3 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
A PRAYER BOOK SIGNED BY AL-TARMIZ, NORTH INDIA, 19TH CENTURY
Arabic manscript on paper, 236ff. with 7ll. of black naskh arranged within a gold border, some important words in red, with some notes between lines and in margins, opening folio with illuminated heading in blue and gilt, text in cloud bands on gold ground, red leather binding - folio 8 3/4 x 5 3/4in (22 x 14.5cm)
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Please note this lot is in Arabic.
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