16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
DIWAN-I NASHAAT AND AN OTTOMAN MANUSCRIPT IN VERSE, TURKEY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
Ottoman manuscript on paper, 110ff. with 15ll. of black naskh arranged in two columns within gold border, 2 folios with illuminated headers, brown morocco binding with gilt decoration - folio 9 x 5 1/4in (22.9 x 13.3cm); Ottoman manuscript on paper, 146ff. with approx. 19ll. of black naskh within red rule border, opening folio with illuminated header, binding red morocco with brown velvet panel - folio 8 1/2 x 6in (21.5 x 15.2cm) (2)
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