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Garsîvaz, the brother of Afrâsiyâb, is executed.

Garsîvaz, the brother of Afrâsiyâb, is executed.

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Voyage en Perse. Perse Ancienne. Planches. Tome deuxième. [Title page]
Tabriz. Maison de Hussein-Khân.

Tabriz. Maison de Hussein-Khân.

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The Mi'râj or Night Ride of the Prophet Muhammad

The Mi'râj or Night Ride of the Prophet Muhammad

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Kay Khusrau kills the shah of Makrân in battle.

Kay Khusrau kills the shah of Makrân in battle.

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Yûnus (Jonah) disgorged by a giant fish is offered clothing by an angel, fol. 114
Province de Chouchter. Bas-relief de Tengh-i-Saoulek.
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Colossal lion, Great Entrance (Nimroud) [Nimrud].

Colossal lion, Great Entrance (Nimroud) [Nimrud].

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Ibrâhîm (Abraham) rescued from Nimrûd's fire by Jabrâ'îl (Gabriel).
Ibrâhîm [Abraham] sacrifice of his son Ismâ'îl.
Ctesiphon. Palais sassanide: détails de la façade.
Laboureurs de Khosrova. Azerbaidjan.

Laboureurs de Khosrova. Azerbaidjan.

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Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills the dîv Arzhang.

Rustam's Sixth Feat: he kills the dîv Arzhang.

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The king returning from battle. (Kouyunjik) [Quyunjik]
Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 40

Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 40

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[Tabriz.] Maison d'un mirza; Habitation d'un khân.
Shrubby hare's ear (Bupleurum fruticosum), sihsihlî habashî, fol. 141

Shrubby hare's ear (Bupleurum fruticosum), sihsihlî habashî, fol. 141

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'Îsâ (Jesus) receives food from heaven and is able to feed his followers., fol. 152v
Persépolis. Palais no. 2. Bas-relief de la rampe de droite de l'escalier du centre.

Persépolis. Palais no. 2. Bas-relief de la rampe de droite de l'escali...

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Persepolis. (Vue des ruines.)
The history of the feminine costume in the world. The sumptuous Persian costumes.

The history of the feminine costume in the world. The sumptuous Persia...

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Tabriz. (Un pont.)

Tabriz. (Un pont.)

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Tabriz. Porte de ville; Restes du palais de Zobeidèh.

Tabriz. Porte de ville; Restes du palais de Zobeidèh.

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Salle du palais Kalvèt-Serpouchidèh, à Ispahan.

Salle du palais Kalvèt-Serpouchidèh, à Ispahan.

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Zâl (with a black beard) celebrates the birth of a son.
Chiraz. Plan topographique. - Vue et détails de la ruine Takht-Mader-i-Souleiman.

Chiraz. Plan topographique. - Vue et détails de la ruine Takht-Mader-i...

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Rustam shoots Isfandiyâr in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow.

Rustam shoots Isfandiyâr in the eyes with a double-pointed arrow.

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Firouz-abad [Fīrūzābād]. Vue de l'Atech-gah.
The death of the prophet Zakarîyâ (Zacharias), who is killed when the tree in which he is hiding is sawed in two.
Frontispiece Shams = sunburst pattern. - Persian manuscript
A Persian king who is a Zoroastrian and his young son, Salmân al-Fârisî, enter a fire temple administered by three priest, and learn that the sacred flame has been waning.

A Persian king who is a Zoroastrian and his young son, Salmân al-Fâris...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Map of Persia, Turkey in Asia, Afghanistan, Beloochistan ; Palestine, or the Holy Land [inset].

Map of Persia, Turkey in Asia, Afghanistan, Beloochistan ; Palestine, ...

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Ctesiphon. Palais sassanide. (Façade, coupe et plan.)

Ctesiphon. Palais sassanide. (Façade, coupe et plan.)

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Sarlawh, f. 1v, [Headpiece] - Persian manuscript
The expulsion of Âdam and Hawwâ from Paradise.
Tak-i Bostan. Figures comprises dans la voûte no. 1
Persia, 1490-1907.

Persia, 1490-1907.

The collection by the Dutch physician H. J. Vinkhuijzen (1843-1910). European armies.

Surkhah, the son of Afrâsiyâb, is executed by Zavâra.

Surkhah, the son of Afrâsiyâb, is executed by Zavâra.

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The Seven Sleepers of Ephesus and their dog asleep in a cave.
Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

Tûr kills his brother Îraj.

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The palaces of Nimroud [Nimrud]. Restored.

The palaces of Nimroud [Nimrud]. Restored.

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Tabriz. Mosquée ruinée.

Tabriz. Mosquée ruinée.

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King Solomon and Bilqîs, the Queen of Sheba, enthroned.
Inside back cover
[Title page] The monuments of Nineveh, from drawings made on the spot. By Austen Henry Layard, Esq., D.C.L. Illustrated in one hundred plates.

[Title page] The monuments of Nineveh, from drawings made on the spot....

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The angel Jibrâ'îl (Gabriel) brings God's laws to Mûsâ [Moses], fol. 90v

The angel Jibrâ'îl (Gabriel) brings God's laws to Mûsâ [Moses], fol. 9...

