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King of the World, The Padshahnama


Author/Editor: Milo Cleveland Beach
Year: 1997
Publisher: Azimuth Editions London
ISBN: 189859211x
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Paperback
Size: Folio
Overall condition: Good
Book weight (kg): 1.618

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SKU: 1749 Category:

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An Imperial Mughal Manuscript from the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. Co-editor Ebba Koch; with a new translation by Wheeler Thackston. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name organised by the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in conjunction with the Royal Library, Windsor Castle. Condition: Some differential fading to the front cover (involving a strip of about 3/4″ wide, which has obviously been exposed to the sun), some wear to the covers; internally a clean, bright, sound, attractive copy. Contents include essays on the manuscript, on techniques of Sha-Jahani painting, the catalogue of the Exhibition and Appendices onthe artists of the Padshahnama, related paintings, the genealogy of the Mughal Dynasty and a biographical listing. Generously and beautifully illustrated. There is also a glossary, bibliography and index.