• J. Scott Keltie
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Muzaffar-ed-dîn, born 14 Jemâdi II. A.H. 1269 = March 25, 1853, second son of Nâsr ed-dîn, Shah; succeeded his father May 1, 1896.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Persia

1. Official Publications

  1. Report by Mr. Baring on the Opium Trade and Cultivation, 1881, In ‘ Reports of H.M. ‘s Secretaries of Embassy and Legation.’ Part I. And by Mr. Dickson on the Trade of Persia, in Part VI, London, 1882.Google Scholar
  2. Report by Mr. Herbert on the Present State of Persia, and her Mineral Resources, in ‘ Reports from H.M.’s Diplomatic and Consular Officers.’ Part IV. London, 1886.Google Scholar
  3. Eastern Persia : an Account of the Journeys of the Persian Boundary Commission) 1870–72. 2 vols. 8. 1876.Google Scholar
  4. United States Consular Reports for January, 1898 [contains a short account of Persian telegraphs and telephones]. Washington.Google Scholar
  5. Foreign Office Reports. [On the trade of Bushire, Lingah, Bunder Abbas, Mohammerah, and other ports in the Persian Gulf. On the trade of Resht, and of Meshed]. Annual Series. London.Google Scholar
  6. Annual Statement of the Trade of the United Kingdom. Imp, 4. London.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Bassett (James), Persia, the Land of the Imâms. London, 1886.Google Scholar
  2. Benjamin (S. G.W.), Persia and the Persians. London, 1887. Persia. [In Story of the Nations Series], 3d. ed. 8. London, 1888.Google Scholar
  3. Bigham (Clive), A Ride through Western Asia. London, 1897.Google Scholar
  4. Bird (Isabella), Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan. 2 vols. 8. London, 1893.Google Scholar
  5. Browne (E. G.), A Year amongst the Persians. London, 1893.Google Scholar
  6. Brugsch (Dr. H.), Reise der k. preuss. Gesandtschaft nach Persien, 1860-61. 2 vols. 8. Leipzig, 1864.Google Scholar
  7. Collins (E. T.), In the Kingdom of the Shah. 8. London, 1896.Google Scholar
  8. Chardin (Jean), Journal de son Voyage en Perse, &c. Amsterdam, 1686. New ed, 2 vols. Paris, 1883.Google Scholar
  9. Curzon (Hon. G.), The Karun River. Proc. R.G.S. 1890. The Persian Question. [Chap. I. contains an account of European literature relating to Persia (900–1891), and there are bibliographical footnotes throughout the volumes.] 2 vols. London, 1892.Google Scholar
  10. Dieulafoy (Jane), La Perse, la Chaldée et la Susiane. 4. Paris, 1887. [Eng. Trans, by F. L. White. 8. Philadelphia, 1890.Google Scholar
  11. Eastwick (E. B.), Journal of a Diplomate’s Three Years’ Residence in Persia. 2 vols. London, 1864.Google Scholar
  12. Ferrier (J.J. P.), Caravan Journeys and Wanderings in Persia, &c. 8. London, 1856.Google Scholar
  13. Gobineau (Ch. de), Les religions et les philosophies de l’Asie centrale. 8. Paris, 1865.Google Scholar
  14. Gordon (Sir T. E.). Persia Revisited, 1895. 8. London, 1896.Google Scholar
  15. Harris (W. B.), From Batûm to Baghdad. 8. London, 1896.Google Scholar
  16. Hedin (Sven), Genom Persien, Mesopotamien, &c. Stockholm, 1887. Genom Khorasan och Turkestan. 2 vols. Stockholm, 1892.Google Scholar
  17. Layard (Sir H. A.), Early Adventures in Persia, &c. New ed. 2 vols. London, 1894.Google Scholar
  18. Macgregor (Col. C. M.), Narrative of a Journey through the Province of Khorassan and the North-West Frontier of Afghanistan in 1875. 2 vols. 8. London, 1879.Google Scholar
  19. Malcolm (Sir John), History of Persia. 2 vols. 4. London, 1815. 2 vols. 8. London, 1829.Google Scholar
  20. Malcolm (Sir John), Sketches of Persian Life and Manners. 2 vols. 8. London, 1828.Google Scholar
  21. Markham (Clements R.), General Sketch of the History of Persia. 8. London, 1874.Google Scholar
  22. Morgani (, Mission Scientifique en Perse. 4 vols. Paris, 1894–97.Google Scholar
  23. Ouseley (Sir W.), Travels in various Countries of the East, particularly Persia. 3 vols. 4. London, 1819–23.Google Scholar
  24. Polak (Dr. J. E.), Persien, das Land und seine Bewohner. 2 vols. 8. Leipzig, 1865.Google Scholar
  25. Rawlinson (G.), History of Ancient Persia. Vol. IV. of the History of the Ancient Monarchies of the East. London, 1868. The Seventh Great Oriental Monarchy. 8. London. 1876.Google Scholar
  26. Schindler (A. Houtum), Historical and Archæological Notes on a Journey in Southwestern Persia, 1877–78. Journal of R. A. Soc. London, April, 1880. Eastern Persian Irak, R. G. Soc. Suppl. London, 1896.Google Scholar
  27. Stack (E.), Six Months in Persia. 2 vols. London. 1882.Google Scholar
  28. Sykes (Ella C.), Through Persia on a Side Saddle. London, 1898.Google Scholar
  29. Texier (Ch.), L’Arménie, la Perse, &c. 2 vols. Paris, 1843–48.Google Scholar
  30. Watson (R. Grant), A History of Persia, from the Beginning of the Nineteenth Century to the year 1858. 8. London, 1873.Google Scholar
  31. Weeks (E. L.), From the Black Sea through Persia and India. London, 1896.Google Scholar
  32. Wills (Dr.C. J.), The Land of the Lion and Sun. 8. London, 1883. Persia as it is. London, 1886.Google Scholar
  33. Wilson (Sir C.), Handbook for Asia Minor, Transcaucasia, Persia; &c. London, 1895.Google Scholar

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  1. 1.The Royal Geographical SocietyUK
  2. 2.The Geographical Societies of ParisBerlinGermany
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  4. 4.The Geographical Societies of ParisLisbonPortugal
  5. 5.The Geographical Societies of ParisAmsterdamNetherlands
  6. 6.The Geographical Societies of ParisBrusselsBelgium
  7. 7.The Geographical Societies of ParisBuda-PestHungary
  8. 8.The Geographical Societies of ParisGenevaSwitzerland
  9. 9.The Geographical Societies of ParisNeuchatelSwitzerland
  10. 10.The Geographical Societies of ParisPhiladelphiaUSA
  11. 11.Commercial Geographical Society of ParisFrance

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