16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
AN OTTOMAN MANUSCRIPT IN PROSE, SIGNED DARWISH AHMED, DATED MONDAY SHAWWAL 1267AH/JULY 1851AD
Ottoman manuscript on buff paper, 228ff. with 23ll. of neat black naskh within green, red, gold and blue borders, opening folio with illuminated header and margins, red morocco binding with gilt tooled medallions and corner cartouches, slip cover - folio 7 1/8 x 4 1/2in (18.3 x 11.5cm)
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