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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 305

    'AJA'IB AL-BULDAN, SAFAVID IRAN, LATE 16TH CENTURY

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    'AJA'IB AL-BULDAN, SAFAVID IRAN, LATE 16TH CENTURY
    On geography, Persian manuscript on paper, 52ff. with 29ll. of black nasta'liq, titles in red, opening folio with illuminated heading, paper boards- folio 12¼ x 6½in. (31 x 16.5cm.)


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    A royal library inscription on the opening flyleaf dated Sha'ban 997 (June-July 1589 AD) gives a terminus ante quem for this manuscript.

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