16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
KITAB AL-BA'DIAYA BY MUSLIH ALLAH SA'DI AL-SHIRANI, SIGNED ZAHR AL-HILALI, DATED 803AH/1400
Arabic manuscript on paper, 160ff. with 17ll. of neat black naskh arranged in two vertical columns within gold border, seven illuminated headings, in brown morocco binding with gilt tooled cartouches - folio 8 x 4 1/2in (20.2 x 11.5cm)
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