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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 261

    FARID AL-DIN ATTAR: MANTIQ AL-TAYR, SIGNED SHIR 'ALI, SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY

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    FARID AL-DIN ATTAR: MANTIQ AL-TAYR, SIGNED SHIR 'ALI, SAFAVID IRAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Manuscript on paper, 172ff. with 12ll. of black nasta'liq arranged in two vertical columns within gold border with orange rule, opening illumination, colophon tampered with, missing binding - folio 9 x 6 1/8in (23 x 15.5cm)


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    Provenance

    ,PROPERTY OF THE LIBRARY OF DJAFAR GHAZI