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Ġulām ‘Alī, Timtāl-i ašyā’ wa azhār al-adwiya

[Preliminary Entry] The Timtāl-i ašyā’ wa azhār al-adwiya was written in 1286/1869-70 by Ḥakīm Ġulām ‘Alī at the order of the maharaja of Kashmir Ranbīr Singh (r. 1857-1885). The work describes plants, birds and animals of Kashmir. The only known copy of the text has been richly illustrated with paintings.

Bibliography:

Naushahi, Arif, 1998, “Timtāl-i ašyā’ wa azhār al-adwiya”, in : Ž. Vesel - H. Beikbaghban - B. Thierry de Crussol des Epesse, eds., La science dans le monde iranien à l'époque islamique, Teheran, IFRI, pp. 279-289

 
Illustrated work
Main Persian Title: Timtāl-i ašyā’ wa azhār al-adwiya
Author: Ġulām ‘Alī
Year / Period of Composition: 1286/1869-1870
Commissioner: Ranbīr Singh