Karachi: the author, 1950. Hardcover. 25, 567p., hardcover, ex-lib with accession numbers on cover and spine, corners of boards bent inward, small stain at the bottom of textblock.
Dhalla was the US-educated high priest of the Parsis (Zoroastrians) in Karachi. The item is predominently historical, starting with "The ancestors of man," then Egyptians, Babylonians, Assyrians, on through the Aryans at p.172 and the Americans at p.455.