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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    A MANUAL ON ARABIC GRAMMAR

    SAFAVID IRAN, DATED 19 SHAWWAL AH 1059/19 OCTOBER 1649 AD

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    A MANUAL ON ARABIC GRAMMAR
    SAFAVID IRAN, DATED 19 SHAWWAL AH 1059/19 OCTOBER 1649 AD
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 186ff. plus one fly-leaf, each with 27-17ll. black cursive script, words and phrases in or overlined in red, extensive marginal notes at start, some marginal notes throughout, dated colophon on final page, russet morocco binding with stamped border
    Folio 7 ¾ x 4 7/8in. (19.7 x 12.3cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (715); acquired Sotheby's, 18 April 1983, lot 58