Tehran (Iran). C.1844. Binding: Full contemporary mottled calf, expertly rebacked in matching style. Upper and lower with blind paneling and motifs in blind. Spine with blind rules., Notes: Extremely rare First or very early edition. With original hand colouring throughout.
Saadi Shirazi, also known simply as Saadi (1210 – 1291/2), was a prominent Persian poet and writer. Nicknamed “The Master Of Speech” or “The Wordsmith,” he is widely recognized as one of the greatest poets of the classic literary tradition.
, Size: 8vo. (223x146 mm). , Illustration: Titlepage with arabesque-style border and figural headpiece, coloured in blue and yellow. Text in 19 lines, most often in two columns inside illuminated frame. Main text inside border containing text written in diagonal, often with emphasized catchwords and illustrations of plants, animals, and people. Many pages with additionally decorated and coloured borders in arabesque or floral style, or with figural scenes and illustrations. A few of the pictures are dated around 1855., Pages: 314 pages., Category: Book Literature; Book Asia Middle East Iran;. A good example of this text. Some pages browned with marginal spotting. Some bleeding of colour. Some leaves professionally restored with occasional missing text. Item #B6733