The Golden Pilgrimage.

Shah, Sirdar Ikbal Ali.

Book ID: 3647


8vo. 299 pp., contemporary decorated cloth, soiled and lightly faded, previous owner’s inscription on title page, occasional spotting, otherwise copy in good condition, Denis Archer, London, first edition, 1933.


Sirdar Ikbal Ali Shah, Was an Indian-Afghan author and diploma. He was educated at Cambridge, undertook assignments for the British Foreign Office and became a publicist for a number of Eastern statesmen. In 1918, Ali Shah became only the second Asian to join the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, contributing articles on Islam to the Society’s journal.

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