Manuscript/Mixed Material Image 1 of ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt.

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Title
ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt.
Other Title
عجايب المخلوقات.
Contributor Names
Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, approximately 1203-1283, author.
Created / Published
973 [1565 or 1566]
Subject Headings
-  Cosmography--Early works to 1800
-  Geography, Arab--Early works to 1800
-  Manuscripts, Persian--Washington (D.C.)
-  Iran
-  Turkey
Notes
-  Manuscript.
-  Persian.
-  Title from fol. 2a.
-  Scribe not identified.
-  Place of writing not determined; probably Iran or Turkey.
-  Paper; light cream color laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, blue and red; text enclosed in ruled border of blue and gold; numerous illustrations; black ink with rubrication and overlining; catchwords.
-  Naskh; 21 lines in written area 17 x 8.5 cm.
-  Numerous illustrations and tables on fol. 2-19; some small illustrations in body of text.
-  Fol. 2b-238a.
-  Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, [unnumbered].
-  Modern dark brown leather binding.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
Medium
348 leaves (21 lines), paper : bound ; 25 x 15.5 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G93 .Q317 1565
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.amed/plmp.m067
Library of Congress Control Number
2017454465
Language
Persian
Online Format
image
Description
Manuscript. Persian. Title from fol. 2a. Scribe not identified. Place of writing not determined; probably Iran or Turkey. Paper; light cream color laid paper with no visible chain lines or watermarks; elaborate floral unwan in gold, blue and red; text enclosed in ruled border of blue and gold; numerous illustrations; black ink with rubrication and overlining; catchwords. Naskh; 21 lines in written area 17 x 8.5 cm. Numerous illustrations and tables on fol. 2-19; some small illustrations in body of text. Fol. 2b-238a. Library of Congress. Persian manuscript, [unnumbered]. Modern dark brown leather binding. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress website.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2017454465
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Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad, Approximately , Author. ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt. [973 or 1566, 1565] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017454465/.

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Qazwīnī, Z. I. M. (1565) ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt. [973 or 1566] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017454465/.

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Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā Ibn Muḥammad, Approximately , Author. ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt. [973 or 1566, 1565] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017454465/>.

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