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Published circa 1535, this collection of the works by Ahli Shirazi contains a poem with a verse dedicated to each of the 96 cards. So far as I know it has never been translated into English. I have a pdf copy of the document. Anyone interested in taking a stab at translating it?

Treasure Hunting in London?

Is anyone in London interested in a wild goose chase? The papers of Dr. Otto Kurz, co-author with Dr. Richard Ettinghausen of the article on the Mamluk playing cards in the Topkapi Museum, are available to be viewed. Most likely they contain nothing of interest. But... they might have notes related ...

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