A KING'S BOOK OF KINGS: AN ALBUM OF MINIATURES OF SHAH TAHMASP'S MANUSCRIPT OF THE SHAHNAMEH. Stuart Cary Welch.
A KING'S BOOK OF KINGS: AN ALBUM OF MINIATURES OF SHAH TAHMASP'S MANUSCRIPT OF THE SHAHNAMEH
A KING'S BOOK OF KINGS: AN ALBUM OF MINIATURES OF SHAH TAHMASP'S MANUSCRIPT OF THE SHAHNAMEH
A KING'S BOOK OF KINGS: AN ALBUM OF MINIATURES OF SHAH TAHMASP'S MANUSCRIPT OF THE SHAHNAMEH

A KING'S BOOK OF KINGS: AN ALBUM OF MINIATURES OF SHAH TAHMASP'S MANUSCRIPT OF THE SHAHNAMEH

Tehran, Iran: Yassavoli Publications, 2000. Third Edition. Folio, unpaginated, VG/VG; spine is white with gold lettering; dust jacket has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with occasional small closed tears; binding has minimal shelf wear; profusely illustrated with tipped in gilt plates; text is in Arabic, English, German, and French; shelved front table.

9-474-1325565

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Price: $100

NOTES

The Shahnameh is the National Epic of Greater Iran, and the most famous fully illustrated version of the manuscript was commissioned by Shah Tahmasp I, who lived from 1513-1576. This volume is a collection of recreated illustrations with multilingual commentary.