Subhatu'l - Ahbar

By: Dervis Mehmet Bin Sah Ramazan

Price: $110.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+


Fed faux leather covers with gilt decoration to covers; gilt has rubbed off in spots along the cover edges, also there are a few small faint spots. Contents of this spectacular book are Fine, no defects. . This is a stunning facsimile reprint, printed on coated paper, of a 17th century Turkish illuminated manuscript. The original is found in the Austrian National Library. It is a representation of world history in genealogical form with 102 miniature portraits, from Adam and Eve to Sultan Mehmed IV. The accompanying illustration shows Adam and Eve at the top of the page with Cain and Abel, respectively, below them on the right side of the page. The text of the book is entirely in Arabic script. An included booklet which explains the book is in modern Turkish. A handwritten map of the genealogical chart is in English. A gorgeous book in VG+ condition. . Haberler Tesbihi Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 36 pages. U0

Title: Subhatu'l - Ahbar

Author Name: Dervis Mehmet Bin Sah Ramazan

Categories: General, Painting,

Edition: Facsimile

Publisher: Dogan Kardes (Istanbul): 1968

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 32184

Keywords: Genealogical Chart History Of The World Illustrated Manuscript Facsimile