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.
By: Wilkinson, J. V. S. (James Vere Stewart)
Contributor(s): Binyon, LaurencePublisher: London : Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1931.Description: xx, 92 p., 2. p. l. : XXIV pl. (part col.; incl. front.) ; 31cm.Subject(s): Firdawsī. Shāhnāmah | Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland | Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Iran | Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Specimens, reproductions, etc | Painting -- Iran | Mogul EmpireDDC classification: 891.551
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Discusses Royal Asiatic Society, Ms. 239.
"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]