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The king before a besieged castle -- the battering-ram making a breach in the walls.

The king before a besieged castle -- the battering-ram making a breach...

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Jean Baptiste Vanmour - Femme persienne

Jean Baptiste Vanmour - Femme persienne

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Mirza Ali Akbar, of Persian descent, Sheea Mussulman, Sind.

Mirza Ali Akbar, of Persian descent, Sheea Mussulman, Sind.

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Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 17v

Tasrîh-i Mansûrî , fol. 17v

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Takht-i-Ghero. Vue du monument au passage du Mont Zagroz.
Pont de Djoulfa, Ispahan.

Pont de Djoulfa, Ispahan.

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Kubâd kills the Turanian warrior Bârmân.

Kubâd kills the Turanian warrior Bârmân.

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Zâl before the palace of Rûdâbah.

Zâl before the palace of Rûdâbah.

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Manûchihr lifts his fleeing uncle.

Manûchihr lifts his fleeing uncle.

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Manûchihr beheads his uncle Salm in battle.

Manûchihr beheads his uncle Salm in battle.

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'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 15
The orbit of Mars (Mirrîkh), a second view [top]; The orbit of Jupiter (Mushtarî) [bottom], f. 22
Cepheus (al-Qîqâ'ûs) [top]; Boötes (al-'Uvâ') [bottom], f. 25v
The orbit (falak) of  the Moon (al-Qamar), f. 15v
Nûh [Noah] on the Ark.

Nûh [Noah] on the Ark.

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"From the Persian of Hafiz." Holograph poem, unsigned, undated.
The seige of a castle.

The seige of a castle.

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Embroidery on the upper part of the robe of a king.

Embroidery on the upper part of the robe of a king.

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Hamadān. Inscription du mont Elvend.

Hamadān. Inscription du mont Elvend.

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Bi-Sutoun. Bas-relief B.

Bi-Sutoun. Bas-relief B.

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The archangel Mîkâ'îl (Michael) views two fallen angels who are half submerged in silver water, f. 44
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 38
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 54v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 66v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 60v
A cat with wings like a bat found on the island of Zânij (Jazîrat Zânij), today called Java, f. 74
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 39v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 56
Hydra (al-Shajâ') [top]; Centaurus (Qantaurus) [bottom], f. 34
Scorpio (al-Aqrab) [top]; Sagittarius (al-Qaus) [bottom], f. 30v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 40v
Hercules (al-Jâsah) [top]; Hen (al-Dajâjah) [bottom], f. 26
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 52v
Guardian angels (malâ'ik), f. 45v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 58v
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 70
Ivories. [Ivory objects found at Nimroud [Calah]].

Ivories. [Ivory objects found at Nimroud [Calah]].

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Siege of the city. Warriors cutting down palm trees. (Kouyunjik) [Quyunjik]

Siege of the city. Warriors cutting down palm trees. (Kouyunjik) [Quyu...

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Human figure with head of a lion [Quyunjik];  King placing his foot of the neck of a captive [Calah]; Two women riding on a mule [Quyunjik].

Human figure with head of a lion [Quyunjik]; King placing his foot of...

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A female prisoner and camels - part of the spoil. [Continuation of the preceding subject]

A female prisoner and camels - part of the spoil. [Continuation of the...

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Firouz-abad [Fīrūzābād]. Palais sassanide. Bas-relief A.
Persépolis. Vue du Palais no. 2. du plan général.

Persépolis. Vue du Palais no. 2. du plan général.

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Persépolis. Palais no. 4 du plan général. (Plan, façade et inscriptions.)

Persépolis. Palais no. 4 du plan général. (Plan, façade et inscription...

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Persépolis. Portique no. 1. Coupe.

Persépolis. Portique no. 1. Coupe.

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Persépolis. Palais no. 3. (Bas-relief de l'escalier sud.)

Persépolis. Palais no. 3. (Bas-relief de l'escalier sud.)

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Persépolis. Palais no. 2. Bas-relief du mur de soutènement, à gauche de l'escalier du centre.

Persépolis. Palais no. 2. Bas-relief du mur de soutènement, à gauche d...

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Persépolis. Palais no. 2. Base et chapiteau des colonnes de l'est.

Persépolis. Palais no. 2. Base et chapiteau des colonnes de l'est.

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Chapour. Bas-relief D.
Abû Hâmid says that a very large fish was caught in the Caspian Sea. When it was pulled to shore, a beautiful girl (kinâz) emerged from its ear, f. 95v
Mount Alburz, near Qazvîn [top];  Mount Alrâs, in Andalusia, Spain [bottom], f. 108
Mount Saur al-Mahal. There is a cave here that the Prophet Muhammad visited to meditate; people still go here to pray. Three men are shown praying, f. 110
'Ajâ'ib al-makhlûqât va gharâ'ib al-mawjûdât, f. 105v
A monster found in the Sea of Turkey (Bahr-i Rûm) [top]; A strange bird of the Maghrib Sea that lays its eggs in quiet waters [bottom], f. 94
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