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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    AN ILLUSTRATED DIWAN: LAILA WA MAJNUN

    QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY

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    AN ILLUSTRATED DIWAN: LAILA WA MAJNUN
    QAJAR IRAN, 19TH CENTURY
    Persian manuscript on paper, 120ff., plus 3 fly-leaves, each with 12ll. small black nasta'liq script in two columns, headings in red, black intercolumnar rules, gold and coloured ruled margins, catchwords, opening folio with illuminated heading, 17 illustrations, in original brown morocco binding with stamped central medallions (now loose)
    Text 3 ½ x 1 ¾in. (8.5 x 4.5cm.); folio 4 ¾ x 3in. (12 x 7.5cm.)


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