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.
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