RAS Persian 157. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
Translated from the Turkish by Muhammad Mahdi al-Shirvani al-Ansari. The date given in the colophon is stated to be that of the completion of the translation. Possibly this is the author's own copy, though it is likely that there were earlier drafts. Folio one, verso: Signature of David Price. A concise Account of the Conquest of Constantinople by Muhammad II and the early history of the City.
Some insect damage, probably from white ants.
14 lines on a page
Red leather binding, presumably Indian, with coloured tooled and stamped decoration, and some painted gilding.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequest from Major David Price, received 5 March 1836.