16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,625
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
AN OTTOMAN QUR'AN , TURKEY, FIRST HALF 19TH CENTURY
Arabic manuscript on paper, 306ff. with 15ll. of neat black naskh with gold roundel verse markers and gilt floral headings, within gold border with outer red rule, opening bifolio illuminated, brown morocco binding with gilt tooled cartouches - folio 6 5/8 x 4 1/2in (17.2 x 11.5cm)
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