RAS Persian 177. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Masīr-i Ṭālibī fī bilād-i ifranjī by Abū Ṭālib Khān, 1752-1806?
Folio one, recto: a) John Romer 1804. (Though undated the MS is thus earlier than any dated one noted by Storey.) b) Persian poem in transcription. c) Stamp, the name filled in in ink: Presented to the ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY by John Romer Esq. Folio one, verso: top right: impression of rectangular seal of John Romer, the name in Persian and devanagari dated 1811. An account of the journey of the author to Europe and back in A.H. 1213-1218, A.D. 1799-1803, with his observations on England and Europe. Headings etc. in red.
15 lines on a page
Brown leather binding, Carnegie Trust grant 1930, with title etc. tooled on spine.
Provenance and Acquisition
Presented by John Romer Esq.