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Ten poems from Hafez: PB 65-2005

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Ten poems from Hafez


Author: Hafez
Translator: Peacock, Jila
Calligrapher: Peacock, Jila
Publisher: Peacock, Jila
Printer: Peacock, Jila
Printer: Campbell, Scott
Binder (person): Wyvern Bindery
Binder (person): Sanchez Lozano, Oscar



Calligraphy and translation by Jila Peacock.

Each poem is translated into English by the author with the Persian text presented in the shape of an animal or bird on the facing page. A plain text version of the poems in Farsi is included at the end.

[Unpaginated] ; 33 x 43 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Glasgow

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2005-08) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 2004


"Published in Glasgow by Jila Peacock in an edition of 50 with 3 artists proofs and 2 archival copies August 2004. Text editor: Joe Staines. Typeset in Optima by Murray Robertson. Screenprinted at Glasgow Print Studio by Jila Peacock in collaboration with Scott Campbell. Printed on Somerset Soft White 175gsm and Tenjin mould made 42 gsm with Kozu Natural 34 gsm as interleaving. Bound at the Wyvern Bindery by Oscar Sanchez Lozano."-- t.p. verso. Museum has copy no. 7 signed by Jila Peacock. Bound in turquoise cloth, stamped in silver on front cover with title and illustration of peacock; slide flap with illustration of Nightingale. 18th century marbled endpages. Protected by black cloth cover, with red edging and cords.

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Accession number: PB 65-2005
Primary reference Number: 119079
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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