923-24
  • Gazetter of Muzaffargarh District 1929
  • Gazetteer of the Peshawar District 1897 - 98
  • Gazetteer of the Shahpur District 1897


  • Imperial Gazetteer Provincial Series Baluchistan
  • Gazetteer of the Province of Sind 1876. Online version (pdf)


Reprint versions by Sang-e-Meel, Lahore

  • A Sketch of The Siege of Mooltan by John Jones Cole. 1849
  • A Narrative of Events in Chitral Swat and Bajour. The Chitral Campaign by HC Thomson
  • From the Black Mountain to Waziristan by Col. H.C. Wylly
  • Britain's Forgotten Wars: colonial campaigns of the 19th century by Ian Hernon 2006
  • Afghan Wars: And the North-West Frontier 1839-1947 by Michael Barthorp 2002
  • The Afghan Wars, 1839-42 and 1878-80 by Archibald Forbes Online version


  • Historical images of Pakistan by F. S Aijazuddin 1992
  • Lahore Recollected An Album. F. S. Aijazuddin Lahore: Sang-e-Meel, 2004
  • From Kashmir to Kabul: The Photographs of Burke and Baker, 1860-1900 by Omar A. Khan 2002


  • Colonial Reports on Pakistan Frontier Tribal Areas. Edited and Introduced by Robert Nichols. OUP, Karachi
  • Treaties, Engagements and Sanads relating to the North West Frontier Province, Pakistan Study Area, University of Peshawar.