Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad, known as Khwandamir (d. AH 941/AD 1534-35), Habib al-Siyar, a universal history until the end of the reign of the Safavid Shah Isma'il, one volume only, relating to the contemporaries of Gingiz Khan (13th Century) to the end of the text (16th Century) Persia, late 16th Century

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Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad, known as Khwandamir (d. AH 941/AD 1534-35), Habib al-Siyar, a universal history until the end of the reign of the Safavid Shah Isma'il, one volume only, relating to the contemporaries of Gingiz Khan (13th Century) to the end of the text (16th Century)
Persia, late 16th Century

Sold for £ 2,550 (US$ 3,101) inc. premium
Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad, known as Khwandamir (d. AH 941/AD 1534-35), Habib al-Siyar, a universal history until the end of the reign of the Safavid Shah Isma'il, one volume only, relating to the contemporaries of Gingiz Khan (13th Century) to the end of the text (16th Century)
Persia, late 16th Century
Persian manuscript on paper, 278 leaves, 31 lines to the page written in nasta'liq script in black ink, chapter headings and significant words written in naskhi script in red and occasionally in gold and green, a few title headings left blank, inner margins ruled in blue and gold, occasional commentaries in wide outer margins, three illuminated headpieces in colours and gold at beginning and at start of subsequent sections, one unrelated illustration added in the 20th Century, later red morocco with stamped central medallions, doublures of brown leather with central gilt stamped medallions
305 x 190 mm.

Footnotes

  • The manuscript later belonged to a certain Chalabi-zadah, who wrote a note on the opening page.
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Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad, known as Khwandamir (d. AH 941/AD 1534-35), Habib al-Siyar, a universal history until the end of the reign of the Safavid Shah Isma'il, one volume only, relating to the contemporaries of Gingiz Khan (13th Century) to the end of the text (16th Century) Persia, late 16th Century
Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad, known as Khwandamir (d. AH 941/AD 1534-35), Habib al-Siyar, a universal history until the end of the reign of the Safavid Shah Isma'il, one volume only, relating to the contemporaries of Gingiz Khan (13th Century) to the end of the text (16th Century) Persia, late 16th Century
Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad, known as Khwandamir (d. AH 941/AD 1534-35), Habib al-Siyar, a universal history until the end of the reign of the Safavid Shah Isma'il, one volume only, relating to the contemporaries of Gingiz Khan (13th Century) to the end of the text (16th Century) Persia, late 16th Century
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