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    Sale 5100

    Indian & Islamic Works of Art

    26 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 403

    BATLAMUS (PTOLEMY): AL-MAJISTI, QAJAR IRAN, AH 1286 (1869 AD)

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    BATLAMUS (PTOLEMY): AL-MAJISTI, QAJAR IRAN, AH 1286 (1869 AD)
    On geometry, Arabic manuscript on paper, 159ff. as numbered with 17ll. of black shikasteh, copious finely drawn small diagrams within the text in red and black, final folio with colophon dated 1285 and signed 'Abdallah, green morocco binding- folio 8¼ x 5¼in. (21 x 13.2cm.)


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