Nasawi, Muhammad ibn Ahmad al- / Houdas, Octave Victor (transl.). Histoire du Sultan Djelal Ed-Din Mankobirti, Prince du Kharezm, par Mohamme En-Nesawi. Traduit de l'Arabe.

Paris, Ernest Leroux, 1895.

Large 8vo. (2), X, 484, (8) pp. Original printed wrappers.


First French translation of the "Sirat as-sulatn Jalaladdin Mankobirti", a biography of the last last Khwarazm-Shah Djalal al-Din Mingirni (Mangubirti) by that ruler's secretary, the Arabic historian al-Nasawi (fl. 1241). This translation by Octave Houdas (1840-1916) was issued to complement his edition of the Arabic text, published in 1891.

Uncut, untrimmed copy; covers chipped and bumped; spine defects. Interior sound; a good copy.

GAL I, 319. OCLC 5770162.

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