AN ACCOUNT OF THE KINGDOM OF CAUBUL, AND ITS DEPENDENCIES IN PERSIA, TARTARY AND INDIA
By Mountstuart Elphinstone
Publisher : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown and Murray
Location : London
Year : 1815 No of Plates : 12 Colour
No of Maps : 1
Rs. 1,50,000 - 2,00,000
(Inclusive 15% margin)
Comprising a view of the Afghaun Nation and a history of the
Dooraunee Monarchy (Ahmed Shah, Timour Shauh, Shah Zemaun, Shauh Mahmood, Shah Shuja). Divisions and Government of the Afghaun nation, Situation and boundaries, Mountains, Rivers, Inhabitants, Religion, Manners, Customs,
Dark brown morocco gilt over original boards, centre of the
cover engraved with symmetric pattern. Title of book and name of author engraved on the spine. Apart from a detailed account of the Kingdom of Caubul the book also specifies history of the Dooraunee monarchy.
Reference : Abbey, Travel 504
This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.