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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 295

    A SAFAVID BUSTAN OF SAADI, SIGNED SHEHAB AL-DIN MAHMUD BIN MUHAMMAD, POSSIBLY HERAT, DATED SHAWWAL AH945/1539AD

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    A SAFAVID BUSTAN OF SAADI, SIGNED SHEHAB AL-DIN MAHMUD BIN MUHAMMAD, POSSIBLY HERAT, DATED SHAWWAL AH945/1539AD
    Manuscript on paper, 143ff. with 15ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two vertical columns, headings in gold, within gold border, opening illumination, illumination on last page possibly added, later brown morocco binding with signature - folio 8 x 4in (20.2 x 10.2cm)


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    ,PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF DJAFAR GHAZI