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Ex libris, November 2011

Peintures de manuscrits arabes, persans et turcs de la Bibliothèque nationale.

Peintures de manuscrits arabes, persans et turcs de la Bibliothèque nationale. Paris : Catala frères, [1911?]. 31 p., 64 f. fac-simil.

Collection of 64 miniature illustrations reproduced in grayscale, from Arabic, Persian and Turkish manuscripts of the National Library of France, from the 13th century to late 17th century. The majority of these illustrations belong to four well-defined groups:  the Mongolian school, the Timurid schools of Ancient Khorasan, the Safavid school, and the Indo-Persian schools from Khorasan under the rule of Timur’s heirs.

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