Title
Shujāʻ-i Ḥaydarī va-ʻajāʼib al-buldān : manuscript, undated
Ajāʼib al-buldān
عجائب البلدان
Name/Creator
Muḥammad Ḥaydar, active 17th century, creator
Morgan, M. H. (Morris Hicky), 1859-1910, correspondent.
Fearing, Daniel B. (Daniel Butler), 1859-1918, former owner.
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Houghton Library
Language
Persian
Description
1 v. (140 leaves) : ill. ; 26 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print

Early works to 1800

Early works to 1800

Early works to 1800
Subject
Wiener, Leo , 1862-1939 ;  Kashmir -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800 ;  Iran -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800 ;  Asia, Central -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
Fabulous accounts of the marvels of various real and imaginary countries.

Title from f. 4r.

Written in one column, from 8 to 17 lines per page, in black and red ink, framed within triple red, black and yellow lines.

Illuminated title page and about 350 colored paintings in the text.

Cream laid paper. 24.6 x 13.8 cm. (17.8 x 8 cm.).

Includes tipped-in 1904 Dec. 5 autograph letter from MHM (Harvard Professor Morris Hicky Morgan) to Daniel B. Fearing concerning future translation of this text by Professor Leo Wiener.

MS Persian 63. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In Persian.


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