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Shelfmark 7207a24
Held by BL
Author Edgar, John George
Title Historical anecdotes of animals. [Monogram of S.O. Beeton, in a beehive, within an oval frame.]
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication 1865
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Shelfmark 7207a24
Country England
Period 19c
Colour Red
Cover Material Cloth, pebble grain
Decorative Technique Blocked in gold; Blocked in blind; Blocked in relief
Style/Type Animals
Edges
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Ownership mark
Reference
Notes The design is by Robert Dudley. London: S.O.Beeton, 248 Strand, W.C., [1865]. [London:] Savill and Edwards, printers, Chandos Street, Covent Garden. 133x149x14mm. vi,90p., 4 plates. The plates are signed: "J.W. Wood" and W. Thomas Sc." Gilt edges. Original yellow endpaper bound at the front. Both original cloth covers bound at the end. Red pebble-grain cloth. Both covers blocked identically in blind on the borders and on the corners. Two fillets are blocked on the borders, the outer thick, the inner thin. On each corner, a small leaf and stem pattern is blocked in relief. The upper cover central vignette is blocked in gold. It shows a wooden rectangular frame, with the wooden poles nailed together and overlapping. A bear clings to the wooden upright on the left; a monkey clings to the upright on the right. A lion is blocked on the centre of the upper crossbar. Palm plants and lilies rise up on either side of the lion. The lower crossbar has a semi-circular piece of wood nailed onto its middle. A greyhound is blocked within this semi-circle. Signed "RD" in gold as separate letters underneath the greyhound. On the centre within the wooden frame, a gold lettering-piece is blocked. It has the title: "/ Historical/ anecdotes/ of animals/" blocked in relief within.


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Shelfmark Add Ms 5600
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Author
Title Firdawsīs epic the Shāhnāmah ‘Book of kings’ with the older preface. Refurbished ca 1616 (f..274r) in the studio of ʻAbd al-Raḥīm Khān Khānān. Contains 90 overpainted mniatures by attributed Mughal artists.
Place of Publication [Persian]
Date of Publication [late 15c]
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Spine

Shelfmark Add Ms 5600
Spine
Country Persia
Period 16c
Colour Black
Cover Material Lacquered boards
Decorative Technique Painted; Lacquered
Style/Type Animals
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Reference Direct link to Digitised Manuscripts http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_5600 . Ch. Rieu, Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts in the British Museum. London, 1879-1883, p. 536 . Norah M. Titley, Miniatures from Persian Manuscripts) a Catalogue and Subject Index of Paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and the British Museum. London, 1977, no. 105
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Shelfmark Add Ms 5600
Low resolution
Country Persia
Period 16c
Colour Black
Cover Material Lacquered boards
Decorative Technique Painted; Lacquered
Style/Type Animals
Edges
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Reference Direct link to Digitised Manuscripts http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_5600 . Ch. Rieu, Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts in the British Museum. London, 1879-1883, p. 536 . Norah M. Titley, Miniatures from Persian Manuscripts) a Catalogue and Subject Index of Paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and the British Museum. London, 1977, no. 105
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Shelfmark Add Ms 5600
Cover with flap, low res
Country Persia
Period 16c
Colour Black
Cover Material Lacquered boards
Decorative Technique Painted; Lacquered
Style/Type Animals
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Direct link to Digitised Manuscripts http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_5600 . Ch. Rieu, Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts in the British Museum. London, 1879-1883, p. 536 . Norah M. Titley, Miniatures from Persian Manuscripts) a Catalogue and Subject Index of Paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and the British Museum. London, 1977, no. 105
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Shelfmark Add Ms 5600
Lowe cover, low res
Country Persia
Period 16c
Colour Black
Cover Material Lacquered boards
Decorative Technique Painted; Lacquered
Style/Type Animals
Edges
Bookbinder
Ownership mark
Reference Direct link to Digitised Manuscripts http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_5600 . Ch. Rieu, Catalogue of the Persian Manuscripts in the British Museum. London, 1879-1883, p. 536 . Norah M. Titley, Miniatures from Persian Manuscripts) a Catalogue and Subject Index of Paintings from Persia, India and Turkey in the British Library and the British Museum. London, 1977, no. 105
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