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Tarikh-e vaqaye' va savaneh-e Afghanistan, History of Events and Incidents in Afghanistan,

printed from a manuscript copied by Mirza Muhammad Husayn Munshi.

Stock Code 105604

Tehran, Qajar Persia, the Print House of Aqa Mir Muhammad Baqir Tehrani, 1273 AH (1856-57 AD).

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An intriguing historical treatise on Afghanistan compiled during the reign of Nasir al-Din Shah Qajar which includes a dedication to the Prime minister at the time, Aqa Khan Nuri. The large folding map at the end of the volume was apparently taken from an English exemplar and the measurements are in miles, feet and inches, also giving their equivalent in local measurements.

Single volume, lithographed on paper, containing one large folding map of Afghanistan, complete, 8vo (225 by 150 mm); lithographed from a manuscript in single column, 15 lines nasta'liq script, fihrist at the front of the volume, some very faint water-staining, closed tears to folding map skilfully repaired, exlibrary label of 'Firuz' to the upper pastedown, bright and attractive condition; contemporary sheep over pasteboards, covers a little soiled, extremities lightly rubbed, paper label of the Firuz library to spine.

Provenance

Provenance: Firuz, Prince Abd al-Husayn Mirza Qajar Farman Farma's eldest son, Nusrat al-Dawlah (bookplate to upper pastedown).

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