In the School of Wisdom: Persian Bookbinding, ca. 1575-1890

Checklist of Manuscripts

This page includes all manuscripts from the exhibition, ordered by shelfmark; captions are provided on preceding pages and full bibliographic details are available through the link, "Click here for item information." All of the works are held at Columbia University's Rare Book & Manuscript Library; except where otherwise noted, they are the gift or presumed gift of David Eugene Smith.

Thanks to an ongoing digitization project, select works from Columbia's collection can also be read online in their entirety. A link is included below for each manuscript available at the time of publication. (NB: Date attributions and other item details may occasionally differ between the exhibition and institutional cataloging.)

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