The Chronicle of Petros Di Sarkis Gilanentz Concerning the Afghan Invasion of Persia in 1722, the Siege of Isfahan and the Repercussions in Northern Persia, Russia, and Turkey

Lisbon: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Armenian Library, 1959. First edition thus. Oversized Paperback. Tall, thin octavo. Slight wear to edges and corners. Cover has some soiling, but not bad. Covers and several pages have small "Armenian Studies Program W. S. U." stamped on the lower edge of pages, not obscuring any text. 77 p. w/notes, appendices, and bibliography. A compendium of reports arranged as a journal covering the time period from March 1722 to August 1723. It exists in one manuscript only, noted when the work was first published in 1863. The author , an Armenian, led a cavalry troop of his own command and organization with the Russians during the war, and was killed in the fighting. Uncommon. Very Good. Item #11289

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