RAS Persian 149. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Tārīkh-i Muḥammadī by Sāravī, Muḥammad Fatḥ Allāh ibn Muḥammad Taqī
On blue watermarked paper, probably Russian. Folio 1, recto: Presented by Colonel Monteith Dec. 4. 1830 aA history of the Qajar family, from its origin to the death of Agha Muhammad Khan in A.H. 1211. Ends with a poem by Fath 'Ali Khan Saba. Owing to misunderstandings Morley gave the title as Ahsan al-Tawarikh and the author's name as Samad. See Rieu. Some headings in red.
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Nasta'liq. 'Abbas 'Ali Nuri
Brown leather binding, presumably Persian, with some blind-tooling.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by Col. Monteith.