16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 500 - GBP 700
A QAJAR PRAYERBOOK, SIGNED ABDALLAH IBN ... AL-ISFAHANI, DATED 1344AH/1925AD
Arabic manuscript on buff paper with Persian interlinear translation, 30ff. with 9ll. of fine black naskh arranged within cloudbands on a gilt ground, illuminated borders to three bifolium, headings in gilt on red and green ground, in purple velvet cover - 5 1/2 x 3 1/2in (14 x 9cm)
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