THE AMEER NAMAH. A PERSIAN WORK COMPILED BY MOONSHEE AMEER ALI KHAN BAHADOOR WITH AN ABSTRACT TRANSLATION IN ENGLISH. CALCUTTA: MUZHUROOL-AJAUYEB PRESS, 1870
FIRST EDITION, small 4to (258 x 172mm.), PRESENTATION COPY (see provenance), lithographed Persian text with 45 page printed summary and title in English, 13 mounted ALBUMEN PRINTS, each captioned in English in ink on the reverse of the mount, original blindstamped purple cloth, flat spine titled in gilt, occasional light spotting, binding discoloured and rubbed, cloth damp-stained
Presented "To Colonel W.N. Lees, L.L.D., with the author's best compliments", inscription on verso of frontispiece photograph. William Nassau Lees (1825–1889) was a British army officer in India, and an orientalist.