Taken from the preface to the 2nd. Ed. "I have taken this opportunity to correct a few errors which have crept into the text, & to redraw the Map on P. 128." Taken from the preface, "In October 1910 I arrived for the first time in Peshawar, a second lieutenant on the unattached list for the Indian Army - the least of all created things. Thirty-one years later, in October 1941, I left Peshawar for the last time on vacating my appointment for the last time on on vacating my appointment as British Minister in Afghanistan....I have devoted such spare time as has been available from war & other work to researches into the history of this part Asia." There are two fold-out maps present. DJ. has some stains to exterior. Even though DJ is price clipped, the price is still on the front flap. DJ is now protected in archival quality clear plastic. *****Please Note - Book is heavy, and additional postage costs would need to be charged for destinations outside Australia Size: 180mm - 250mm. Old bookshop stamp on front pastedown. Slight foxing front/rear pages, but body of book mostly clean and unfoxed. Dust Jacket has some shelf wear. It also has some chips, small tears and bumps to extremities. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. MC Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Politics & Government; Afghanistan; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 740.