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    Sale 12283

    Arts & Textiles of the Islamic & Indian Worlds

    21 October 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    A SCIENTIFIC TREATISE ON MECHANICS

    OTTOMAN PROVINCES, 19TH CENTURY

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    A SCIENTIFIC TREATISE ON MECHANICS
    OTTOMAN PROVINCES, 19TH CENTURY
    On weights and pulleys, Arabic manuscript on paper, 27ff., two fly-leaves, 9ll. of black naskh to the page, important words in red, with numerous original diagrams, catchwords, in paper covered morocco
    Folio 8 3/8 x 6 1/8in. (21.1 x 14.4cm.)


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