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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 268

    AN OTTOMAN TREATISE ON ASTROLOGY AND ASTRONOMY, SECTION ON ASTROLOGY SIGNED DARWISH SAAID FAIZULLAH AND DATED RAB'L AL-AKHIR, AH1147/1734AD AND A GROUP OF THIRTY OTHER MANUSCRIPTS

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    AN OTTOMAN TREATISE ON ASTROLOGY AND ASTRONOMY, SECTION ON ASTROLOGY SIGNED DARWISH SAAID FAIZULLAH AND DATED RAB'L AL-AKHIR, AH1147/1734AD AND A GROUP OF THIRTY OTHER MANUSCRIPTS
    Manuscript on paper, 48ff. with 27ll. of black naskh with some words highlighted in red, final section incomplete, numerous diagrams, opening illumination, in brown morocco binding - folio 7 1/2 x 5 1/8in (19 x 13.2cm); and thirty other bound Ottoman, Qajar and Safavid texts including an Ottoman miscellany dated Shawaal AH1107 (31) (31)


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    ,PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF DJAFAR GHAZI