6 October 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,250
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,600
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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