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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 206

    A SHORT HISTORICAL TREATISE ON MECCA

    MOROCCO, DATED MONDAY 1 DHU AL-QA'DA AH 1207/16 JUNE 1793 AD

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    A SHORT HISTORICAL TREATISE ON MECCA
    MOROCCO, DATED MONDAY 1 DHU Al-QA'DA AH 1207/16 JUNE 1793 AD
    A history of Mecca, Arabic manuscript on paper, 29ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each folio with 27ll. of sepia cursory maghribi script, titles and important words picked out in red, others in larger black script, colophon giving the date of composition as 24 Dhu al-qa'da AH 1159/December 1746 AD, occasional marginal notes, preface giving the author as Shaykh Ahmad bin al-Shaykh Muhammad al-Asadati, in stamped morocco binding
    Folio 8 1/8 x 5 ½in. (20.7 x 14.3cm.)


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