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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 111

    A LARGE COLLECTION OF WORKS ON ISLAMIC LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE

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    A LARGE COLLECTION OF WORKS ON ISLAMIC LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE
    Comprising
    A north Indian manual on fiqh in Arabic and Persian, 354ff., colophon dated AH 1141, in 19th century black and red binding
    A 17th century Safavid treatise on Imami fiqh, by Abu 'Abdullah Muhammad bin Makki, 267ff., with H. Kevorkian's hand written notes, in cloth covered binding
    A collection of religious treatises, 145ff., some sections in fine hand, one colophon dated AH 978, with H. Kevorkian's hand written notes, in plain brown morocco binding
    A 17th/18h century treatise on Shi'i fiqh, Al- nujum al-zahira, 136ff., on blue paper, with Iranian export stamps, in soft brown binding
    288ff.
    A work on marriage law by 'Ali bin Sayf bin Muhammad 'Ali al-Husayni, starting with kitab al-nikah, 288ff., with later added date of AH 812, in 18th century stamped binding
    A Persian treatise on fiqh ja'fari, 220ff., in various hands, with Iranian export stamps, H. Kevorkian's hand written notes, in black stamped binding
    A central Asian treatise on fiqh, Amdad fi sharh irshad, 225ff., probably 19th century, in original stamped binding
    A Qajar manual on shi'i fiqh, 262ff., colophon dated AH 1239, with Iranian export stamps, in Qajar floral binding
    A 17th century Persian commentary on a work by Imam Sayf al-Din al-Abhari, on fiqh, 253ff., with Iranian export, ex H. Kevorkian Collection (1171), in black morocco binding
    A compendium on sunni fiqh, possibly by 'Abd al-'Ali bin Muhammad bin al-Husayn bin Jandab, Central Asia, 18th century, 704ff. ex H. Kevorkian Collection (1100/640), in stamped binding
    An Arabic work on fiqh, Central Asia, 19th century, 184ff., in damaged marbled paper covered binding
    A commentary on Shi'i fiqh by 'Abbas bin Hasan bin 'Abbas bin Muhammad 'Ali al-Balaghi al-Najafi, 399ff., colophon signed and dated AH 1108, in gilt and stamped binding
    An abridged work on fiqh, kitab mukhtasar, Iran, 18th century, 303ff., incomplete at end, with Iranian export stamp, in brown morocco binding
    Kitab Arshad al-Adhan, a treatise on Shi'i fiqh, Iran, 18th century, 256ff., ex H. Kevorkian Collection, in modern binding
    A Manual on fiqh, Iran, 18th/19th century, 222ff., colophon with date of AH 983, with Iranian export stamp, in plain morocco binding
    Al-hada'iq al-nazira fi ahkam al-'atra al-tahira, on fiqh, Iran, 19th century, 242ff., in modern binding
    Kitab thawab al-a'mal wa 'aqab al-a'mal, on fiqh, 146ff., dated AH 1018, with Iranian export stamp, ex H. Kevorkian Collection (1146), in black stamped morocco binding
    A collection of traditions of the Prophet, Iran, 365ff., colophon signed and dated AH 1063, with Iranian export stamp, in fine stamped morocco binding
    A printed book of a work on fiqh, by Abu al-Qasim bin al-Hasan al-Jilani, Iran, 165ff., composed in AH 1205 and printed in AH 1287, in black binding
    Vol. II of Kitab al-istibsar fi ma ikhtalafa min al-akhbar, on fiqh, Iran, 205ff., colophon dated AH 1063, in modern binding
    Vol. I of Furud al-Kafi of Abu Ja'far Muhammad bin Ya'qub al-Jilani, Iran, 18th/19th century, 335ff., ex H. Kevorkian Collection (1148), in original stamped morocco binding
    An Ottoman treatise on fiqh and logic, 32ff., dated AH 1185 and signed, without binding
    A printed book of Kitab masa'il al-khilaf by Abu Ja'far Muhammad bin al-Hasan bin 'Ali al-Tusi, Iran, 271ff., printed in AH 1320, in original morocco binding


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    Provenance

    Al- nujum al-zahira : acquired Sotheby's, 18 April 1983, lot 57/10


    Pre-Lot Text

    1301261