Sketches of Persia from the Journals of a Traveller in the East. TWO VOLUMES.

Malcolm, (Sir John). 1796-1833.

Book ID: 27151


8vo. Volume I: xvi, 281 pp., / Volume II: iv, 280 pp., contemporary half-calf with marbled boards, slightly rubbed, spine gilt in compartments, scattered foxing mainly to endpapers, Bookplate of R. Moline verso front cover of volume 1, otherwise set in good condition, John Murray, London, a new edition, 1828.


Malcolm travelled from India to the Arab Gulf, Shiraz, Persepolis, Qom, Tehran, etc. and had two receptions with Fath Ali Shah. The book is written in the third person. “A well written and useful work.” – Ghani. Note difference in pagination between this and first edition.
Bibliographic reference: Ghani pp. 237-238.

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