London: The Folio Society, 2013. Reissue. Hard Cover. Near Fine / No Jacket. Item #2316296
Includes publisher's slipcase. A few very minor scuffs to slipcase.
lviii, 540 pp. Color reproductions of historical illustrations, several regional maps precede text. This book presents the Persian Baburnama, a key primary source and the earliest record of Babur's memoirs. The translation uses paintings from the original work and draws on contemporary texts of the period to delve into the history of the legendary Mughal ruler. It provides a fresh treatment to the source material and highlights vivid accounts of the historical events of the time. The paintings are divided thematically, offering a unique and rare perspective into the Mughal world.