Memoirs of Zehir-ed-Din Muhammed Baber, Emperor of Hindustam. J. Leyden, W. Erskine.
Memoirs of Zehir-ed-Din Muhammed Baber, Emperor of Hindustam
Memoirs of Zehir-ed-Din Muhammed Baber, Emperor of Hindustam

Memoirs of Zehir-ed-Din Muhammed Baber, Emperor of Hindustam

London England: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1826. First in English. Hardcover. written by himself in the Jaghatai Turki (and translated by Leyden and Erskine). Notes plus geographical and historical introductions together with a map of the countries between the Oxus and Jaxartes and a memoir regarding its construction by Charles Waddington of the East India's company's engineers. 452 pp, large folding map in front. Large format. Baber was the first Moghul Emperor and this work presents a picture of his life and times, the people and their lan.Baber's grandson (ruled from 1556 to 1605) ordered the memoirs be translated into Persian and it is from the Persian edition that most of the 1826 translation was accomplished. VG+ in half leather over marbled boards. VG+. Item #3996

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