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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 35

    KITAB MI'RAJNAMAH

    QAJAR IRAN, DATED 23 MUHARRAM AH 1232/13 DECEMBER 1816 AD

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    KITAB MI'RAJNAMAH
    QAJAR IRAN, DATED 23 MUHARRAM AH 1232/13 DECEMBER 1816 AD
    A treatise on the Mi'raj, the voyage to heaven of the Prophet Muhammad, Persian manuscript on paper, 106ff. plus two fly-leaves, each with 18ll. black naskh script, words and phrases in or overlined in red, dated colophon on final folio, brown morocco binding with flap, paper covered doublures
    Folio 8 ¼ x 5 ½in. (21 x 14.2cm.)


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    The Kitab Mi'rajnama has been attributed to Ibn Sina. However, the present treatise appears to be anonymous. It is followed by another treatise on Imam 'Ali.

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