عنوان مقاله [English]
In the present article, an exquisite edition of Negarestan History, written by Qazi Ahmad bin Mohammad Ghaffari, a well-known writer in the 16th century, is explored. This edition, under the number 583, is kept at the library of Golestan Palace. In this research, to describe the characteristics of the aforementioned edition, we compared it with five manuscripts and one lithograph of the work piece. These editions include: the editions dated 1614, 1624, and 1636 at National Library of Iran, the edition dated 1631 at Ayatollah Mar'ashi Library, the edition dated 1629 at the Library of US Princeton University, and the lithograph edition dated 1896 in India. The investigations show that there are numerous editions of this work, and the edition numbered 583 at Golestan Palace has more in common with the editions dated 1614, 1624, and 1636 at National Library of Iran and the edition dated 1631 at Ayatollah Mar'ashi Library than with the edition dated 1629 at the Library of Princeton University and the lithograph edition dated 1896 in India. In this research, the stylistic and literary characteristics of this work were investigated.