• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 219

    A TREATISE ON HERBAL MEDICINE AND OTHER WORKS

    OTTOMAN TURKEY, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A TREATISE ON HERBAL MEDICINE AND OTHER WORKS
    OTTOMAN TURKEY, SECOND HALF 18TH CENTURY
    Comprising different sections in various hands and style, Turkish manuscript on paper, 219ff. (as numbered) plus two fly-leaves, the last section describing 116 medicinal plants, each plant with its name in Farangi, Arabic and Turkish in black ta'liq, with a gouache depiction and a short description in black cursory ta'liq, an index of medical ailments at beginning, in brown morocco, staining, slightly loose in binding
    8¾ x 4½in. (22.1 x 11.4cm.)


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