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    Sale 5331

    Indian and Islamic Works of Art and Textiles

    11 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 160

    MAJMU' FI AL-FALAK WA AL-TAQWIM [TREATISES ON ASTRONOMY, CALENDERS AND CHRONOLOGIES, BOTH CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM], EGYPT OR SYRIA, 18TH CENTURY

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    MAJMU' FI AL-FALAK WA AL-TAQWIM [TREATISES ON ASTRONOMY, CALENDERS AND CHRONOLOGIES, BOTH CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM], EGYPT OR SYRIA, 18TH CENTURY
    Arabic manuscript on paper, 61ff. with 15ll of black and red cursive script, various pages of tables, inscription in gold thuluth, rosettes and flowers illuminated in the text, some passages inscribed and decorated with plant motifs, brown stamped leather binding decorated with medallions - folio 8 3/4 x 6in (22.2 x 15.1cm)


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