Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Engagement calendar for 1969: Illustrations ...
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Publication Date: 1968
Book Condition: Good
Book Description (New York), The Metropolitan Museum of Art, (1969)., 1969. 24x17 cm. nn. Hardcover. Colourful and gilt decorated half leather cover. Corners easily rubbed and bumped. Gilt title on spine. Inside very clean. Short inscription by hand on book end paper. The Khamsa of Nizami: This book is an ornament of the page of time. The merit of the book is suited to the quality of the reader. for each small detail of it the artist has procured limpid gold. The sky became mother of pearl, the sun was made Saturn. By the cover bound upon its soft face. For lovers each leaf is a new chapter. Its composition is a Treasury of the Secrets of Wisdom. In wisdom the book is deeper than the pearl of pure water. It is the perfect verse orf an intimate friend. It brings a hundred ideas, but speaks only tha which is true. (.translation of the Persian verses inscribed on the inside covers of the manuscript) THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART. Bookseller Inventory # 8750BB