c. 1926. Binding: Lacquered Boards featuring bold floral composition of red and orange flowers surrounded with vines and leaves on black background and elaborate gilt paneling. rebacked in black calf, spine with blind rules. , Notes: The Masnavi of Yusuf and Zuleikha is a poem that was written after Ferdowsi 's death in around 477 AH. It was composed and later a group attributed its composition to Ferdowsi.  According to the Britannica encyclopedia , this poem was composed at least one hundred years after Ferdowsi's death.  The first sources that attributed Masnavi Yusuf and Zulikha to Ferdowsi; That is, Sharaf al-Din Ali Yazdi 's Zafarnameh (828 AH) and then the preface to Baysanqari's Shahnameh (829 AH), were written more than 400 years after Ferdowsi, and before that date, there is no reference or source (such as Nizami Nizami Prozodi 's Chaharmakala and Tazkira Al- Shaarai ) Dolatshah Samarkandi who spoke about Ferdowsi in detail) did not mention such a story. It is obvious that this legend did not exist before the 9th century of Hijri, and it was first written by Sharafuddin Ali Yazdi., Size: 8vo.(215x168 mm)., Illustration: Persian manuscript on creme paper, 187 pages, text in 21 lines to the page in 4 columns. Lithographic text and plates, with hand colouring to illustrations. First page dedication to King Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar. Faint non-intrusive Russian blind stamp in lower right margin, reading товарищество чаикаикуликовъ, No. 6 ½. Last page is advertisement. , Category: Book Asia Middle East Iran; Book Literature; Book Manuscript;. A very good example.
. Item #B6701