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'The dynasty of the Kajars translated from the original Persian manuscript presented by His Majesty Faty Aly Shah to Sir Harford Jones Brydges ... to which is prefixed a succinct account of the history of Persia previous to that period illustarted with plates and a map of Western Persia' [‎109] (326/684)

The record is made up of 1 volume (448 pages). It was created in 1833. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: Printed Collections.

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DYNASTY OF THE KAJARS.
109
sea against Filip Shah,* king of Aspaniol(/.e. Spain);
and though this Filip collected many ships, im
mense stores, and experienced soldiers, he suffered
a great defeat, and the nation of Ingilterrah attained
great power and might on the face of the ocean. In
her days, the Compania, which is the title of those
who superintend the affairs of Hindustan, was ap
pointed f * * * » *; and the commencement
of their power in Hindustan was as follows. The
people of France, as well as of Ingilterrah, had taken
possession of some forts and towns on the eastern
shores of the Peninsula of India, and also obtained
the supreme power in some islands adjacent to each
other's possessions ; and exercised, in those places,
by their respective strength, uncontrolled authority
and dominion. At a subsequent period, when dis
order and confusion arose in the French Government,
several battles were fought between the French and
English nations; and the latter, being possessed of
greater force by sea in the regions and places under
their jurisdiction, they expelled the French from
the forts and towns along the coast of India, seized
their various territories, and remained sole and ab
solute masters in those countries. By degrees, they
extended their dominion and authority ; and, partly
by war, and partly by treaty, imposed tribute on the
Sovereigns and Rulers of the countries situated along
the coasts of India ; whilst other Indian Princes, in
fluenced by their own interests, formed alliances with
tbem, so that their power and dignity reached the
highest elevation. The western side of the Penin-
* Philip ir.
t The Manuscript is illegible here, from damage by sea-water.
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The dynasty of the Kajars translated from the original Persian manuscript presented by His Majesty Faty Aly Shah to Sir Harford Jones Brydges ... to which is prefixed a succinct account of the history of Persia previous to that period illustarted with plates and a map of Western Persia.

Publication Details: Sutherland, London : John Bohn, 1833.

The book is a translation by Harford Jones Brydges of Maʾāsir-i Sulṭānīyah by ʿAbd al-Razzāq ibn Najaf Qulī, contains illustrations and two maps representing 'Part of Azerbaeejan'

Ownership: With stamps of the East India Company Library and India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Library.

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1 volume (448 pages)
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Dimensions: 223 mm x 140 mm.

Pagination: initial Roman numeral pagination (i-cxci); (1-448).

Condition: there are three fold-out.

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English in Latin script
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'The dynasty of the Kajars translated from the original Persian manuscript presented by His Majesty Faty Aly Shah to Sir Harford Jones Brydges ... to which is prefixed a succinct account of the history of Persia previous to that period illustarted with plates and a map of Western Persia' [‎109] (326/684), British Library: Printed Collections, Per.D.1829, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023866629.0x00007d> [accessed 14 December 2019]

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