18 April 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 688
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
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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