Originally published in 1909, this early work is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. A picture of life and customs from the sixteenth century, centred around Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor of the Mughal dynasty in India, one of the most powerful empires of the time which covered the majority of northern and central India. It it is a fascinating read for any enthusiast or historian of India. Five full page illustrations accompany the text. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.