The Shāh-nāmah of Firdausī :
the book of the Persian kings. /
With 24 illustrations from a fifteenth-century Persian manuscript in the possession of the Royal Asiatic Society. Described by J. V. S. Wilkinson, with an introduction on the paintings by Laurence Binyon.
|Main Creator:||Wilkinson, J. V. S. (James Vere Stewart)|
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London : Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1931.
"In outlining the structure of Firdausi's great epic, and sketching the principal stories, I have concentrated principally on the subjects of the miniatures in the manuscript with which the following pages are concerned."--Pref.
Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress.
Another issue, with same imprint date, was published by the India society.
"Chief authorities" : p.[vii]
Physical description: xx, 92 p., 2. leaves, XXIV pl. (part col.; incl. front.) : ; 31 cm.
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