Selections from his scanty correspondence appear in vols.
Buecheler (1893, with selections from the scholia) and S.
Selections from them have been published by H.
(Cape Town, 1857); Selections from the Writings of Watermeyer (Cape Town, 1877); H.
Next in importance to history rank geography, cosmography, and travels (for instance, the Nuzhat-uli~ulub, by liamdallah MustaufI, who died in 1349, and the translations of Istakhris and KazvInIs Arabic works), and the various tadhkiras or biographies of ~fis and poets, with selections in prose and verse, from the oldest of AufI (about 1220) to the last and largest of all, the Makhzan-ulg/zaraib, or Treasure of Marvellous Matters (completed 1803), which contains bi)graphies and specimens of more than 3000 poets.