THE TRAVELS of ... In Asia, Africa and Europe, During the Years 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, and 1803. Written by Himself, in the Persian Language. Translated by Charles Stewart.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme ..., 1810. 1st English Ed. viii + [xvi] + 320pp. + 418pp. Port. frontis. Prelims of vol. 1 stained, some browning and wrinkling, pp241onwards of vol. 1. with sm. ink stain to fore-edge intruding slightly onto margins, modern rebind in gilt lettered leather backed boards, minor rubbing.
¶ Scarce. Mirza Abu Taleb Khan (more formally Mirzá Abú Muhammad Tabrízí Isfahání, known as The Persian Prince during his stay in London and as Abú Tálib Londoni once back in India (1752-1805/6) tax-collector and administrator from northern India, sometimes described as a Persian scholar, and notable for his memoirs of his travels in Britain, Europe and Asia Minor, Masir Talib fi Bilad Afranji, written between circa 1799 and 1805. One of the earliest works by an Indian travel writer about the West, and has been described as 'perhaps the most significant reverse travelogue published in Europe during the Romantic era.
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Keywords: VOYAGES AND TRAVEL; NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST