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Moonshee Ameer Ali Khan Bahadoor

The Ameer Namah / Persian works compiled by Moonshee Ameer Ali Khan Bahadoor ; with an abstract translation in English. 1870

RCIN 1051398

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The author of this text, Amir Ali Khan (1810–80), was the legal and financial advisor to Wajid Ali Shah after his deposition. His autobiography gives a favourable analysis of the British rise to power in India. Although printed, it mimics the traditional layout and decoration of a manuscript. The author presented the book to Queen Victoria in 1871.