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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 125

    MUHAMMAD SALIH AL-TABARI: A TREATISE ON HISTORY, LANGUAGE AND FIQH

    MUGHAL INDIA, DATED 12 MUHARRAM AH 1113/19 JUNE 1701 AD

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    MUHAMMAD SALIH AL-TABARI: A TREATISE ON HISTORY, LANGUAGE AND FIQH
    MUGHAL INDIA, DATED 12 MUHARRAM AH 1113/19 JUNE 1701 AD
    Sharh wa hashiyat 'ala kitab al-kaniyat, Arabic manuscript on paper, 263ff. plus two modern fly-leaves, each with 25ll. black naskh script in gold and coloured ruled panels, original phrases in red, words overlined in red, words in larger black script, occasional marginal notes, outer gold ruled border, folios numbered in red at upper corner, opening folio with gold and polychrome illuminated heading and marginal gold scrolling vines on opening bifolio, intermediate bifolio finely illuminated, final four bifolios with panels of gold floral arabesques around the text, dated colophon on final folio, opening and final folios with various ownership inscriptions and seal impressions, modern marbled paper covered binding with leather spine
    Text panel 8 ¼ x 4 ¼in. (20.8 x 11.2cm.); folio 11 ½ x 6 ¾in. (29.2 x 17.2cm.)


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