Kitāb ʻAjāyib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharāyib al-mawjūdāt : manuscript, [circa 1650-1700]
ʻAjāʼib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharāʼib al-mawjūdāt
Qazwīnī, Zakarīyā ibn Muḥammad, approximately 1203-1283, creator
Hofer, Philip, 1898-1984, former owner.
Schroeder, Eric, 1904-HOLLIS ID
1 v. (268 leaves) : ill. ; 31 cm.Form/Genre
Cosmography -- Early works to 1800 ; Geography, Arab -- Early works to 1800 ; Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works ; Science, Medieval -- Early works to 1800
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.