RAS Ellis Persian 31 (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Description of Akbarabad (Agra) by Sil Chand.
Lacks some folios at end. F1a: Signature of Ellis, dated 18.03.09. Folio preceding text: a) Ellis's signature dated as above. b) Description of the work boldly written in Persian, stating that the author received 500 rupees, a pair of Kashmir shawls and a certificate of employability for it, and criticising it as empty and inaccurate. Last folio of text, verso, in Ellis's hand: Luzac (Sotheby - Alexander). Compiled when James Stephen Lushington, Collector of Agra 1825-6, appealed for information about the town. Headings in red. Two tinted drawings pasted on inserted pages, the Taj Mahall and the Tomb of Akbar.
17 lines to the page
English calf binding with tooled spine.