London, South Kensington
26 October 2007
'AJA'IB AL-BULDAN, SAFAVID IRAN, LATE 16TH CENTURY
On geography, Persian manuscript on paper, 52ff. with 29ll. of black nasta'liq, titles in red, opening folio with illuminated heading, paper boards- folio 12¼ x 6½in. (31 x 16.5cm.)
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A royal library inscription on the opening flyleaf dated Sha'ban 997 (June-July 1589 AD) gives a terminus ante quem for this manuscript.
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