18 April 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A COLLECTION OF HADITH
ILKHANID IRAN, 13TH/14TH CENTURY
Vol. I, arranged alphabetically, Arabic manuscript on paper, 145ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 18-21ll. of black naskh script, in multiple hands, titles and important words in red, marginal markers in red, with catchwords, first folio lacking, starting with the first letter of the alphabet hamza', incomplete at end, occasional marginal notes, with H. Kevorkian's hand written note, in modern marbled paper covered binding
Folio 8 x 5 7/8in. (20.2 x 14.5cm.)
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This work starts with the beginning of the alphabet, the letter hamza, and ends with the letter ra.
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