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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 216

    MUHAMMAD BIN SULAYMAN AL-JAZULI (D. 1465 AD): DALA'IL AL-KHAYRAT

    MOROCCO, DATED SUNDAY 23 JUMADA I AH 1303/27 FEBRUARY 1886 AD

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    MUHAMMAD BIN SULAYMAN AL-JAZULI (D. 1465 AD): DALA'IL AL-KHAYRAT

    MOROCCO, DATED SUNDAY 23 JUMADA I AH 1303/27 FEBRUARY 1886 AD
    A renowned prayer book in praises of the Prophet Muhammad, Arabic manuscript on paper, 143ff. plus eight fly-leaves (two modern), each folio with 9ll. of very large black maghribi script, titles within illuminated cartouches in polychrome, important phrases and words picked out in colour, text within blue and red rules, with marginal notes and catchwords, with two original diagrams of the holy shrines in Medina, first folio probably lacking, in contemporaneous stamped and gilt morocco binding with flap
    Text panel 9 7/8 x 6 ¼in. (25 x 15.8cm.); folio 13 ¾ x 8 ½in. (34.9 x 21.5cm.)


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