Title
Kitāb ʻAjāyib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharāyib al-mawjūdāt : manuscript, [circa 1650-1700] / [circa 1650-1700]
كتاب عجايب المخلوقات وغرايب الموجودات :  مخطوطة،  
ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharāʼib al-mawjūdāt
عجائب المخلوقات وغرائب الموجودات
ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt
عجائب المخلوقات
Name/Creator
Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, 1208 or 9-1283 or 4, creator
قزويني، زكريا بن محمد،50, 1208 or 9-1283 or 4, creator
Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984, former owner.
Schroeder, Eric, 1904-
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUAM:PDS_1972_3_1_mets 
Location
Networked Resource
Language
Arabic
Description
1 v. (268 leaves) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Cosmography -- Early works to 1800 ;  Geography, Arab -- Early works to 1800 ;  Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works ;  Science, Medieval -- Early works to 1800

Category
manuscript

Note
On wonders of creation.

253 paintings with text; ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, with modern binding.

Folio: 30.1 x 17.2 cm (11 7/8 x 6 3/4 in.); text area, irregular: 20.8 x 10.9 cm (8 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.).

Harvard Art Museum/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer in memory of Eric Schroeder, 1972.3, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

In Arabic.


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