Dark brown leather outside; light brown leather inside; on pasteboard. Decoration: punched and chiselled gold relief, with touches of color in the floral patterns; gold tooling in the borders; cut gold filigree over blue paper. Inscriptions embossed; gold writing on the back hinge.
Book cover; cover of a Khusraw-u Shirin by Nizami (F1931.29); lacquer painted exterior covers with scenes of feasting on the front cover and envelope flap; scenes of hunting on the back cover; doublures are gold painted with gold-stamped cartouches, and black leather filigree over blue paper ground; one of a group of nine: the binding, …
Dark brown leather on pasteboard; stained, otherwise damaged, and with a few worm holes. Lining, of lighter brown leather, worm-eaten. Decoration: in blind and gold tooling.
Dark brown leather on pasteboard, lined with chestnut-brown leather. Stained. Decoration in blind and gold tooling.
Light brown leather on pasteboard, lined with rose red leather. Very slightly damaged. Decoration outside of gold and blind tooling and of stamped floral arabesques in red against gold grounds in sunken medallions and spandrils. Inside, medallions and pendants have stamped designs in b rown against blue grounds; gold tooling.
Dark brown leather on pasteboard, lined with light brown leather, which is worm-eaten in places. Decoration in blind and gold toolling. The lining has an all-over embossed design.
Slightly damaged. Decoration: gold tooling and stamped arabesques against gold grounds in sunken medallions, pendants, spandrils and wide borders.