21 October 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,000
ABU AL-HASAN AL-SHADHILI (D. 1258 AD): HIZB AL-BAHR
SIGNED MAHMUD AL-NAZIF A STUDENT OF AHMAD AL-NAZIFI, MECCA, HIJAZ, DATED AH 1292/1875-76 AD
The Litany of the Sea, a mystical prayer, followed by another short prayer, Arabic manuscript on paper, 9ff., four fly-leaves, 15ll. of black naskh to the page, important words in red, with catchwords, in black morocco
Folio 7 ¼ x 5in. (18.4 x 12.5cm.)
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Please note that one of the colophons of this manuscript is signed and gives the place of copy as Mecca.