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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 127

    A HISTORY OF NAPOLEON (TARIKH NAPULIUN)

    QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    A HISTORY OF NAPOLEON (TARIKH NAPULIUN)
    QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    A history of Napoleon, Persian manuscript on paper, 65ff. plus two fly-leaves, each with 21ll. neat black nasta'liq script, words and phrases in and overlined in red, catchwords, in two sections both unfinished, russet morocco binding with tooled borders
    Folio 13 5/8 x 8 3/8in. (34.1 x 21.2cm.)


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    The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (829)