RAS Persian 209. (Library, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland)
1 copy of Risalah-i Tadbir al-Harb
After the main text come two folios with quotations from the Qur'an on the subject of fighting the infidels and a statement of the need to oppose the encroaching Europeans etc. Contains several diagrams of fortifications and siege works. Treatise on the art of war. Translated from a brief work in French composed in A.D. 1704 for Louis XIV by De AUBAN (Vauban?). Translator is anonymous.
lines to the page
Nasta'liq with shikastah forms.
Brown leather binding.
Provenance and Acquisition
Bequeathed by Major David Price.