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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' [‎174] (391/684)

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.
Peter the First*, have greatly advanced in refine
ment and civilization. The Russian religion f
******* is inclined to.
The commodities of the country are all kinds of
skins, furs, talc, iron, resin, pitch, tar, dried fish,
and cloths. To the Emperor Peter, so distinguished
for wisdom and science, the Russians owe the regu
lations and maxims which are at present current
among them, in all matters relative to the govern
ment of towns, the defence of the frontier, military
tactics and evolutions, the discipline of infantry and
cavalry, as well as the dispensation of laws and jus
tice. The Emperor Peter lived about a century ago:
he was of the royal family of Russia; and, through
his natural genius, bore away the prize of sagacity
and penetrating judgment from the lists of fortune.
He had a daughter, a son, and a wife. As the
emperor directed his most earnest attention to the
* The following is the account of this extraordinary man which
Louis XV. gives to Madame du Barri:—
" Je me rappele que bien jeune encore je re^us la visite du Czar
" Pierre le Grand, veux-je dire. II ne manquit point de genie; il se
" conduisit pourtant comme un vraie rustre ; il passa son temps a
" courir les academies, les biliotheques, les manufactures. Jamais
" je n'ai vu d'homme plus mal eleve. Figurez-vous qu'a notre
" premier entrevue, il me prit dans ses bras et me porta comme
" aurait pu faire un de mes valets. II etoit sale grosier mal vetu."
Vide Memoires, vol. I. p. 187.
History alone assigns to Princes their true places. She has
already assigned one of the highest to Peter, the Father, the
Founder (if one may say so) of his country; and one, low as Tophet,
to the silly, debauched, profligate, profuse tyrant, Louis XV.
+ This line is entirely defaced in the Manuscript; with the ex
ception of the words " Russian religion," at the commencement;
and 44 is inclined to," at the end of the line.

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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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