کتاب تىمورنامه.

Kitāb-i Tīmūrnāmah.

Author
Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Persian
Published/​Created
A.H. 989 (1581)
Description
1 online resource (134 leaves) : paper, illumination

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Donor
Summary note
Persian account of the first ruler of the Timurid dynasty, also known by the title Ẓafarnāmah. Marginal inscription above the illuminated headpiece is the opening of the basmalah.
Notes
  • Binding: Red leather, gilt-tooled (Type III); earlier covers on repaired binding.
  • Collation: Paper, ii + 134 + i leaves; no foliation or visible sewing. Catch phrase on each leaf, lower left verso.
  • Decoration: Illuminated headpiece (f. 1v); headings in red ink decorated with gold and blue; borders of written area outlined in blue, gold, and red throughout.
  • Layout: Written in 2 columns of 14 lines.
  • Ms. codex.
  • Numerous repairs to leaf edges and holes in margins.
  • Origin: Completed 20 Ramadan 989 (18 October 1581, colophon, f. 134r).
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Language note
Persian.
Provenance
  • Formerly owned by John Frederick Lewis (bookplate inside left cover), possibly his number 385 (label inside left cover).
  • Formerly owned by the Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning.
Source acquisition
Gift of John Frederick Lewis to the library of the Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning (inscription on Lewis bookplate inside left cover).
Other title(s)
  • Tīmūrʹnāmah.
  • تىمور نامه.
  • Ẓafarnāmah.
  • ظفرنامه.
Title inscription of former owner
  • Tīmur-nāmah
OCLC
961923515
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