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Books & Works on Paper including Contents from the Estate of Paul Gallico

 
  Lot 229
 

Gladwin (Francis) Translator, Ayeen Akbery, or, The institutes of the Emperor Akber

Gladwin (Francis) Translator,

Ayeen Akbery, or, The institutes of the Emperor Akber, first edition, vol. 1 & 2 of 3 vol. only, original boards, rebacked with cloth, modern paper labels, uncut, slight foxing to title pages, Calcutta, 1783 & 1784 (the date on the second volume misprinted to read 1684)

***All three volumes were printed at the Hon'ble Company's Press.

The Ain-i Akbari is a Persian text on the workings of the Mughal empire under Akbar written by his historian by Abul Fazl (1551-1602). This English translation was made by Francis Gladwin, a founding member of the Asiatic Society of Bengal.

Estimated at £3,800 - £4,200


 

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