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.

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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.