Turkish Miniature, Noah's Ark.  A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this mid-20th century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a 19th century Islamic manuscript. http://www.silkroad1.com/items/391331/item391331store.html

A fanciful gold leaf ark with private port holes for the animals is portrayed in this century Turkish miniature painted on a page from a century Islamic manuscript.

Silver box in the shape of a book, made in Northern Europe in the mid 14th century

Box in the shape of a book Northern European Medieval (Gothic) century Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Illuminated Manuscript, Book of Hours, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.165, fol. 110v by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Illuminated Manuscript Book of Hours Five Wounds of Christ Walters Art Museum Ms. by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts

AN ILLUSTRATED AND ILLUMINATED LEAF FROM A MUGHAL MANUSCRIPT DEPICTING NOAH'S ARK, INDIA, 17TH CENTURY

An Illustrated and Illuminated leaf from a Mughal manuscript depicting Noah's Ark, India, century

Anadoluhisari-Nusret Çolpan

Around the World with Nusret Colpan « Islamic Arts and Architecture

Princeton University Library, Islamic Manuscripts, Garrett no. 82G. Qazwini, ʻAjāʾib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharāʾib al-mawjūdāt. “The copy (or the text?) is dated Ṣafar 895 [1489] or 865 [1460] and signed ʻAbd Allāh son of ʻAlī Bey Damāvandī in the colophon (fol. 240a). According to Moghadam, illustrations and binding probably from 18th century India.”

Princeton University Library, Islamic Manuscripts, Garrett no. Qazwini, ʻAjāʾib al-makhlūqāt wa-gharāʾib al-mawjūdāt. "The copy (or the text?) is dated Ṣafar 895 or 865 and signed.

Apocalypse de S. Jean, en français (1313), Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 13096, f.86v.

Apocalypse de S. Jean, en français (1313), Bibliothèque nationale de France, Français 13096, f.86v.

Le Serpent Rieur (mar-ı kahkaha). Mehmed ibn Emir Hasan al-Su’ûdî, Matâli’ al-su‘âda wa yanâbi‘ al-siyâda ("Le livre du bonheur"), Istanbul (Turquie), 1582. BnF, département des Manuscrits, supplément turc 242, f. 90 v°

Le Serpent Rieur ~ Mehmed ibn Emir Hasan al-Su’ûdî, Matâli’, Istanbul (Turquie),

"Island of the giant bird", in the manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age”(17th or 18th century), 2 works bound together : 1 - "Haiyat al-Haiyawan (Lives of the Animals)" by al-Damiri (1341-1405) and 2 - "'Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa-ghara’ib al-mawjudat (Marvels of Things Created and Miraculous Aspects of Things Existing)" by al-Qazwini (ca. 1203-1283 CE), illustrated by a workshop in India, University of St Andrews Library ms32(o)

Island of the giant bird,’ from or century manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age” (St Andrews

The Great Wall of Gog and Magog depicted in the Book of Wonders, a late 14th century Arabic text

The Great Wall of Gog and Magog depicted in the Book of Wonders, a late century Arabic text

Island of long beards,’ from 17th or 18th century manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age” (St Andrews ms32(o))

'Island of long beards,' from or century manuscript copy of “The Book of Wonders of the Age” (St Andrews

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