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    Durrat al-tāj. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript. Persian and Arabic. Title from folio 1a. Fol. 6a: Ibn Rustam Khān Ṣafī Qulī. Probably written in Iran. Paper: thick, cream colored polished Middle Eastern style, without distinctive chain or laid lines, and no water mark, with profuse decoration out side of the written area, black ink with gold decorations between lines and around lined borders of written area; rubricated. Shiite prayer book; ...

    • Contributor: Ibn Rustam Khān Ṣafī Quli
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1500
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    Muntakhab-i Shāhʹnāmah-i Ḥakīm Abū al-Qāsim Firdawsī, ʻalayhi al-raḥmah va al-maghfirah. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript. Persian. Title from folio 7a. Place of writing not indicated. Paper; cream-colored laid paper; black ink; rubrication; pages in four colums within a blue-cream-gold-cream-gold border; few marginal notes and corrections; catchwords on rectos. text preceded by and introduction and table of contents (folios 1b-6b). Browne, E. G. Literary history of Persia, v. 1, p. 110-123 Selections from the Shāhnāmah of Firdawsī. Nastaʻliq; 25 ...

    • Contributor: Firdawsi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1618
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    [Unnamed Sufi treatise] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Manuscript. Persian; colophon in Arabic. Title supplied by cataloger. Written by ʻAlī al-Ḥusaynī (calligrapher)--Colophon. Probably written in Herat or Mashhad. Paper; firm cream colored paper inlaid into light cream (folios 1-8) or pale greenish-blue margin paper, writing enclosed within alternating gold and cream (or green) bands with black ruling; margin paper is profusely decordated with floral and animal motifs. Untitled Sufi text on meditation ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1520
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    Kitāb-i Tārīkh-i ʻĀlamʹāra. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Manuscript. Persian. Title from colophon. Probably written in Iran. Paper is light cream, glazed laid stock; black ink with headings, keywords and some punctuation in red ink; catchwords on versos. Storey, C. A. Persian literature, I, 310 History of Shāh ʻAbbas of the Safavid dynasty and his predecessors. Nastalīq script; 23 lines ...

    • Contributor: Iskandar Munshi
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1812