London, South Kensington
29 April 2005
MUZAFFAR MUNAJJIM JANABADI: RISALA BIST BAB, QAJAR IRAN, DATED AH 1252 1837-8 AD
Astronomial treatise in twenty chapters, Persian manuscript on paper, 112ff. each with 22ll. of black nasta'liq, some words in red, blue and red margins, several tables and diagrams, 65 small gouache illustrations in margins, illuminated headpiece in orange and gold, final folion with colophon, black morocco binding- Folio 22 x 12cm.
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