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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 194

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

    SIGNED MUSTAFA AL-MADHI A PUPIL OF SHAYKH 'UTHMAN KNOWN AS DAMAT AL-'AFIF, OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1800

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    MUHAMMAD BIN SULAYMAN AL-JAZULI (D. 1465 AD): DALA’IL AL-KHAYRAT
    SIGNED MUSTAFA AL-MADHI A PUPIL OF SHAYKH 'UTHMAN KNOWN AS DAMAT AL-'AFIF, OTTOMAN TURKEY, CIRCA 1800
    A fine copy of this renowned prayer book in praise of the Prophet Muhammad, Arabic manuscript on paper, 134ff. plus three fly-leaves, each folio with 11ll. of elegant black naskh script, with gold and polychrome rosette verse markers, titles in white thuluth script within gold and polychrome cartouches, text within thick gold frame with polychrome rules, opening bifolio with finely illuminated headpiece and floral marginal medallion, including two fine illustrations of Mecca and Medina, followed by another illuminated headpiece, with catchwords, colophon signed, occasional marginal notes, in original two-colour gold brown morocco binding and slip case, the doublures with two-colour gold lattice
    Text panel 4 1/8 x 2 ¼in. (10.4 x


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