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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 69

    DIWAN OF ABI AL-TAYYIB AL-MUTANABBI

    SAFAVID IRAN, DATED 13 JUMADA AH 1036/30 JANUARY 1627 AD

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    DIWAN OF ABI AL-TAYYIB AL-MUTANABBI
    SAFAVID IRAN, DATED 13 JUMADA AH 1036/30 JANUARY 1627 AD
    Poetry, Arabic manuscript on paper, 300ff., each with 9ll. of black naskh script in two columns, extensive marginal commentary in small black script written horizontally diagonally, words and phrases in red, dated colophon on final folio, opening folio with various ownership inscriptions, maroon morocco binding with stamped black medallion and spandrels, flap lacking
    Folio 11 x 6 1/8in. (28 x 15.6cm.)


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    The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (825)