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Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Book: Iskandarnama by Nizami (d. 1209); lithography with illustrations; Persian in black nasta'liq script; 371 folios with 10 sarlawhs (fols. 1verso, 45recto, 45verso, 180verso, 228verso, 229recto, 292verso, 293recto,332verso, 333recto); 158 illustrations, 7 colophons (fols. 43recto, 107verso, 179verso, 227verso, 291verso, 331recto, 371recto), 6 preface (fols. 44,108,180,228,292,332 rectos), inscription (folio 1 recto); standard page: 1 column, 39 lines.
Binding: The manuscript is bound in leather over paper pasteboards with doublures of marbled paper.
Folio 1 recto: "First volume of the book; in the name of God the compassionate, the manuscript was finished at the time of His Highness, the sultan son of the sultan and the khaqan son of the khaqan Nasir al-Din Shah Qajar, may God perpetuate his kingdom. Iskandarnama."
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- Arts of the Islamic World
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