• 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 171

    ABU NASR ISMA'IL BIN HAMMAD AL-JAWHARI (D. CA. AH 393/1003 AD): AL-SAHAH FI AL-LUGHA

    LEVANT OR NORTHERN AFRICA, 15TH/16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    ABU NASR ISMA'IL BIN HAMMAD AL-JAWHARI (D. CA. AH 393/1003 AD): AL-SAHAH FI AL-LUGHA
    LEVANT OR NORTHERN AFRICA, 15TH/16TH CENTURY
    A dictionary arranged alphabetically by the last radical letter, Arabic manuscript on cream and pink paper, 205ff., each with 53ll. of tiny naskh verging on maghribi, important words in red, three dot cluster markers, first folio and others replaced towards the end, soiling, minor repairs, in marble paper cover binding
    Folio 9¾ x 6 7/8in. (24.8 x 17.5cm.)


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