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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 169

    IBN QARQAMAS: A MANUAL ON ARITHMANCY

    MOROCCO, 19TH CENTURY

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    IBN QARQAMAS: A MANUAL ON ARITHMANCY
    MOROCCO, 19TH CENTURY
    A rare treatise on divination based on numerals, Arabic manuscript on paper, 234ff., each folio with 26ll. of black maghribi script, important words and sentences picked out in red or occasionally in green, with numerous tables and diagrams in red and black, with marginal notes and catchwords, in original gilt and stamped reddish brown morocco binding with flap
    Folio 9 x 6 ¾in. (22.8 x 17cm.)


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