Islamic Heritage Project

Shujāʻ-i Ḥaydarī va-ʻajāʼib al-buldān : manuscript, undated: Ajāʼib al-buldān: شجاع حيدري وعجائب البلدان : مخطوطة، undated: عجائب البلدان

Creator/Contributor:
Muḥammad Ḥaydar, active 17th century, creator
Morgan, M. H. (Morris Hicky), 1859-1910, correspondent.
Fearing, Daniel B. (Daniel Butler), 1859-1918, former owner.
محمد حيدر،, active 17th century
Description:
Fabulous accounts of the marvels of various real and imaginary countries.
Place Of Origin:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Extent:
1 volume (140 leaves) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Language:
Persian
Genre:
text
Early works to 1800
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Wiener, Leo
Kashmir--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
Iran--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
Asia, Central--Description and travel--Early works to 1800
Notes:
Title from f. 4r.
Written in one column, from 8 to 17 lines per page, in black and red ink, framed within triple red, black and yellow lines.
Illuminated title page and about 350 colored paintings in the text.
Cream laid paper. 24.6 x 13.8 cm. (17.8 x 8 cm.).
Includes tipped-in 1904 Dec. 5 autograph letter from MHM (Harvard Professor Morris Hicky Morgan) to Daniel B. Fearing concerning future translation of this text by Professor Leo Wiener.
MS Persian 63. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
In Persian.
Series:
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Repository:
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990114300340203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990114300340203941/catalog