Walters manuscript W.597 is an illuminated and illustrated copy of an abridgment of Firdawsi's Shahnamah (Book of kings) entitled Tarikh-i dilgusha-yi Shamshirkhani. It was composed in prose by Tavakkul Beg Husayni (active 11th century AH/AD 17th)
wasbella102: “ “Palm leaf manuscripts (Tamil: ஓலைச் சுவடி) are manuscripts made out of dried palm leaves. They served as the paper of the ancient world in parts of Asia as far back as the fifteenth...
CODEX ROTUNDUS. Petit livre d'heures. Bruges, 1480. Diam. 9 cm. Miniatures de l'atelier du Hollandais Willem Date, actif 1450-1482. Hildesheim Cathedral Library, Germany
I found this intriguing "manuscript" here at Dr.K Natarajan's blog, Siddhadreams My book obsession extends to ancient manuscripts, scro...
The imitation of Christ, 1889. Bound in crushed morocco, gilt-tooled doublures, satin endpapers, by Fazakerley, edges gilt and gauffered, with fore-edge painting of Jesus based on William Holman Hunt’s painting “The Light of the World,” 1854.
BOTTOM EDGE Title : Imitatio Christi. English. Published : London : Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1889.
Very rare Frysian book cover (silver) - Ao 1830
Mid 18th Century, Silver filigree typical of Schwabisch Gmund on Prayer book binding. Kremlin Museum, Moscow. Bridgman Photo Library.