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    Sale 13206

    Islamic Manuscripts Featuring The Mohamed Makiya Collection

    18 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    NAHJ AL-BALAGHA

    ILKHANID IRAN, DATED MIDDLE RABI' I AH 722/MARCH 1322 AD

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    NAHJ AL-BALAGHA
    ILKHANID IRAN, DATED MIDDLE RABI' I AH 722/MARCH 1322 AD
    Poems, lectures and other writings attributed to 'Ali bin Abi Talib, Imam 'Ali, Arabic manuscript on paper, 81ff. plus one fly-leaf, each folio with 14ll. of black naskh script, titles in larger red or black script, with copious marginal comments, catchwords, title page with title in later added 'eastern' kufic script, added notes and Iranian export stamp, H. Kevorkian Collection label, with H. Kevorkian's hand written note, in damaged marbled paper covered binding
    Folio 9 ½ x 6 ½in. (24 x 16.5cm.)


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    The Hagop Kevorkian Collection (1022)