A Catalogue of the Collection of Persian Manuscripts: Including Also Some Turkish and Arabic Presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by Alexander Smith Cochran
Gorgias Press LLC, 1914 - Reference - 187 pages
This collection of Oriental manuscripts was presented to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in March, 1913, by Mr. Alexander Smith Cochran. All of the codices, handsomely illuminated and adorned with beautiful miniatures, will be of interest to students of art, literature, and history.
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