16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A LATE SAFAVID QUR'AN SIGNED ASHRAF BIN ABDALLAH AL-TABATABI, IRAN, DATED 1123AH/1711AH
Arabic manuscript on buff paper, 154ff. with 25ll. of neat black naskh arranged within gilt border, with copious marginal notes, finely illuminated headers, opening bifolium illuminated, opening folio with introduction to text, in red morocco binding with cover - folio 6 x 4in (15.2 x 10.1cm)
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